Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 21704-21705 [2021-08434]

Download as PDF 21704 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 77 / Friday, April 23, 2021 / Notices insights, make industry contacts, meet with government agencies, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects. The mission will include group interaction with government agencies, customized one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential agents, distributors, partners, and buyers. It will also include Monday, May 2, 2022 ......... Tuesday, May 3, 2022 ......... Wednesday, May 4, 2022 .... Thursday, May 5, 2022 ....... Friday, May 6, 2022 ............ Saturday, May 7, 2022 ........ khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Fees and Expenses After a firm or trade association has been selected to participate on the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The participation fee for the Clean Air Trade Mission to India will be $3,165 for small or mediumsized enterprises (SME); 5 and $4,495 for large firms or trade associations. The fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME/trade organization) is $750. Expenses like travel, lodging, meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. Interpreter and driver services can be arranged for additional 5 For purposes of assessing participation fees, an applicant is a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) if it qualifies under the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) size standards (https:// www.sba.gov/document/support--table-sizestandards), which vary by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code. The SBA Size Standards Tool [https://www.sba.gov/sizestandards/] can help you determine the qualifications that apply to your company. 18:15 Apr 22, 2021 * Note: The final schedule and potential site visits will depend on the availability of host government and business officials, specific goals of mission participants, and ground transportation. • Trade Mission Participants Arrive in New Delhi, India. • Plenary Session—U.S. Embassy officials’ welcome delegation. • Market Briefing: The Environmental Sector in India—Opportunities and ChallengeB2B and B2G Meetings with CPCB, Ministry of Environment & Forest; NTPC in Delhi. • Site Visit. • Roundtable with USIBC/USISPF. • Evening Flight to Kolkata. • Consulate briefing. • B2G Meetings with West Bengal Pollution Control Board. • Luncheon with selected power sector companies. • End-user industry roundtable with chamber of commerce. • Evening reception. • Depart Kolkata, arrive Mumbai (optional stop depending on interest from delegation). • Optional B2B and B2G Meetings. • B2B Meetings in Mumbai. • Meetings with Pollution Control Board or other government agencies. • Late evening departure for United States. Participation Requirements All parties interested in participating in the trade mission must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the DOC. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. A minimum of eight and maximum of ten firms and/or trade associations will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool. VerDate Sep<11>2014 networking events offering introductions with state and local government officials, industry leaders, and senior officials from the U.S. Embassy in Delhi and U.S. Consulates around India. The trade mission will include stops in New Delhi and Kolkata, with an optional stop in Mumbai. Proposed Timetable: Jkt 253001 cost. Delegation members will be able to take advantage of U.S. Embassy rates for hotel rooms. Companies opting for spinoff to Mumbai will pay an additional fee of $1,625. Timeframe for Recruitment and Application Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/ trademissions) and other internet websites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than March 15, 2022. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and inform applicants of selection decisions on a rolling basis. Applications received after March 15, 2022, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Contacts Geoffrey Parish, Principal Commercial Officer, North India, U.S. Commercial Service, New Delhi, India, Tel: +91– 11–2347 2000, Email: geoffrey.parish@trade.gov Jing Liu, Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service, New Delhi, India, Tel: +91–11–2347 2000, Email: jing.liu@trade.gov PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Arup Mitra, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Kolkata, Tel: +91–11–2347 2000, Email: arup.mitra@trade.gov Haisum Shah, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service— Oregon & SW Washington, Tel: +1 503–347–1708, Email: haisum.shah@ trade.gov Dated: April 19, 2021. Gemal Brangman, Senior Advisor, Trade Missions, ITA Events Management Task Force. [FR Doc. 2021–08443 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB038] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of the Pacific Pelagic Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Plan Team (PT) to discuss fishery management issues and develop recommendations to the Council for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 77 / Friday, April 23, 2021 / Notices future management of pelagic fisheries in the Western Pacific region. DATES: The Pelagic PT will be held on May 11–13, 2021. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The meeting will be held by web conference. Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/ wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID= eadc1543cd417b9605999017552a1e3c0. Event number (if prompted): 133 795 8239. Event password (if prompted): PFEPt0511. Web conference access information will also be posted on the Council’s website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pelagic PT meeting will be held on May 11–13, 2021, and run each day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Samoa Standard Time (SST); 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 12–14, 2021, Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)). Public comment periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. ADDRESSES: Agenda for the Pelagic Plan Team Meeting Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. ChST) khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of draft agenda 3. Review 2020 Annual SAFE Report Modules A. Fishery Data Modules i. American Samoa ii. CNMI iii. Guam iv. Hawaii v. International vi. Recreational/Non-Commercial Fisheries vii. Fishery Observations 4. Public Comment 5. Continued: Review 2020 Annual SAFE Report Modules B. Ecosystem Chapter i. Environmental & Climate Variables 18:15 Apr 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 Thursday, May 13, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; Friday, May 14, 2021, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. ChST) 11. 2022 US Territorial Bigeye Tuna Catch and Allocation Limits 12. Prohibition of Wire Leaders in Hawaii Longline Fisheries A. Monte Carlo Analyses of Hawaii Deep-Set and Western and Central Pacific Longline Fisheries B. Regulatory Amendment and Effects Analyses 13. Updates of the Oceanic Whitetip Shark Working Group 14. MSA 304(i) Obligations for WCPO Silky Sharks 15. Discussion: Research Needs for Western Pacific Region Small Pelagics & Management 16. Progress on Implementing Electronic Reporting in Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries 17. Public Comment 18. Pelagic Plan Team Recommendations 19. Other Business Special Accommodations Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; Thursday, May 13, 2021, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. ChST) VerDate Sep<11>2014 ii. Habitat section iii. Marine Planning section iv. Socioeconomics section v. Protected Species 6. SAFE Report Discussion A. 2020 Report Region Wide Improvements & Recommendations B. Other SAFE Report Matters 7. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology in Pelagic FEP 8. Factors Contributing to Observed Sea Turtle Mortalities in the Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery 9. Alia, Longline, and Small Boat Fishery Performance Since American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area Modification 10. Public Comment These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: April 19, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–08434 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21705 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB002] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public online meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 9 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held online. 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 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council, phone: (503) 820–2426. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting will be to continue to develop associated modeling and analyses needed for a risk analysis and potential harvest control rule alternatives for Pacific Council consideration. The Workgroup may also discuss and prepare for future Workgroup meetings and future meetings with the Pacific Council and its advisory bodies. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 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 document and any issues arising after publication of this document that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB038]


