New England Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings, 23507 [2020-08978]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA141] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings via webinar. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council is convening public hearings of Draft Amendment 23 to Northeast Multispecies Fishery via webinar 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: These webinars will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: All meeting participants and interested parties can register to join the webinar for the May 12 webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar. com/register/8772759592748925200; May 21 webinar: https://attendee. gotowebinar.com/register/ 7652592539533592848. Meeting addresses: The meeting will be held via webinar. 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: Public comments: Mail to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill #2, Newburyport, MA 01950. Mark the outside of the envelope ‘‘DEIS for Amendment 23 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP’’. Comments may also be sent via fax to (978) 465–3116 or submitted via email to comments@nefmc.org with ‘‘DEIS for Amendment 23 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP’’ in the subject line. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda 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. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: April 23, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–08978 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA142] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public online meeting. AGENCY: The Groundfish Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and invited scientific experts will hold a meeting to review proposed length-based assessment SUMMARY: Scheduling of hearings is ongoing due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Additional hearings will be announced in a separate notice. Council staff will brief the public on Draft Amendment 23 before receiving comments on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 amendment. The hearing will begin promptly at the time indicated above. If all attendees who wish to do so have provided their comments prior to the end time indicated, the hearing may conclude early. To the extent possible, the Council may extend hearings beyond the end time indicated above to accommodate all attendees who wish to speak. Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council 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. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23507 methods followed by a workshop to explore data-limited assessment methods. The meeting is open to the public. The Assessment Methodology Review webinar will be held from Tuesday, May 12, 2020 through Thursday, May 14, 2020 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing until 5:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time each day or until business for the day has been completed. DATES: The Assessment Methodology Review meeting will be an online meeting. Instructions to attend the online meeting: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral. com/j/1484952193 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +1(623)4049000, 1484952193# (US West), +1(720)9027700, 1484952193# (US Central), +1(773)2319226, 1484952193# (US North), +1(469)4450100, 1484952193# (US South), +1(470)8692200, 1484952193# (US East). Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1(623)4049000 (US West), +1(720)9027700 (US Central), +1(773)2319226 (US North), +1(469)4450100 (US South), +1(470)8692200 (US East). Meeting ID: 148 495 2193. International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/ teleconference. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Assessment Methodology Review meeting is to review two proposed length-based assessment methodologies, a length-based Extended Simple Stock Synthesis (XSSS) modeling approach and the Lengthbased Integrated Mixed Effects (LIME) assessment platform. A review of datalimited assessment methods through the management strategy evaluation tool in the Data-Limited Methods ToolKit (DLMtool) will be conducted following the length-based assessment methods review (the draft proposed agenda will be posted on the Pacific Council’s website). No management actions will be decided by the Assessment Methodology Review panel members. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA141]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings via webinar.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council is convening public 
hearings of Draft Amendment 23 to Northeast Multispecies Fishery via 
webinar 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: These webinars will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, from 4 
p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

ADDRESSES: All meeting participants and interested parties can register 
to join the webinar for the May 12 webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8772759592748925200; May 21 webinar: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7652592539533592848.
    Meeting addresses: The meeting will be held via webinar.
    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: 
    Public comments: Mail to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New 
England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill #2, 
Newburyport, MA 01950. Mark the outside of the envelope ``DEIS for 
Amendment 23 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP''. Comments may also be 
sent via fax to (978) 465-3116 or submitted via email to 
[email protected] with ``DEIS for Amendment 23 to the Northeast 
Multispecies FMP'' in the subject line.

Agenda

    Scheduling of hearings is ongoing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Additional hearings will be announced in a separate notice. Council 
staff will brief the public on Draft Amendment 23 before receiving 
comments on the amendment. The hearing will begin promptly at the time 
indicated above. If all attendees who wish to do so have provided their 
comments prior to the end time indicated, the hearing may conclude 
early. To the extent possible, the Council may extend hearings beyond 
the end time indicated above to accommodate all attendees who wish to 
speak.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Council 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. The public also should be aware that the meeting 
will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the 
recording is available upon request.

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.

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

    Dated: April 23, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-08978 Filed 4-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P