North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 14881-14882 [2021-05765]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices evaluation, strategic planning, education and extension, science and technology programs, and other matters as described in the agenda found on the Sea Grant website. For more information on this Federal Advisory Committee please visit the Federal Advisory Committee database: https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ FACAPublicPage. The announced meeting is scheduled for Tuesday April 13 through Thursday April 15, 2021—from 1:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Board will attend their annual ethics briefing on April 13 from 12:00—1:00 p.m. ET., and their business meeting on April 14, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. ET. These meetings are not a part of the public meetings and are only open to the National Sea Grant Advisory Board members. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually only. For more information and for virtual access see below in the DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on Thursday, April 15 from 2:15 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. (Check agenda using the link in the Matters to be Considered section to confirm time.) The Board expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by Ms. Donna Brown by Monday, April 5, 2021 to provide sufficient time for Board review. Written comments received after the deadline will be distributed to the Board, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. For any questions concerning the meeting, please contact Ms. Donna Brown, National Sea Grant College Program (Email: oar.sg-feedback@noaa.gov; Phone: (301) 734–1088). To attend via webinar, please R.S.V.P to Donna Brown (contact information above) by Monday, April 12, 2021. Special Accommodations: The Board meeting is virtually accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Donna Brown by Monday, April 5, 2021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board, which consists of a balanced representation from academia, industry, state government and citizens groups, jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 was established in 1976 by Section 209 of the Sea Grant Improvement Act (Pub. L. 94–461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Sea Grant College Program with respect to operations under the Act, and such other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice. Matters to be Considered: Board members will discuss and vote on three decisional matters—findings and recommendations from the Information Services and Publication Review SubCommittee, Committee membership for Guam Sea Grant Institutional Program status review and Committee membership for the 40% Competitive Research and Education charge. https:// seagrant.noaa.gov/WhoWeAre/ Leadership/NationalSeaGrant AdvisoryBoard/Upcoming AdvisoryBoardMeetings.aspx Dated: March 2, 2021. David Holst, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–05749 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA933] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council)—Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel (AP). AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Mackerel Cobia AP on April 6, 2021. DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar on April 6, 2021, from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. Meeting Address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is required. Webinar registration, an online public comment form, and briefing book materials will be available SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14881 two weeks prior to the meeting at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ current-advisory-panel-meetings/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina Wiegand, Fishery Social Scientist, SAFMC; phone 843/571–4366 or toll free 866/SAFMC–10; FAX 843/ 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@ safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Mackerel Cobia AP will meet via webinar. The AP will discuss Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Amendment 34 addressing updates to catch levels and allocations for Atlantic king mackerel and proposed modifications to management measures and CMP Amendment 32 addressing updates to catch levels and allocations for Gulf cobia and proposed modifications to management measures. AP members will also update the fishery performance reports for CMP species, including discussion on the effect of coronavirus. AP members will receive an update on recent Council discussion regarding the structure of the AP and possible collaboration with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The AP will provide recommendations for Council consideration as appropriate. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) five (5) days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 16, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–05752 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA927] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of web conference. Meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory committees. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 14882 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet from April 5, 2021, through April 17, 2021. DATES: The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, and continue through Friday, April 9, 2021. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, and continue through Saturday, April 10, 2021. The Council’s Executive Committee will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Council will meet on Monday, April 12, 2021, through Saturday, April 17, 2021. All times listed are Alaska 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, Alaska 99501– 2252; telephone (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting via web conference are given under Connection Information below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone (907) 271–2809; email: diana.evans@ noaa.gov. For technical support, please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Monday, April 5, 2021, Through Friday, April 9, 2021 The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (2) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (3) Salmon Bycatch—Chinook/chum genetics reports (4) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report (5) Research Priorities—Set 3-year priorities (6) AFSC Community Report (7) Seabird Bycatch Report (8) Planning for 2022 EFH review The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1944 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; July 19, 2013). The peer-review process is also VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. Friday, April 9, 2021 The Executive Committee will meet in executive session to discuss administrative matters. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Through Saturday, April 10, 2021 The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues: (1) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report (2) IFQ Access Opportunities— expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee report (3) RQE Funding Mechanism— Discussion paper (4) IFQ Committee Report (5) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (6) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (7) Salmon—Chinook/chum genetics reports (8) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise alternatives (9) Staff Tasking Monday, April 12, 2021, Through Saturday, April 17, 2021 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, ADF&G, USCG, USFWS, US Navy, NIOSH, Cooperative reports, AP, SSC reports) (2) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report (3) IFQ Access Opportunities— expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee report (4) RQE Funding Mechanism— Discussion paper (5) IFQ Committee Report (6) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (7) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (8) Salmon Bycatch (a) Chinook/chum genetics reports (b) Pollock IPA report (9) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise Alternatives (10) Research Priorities (11) Staff Tasking Connection Information You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or smartphone; or by telephone only. Connection information will be posted online at: https://www.npfmc.org/upcoming- PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 council-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. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written comments is April 2, 2021, at 5 p.m. Alaska Time. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 16, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–05765 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meetings—NTIA broadband grant programs webinars. AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a webinar series in April through July 2021 in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Communities Program. The webinars are designed to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to assist applicants to prepare high quality grant applications. DATES: NTIA will hold the webinars based on the following schedule: 1. Broadband Infrastructure Program: The second Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), starting April 14, 2021. 2. Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program: The third Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 21, 2021. 3. Connecting Minority Communities: The fourth Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 28, 2021. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 52 (Friday, March 19, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA927]


