Permits; Foreign Fishing, 36535-36536 [2020-12991]

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DATES: The SEDAR 70 Assessment Webinar I for Gulf of Mexico greater amberjack will be held July 2, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jun 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (See Contact Information Below) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; (843) 571– 4366; email: Julie.neer@safmc.net. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 multistep process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) a series of assessment webinars, and (3) A Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a report that compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment webinars produce a report that describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The product of the Review Workshop is an Assessment 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, HMS 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 NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion during the Assessment Webinar are as follows: 1. Using datasets and initial assessment analysis recommended from the data webinars, panelists will employ assessment models to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36535 and management criteria, and project future conditions. 2. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. 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 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to each workshop. NOTE: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 12, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–13007 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XQ011] Permits; Foreign Fishing National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of application for transshipment permit; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS publishes for public review and comment information regarding a permit application for transshipment of farmed salmon from aquaculture operations in Maine to processing plants in Canada by Canadian flagged vessels. The application for a transshipment permit is submitted under provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 36536 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 117 / Wednesday, June 17, 2020 / Notices (Magnuson-Stevens Act). This action is necessary for NMFS to make a determination that the permit application can be approved. DATES: Written comments must be received by July 1, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments on this action, identified by RTID 0648–XQ011 should be sent to Kent Laborde in the NMFS Office for International Affairs and Seafood Inspection by email at kent.laborde@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Laborde at (301) 427–8364 or by email at kent.laborde@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: adequate capacity to perform the transportation of fish described below at fair and reasonable prices. Background Section 204(d) of the MagnusonStevens Act (16 U.S.C. 1824(d)) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to issue a transshipment permit authorizing a vessel other than a vessel of the United States to engage in fishing consisting solely of transporting fish or fish products at sea from a point within the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) or, with the concurrence of a state, within the boundaries of that state, to a point outside the United States. Section 204(d)(3)(D) of the MagnusonStevens Act provides that an application to transship from U.S. waters to another country using non-U.S. vessels may not be approved until the Secretary determines that ‘‘no owner or operator of a vessel of the United States which has adequate capacity to perform the transportation for which the application is submitted has indicated . . . an interest in performing the transportation at fair and reasonable rates.’’ NMFS is publishing this notice as part of its effort to make such a determination with respect to the application described below and specifically seeks comment from any owner or operator of a vessel of the United States, which has Dated: June 11, 2020. Alexa Cole, Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, National Marine Fisheries Service. Summary of Application NMFS received an application from True North Salmon Limited Partnership and 697002 NB, Inc., requesting authorization to transfer salmon from United States farm pens in Maine to four Canadian vessels for the purpose of transporting the salmon to Black’s Harbour, Canada for processing. The transshipment operations will occur within the boundaries of the State of Maine and within 12 nautical miles from Maine’s seaward boundary. [FR Doc. 2020–12991 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Assessment Peer Review is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Assessment Oversight Panel (AOP). The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process. The public portion of the Management Track Assessment Peer Review Meeting will be held from June 22, 2020–June 25, 2020. The meeting will commence on June 25, 2020 at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the daily meeting agenda. DATES: The meeting will be held via Google Meet (https:// meet.google.com/rcy-uvyg-dtd). ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XG233] Management Track Assessment for Atlantic Herring, Butterfish, Atlantic Surf Clam, and Longfin Inshore Squid Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS and the Assessment Oversight Panel will convene the Management Track Assessment Peer Review Meeting for the purpose of reviewing Atlantic Herring, Butterfish, Atlantic Surf Clam, and Longfin Inshore Squid. The Management Track SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Traver, 508–495–2195; email: michele.traver@noaa.gov. For further information, please visit the NEFSC website at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/region/newengland-mid-atlantic. For additional information about the AOP meeting and the stock assessment peer review, please visit the NMFS/NEFSC SAW web page at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/newengland-mid-atlantic/populationassessments/northeast-region-stockassessment-process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Daily Meeting Agenda—Management Track Peer Review Meeting (Subject To Change; All Times Are Approximate and May Be Changed at the Discretion of the Peer Review Chair) khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020 Time Activity Lead 10 a.m.–10:15 a.m ............................................. 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m ........................................ 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m .......................................... 1:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m ............................................ 1:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m ............................................ 3:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m ............................................ 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m ................................................. 4 p.m.–4:15 p.m ................................................. 4:15 p.m ............................................................. Welcome/Logistics; Introductions/Process ...... Atlantic Herring ................................................ Lunch. Review/Discussion/Summary ........................... Butterfish .......................................................... Break. Review/Discussion/Summary ........................... Public Comment ............................................... Adjourn. Russ Brown/Michele Traver. Jon Deroba. Review Panel. Charles Adams. Review Panel. Public. TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2020 Time Activity 9 a.m.–9:15 a.m ................................................. Brief Overview and Logistics ........................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jun 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Lead Michele Traver/Mike Wilberg (Chair). E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 117 (Wednesday, June 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36535-36536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12991]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XQ011]


Permits; Foreign Fishing

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

ACTION: Notice of application for transshipment permit; request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: NMFS publishes for public review and comment information 
regarding a permit application for transshipment of farmed salmon from 
aquaculture operations in Maine to processing plants in Canada by 
Canadian flagged vessels. The application for a transshipment permit is 
submitted under provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act

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(Magnuson-Stevens Act). This action is necessary for NMFS to make a 
determination that the permit application can be approved.

DATES: Written comments must be received by July 1, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on this action, identified by RTID 0648-
XQ011 should be sent to Kent Laborde in the NMFS Office for 
International Affairs and Seafood Inspection by email at 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Laborde at (301) 427-8364 or by 
email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Section 204(d) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (16 U.S.C. 1824(d)) 
authorizes the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to issue a 
transshipment permit authorizing a vessel other than a vessel of the 
United States to engage in fishing consisting solely of transporting 
fish or fish products at sea from a point within the United States 
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) or, with the concurrence of a state, 
within the boundaries of that state, to a point outside the United 
States.
    Section 204(d)(3)(D) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act provides that an 
application to transship from U.S. waters to another country using non-
U.S. vessels may not be approved until the Secretary determines that 
``no owner or operator of a vessel of the United States which has 
adequate capacity to perform the transportation for which the 
application is submitted has indicated . . . an interest in performing 
the transportation at fair and reasonable rates.'' NMFS is publishing 
this notice as part of its effort to make such a determination with 
respect to the application described below and specifically seeks 
comment from any owner or operator of a vessel of the United States, 
which has adequate capacity to perform the transportation of fish 
described below at fair and reasonable prices.

Summary of Application

    NMFS received an application from True North Salmon Limited 
Partnership and 697002 NB, Inc., requesting authorization to transfer 
salmon from United States farm pens in Maine to four Canadian vessels 
for the purpose of transporting the salmon to Black's Harbour, Canada 
for processing.
    The transshipment operations will occur within the boundaries of 
the State of Maine and within 12 nautical miles from Maine's seaward 
boundary.

    Dated: June 11, 2020.
Alexa Cole,
Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 
National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-12991 Filed 6-16-20; 8:45 am]
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