North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 73028-73029 [2020-25230]

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[FR Doc. 2020–25226 Filed 11–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA641] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet via webconference November 30, 2020 through December 12, 2020. DATES: The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020 and continue through Friday, December 4, 2020. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m.on Monday, November 30, 2020 and continue through Saturday, December 5, 2020. The Charter Halibut Management Committee will meet on Monday, November 30, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Council will meet on Friday, December 4, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020 through Saturday, December 12, 2020. All times listed are Alaska Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be by webconference. Join online through the links at https://www.npfmc.org/ upcoming-council-meetings. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Nov 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 Diana Evans, Council staff; email: diana.evans@noaa.gov. For technical support please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (4) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Processor Latency—Initial Review (5) 2021 Survey Planning—AFSC Report (6) BSAI Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (7) GOA Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (8) Staff Tasking Agenda Friday, December 4, 2020 Monday, November 30, 2020 The Charter Halibut Management Committee will review and recommend management measures for the charter halibut fisheries in International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) areas 2C and 3A for implementation in 2021, and other business. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/ Meeting/Details/1785 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. The Council agenda will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) All B Reports (Executive Director, NMFS Management, NOAA GC, NOAA Enforcement, AFSC, ADF&G, USCG, USFWS) (2) Charter Halibut—2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report for attending the meeting via webconference are given under Connection Information, below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Monday, November 30, 2020 Through Friday, December 4, 2020 The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) BSAI Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (2) GOA Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (3) BSAI Pacific Cod Pot Catcher Processor Latency—Initial Review (4) 2021 Survey Planning—AFSC Report The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1784 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. Monday, November 30, 2020 Through Saturday, December 5, 2020 The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues: (1) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP—Final Action (2) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Vessel Limited Access Privilege Program (3) Charter Halibut 2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Monday, December 7, 2020 Through Saturday, December 12, 2020 The Council agenda will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (3) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP—Final Action (4) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Vessel Limited Access Privilege Program (5) BSAI Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (6) GOA Groundfish Harvest— Ecosystem Status Report, Final Specifications, Plan Team Report (including SSC report) (7) BSAI Pacific Cod Pot Catcher Processor Latency—Initial Review (8) Staff Tasking 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://www.npfmc.org/upcomingcouncil-meetings. For technical support please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted electronically through the links at https://www.npfmc.org/upcomingcouncil-meetings, or for the Charter Halibut Management Committee, at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1785. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 221 / Monday, November 16, 2020 / Notices testimony. The deadline for written comments is November 27, 2020, at 5 p.m. Alaska Time. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 10, 2020. Diane M. DeJames-Daly, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25230 Filed 11–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA642] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings and a partially closed meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 138th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Executive and Budget Standing Committee, and 184th Council meetings to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. A portion of the Council’s Executive and Budget Standing Committee meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: The meetings will be held between November 30 and December 4, 2020. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by web conference via WebEx. Instructions for connecting to the web conference and providing oral public comments will be posted on the Council website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. The following venues will be the host sites for the 184th Council meeting: Cliff Pointe, 304 W. O’Brien Drive, Hagatna, Guam; BRI Building Suite 205, Kopa Di Oru St., Garapan, Saipan, CNMI; and,Tedi of Samoa Building Suite 208B, Fagatogo Village, American Samoa. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All times shown are in Hawaii Standard Time. The 138th SSC meeting will be held jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Nov 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on November 30–December 1, 2020. The Pelagic and International Standing Committee will be held between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on December 1, 2020. The Executive and Budget Standing Committee meeting will be held between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on December 1, 2020. The portion of the Executive and Budget Standing Committee from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. will be closed to the public in accordance with Section 302(i)(3) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). The 184th Council meeting will be held between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on December 2 to 4, 2020. Please note that the evolving public health situation regarding COVID–19 may affect the conduct of the December Council and its associated meetings. At the time this notice was submitted for publication, the Council anticipated convening the Council meeting by web conference with host site locations in Guam, CNMI and American Samoa. Council staff will monitor COVID–19 developments and will determine the extent to which in-person public participation at host sites will be allowable consistent with applicable local and federal safety and health guidelines. If public participation will be limited to web conference only or on a first-come-first-serve basis consistent with applicable guidelines, the Council will post notice on its website at www.wpcouncil.org. Agenda items noted as ‘‘Final Action’’ refer to actions that result in Council transmittal of a proposed fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under Sections 304 or 305 of the MSA. In addition to the agenda items listed here, the Council and its advisory bodies will hear recommendations from Council advisors. An opportunity to submit public comment will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change and will be announced in advance at the Council meeting. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Background documents for the 184th Council meeting will be available at www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments on final action items at the 184th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 p.m. HST, November 27, 2020, and should be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, phone: (808) 522–8220 or fax: (808) PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73029 522–8226; or email: info.wpcouncil@ noaa.gov. Written public comments on all other agenda items may be submitted for the record by email throughout the duration of the meeting. Instructions for providing oral public comments during the meeting will be posted on the Council website. This meeting will be recorded for the purposes of generating the minutes of the meeting. Agenda for the 138th Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting Monday, November 30, 2020, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1. Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs 3. Status of the 137th SSC Meeting Recommendations 4. Report from Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Director 5. Pelagic Fisheries A. Southern Exclusion Zone and Deep-set Longline Catch Rates B. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Issues 1. Updated Post-release Mortality of Oceanic Whitetip Sharks 2. Analyses of Fisher Effects on Oceanic Whitetip Catch Rates 3. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Working Group Report C. Reasonable and Prudent Measures (RPMs) and/or Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs) for the Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries (Action Item) D. Regional Bigeye Tuna Research Plan E. International Fisheries 1. Potential Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin (Action Item) 2. Proposed Tropical Tuna Measure for Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) F. Public Comment G. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 6. Island Fisheries A. Territorial Bottomfish Fishery 1. Update on the American Samoa Interim Measure 2. Options for the American Samoa Bottomfish Acceptable Biological Catch for Fishing Year 2021–2022 (Action Item) 3. Options for American Samoa Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan (Action Item) 4. Options for the Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan (Action Item) B. Plans for Hawaii Fishery Management C. Public Comment D. SSC Discussion and Recommendations Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7. Protected Species E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-25230]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA641]


