Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 72306-72307 [2019-28201]

Download as PDF 72306 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 250 / Tuesday, December 31, 2019 / Notices language, and consider a schedule and timeline for further evaluation of management options for the central subpopulation of northern anchovy, all for Pacific Council consideration at future meetings. Other CPS, administrative, or ecosystem topics may be discussed as well. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Special Accommodations SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kerry Griffin (kerry.griffin@noaa.gov; (503) 820–2409) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. previously described mitigation, monitoring, and reporting requirements are incorporated. A draft of the proposed IHA can be found at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/permit/ incidental-take-authorizations-undermarine-mammal-protection-act. We request any additional comments on our analyses, the proposed Renewal, and any other aspect of this Notice. Please include with your comments any supporting data or literature citations to help inform our final decision on the request for MMPA authorization. Dated: December 23, 2019. Donna S. Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–28210 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P [RTID 0648–XV163] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of its Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) to discuss issues related to the management of coastal pelagic species (CPS) on the U.S. West Coast. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, February 4 through Thursday, February 6, 2020. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and will continue until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Buzzelli/Loeb Room in the Scripps Seaside Forum at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 8622 Kennel Way, La Jolla, CA 92037. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purposes of the meeting are to develop a draft rebuilding plan for the Pacific sardine, develop draft CPS Fishery Management Plan amendatory khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 23, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–28200 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XV164] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Scientific and Statistical Committee salmon subcommittee (SSCSC) will hold a joint one-day methodology review meeting. This meeting will be held via webinar and is open to the public. DATES: The webinar will be held Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., or when business for the day has been completed. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A public listening station is available at the Pacific Council office (address below). To attend the webinar, use this link: https:// meetings.ringcentral.com/j/5038202410. Detailed instructions on how to join the webinar through RingCentral will be available on the Pacific Council’s website at www.pcouncil.org. You may also send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at Kris.Kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov or contact him at (503) 820– 2280, extension 412 for technical assistance. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2410. The purpose of the methodology review meeting is to discuss and review any new or previously provided documentation of the abundance forecast approach used for Willapa Bay natural coho. This meeting is a continuation of the October 22, 2019 STT/SSCSC joint webinar. Results and recommendations from this methodology review meeting will be presented at the March 2020 Pacific Council meeting in Rohnert Park, CA. If time and interest allow, additional topics may be discussed, including but not limited to future Pacific Council agenda items. Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the STT and SSCSC Chairs. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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 The public listening station is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov; (503) 820–2412) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 250 / Tuesday, December 31, 2019 / Notices Dated: December 23, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–28201 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XV161] Fisheries of the Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 65 PreAssessment Webinar for highly migratory species Atlantic Blacktip Shark. AGENCY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of the Atlantic stock of Blacktip Shark will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review workshop. DATES: The SEDAR 65-Pre-assessment Webinar has been scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., EST. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is available online at: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 8955867858539392267. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Howington, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4366; email: Kathleen.Howington@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars; and (3) Review VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Summary documenting panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, Highly Migratory Species Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include: Data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion at the PreAssessment webinar are as follows: • Introduce and discuss model development, model set up, and follow up questions from the data workshop report. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72307 Dated: December 23, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–28198 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XQ006] Whaling Provisions; Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Quotas National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; notification of quota for bowhead whales. AGENCY: NMFS notifies the public of the aboriginal subsistence whaling quota for bowhead whales that it has assigned to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission (AEWC), and of limitations on the use of the quota deriving from regulations of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). For 2020, the quota is 93 bowhead whales struck. This quota and other applicable limitations govern the harvest of bowhead whales by members of the AEWC. DATES: Effective December 31, 2019. ADDRESSES: Office for International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristin Rusello, (301) 427–8376. Aboriginal subsistence whaling in the United States is governed by the Whaling Convention Act (WCA) (16 U.S.C. 916 et seq.). Under the WCA, IWC regulations shall generally become effective with respect to all persons and vessels subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, within 90 days of notification from the IWC Secretariat of an amendment to the IWC Schedule (16 U.S.C. 916k). Regulations that implement the WCA, found at 50 CFR 230.6, require the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to publish, at least annually, aboriginal subsistence whaling quotas and any other limitations on aboriginal subsistence whaling deriving from regulations of the IWC. At the 67th Meeting of the IWC, the Commission set catch limits for aboriginal subsistence use of bowhead whales from the Bering-ChukchiBeaufort Seas stock. The bowhead and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 250 (Tuesday, December 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-28201]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XV164]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar).

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) 
Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Scientific and Statistical Committee 
salmon subcommittee (SSCSC) will hold a joint one-day methodology 
review meeting. This meeting will be held via webinar and is open to 
the public.

DATES: The webinar will be held Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 10:30 
a.m. to 12 p.m., or when business for the day has been completed.

ADDRESSES: A public listening station is available at the Pacific 
Council office (address below). To attend the webinar, use this link: 
https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/5038202410. Detailed instructions on 
how to join the webinar through RingCentral will be available on the 
Pacific Council's website at www.pcouncil.org. You may also send an 
email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at [email protected] or contact 
him at (503) 820-2280, extension 412 for technical assistance.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; 
telephone: (503) 820-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the methodology review 
meeting is to discuss and review any new or previously provided 
documentation of the abundance forecast approach used for Willapa Bay 
natural coho. This meeting is a continuation of the October 22, 2019 
STT/SSCSC joint webinar.
    Results and recommendations from this methodology review meeting 
will be presented at the March 2020 Pacific Council meeting in Rohnert 
Park, CA. If time and interest allow, additional topics may be 
discussed, including but not limited to future Pacific Council agenda 
items. Public comments during the webinar will be received from 
attendees at the discretion of the STT and SSCSC Chairs.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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

    The public listening station is physically accessible to people 
with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt 
([email protected]; (503) 820-2412) at least 10 days prior to 
the meeting date.

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


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    Dated: December 23, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-28201 Filed 12-30-19; 8:45 am]
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