South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 55148 [2019-22403]

Download as PDF 55148 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 15, 2019 / Notices The items of discussion at the SEDAR 60 Red Porgy Data webinar are as follows: • Review of data • Discussion of preliminary data issues Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 9, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–22401 Filed 10–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV106 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public scoping meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold scoping meetings via webinar pertaining to Amendment 11 to the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses cold-weather transit provisions for shrimp trawlers crossing areas closed due to cold weather. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The public scoping meetings will be held via webinar on November 5 and November 7, 2019. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Oct 11, 2019 Jkt 250001 The meetings will be held via webinar. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The scoping meetings will be conducted via webinar beginning at 7 p.m. Registration for the webinars is required. Registration information, a public scoping document, public comment form and any additional information will be posted on the Council’s website at https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ public-hearings-scoping-meetings/ as it becomes available. ADDRESSES: Amendment 11 to the Shrimp FMP The draft amendment proposes modifications to current transit provisions during cold-weather closures of the fishery. Current regulations include provisions that trawl doors be stowed below deck while transiting closed areas. The transit provision is applicable out 25 nautical miles when adjacent state waters are closed. The transit provisions have not been changed since being enacted in 1994. Fishermen have indicated they can no longer store gear below deck due to more recent changes to vessel design and have also expressed concerns about having to use the ocean for transit more often as the Intracoastal Waterway depths are not being maintained for waterway transit. During the scoping meetings, Council staff will present an overview of the draft amendment and will be available for informal discussions and to answer questions via webinar. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record to record their comments for consideration by the Council. Public comment will also be accepted using the online comment form available at: https://safmc.net/safmcmeetings/public-hearings-scopingmeetings/ or may be addressed to Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 20405. Comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on November 8, 2019. Special Accommodations Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3 days prior to the public Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 9, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–22403 Filed 10–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019. PLACE: CFTC Headquarters, Lobby-Level Hearing Room, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘Commission’’ or ‘‘CFTC’’) will hold this meeting to consider the following matters: • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking— Amendment to Regulation 23.161— Compliance Schedule Extension; and • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking— Amendments to the Margin Rule for Uncleared Swaps—23.151 and 23.157. The agenda for this meeting will be available to the public and posted on the Commission’s website at https:// www.cftc.gov. In the event that the time, date, or place of this meeting changes, an announcement of the change, along with the new time, date, or place of the meeting, will be posted on the Commission’s website. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, 202–418–5964. TIME AND DATE: Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552b. Dated: October 9, 2019. Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–22476 Filed 10–10–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Wednesday, October 16, 2019; 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 TIME AND DATE: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see PO 00000 ADDRESSES) hearings. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV106


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public scoping meetings.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold scoping meetings via webinar pertaining to Amendment 11 to the 
Shrimp Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region. The 
amendment addresses cold-weather transit provisions for shrimp trawlers 
crossing areas closed due to cold weather.

DATES: The public scoping meetings will be held via webinar on November 
5 and November 7, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held via webinar.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: 
(843) 769-4520; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The scoping meetings will be conducted via 
webinar beginning at 7 p.m. Registration for the webinars is required. 
Registration information, a public scoping document, public comment 
form and any additional information will be posted on the Council's 
website at https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/public-hearings-scoping-meetings/ as it becomes available.

Amendment 11 to the Shrimp FMP

    The draft amendment proposes modifications to current transit 
provisions during cold-weather closures of the fishery. Current 
regulations include provisions that trawl doors be stowed below deck 
while transiting closed areas. The transit provision is applicable out 
25 nautical miles when adjacent state waters are closed. The transit 
provisions have not been changed since being enacted in 1994. Fishermen 
have indicated they can no longer store gear below deck due to more 
recent changes to vessel design and have also expressed concerns about 
having to use the ocean for transit more often as the Intracoastal 
Waterway depths are not being maintained for waterway transit.
    During the scoping meetings, Council staff will present an overview 
of the draft amendment and will be available for informal discussions 
and to answer questions via webinar. Members of the public will have an 
opportunity to go on record to record their comments for consideration 
by the Council.
    Public comment will also be accepted using the online comment form 
available at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/public-hearings-scoping-meetings/ or may be addressed to Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, South 
Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, 
N Charleston, SC 20405. Comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on 
November 8, 2019.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the public hearings.

    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: October 9, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-22403 Filed 10-11-19; 8:45 am]
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