Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 55259-55260 [2020-19632]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 173 / Friday, September 4, 2020 / Notices issues and actions that should be included on the Council’s list of recommendations, and (3) provide direction on specific pathways for initiating action on each recommendation. The Council will review the Committee’s recommendations at the October 2020 Council Meeting. Meeting materials will be posted to https://www.mafmc.org/council-events/ 2020/executive-committee-sept21. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–19633 Filed 9–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Proposed Agenda DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Wednesday, September 23, 2020—1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA451] Council Coordination Committee Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting; information regarding the agenda. AGENCY: The National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Sustainable Fisheries will host a virtual meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC), consisting of the Regional Fishery Management Council chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors on September 23 to September 24, 2020. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of relevance to the Councils and NMFS, including issues related to the implementation of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act. All sessions are open to the public and time will be set aside for public comments at the end of each session. DATES: The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, recess at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, reconvene at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Sep 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 Thursday, September 24, 2020, and adjourn by 5:30 p.m. Eastern. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held online via WebEx. Attendees can find information on how to join at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ partners/council-coordinationcommittee and https:// www.fisherycouncils.org/ccc-meetings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicholas Pieper by email at Nicholas.Pieper@noaa.gov or at (301) 427–8500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act established the CCC. The CCC consists of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors of each of the eight Regional Fishery Management Councils or other Council members or staff. Updates to this meeting and additional information will be posted on https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ partners/council-coordinationcommittee and https:// www.fisherycouncils.org/ when available. 1. Welcome/Introduction a. NOAA Fisheries Update and FY20/ 21 Priorities 2. Recent Issues with Council Operations and Agency Operational, Science, and Regulatory Issues 3. Rule on Council Membership; Financial Disclosure and Recusal 4. CEQ Final NEPA Regulation 5. Legislative Outlook 6. Public Comment Adjourn Day 1 Thursday, September 24, 2020—1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern 7. Aquaculture and the Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth 8. CCC Committees a. Electronic Monitoring b. Communications 9. Public Comment 10. Wrap-up and Other Business Adjourn Day 2 The order in which the agenda items are addressed may change. The CCC will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Special Accommodations If you have particular access needs please contact Nicholas Pieper at Nicholas.pieper@noaa.gov at least 7 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55259 business days prior to the meeting for accommodation. Dated: August 31, 2020. Kelly Denit, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–19574 Filed 9–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA429] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning (EOP) and the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panels will hold a public webinar meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place over webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by computer and by telephone will be available at: https:// www.mafmc.org/ssc. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; website: www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council’s EOP and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panels will be meeting with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce advisory panel members to goals, process, and expectations associated with conducting a management strategy evaluation (MSE). Later this year, the Council will begin conducting an MSE as part of its Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) structured decision framework that will evaluate the biological and economic SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 55260 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 173 / Friday, September 4, 2020 / Notices benefits of management alternatives to minimize discards in the recreational summer flounder fishery. Advisory panel members will listen to a series of background presentations on the EAFM process and an introduction to MSE and will then participate in a mock MSE stakeholder workshop using an example recreational issue to solicit feedback and input on management objectives. A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available on the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–19632 Filed 9–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID XA465] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 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. SUMMARY: This webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. Webinar registration URL information: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 648856305660920335. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: 16:42 Sep 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 Agenda The Advisory Panel will meet to review Framework 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan and recommend final preferred alternatives. 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. There will also be an initial discussion of potential work priorities for 2021 for the herring plan. 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. 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: September 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–19635 Filed 9–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID XA464] The meeting will be held via webinar. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Social Science Planning Team will be held via webconference on September 21, 2020. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 21, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Alaska Time. DATES: The meeting will be a webconference. Join online through the link at https://meetings.npfmc.org/ Meeting/Details/1663. 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: Sarah Marrinan, Council staff; email: Sarah.Marrinan@noaa.gov. For technical support please contact our administrative staff; email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Monday, September 21, 2020 The Social Science Planning Team will discuss next steps for changes to the Economic Data Reporting Programs, and any other business. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 1663 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. Connection Information 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/1663. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted electronically to https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 1663. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–19634 Filed 9–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA429]


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Ecosystem and Ocean Planning (EOP) and the Summer Flounder, Scup, and 
Black Sea Bass Advisory Panels will hold a public webinar meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 9 
a.m. to 12 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place over webinar with a telephone-
only connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by 
computer and by telephone will be available at: https://www.mafmc.org/ssc.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331; 
website: www.mafmc.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 
526-5255.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council's EOP and Summer Flounder, Scup, 
and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panels will be meeting with the Atlantic 
States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and 
Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. The purpose of the meeting is to 
introduce advisory panel members to goals, process, and expectations 
associated with conducting a management strategy evaluation (MSE). 
Later this year, the Council will begin conducting an MSE as part of 
its Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) structured 
decision framework that will evaluate the biological and economic

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benefits of management alternatives to minimize discards in the 
recreational summer flounder fishery. Advisory panel members will 
listen to a series of background presentations on the EAFM process and 
an introduction to MSE and will then participate in a mock MSE 
stakeholder workshop using an example recreational issue to solicit 
feedback and input on management objectives.
    A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available 
on the Council's website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should 
be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior 
to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: September 1, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-19632 Filed 9-3-20; 8:45 am]
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