Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 49639-49640 [2020-17869]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 158 / Friday, August 14, 2020 / Notices meeting and system requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the Pacific Council’s website (see www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov) or contact him at (503) 820– 2412 for technical assistance. 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. The purpose of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee meeting is to plan for a later methodology review of harvest control rules (HCRs) and management reference points for managing West Coast elasmobranch species in the Pacific Council process. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will plan the timing of the subsequent methodology review and the analyses needed to evaluate HCRs and management reference points to be used in deciding elasmobranch harvest specifications beginning in 2023. No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members’ role will be development of a plan for a subsequent methodology review of elasmobranch HCRs and management reference points and a report for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at their September and/or November 2020 meetings. 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 SSC Groundfish Subcommittee to take final action to address the emergency. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Aug 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 [FR Doc. 2020–17870 Filed 8–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA318] Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 11, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Citizen Science Operations Committee via webinar. DATES: The Citizen Science Operations Committee meeting will be held via webinar on Monday, August 31, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julia Byrd (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. There will be an opportunity for public comment at the beginning of the meeting. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, Citizen Science Program Manager, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8439 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: julia.byrd@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Citizen Science Operations Committee serves as advisors to the Council’s Citizen Science Program. Committee members include representatives from the Council’s Citizen Science Advisory Panel, NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center, and the Council’s Science and Statistical Committee. Their responsibilities include developing programmatic recommendations, reviewing policies, providing program direction/multipartner support, identifying citizen SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49639 science research needs, and providing general advice. Agenda items include: 1. Discussion of the Citizen Science Program evaluation, including Program evaluation plan options and draft evaluation questions. The Committee will provide recommendations as appropriate; 2. Citizen Science Program update; 3. Other Business. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: August 11, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17867 Filed 8–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA368] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The online meeting will be held Friday, August 28, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. or until business is completed. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held online. Specific meeting information, including directions on how to join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the Pacific Council’s website (see www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov) or contact him at (503) 820– 2412 for technical assistance. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 49640 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 158 / Friday, August 14, 2020 / Notices Kit Dahl, Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the EWG online meeting is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s September 2020 meeting. The EWG will discuss items related to the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and administrative Pacific Council agenda items. A detailed agenda for the online meeting will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting. The EWG may also address other assignments relating to ecosystem issues. No management actions will be decided by the EWG. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Special Accommodations Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov; (503) 820–2412) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. The meeting will be a webconference. Join online through the link at https:// npfmc.adobeconnect.com/sscsubgroup/. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below. ADDRESSES: 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Friday, August 28, 2020 The SSC Subgroup will receive presentations from AFSC staff on planning for the 2021 Alaska surveys, and will discuss recommendations. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 1583 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. Connection Information Dated: August 11, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17869 Filed 8–13–20; 8:45 am] 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/1583. Public Comment BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The SSC Subgroup will provide a short period for oral public testimony, public comment letters should be submitted electronically to https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 1583. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA382] Special Accommodations North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting The meeting is 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. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of webconference. AGENCY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES The meeting will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Alaska Time. DATES: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee Subgroup (SSC Subgroup) will be held on August 28, 2020. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Aug 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: August 11, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17871 Filed 8–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA376] Endangered and Threatened Species; Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Southern Right Whale National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for information. AGENCY: NMFS announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate. The 5-year review must be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We request submission of any such information on the southern right whale, particularly information on the status, threats, and recovery of the species that has become available since its last status review in 2015. DATES: To allow us adequate time to conduct this review, we must receive your information no later than October 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit information on this document, identified by NOAA–NMFS–2020–0114, by either of the following methods: • Electronic Submission: Submit electronic information via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov and enter NOAA– NMFS–2020–0114. Click on the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ icon and complete the required fields. Enter or attach your comments. • Mail: Submit written comments to Heather Austin, Endangered Species Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13634, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the specified period, may not be considered. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive or protected information submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. NMFS will SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 158 (Friday, August 14, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49639-49640]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-17869]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA368]


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad 
Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold an online meeting, which is 
open to the public.

DATES: The online meeting will be held Friday, August 28, 2020, from 10 
a.m. to 11 a.m. or until business is completed.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held online. Specific meeting 
information, including directions on how to join the meeting and system 
requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the 
Pacific Council's website (see www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email 
to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt ([email protected]) or contact him at 
(503) 820-2412 for technical assistance.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kit Dahl, Staff Officer, Pacific 
Council; telephone: (503) 820-2422.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the EWG online 
meeting is to prepare for the Pacific Council's September 2020 meeting. 
The EWG will discuss items related to the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and 
administrative Pacific Council agenda items. A detailed agenda for the 
online meeting will be available on the Pacific Council's website prior 
to the meeting. The EWG may also address other assignments relating to 
ecosystem issues. No management actions will be decided by the EWG.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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

    Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt 
([email protected]; (503) 820-2412) at least 10 days prior to 
the meeting date.

    Dated: August 11, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-17869 Filed 8-13-20; 8:45 am]
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