Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 23507-23508 [2020-08980]

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. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1 23508 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices The review panel members’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at a future Council meeting. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may be discussed, 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent of the Assessment Methodology Review panel members 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt, (503) 820–2412, at least 10 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. 2020–08980 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA145] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting via webinar. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold webinar meeting to consider actions affecting the Gulf of Mexico fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will convene Tuesday, May 12, 2020; 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar. You may register for the meeting by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org/meetings. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. Dated: April 23, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dr. Carrie Simmons, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. [FR Doc. 2020–08981 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agenda The meeting will begin with a Call to Order, Announcements, Introductions and Adoption of Agenda. The Council will review the Scope of Work and discuss proposed changes to the Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures (SOPPS)—Section 3.0 Council Meetings; and, hold a discussion about the June Council meeting. The Council will hold public comment testimony from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. (EDT) for SOPPS: Section 3.0— Council Meetings, and open testimony on other fishery issues or concerns. Lastly, the Council will discuss any other business items. —Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be broadcast via webinar only. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Council meeting on the calendar. The established times for addressing items on the Council agendas may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. Public comment may begin earlier than 11 a.m. EDT, but will not conclude before that time. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to Kathy Pereira, (813) 348–1630, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RTID 0648–XA058 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet via webinar to discuss the SEDAR stock assessment process and assessment schedule. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet Wednesday, May 20 and Thursday, May 21, 2020 via webinar. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julie Neer (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Program Manager, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571– 4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: Julie.neer@ safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SEDAR Steering Committee provides guidance and oversight of the SEDAR stock assessment program and manages assessment scheduling. The items of discussion for this meeting are as follows: 1. SEDAR Projects Update 2. SEDAR Projects Schedule 3. SEDAR Process Review and Discussions Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23507-23508]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08980]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA142]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public online meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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 methods followed by a workshop to 
explore data-limited assessment methods. The meeting is open to the 
public.

DATES: 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.

ADDRESSES: 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 Length-based Integrated Mixed Effects (LIME) 
assessment platform. A review of data-limited 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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The review panel members' role will be development of recommendations 
and reports for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at a 
future Council meeting.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 
may be discussed, 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the intent of the Assessment 
Methodology Review panel members 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt, (503) 820-2412, at least 
10 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. 2020-08980 Filed 4-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P