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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 105 / Monday, June 1, 2020 / Notices revisiting possible recommendations for Gulf of Maine cod and Gulf of Maine haddock management measures for fishing year 2020. The Panel will receive an overview of groundfish specifications and management measures anticipated to be included in the action, which will be initiated at the June 2020 Council meeting as well as an overview from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center regarding the management track assessment plans and Assessment Oversight Panel results from their May 27 meeting. They will also receive an introduction of the Executive Order on Promoting Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth. The Panel will provide recommendations to the Groundfish Committee, as appropriate. Other business will be discussed, as necessary. 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Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–11669 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XP012] Permanent Advisory Committee to Advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the Permanent Advisory Committee (PAC) to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPFC) on July 7, 2020. Meeting topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the PAC will be held via conference call on July 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) (or until business is concluded). Members of the public may submit written comments on meeting topics or materials; comments must be received by July 2, 2020. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be conducted via conference call. For details on how to call in to the conference line or to submit comments, please contact Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office; telephone: 808–725–5039; email: emily.reynolds@noaa.gov. Documents to be considered by the PAC will be sent out via email in advance of the conference call. Please submit contact information to Emily Reynolds (telephone: 808–725–5039; email: emily.reynolds@noaa.gov) at least 3 days in advance of the call to receive documents via email. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office; 1845 Wasp Blvd., Bldg. 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; telephone: 808–725–5039; facsimile: 808–725– 5215; email: emily.reynolds@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (16 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.), the PAC, has been formed to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the WCPFC. The PAC is composed of: (i) Not less than 15 nor more than 20 individuals appointed by the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33123 U.S. Commissioners to the WCPFC; (ii) the chair of the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Advisory Committee (or the chair’s designee); and (iii) officials from the fisheries management authorities of American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands (or their designees). The PAC supports the work of the U.S. National Section to the WCPFC in an advisory capacity. The U.S. National Section is made up of the U.S. Commissioners and the Department of State. NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office provides administrative and technical support to the PAC in cooperation with the Department of State. More information on the WCPFC, established under the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, can be found on the WCPFC website: http:// www.wcpfc.int. Meeting Topics The purpose of the July 7, 2020, conference call is to discuss U.S. priorities leading up to the 2020 regular session of the WCPFC (WCPFC17) and potential management measures for tropical tunas and other issues of interest. Special Accommodations The conference call is accessible to people with disabilities. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XP012]


Permanent Advisory Committee to Advise the U.S. Commissioners to 
the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission; Meeting 
Announcement

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the Permanent Advisory 
Committee (PAC) to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Commission for 
the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the 
Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPFC) on July 7, 2020. Meeting 
topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.

DATES: The meeting of the PAC will be held via conference call on July 
7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) (or until 
business is concluded). Members of the public may submit written 
comments on meeting topics or materials; comments must be received by 
July 2, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be conducted via conference call. 
For details on how to call in to the conference line or to submit 
comments, please contact Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional 
Office; telephone: 808-725-5039; email: [email protected]. 
Documents to be considered by the PAC will be sent out via email in 
advance of the conference call. Please submit contact information to 
Emily Reynolds (telephone: 808-725-5039; email: 
[email protected]) at least 3 days in advance of the call to 
receive documents via email.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands 
Regional Office; 1845 Wasp Blvd., Bldg. 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; 
telephone: 808-725-5039; facsimile: 808-725-5215; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Western and Central 
Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (16 U.S.C. 6901 et 
seq.), the PAC, has been formed to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the 
WCPFC. The PAC is composed of: (i) Not less than 15 nor more than 20 
individuals appointed by the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with 
the U.S. Commissioners to the WCPFC; (ii) the chair of the Western 
Pacific Fishery Management Council's Advisory Committee (or the chair's 
designee); and (iii) officials from the fisheries management 
authorities of American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands 
(or their designees). The PAC supports the work of the U.S. National 
Section to the WCPFC in an advisory capacity. The U.S. National Section 
is made up of the U.S. Commissioners and the Department of State. NMFS 
Pacific Islands Regional Office provides administrative and technical 
support to the PAC in cooperation with the Department of State. More 
information on the WCPFC, established under the Convention on the 
Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the 
Western and Central Pacific Ocean, can be found on the WCPFC website: 
http://www.wcpfc.int.

Meeting Topics

    The purpose of the July 7, 2020, conference call is to discuss U.S. 
priorities leading up to the 2020 regular session of the WCPFC 
(WCPFC17) and potential management measures for tropical tunas and 
other issues of interest.

Special Accommodations

    The conference call is accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Emily Reynolds at 808-725-5039 by June 23, 2020.

(Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6902 et seq.)

    Dated: May 26, 2020.
H[eacute]l[egrave]ne M.N. Scalliet,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-11632 Filed 5-29-20; 8:45 am]
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