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of web conference. Meetings of the North Pacific Fishery 
Management Council and its advisory committees.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will meet from April 5, 2021, through April 17, 
2021.

DATES: The Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will 
begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, and continue through Friday, 
April 9, 2021. The Council's Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. 
on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, and continue through Saturday, April 10, 
2021. The Council's Executive Committee will be held on Friday, April 
9, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Council will meet on Monday, April 
12, 2021, through Saturday, April 17, 2021. All times listed are Alaska 
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, Alaska 99501-2252; telephone (907) 271-2809. 
Instructions for attending the meeting via web conference are given 
under Connection Information below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone 
(907) 271-2809; email: [email protected]. For technical support, 
please contact our administrative staff, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

Monday, April 5, 2021, Through Friday, April 9, 2021

    The SSC agenda will include the following issues:

(1) BSAI Halibut ABM--Initial Review
(2) Scallops--SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report
(3) Salmon Bycatch--Chinook/chum genetics reports
(4) Economic Data Reports--Workshop report, SSPT report
(5) Research Priorities--Set 3-year priorities
(6) AFSC Community Report
(7) Seabird Bycatch Report
(8) Planning for 2022 EFH review

    The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/1944 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; July 19, 2013). The peer-review process is 
also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, 
including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines.

Friday, April 9, 2021

    The Executive Committee will meet in executive session to discuss 
administrative matters.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Through Saturday, April 10, 2021

    The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues:

(1) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report
(2) IFQ Access Opportunities--expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee 
report
(3) RQE Funding Mechanism--Discussion paper
(4) IFQ Committee Report
(5) Scallops--SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report
(6) BSAI Halibut ABM--Initial Review
(7) Salmon--Chinook/chum genetics reports
(8) Economic Data Reports--Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise 
alternatives
(9) Staff Tasking

Monday, April 12, 2021, Through Saturday, April 17, 2021

    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, ADF&G, 
USCG, USFWS, US Navy, NIOSH, Cooperative reports, AP, SSC reports)
(2) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report
(3) IFQ Access Opportunities--expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee 
report
(4) RQE Funding Mechanism--Discussion paper
(5) IFQ Committee Report
(6) Scallops--SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report
(7) BSAI Halibut ABM--Initial Review
(8) Salmon Bycatch (a) Chinook/chum genetics reports (b) Pollock IPA 
report
(9) Economic Data Reports--Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise 
Alternatives
(10) Research Priorities
(11) Staff Tasking

Connection Information

    You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or 
smartphone; or by telephone 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. The Council strongly encourages written public 
comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical 
difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written 
comments is April 2, 2021, at 5 p.m. Alaska Time.

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

    Dated: March 16, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-05765 Filed 3-18-21; 8:45 am]
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