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting of the Pacific Pelagic Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Plan 
Team (PT) to discuss fishery management issues and develop 
recommendations to the Council for

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future management of pelagic fisheries in the Western Pacific region.

DATES: The Pelagic PT will be held on May 11-13, 2021. For specific 
times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by web conference. Audio and visual 
portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=eadc1543cd417b9605999017552a1e3c0. Event number (if 
prompted): 133 795 8239. Event password (if prompted): PFEPt0511. Web 
conference access information will also be posted on the Council's 
website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference 
connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522-8220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, 
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pelagic PT meeting will be held on May 
11-13, 2021, and run each day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hawaii Standard 
Time (HST) (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Samoa Standard Time (SST); 9 a.m. to 1 
p.m. on May 12-14, 2021, Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)). Public comment 
periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items 
are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to 
complete scheduled business.

Agenda for the Pelagic Plan Team Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ChST)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of draft agenda
3. Review 2020 Annual SAFE Report Modules
    A. Fishery Data Modules
    i. American Samoa
    ii. CNMI
    iii. Guam
    iv. Hawaii
    v. International
    vi. Recreational/Non-Commercial Fisheries
    vii. Fishery Observations
4. Public Comment

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; 
Thursday, May 13, 2021, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ChST)

5. Continued: Review 2020 Annual SAFE Report Modules
    B. Ecosystem Chapter
    i. Environmental & Climate Variables
    ii. Habitat section
    iii. Marine Planning section
    iv. Socioeconomics section
    v. Protected Species
6. SAFE Report Discussion
    A. 2020 Report Region Wide Improvements & Recommendations
    B. Other SAFE Report Matters
7. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology in Pelagic FEP
8. Factors Contributing to Observed Sea Turtle Mortalities in the 
Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery
9. Alia, Longline, and Small Boat Fishery Performance Since American 
Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area Modification
10. Public Comment

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. HST (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. SST; 
Friday, May 14, 2021, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ChST)

11. 2022 US Territorial Bigeye Tuna Catch and Allocation Limits
12. Prohibition of Wire Leaders in Hawaii Longline Fisheries
    A. Monte Carlo Analyses of Hawaii Deep-Set and Western and Central 
Pacific Longline Fisheries
    B. Regulatory Amendment and Effects Analyses
13. Updates of the Oceanic Whitetip Shark Working Group
14. MSA 304(i) Obligations for WCPO Silky Sharks
15. Discussion: Research Needs for Western Pacific Region Small 
Pelagics & Management
16. Progress on Implementing Electronic Reporting in Hawaii and 
American Samoa Longline Fisheries
17. Public Comment
18. Pelagic Plan Team Recommendations
19. Other Business

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

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

    Dated: April 19, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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