New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 51417-51418 [2020-18255]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA372] 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 Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to review items from the California Current Ecosystem Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team that may potentially inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current Ecosystem. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be held Friday, September 4, 2020 and will continue on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The September 4 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. The September 8 meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting is to review items from the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment program that may inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 Ecosystem. Specifically, the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will review the following four items (the first two on Friday, September 4 and the last two on Tuesday, September 8): (1) California Sea Lion Pup Growth as an Indicator of Forage Conditions, (2) Natural Origin Central Valley Fall Chinook Stock Indicator, (3) Habitat Compression Index, and (4) Port-specific Revenue Indices. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will consider recommending summaries of these ecosystem indicators be included in future state of the California Current Ecosystem reports to the Pacific Council. No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at their March 2021 meeting in Seattle, WA. 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 Ecosystem Subcommittee 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 (503) 820–2412 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 17, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–18249 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA371] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51417 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee 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, September 8, 2020 at 9.30 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/5437771503302278670. ADDRESSES: 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: SUMMARY: Agenda The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee will receive, review, and approve the remaining public outreach materials prepared by Green Fin Studio. These materials include a second infographic, a fourth presentation, stakeholder brochures, and an introductory video. They will also receive a draft plain language document on tools that built understanding of a worked example. These tools include a plain language document describing the Hydra operating model, the Kraken Visualization tool, and the eFEP catch framework demonstration tool. The Committee will discuss and provide final guidance on the framework and focus of public outreach workshops to be conducted in late 2020 and early 2021 as well as develop Council recommendations on the draft materials and plan for EBFM public outreach materials. 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 E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1 51418 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices 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 17, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–18255 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID: 0648–XA386] 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 October 14–16, 2020. Meeting topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the PAC will be held on October 14, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) (or until business is concluded), October 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. HST (or until business is concluded), and October 16, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. HST (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be conducted via a web conference. Documents to be considered by the PAC will be sent out via email in advance of the conference call. Members of the public may submit written comments on meeting topics or materials; comments must be received by October 9, 2020. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 For details on how to call in to the conference line, to receive documents via email, or to submit comments, please contact Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office; telephone: 808–725–5039; email: emily.reynolds@noaa.gov, at least 3 days in advance of the call. This meeting may be recorded for the purposes of generating notes of the meeting. 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 Permanent Advisory Committee, or 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 PAC meeting topics may include the following: (1) Outcomes of the 2019 annual meeting of the WCPFC and 2020 sessions of the WCPFC Scientific Committee, Northern Committee, and Technical and Compliance Committee; (2) issues to be considered in WCPFC 2020 annual meeting; (3) potential U.S. proposals to the WCPFC 2020 annual meeting; and (4) other issues. Special Accommodations The conference call is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 auxiliary aids should be directed to Emily Reynolds at 808–725–5039 by September 12, 2020. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6902 et seq. Dated: August 14, 2020. Kelly Denit, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–18183 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION [DFC–014] Submission for OMB Review; Comments Request International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency is renewing an existing information collection for OMB review and approval and requests public review and comment on the submission. Comments are being solicited on the need for the information; the accuracy of the burden estimate; the quality, practical utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize reporting the burden, including automated collected techniques and uses of other forms of technology. SUMMARY: Comments must be received by October 19, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments and requests for copies of the subject information collection may be sent by any of the following methods: • Mail: Joanna Reynolds, Agency Submitting Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20527. • Email: fedreg@opic.gov. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and agency form number or OMB form number for this information collection. Electronic submissions must include the agency form number in the subject line to ensure proper routing. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 162 (Thursday, August 20, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51417-51418]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18255]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA371]


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 Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management 
(EBFM) Committee 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, September 8, 2020 at 9.30 
a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5437771503302278670.

ADDRESSES: 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 Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee will 
receive, review, and approve the remaining public outreach materials 
prepared by Green Fin Studio. These materials include a second 
infographic, a fourth presentation, stakeholder brochures, and an 
introductory video. They will also receive a draft plain language 
document on tools that built understanding of a worked example. These 
tools include a plain language document describing the Hydra operating 
model, the Kraken Visualization tool, and the eFEP catch framework 
demonstration tool. The Committee will discuss and provide final 
guidance on the framework and focus of public outreach workshops to be 
conducted in late 2020 and early 2021 as well as develop Council 
recommendations on the draft materials and plan for EBFM public 
outreach materials. 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

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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 17, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-18255 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P