New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 58693 [2019-23911]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 212 / Friday, November 1, 2019 / Notices will not be considered during this period. Members of the public who are interested in speaking are requested to contact Jeff Brewer at the contact information indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements. In addition, written statements are invited and may be submitted to the ISPAB at any time. All written statements should be directed to the ISPAB Secretariat, Information Technology Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8930, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–8930. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. The MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council’s Bluefish Advisory Panel, together with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Bluefish Advisory Panel, will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The purpose of this meeting is to provide comments and recommendations on recreational management measures for bluefish for the 2020 fishing year. A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available on the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. BILLING CODE 3510–13–P Dated: October 29, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2019–23910 Filed 10–31–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–23869 Filed 10–31–19; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P [RTID 0648–XV120] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. [RTID 0648–XV121] AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Bluefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Bluefish Advisory Panel. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/ bfapnov19/. Meeting audio can also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1– 800–832–0736 and entering room number 5068609. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Oct 31, 2019 Jkt 250001 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903; phone: (401) 831–3900. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 58693 New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The Scallop Committee will review Framework 32 (FW 32): specifically, a review of specifications alternatives in FW 32 and make final recommendations. FW 32 will set specifications including acceptable biological catch/annual catch limit (ABC/ACLs), days-at-sea (DAS), access area allocations for Limited Access (LA) and Limited Access General Category (LAGC), Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, target-TAC for LAGC incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2020 and default specifications for fishing year 2021. They will also review options for mitigating impacts on Georges Bank yellowtail flounder and make final recommendations. The committee plans to discuss Amendment 21 and the group may be asked to review progress from the Plan Development Team on Committee tasking from the September 2019 Committee meeting. Other business may be discussed as necessary. 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 29, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–23911 Filed 10–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XV121]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider 
actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone 
(EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full 
Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 
8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Providence, 
21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903; phone: (401) 831-3900.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The Scallop Committee will review Framework 32 (FW 32): 
specifically, a review of specifications alternatives in FW 32 and make 
final recommendations. FW 32 will set specifications including 
acceptable biological catch/annual catch limit (ABC/ACLs), days-at-sea 
(DAS), access area allocations for Limited Access (LA) and Limited 
Access General Category (LAGC), Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for 
Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, target-TAC for LAGC 
incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs 
for fishing year 2020 and default specifications for fishing year 2021. 
They will also review options for mitigating impacts on Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder and make final recommendations. The committee plans 
to discuss Amendment 21 and the group may be asked to review progress 
from the Plan Development Team on Committee tasking from the September 
2019 Committee meeting. Other business may be discussed as necessary.
    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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising 
after publication of this notice that require emergency action under 
section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has 
been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address 
the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. This meeting will be 
recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is 
available upon request.

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

    Dated: October 29, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-23911 Filed 10-31-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P