New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38053 [2021-15234]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 135 / Monday, July 19, 2021 / Notices action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 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 to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: July 14, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–15233 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB254] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Committee Meeting via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This webinar will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 9 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/8631941849959774222. ADDRESSES: Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:23 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 38053 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Groundfish Committee will meet to discuss development of draft Framework Adjustment 63/ Specifications and Management Measures to set 2022 total allowable catches for US/Canada management units of Eastern Georges Bank (GB) cod and Eastern GB haddock, and 2022–23 specifications for the GB yellowtail flounder stock, set 2022–24 specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, and possibly adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and GOM haddock, adjust 2022 specifications for white hake based on the rebuilding plan, adopt additional measures to promote stock rebuilding, and develop alternatives to the current default system. The Committee will discuss 2021 Council priorities for groundfish. They will also report on and discuss the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team schedule for developing measures to reduce the risks to large whales from sink gillnet and other trap/pot fisheries. They will discuss other business, as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: July 14, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–15234 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [RTID 0648–XB209] Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project, San Francisco, California National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of an incidental harassment authorization application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the City and County of San Francisco, California (San Francisco) has withdrawn its application for an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally harass marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, California. Accordingly, NMFS has withdrawn its related proposed IHA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dwayne Meadows, Ph.D., Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427– 8401. Electronic copies of the original application and supporting documents (including NMFS Federal Register notices of the original proposed and final authorizations, and the previous IHA) may be obtained online at: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/permit/ incidental-take-authorizations-undermarine-mammal-protection-act. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 10, 2021 NMFS received an IHA application from San Francisco for the taking of marine mammals incidental to the Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, California. The requested IHA would have authorized take, by Level B harassment only, of seven marine mammal species as a result of the specified activity. NMFS published a notice of the proposed IHA in the Federal Register (86 FR 28752) on May 28, 2021. On July 13, 2021, NMFS received notice from San Francisco withdrawing their IHA application for the proposed action after they had completed all of the pile driving associated with the project and before the expiration of their prior IHA (85 FR 44043; July 21, 2020). Therefore, NMFS has withdrawn its proposed IHA for the action. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB254]


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Committee Meeting via 
webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the 
exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be 
brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: This webinar will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 9 a.m. 
Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8631941849959774222.

ADDRESSES: Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 
Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The Groundfish Committee will meet to discuss development of draft 
Framework Adjustment 63/Specifications and Management Measures to set 
2022 total allowable catches for US/Canada management units of Eastern 
Georges Bank (GB) cod and Eastern GB haddock, and 2022-23 
specifications for the GB yellowtail flounder stock, set 2022-24 
specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, and possibly 
adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and GOM haddock, adjust 2022 
specifications for white hake based on the rebuilding plan, adopt 
additional measures to promote stock rebuilding, and develop 
alternatives to the current default system. The Committee will discuss 
2021 Council priorities for groundfish. They will also report on and 
discuss the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team schedule for 
developing measures to reduce the risks to large whales from sink 
gillnet and other trap/pot fisheries. They will discuss other business, 
as necessary.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 Act, provided the public 
has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to 
address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting 
will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the 
recording is available upon request.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: July 14, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-15234 Filed 7-16-21; 8:45 am]
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