Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 83897 [2020-28294]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 23, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES posted on the Pacific Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org. April 22, 2021: ‘‘Preseason Report III—Council-Adopted Management Measures and Environmental Assessment Part 3 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. May 16, 2021: Federal regulations for 2021 ocean salmon regulations are published in the Federal Register and implemented. Meetings and Hearings January 19–22, 2021: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) will meet online in a public work session to draft ‘‘Review of 2020 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss additional topics and work as time allows, including but not limited to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment 20, inclusion of Pacific Council-adopted southern resident killer whale management measures to the salmon FMP, potential impacts to fishery management due to COVID–19 in 2020, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2021 meetings. February 16–19, 2021: The STT will meet online in a public work session to draft ‘‘Preseason Report I—Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss additional topics as time allows, including but not limited to the FMP Amendment 20, inclusion of Council-adopted southern resident killer whale management measures to the salmon FMP, potential impacts to fishery management due to COVID–19 in 2020, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2021 meetings. March 23–24, 2021: Three public hearings will be held online to receive comments on the proposed 2021 ocean salmon fishery management alternatives adopted by the Pacific Council. Each public hearing will be state-specific and begin at 7 p.m. Public hearings focusing on Washington and California salmon fisheries will occur simultaneously on March 23, and the public hearing for VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:21 Dec 22, 2020 Jkt 253001 Oregon salmon fisheries will occur on March 24. A summary of oral comments heard at the hearings will be provided to the Pacific Council at its April meeting. Written comments on the salmon management alternatives must be submitted through the Pacific Council’s e-portal (https:// pfmc.psmfc.org.). Specific meeting information, including instructions on how to join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in meeting announcements 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. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the STT meeting agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STT action during these meetings. STT action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STT’s intent 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 (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov; (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. 2020–28292 Filed 12–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 83897 Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel (NTAP) will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/ntap_ jan_2021/. Meeting audio can also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1– 800–832–0736 and entering room number 5068609. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; 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 purpose of this meeting is for the Advisory Panel to (1) review the NTAP charter, (2) recap use of chainsweep efficiency work, (3) recap use of swept area in assessments, (4) recap the NTAP research priorities vote, (5) document and discuss concerns with NEFSC Bottom Trawl Survey, (6) discuss ways to address concerns with NEFCS Bottom Trawl Survey, (7) develop a list of NTAP research priorities to vote on, and (8) discuss other business. 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: December 17, 2020. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–28294 Filed 12–22–20; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [RTID 0648–XA729] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (MAFMC) PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA666] Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA729]


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; 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 (MAFMC) 
Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel (NTAP) will hold a public meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 10 
a.m. to 3 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed 
at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/ntap_jan_2021/. Meeting audio can 
also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1-800-832-0736 and entering 
room number 5068609.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331; 
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 purpose of this meeting is for the 
Advisory Panel to (1) review the NTAP charter, (2) recap use of 
chainsweep efficiency work, (3) recap use of swept area in assessments, 
(4) recap the NTAP research priorities vote, (5) document and discuss 
concerns with NEFSC Bottom Trawl Survey, (6) discuss ways to address 
concerns with NEFCS Bottom Trawl Survey, (7) develop a list of NTAP 
research priorities to vote on, and (8) discuss other business.

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: December 17, 2020.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-28294 Filed 12-22-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P