New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 48204 [2020-17403]

Download as PDF 48204 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 154 / Monday, August 10, 2020 / Notices (SAB). The members will discuss issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered. DATES: There are two meetings: the first meeting is scheduled for August 27, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The second meeting is scheduled for September 22, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. For the latest agenda please refer to the SAB website: https://sab.noaa.gov/ SABMeetings.aspx. Due to the current Pandemic both meetings will be held virtually. The link for the webinar registration for the August 27, 2020 meeting may be found here: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 1216984958297330448. The link for the September 22, 2020 meeting will be posted on the SAB website when available. ADDRESSES: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Hwy., Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone Number: 301–734–1156; Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov; or visit the SAB website at https://sab.noaa.gov/ SABMeetings.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management. Status: The August 27, 2020 meeting will be open to public participation with a 5-minute public comment period at 3:40 p.m. (EDT). The September 22, 2020 meeting will have a 5-minute public comment period at 4:45 p.m. (EDT). The SAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three minutes. Written comments for the August 27, 2020 meeting should be received by August 12, 2020 and written comments for the September 22, 2020 meeting should be received in the SAB Executive Director’s Office by September 7, 2020 to provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after these dates will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed to the Executive Director no later than 12:00 p.m. (EDT). Matters To Be Considered: The meeting on August 27, 2020 will consider the Precipitation Prediction Grand Challenge report by the Climate Working Group. The September 22, 2020 meeting will consider updates contained in the SAB long-term work plan based on the NOAA Priorities. Meeting materials, including work products, will be made available on the SAB website: https://sab.noaa.gov/ SABMeetings.aspx. Dated: August 5, 2020. Eric Locklear, Deputy Chief Financial Officer/ Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–17418 Filed 8–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:31 Aug 07, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA355] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Advisory Panel 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: This webinar will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 9.30 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/4792386764946327823. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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: Agenda The Advisory Panel will review results of the 2020 management track assessment for Atlantic herring. They will also continue development of Framework 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan and review preliminary analyses. Framework 8 is considering fishery specifications for fishing years 2021–23 and adjusting measures in the herring plan that potentially inhibit the mackerel fishery from achieving optimum yield. Other business will be discussed as necessary. 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. 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: August 5, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17403 Filed 8–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 154 (Monday, August 10, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 48204]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-17403]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA355]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Advisory Panel 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: This webinar will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 9.30 
a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4792386764946327823.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: 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:

Agenda

    The Advisory Panel will review results of the 2020 management track 
assessment for Atlantic herring. They will also continue development of 
Framework 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan and review 
preliminary analyses. Framework 8 is considering fishery specifications 
for fishing years 2021-23 and adjusting measures in the herring plan 
that potentially inhibit the mackerel fishery from achieving optimum 
yield. Other business will be discussed as necessary.
    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: August 5, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-17403 Filed 8-7-20; 8:45 am]
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