Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 28615-28616 [2020-10208]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 93 / Wednesday, May 13, 2020 / Notices advisory committees will meet June 1, 2020 through June 5, 2020, and June 8, 2020 through June 10, 2020 via web conference. DATES: The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020 and continue through Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and continue through Friday, June 5, 2020. The Council will begin its plenary session at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 continuing through Wednesday, June 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a web conference. Join online through the link at http://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1443. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting via web conference are given under Connection Information, below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; email: diana.evans@noaa.gov. For technical support please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. Please note that if additional changes to the June Council meeting are required as a result of the evolving public health situation regarding COVID–19, Council staff will post notice of any changes prominently on our website: https:// www.npfmc.org/. Potential meeting participants are encouraged to check the Council’s website frequently for such information and updates. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Agenda Monday, June 1, 2020 Through Wednesday, June 3, 2020 The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) Alaska Fishery Science Center Report (2) Scallop SAFE Report—ABC/OFL Specifications (3) BSAI Crab AIGKC, PIGKC, WAIRKC—ABC/OFL Specifications (4) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP Amendment—Preliminary Review (5) Observer update with respect to Covid–19 response (6) Sablefish apportionment workshop— Report (7) EFH 5-year review modeling workplan—Report (8) Marine Mammal conservation status—Report (tentative) In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:53 May 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. Thursday, June 4, 2020 Through Friday, June 5, 2020 The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues: (1) Scallop SAFE Report—ABC/OFL Specifications (2) BSAI Crab AIGKC, PIGKC, WAIRKC—ABC/OFL Specifications (3) St Matthew Blue King Crab Rebuilding Plan—Final Action (4) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP Amendment, CISC report— Preliminary Review (5) Observer update with respect to Covid–19 response, FMAC Report Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted electronically to: https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 1443. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written comments is June 7, 2020, at 12 p.m. Alaska Time. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 903–3107 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: May 7, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–10209 Filed 5–12–20; 8:45 am] Monday, June 8, 2020 Through Wednesday, June 10, 2020 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) Executive Director’s Report (2) NMFS Management Report (3) Alaska Fisheries Science Center Report (4) NOAA GC Report (5) NOAA Enforcement Report (6) ADF&G Report (7) USCG Report (8) USFWS Report (9) SSC Report (in full) (10) AP Report (in full) (11) Scallop SAFE Report—ABC/OFL Specifications (12) BSAI Crab AIGKC, PIGKC, WAIRKC—ABC/OFL Specifications (13) St Mathew Blue King Crab Rebuilding Plan—Final Action (14) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP Amendment, CISC Report— Preliminary Review (15) Observer update with respect to Covid–19 response—FMAC Report (16) Committees, New Business, Tasking—Review DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Connection Information You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or smart phone; or by phone only. Connection information will be posted online at: https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1443. For technical support please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28615 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA149] 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. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a half day webinar meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). DATES: The meeting will convene on Monday, June 1, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC meeting on the calendar. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, Lead Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 28616 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 93 / Wednesday, May 13, 2020 / Notices Monday, June 1, 2020; 1 p.m.–4 p.m. The meeting will begin with introductions, adoption of agenda, and approval of minutes from the March 11, 2020 webinar meeting; along with a review of Scope of Work and selection of an SSC Representative to attend the June Council meeting in St. Petersburg, FL. The Committees will review SEDAR 67—Gulf of Mexico Vermilion Snapper Stock Assessment: Assessment Presentation and Stock Status Determination, Projections, and Stock Assessment Executive Summary. Lastly, the Committees will discuss any Other Business items. —Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: May 7, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–10208 Filed 5–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [RTID 0648–XA168] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:53 May 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 Notice of public meetings. The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Hawaii Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP), American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP, Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP, and Mariana Archipelago FEPCommonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) AP to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Friday, May 29, 2020 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.; the Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP will meet on Saturday, May 30, 2020, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.; the American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and the Mariana Archipelago FEP–CNMI AP will meet on Saturday, June 6, 2020 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. All times listed are local island times. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Each of the meetings will be held by web conference. Audio and visual portions for all of the web conferences can be accessed at: https:// wprfmc.webex.com/join/ info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. Web conference access information will also be posted on the Council’s website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided in the agenda. Information on how to provide public comment will be posted on the Council’s website at www.wpcouncil.org. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. SUMMARY: Schedule and Agenda for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AGENCY: ACTION: Friday, May 29, 2020, 9 a.m.–11 a.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Pacific Remote Island Area (PRIA) Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) B. Mandatory Electronic Reporting C. 2019 Annual Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Reports D. Update on Hawaii Small-boat PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fishery Management E. Considerations for Developing Reasonable and Prudent Measures (RPMs) and/or Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs) for the American Samoa Longline Fishery 4. Hawaii Reports 5. Report on Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities 6. Island Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP Meeting Saturday, May 30, 2020, 9 a.m.–11 a.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Guam MCP B. PRIA MCP C. Mandatory Electronic Reporting D. 2019 Annual SAFE Reports E. Update on Data Reporting App and Launch Plans 4. Guam Reports 5. Report on Mariana Archipelago FEP Advisory Panel Plan Activities 6. Island Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the American Samoa FEP AP Meeting Saturday, May 30, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Specifying Annual Catch Limits for American Samoa Bottomfish B. Pacific Remote Island Area (PRIA) Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) C. Mandatory Electronic Reporting D. 2019 Annual Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Report E. Update on Data Reporting App and Launch Plans F. Considerations for Developing RPMs and/or RPAs for the Hawaii Deep-set Longline Fishery 4. American Samoa Reports 5. Report on American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities 6. Island Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP–CNMI AP Meeting Saturday, June 6, 2020, 9 a.m.–11 a.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 13, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28615-28616]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10208]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA149]


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a half 
day webinar meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic 
Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC).

DATES: The meeting will convene on Monday, June 1, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 
4 p.m., EDT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar. You may register 
for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC 
meeting on the calendar.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W 
Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, Lead Fishery Biologist, 
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; 
[email protected], telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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Monday, June 1, 2020; 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

    The meeting will begin with introductions, adoption of agenda, and 
approval of minutes from the March 11, 2020 webinar meeting; along with 
a review of Scope of Work and selection of an SSC Representative to 
attend the June Council meeting in St. Petersburg, FL. The Committees 
will review SEDAR 67--Gulf of Mexico Vermilion Snapper Stock 
Assessment: Assessment Presentation and Stock Status Determination, 
Projections, and Stock Assessment Executive Summary.
    Lastly, the Committees will discuss any Other Business items.

--Meeting Adjourns

    The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the 
webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC meeting 
on the calendar.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with 
other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they 
become available.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in 
accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical 
Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in 
the agenda 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 Council's intent to take action to address the 
emergency.

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

    Dated: May 7, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-10208 Filed 5-12-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P