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will meet via webconference November 30, 2020 
through December 12, 2020.

DATES: The Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will 
begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020 and continue through 
Friday, December 4, 2020. The Council's Advisory Panel (AP) will begin 
at 8 a.m.on Monday, November 30, 2020 and continue through Saturday, 
December 5, 2020. The Charter Halibut Management Committee will meet on 
Monday, November 30, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Council will meet 
on Friday, December 4, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from 8 a.m. to 
5 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020 through Saturday, December 12, 2020. 
All times listed are Alaska Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be by webconference. Join online through 
the links at https://www.npfmc.org/upcoming-council-meetings.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 
3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501-2252; telephone: (907) 271-2809. 
Instructions for attending the meeting via webconference are given 
under Connection Information, below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; email: 
[email protected]. For technical support please contact our 
administrative staff, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

Monday, November 30, 2020

    The Charter Halibut Management Committee will review and recommend 
management measures for the charter halibut fisheries in International 
Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) areas 2C and 3A for implementation in 
2021, and other business. The agenda is subject to change, and the 
latest version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/1785 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials.

Monday, November 30, 2020 Through Friday, December 4, 2020

    The SSC agenda will include the following issues:

(1) BSAI Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report
(2) GOA Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report
(3) BSAI Pacific Cod Pot Catcher Processor Latency--Initial Review
(4) 2021 Survey Planning--AFSC Report

    The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/1784 prior to the 
meeting, along with meeting materials.
    In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery 
management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council's primary peer 
review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-
Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 
guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to 
satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the 
OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines.

Monday, November 30, 2020 Through Saturday, December 5, 2020

    The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues:

(1) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP--Final Action
(2) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Vessel Limited Access Privilege 
Program
(3) Charter Halibut 2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report
(4) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Processor Latency--Initial Review
(5) 2021 Survey Planning--AFSC Report
(6) BSAI Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report
(7) GOA Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report
(8) Staff Tasking

Friday, December 4, 2020

    The Council agenda will include the following issues. The Council 
may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified.

(1) All B Reports (Executive Director, NMFS Management, NOAA GC, NOAA 
Enforcement, AFSC, ADF&G, USCG, USFWS)
(2) Charter Halibut--2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report

Monday, December 7, 2020 Through Saturday, December 12, 2020

    The Council agenda will include the following issues. The Council 
may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified.

(3) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP--Final Action
(4) BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Vessel Limited Access Privilege 
Program
(5) BSAI Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report
(6) GOA Groundfish Harvest--Ecosystem Status Report, Final 
Specifications, Plan Team Report (including SSC report)
(7) BSAI Pacific Cod Pot Catcher Processor Latency--Initial Review
(8) Staff Tasking

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://www.npfmc.org/upcoming-council-meetings. For 
technical support please contact our administrative staff, email: 
[email protected].

Public Comment

    Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted 
electronically through the links at https://www.npfmc.org/upcoming-council-meetings, or for the Charter Halibut Management Committee, at 
https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/1785. The Council strongly 
encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any 
potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral

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testimony. The deadline for written comments is November 27, 2020, at 5 
p.m. Alaska Time.

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

    Dated: November 10, 2020.
Diane M. DeJames-Daly,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-25230 Filed 11-13-20; 8:45 am]
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