Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 83896 [2020-28293]

Download as PDF 83896 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 23, 2020 / Notices III. Scope of the Order IV. Application of Facts Available and Use of Adverse Inferences V. Discussion of the Methodology VI. Currency Conversion VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–28335 Filed 12–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA732] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to consult with the NMFS California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (CCIEA) team on how COVID–19 impacts may affect its annual Ecosystem Status Report to the Pacific Council. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee’s online meeting will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and continuing until 1 p.m. or until business for the day has been completed. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be an online meeting. 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 discuss impacts of the COVID–19 pandemic with the CCIEA team and how such jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:21 Dec 22, 2020 Jkt 253001 impacts might affect its annual Ecosystem Status Report to the Pacific Council. The topics to be discussed are: • Adjustments to forage time series analyses to ensure consistency with previous years’ data; • Environmental driver: Biological response thresholds analysis; and • Groundfish distribution, port availability shifts, and impacts to catch portfolios. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and the Pacific Council at the March 2021 Pacific Council meeting. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 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 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: December 17, 2020. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–28293 Filed 12–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA734] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and hearings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) has begun its annual preseason management process for the 2021 ocean PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 salmon fisheries. This document announces the availability of Pacific Council documents, as well as the anticipated dates and locations of upcoming Pacific Council meetings and public hearings hosted by the Pacific Council. These documents and events comprise the Pacific Council’s complete schedule for determining the annual proposed and final modifications to ocean salmon fishery management measures. The agendas for the March and April 2021 Pacific Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal Register documents prior to the actual meetings. DATES: Written comments on the salmon management alternatives must be submitted through the Pacific Council’s e-portal (https://pfmc.psmfc.org.) and received by the public comment deadline prior to the April 2021 Council meeting. Information will be available on the Pacific Council’s website (http:// www.pcouncil.org.) as the date for the April Council meeting approaches. ADDRESSES: Documents will be available upon request from the Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820– 2280 (voice) or (503) 820–2299 (fax). Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tentative Schedule for Document Completion and Availability February 16, 2021: ‘‘Review of 2020 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org. March 1, 2021: ‘‘Preseason Report I— Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. March 22, 2021: ‘‘Preseason Report II—Proposed Alternatives and Environmental Assessment Part 2 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations.’’ The report will include a description of the adopted salmon management alternatives and a summary of their biological and economic impacts. The public hearings schedule will also be included on the inside cover of the report and will be E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 23, 2020)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA732]


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 Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management 
Council's (Pacific Council's) Scientific and Statistical Committee 
(SSC) will hold an online meeting to consult with the NMFS California 
Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (CCIEA) team on how COVID-19 
impacts may affect its annual Ecosystem Status Report to the Pacific 
Council. The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee's online meeting will be held 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time 
and continuing until 1 p.m. or until business for the day has been 
completed.

ADDRESSES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be an online 
meeting. 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.

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 discuss impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic 
with the CCIEA team and how such impacts might affect its annual 
Ecosystem Status Report to the Pacific Council. The topics to be 
discussed are:
     Adjustments to forage time series analyses to ensure 
consistency with previous years' data;
     Environmental driver: Biological response thresholds 
analysis; and
     Groundfish distribution, port availability shifts, and 
impacts to catch portfolios.
    The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members' role will be development of 
recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and the 
Pacific Council at the March 2021 Pacific Council meeting.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 
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 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: December 17, 2020.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-28293 Filed 12-22-20; 8:45 am]
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