Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Hearings, 59291 [2020-20779]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 183 / Monday, September 21, 2020 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to gather Advisory Panel input on analysis related to possible changes to the Illex squid quota. An agenda and any background documents will be posted at 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 any meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 16, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–20780 Filed 9–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA494] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings; request for comments. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) will hold seven public hearings via webinar and a written comment period to solicit public comments on a developing management action to consider potential changes to the allocation of the black sea bass commercial quota among the states of Maine through North Carolina. DATES: The webinar hearings will be held between October 8 and 29, 2020. Each hearing will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT. Written comments must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. EST, November 13, 2020. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more details, including the dates and times for all hearings. ADDRESSES: All hearings will be hosted through GoToWebinar. You must use jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 Sep 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 GoToWebinar to speak during the hearings. A listen-only call in option is also available. Participants will not be able to speak through the phone connection. To access any of the webinar hearings, please follow the registration prompts at https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/ 6029916789664773645. To attend the webinar in listen only mode without the ability to speak, you may dial (562) 247– 8422 and enter access code 412–241– 258. A public hearing document with more information on this action is available at: http://www.mafmc.org/actions/bsbcommercial-allocation. Copies of the document are also available by request from Dr. Chris Moore, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. Public comments: Written comments may be sent by any of the following methods: • Email to: comments@asmfc.org (subject: Draft Addendum XXXIII). • Via webform at: https:// www.mafmc.org/comments/bsballocation. • Mail to: Caitlin Starks, FMP Coordinator, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 North Highland Street, Suite 200 A–N, Arlington, VA 22201. Mark the outside of the envelope ‘‘Draft Addendum XXXIII.’’ • Fax to: 703–842–0741 (subject: Draft Addendum XXXIII) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council and the Commission are developing a joint action to consider adjusting the allocations of the black sea bass commercial quota among states. These allocations were loosely based on landings data from 1980–2001. They were first implemented in 2003 and have not been modified since that time. They are currently included only in the Commission’s fishery management plan and are not jointly managed with the Council. This joint action will consider whether modifications to these allocations should be made to account for changes in black sea bass distribution and abundance over time, as well as other considerations. It will also consider whether the allocations should be added to the Council’s Fishery Management Plan. Additional information on this action is available at: http://www.mafmc.org/ actions/bsb-commercial-allocation. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59291 The dates and times of the seven webinar hearings are listed below. You are encouraged to participate in the hearing for your state or region; however, all hearings are open to all individuals. 1. Virginia: Thursday, October 8, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 2. North Carolina: Tuesday, October 13, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 3. Delaware and Maryland: Wednesday, October 14, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 4. Connecticut and New York: Thursday, October 15, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 5. New Jersey: Tuesday, October 27, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 6. Rhode Island: Wednesday, October 28, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. 7. Massachusetts: Thursday, October 29, 2020; 6–8 p.m. EDT. Special Accommodations These hearings are 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 hearing date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 16, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 183 (Monday, September 21, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20779]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA494]


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

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and the 
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) will hold 
seven public hearings via webinar and a written comment period to 
solicit public comments on a developing management action to consider 
potential changes to the allocation of the black sea bass commercial 
quota among the states of Maine through North Carolina.

DATES: The webinar hearings will be held between October 8 and 29, 
2020. Each hearing will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT. Written 
comments must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. EST, November 13, 
2020. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more details, including the 
dates and times for all hearings.

ADDRESSES: All hearings will be hosted through GoToWebinar. You must 
use GoToWebinar to speak during the hearings. A listen-only call in 
option is also available. Participants will not be able to speak 
through the phone connection.
    To access any of the webinar hearings, please follow the 
registration prompts at https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/6029916789664773645. To attend the webinar in listen only mode without 
the ability to speak, you may dial (562) 247-8422 and enter access code 
412-241-258.
    A public hearing document with more information on this action is 
available at: http://www.mafmc.org/actions/bsb-commercial-allocation. 
Copies of the document are also available by request from Dr. Chris 
Moore, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 
N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.
    Public comments: Written comments may be sent by any of the 
following methods:
     Email to: [email protected] (subject: Draft Addendum 
XXXIII).
     Via webform at: https://www.mafmc.org/comments/bsb-allocation.
     Mail to: Caitlin Starks, FMP Coordinator, Atlantic States 
Marine Fisheries Commission, 1050 North Highland Street, Suite 200 A-N, 
Arlington, VA 22201. Mark the outside of the envelope ``Draft Addendum 
XXXIII.''
     Fax to: 703-842-0741 (subject: Draft Addendum XXXIII)

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council and the Commission are 
developing a joint action to consider adjusting the allocations of the 
black sea bass commercial quota among states. These allocations were 
loosely based on landings data from 1980-2001. They were first 
implemented in 2003 and have not been modified since that time. They 
are currently included only in the Commission's fishery management plan 
and are not jointly managed with the Council. This joint action will 
consider whether modifications to these allocations should be made to 
account for changes in black sea bass distribution and abundance over 
time, as well as other considerations. It will also consider whether 
the allocations should be added to the Council's Fishery Management 
Plan.
    Additional information on this action is available at: http://www.mafmc.org/actions/bsb-commercial-allocation.
    The dates and times of the seven webinar hearings are listed below. 
You are encouraged to participate in the hearing for your state or 
region; however, all hearings are open to all individuals.
    1. Virginia: Thursday, October 8, 2020; 6-8 p.m. EDT.
    2. North Carolina: Tuesday, October 13, 2020; 6-8 p.m. EDT.
    3. Delaware and Maryland: Wednesday, October 14, 2020; 6-8 p.m. 
EDT.
    4. Connecticut and New York: Thursday, October 15, 2020; 6-8 p.m. 
EDT.
    5. New Jersey: Tuesday, October 27, 2020; 6-8 p.m. EDT.
    6. Rhode Island: Wednesday, October 28, 2020; 6-8 p.m. EDT.
    7. Massachusetts: Thursday, October 29, 2020; 6-8 p.m. EDT.

Special Accommodations

    These hearings are 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 
hearing date.

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

    Dated: September 16, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-20779 Filed 9-18-20; 8:45 am]
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