New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 49518-49519 [2021-19122]

Download as PDF 49518 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 169 / Friday, September 3, 2021 / Notices coordination with non-governmental organizations, industry, academia, states, Tribes, and other nations, as appropriate. Representatives meet to share information, assess and promote best management practices, and coordinate the Federal Government’s efforts to address marine debris. The Marine Debris Act establishes the IMDCC (33 U.S.C. 1954). The IMDCC submits biennial progress reports to Congress with updates on activities, achievements, strategies, and recommendations. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serves as the Chairperson of the IMDCC. The meeting will be open to public attendance on September 29, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. There will not be a public comment period. Matters To Be Considered The open meeting will include presentations on the Fiscal Year 2021 achievements and Fiscal Year 2022 planned activities of the participating agencies. The agenda topics described are subject to change. The latest version of the agenda will be posted at https:// marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC. Special Accomodations The meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ya’el Seid-Green, Executive Secretariat at yael.seid-green@noaa.gov or 240– 533–0399 by September 17, 2021. Scott Lundgren, Director, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–19064 Filed 9–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB384] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Recreational Advisory Panel via webinar to consider actions affecting SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Sep 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 8 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 2723094895052199947. 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: DATES: Agenda The Recreational Advisory Panel will discuss development of draft Framework Adjustment 63/ Specifications and Management Measures: Specifically (1) 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, (2) Set 2022– 24 specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, and possibly adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and GOM haddock, (3) Adjust 2022 specifications for white hake based on the rebuilding plan, (4) Adopt additional measures to promote stock rebuilding, and (5) Develop alternatives to the current default system. They also plan to receive an overview of the Atlantic Cod Stock Structure Management Workshops. The panel plans a preliminary discussion of possible 2022 Council priorities for groundfish. They will also make recommendations as appropriate to the Groundfish Committee. Other business will be discussed, if 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 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: August 31, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–19121 Filed 9–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB385] 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 joint public meeting of its Groundfish Advisory Panel 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 Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 1 p.m. Webinar registration URL information: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 5418405813545134603. 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: SUMMARY: Agenda The Groundfish Advisory Panel will discuss development of draft Framework Adjustment 63/ Specifications and Management Measures: Specifically (1) Set 2022 total allowable catches for US/Canada E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 169 / Friday, September 3, 2021 / Notices management units of Eastern Georges Bank (GB) cod and Eastern GB haddock, and 2022–23 specifications for the GB yellowtail flounder stock, (2) Set 2022– 24 specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, and possibly adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and GOM haddock, (3) Adjust 2022 specifications for white hake based on the rebuilding plan, (4) Adopt additional measures to promote stock rebuilding, and (5) Develop alternatives to the current default system. They also plan to receive an overview of the Atlantic Cod Stock Structure Management Workshops. The panel plans a preliminary discussion of possible 2022 Council priorities for groundfish. They will also make recommendations as appropriate to the Groundfish Committee. Other business will be discussed, if 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: August 31, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–19122 Filed 9–2–21; 8:45 am] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Sep 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Notice of Public Hearings and Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Management Plan for the Proposed Designation of the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability; public hearings. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Coastal Zone Management Act, as amended (CZMA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management is announcing a 45-day public comment period and will hold public hearings for the purpose of receiving comments on the draft management plan (DMP) and draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed designation of the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve (CT NERR). The DMP addresses research, monitoring, education, and stewardship, as well as cultural resource needs for the proposed CT NERR, and the DEIS analyzes alternatives to the proposed action along with their potential environmental impacts. SUMMARY: NOAA is accepting written public comments on the adequacy of the DMP and DEIS for the proposed designation of the CT NERR through 5 p.m. (EST), October 18, 2021. In addition, NOAA will accept oral or written public comments on the adequacy of the DMP and DEIS for the proposed designation of the CT NERR during public hearings held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. (EST) on October 7, 2021, online via WebEx and by phone. For more information about the public hearings, please visit: https:// portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Coastal-Resources/ NERR/NERR-Home-Page. All relevant comments received at the October 7, 2021, public hearings and during the 45day public comment period ending at 5 p.m. (EST), October 18, 2021, will be considered in the preparation of the Final Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed designation of the CT NERR. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted by any one of the following methods: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49519 • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov and enter NOAA– NOS–2020–0089 in the search box. Click on the ‘‘Comment’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. Written comments provided electronically must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. (EST) October 18, 2021. • Mail: Submit written comments to Erica Seiden, Stewardship Division (N/ OCM6), Office for Coastal Management, NOS, NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; ATTN: CT NERR. Written comments submitted by mail must be postmarked by October 18, 2021. The October 7, 2021, public hearings will be conducted online via WebEx and by phone. Online participants should go to the following University of Connecticut website to get instructions for participating in and attending the public hearings: https:// uconnvtc.webex.com/meet/ctnerr. Hearing documents will be available on the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s CT NERR website: https://portal.ct.gov/ DEEP/Coastal-Resources/NERR/NERRHome-Page, as well as on the Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov (enter NOAA– NOS–2020–0089 in the search box). You may also participate in the hearings by phone, by using the toll-free number +1 415–655–0002 and the attendee access code 120 996 1055. Instructions: All relevant comments received are part of the public record and will be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov with no changes. All personally identifiable information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the commenter will be publicly accessible and maintained by NOAA as part of the public record. NOAA will accept anonymous comments. To submit an anonymous comment, on the eRulemaking portal, enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous. If you would like to provide an anonymous comment during the public hearings, type your comment into the question box and (1) direct your message only to the moderator by selecting that person’s name; and (2) state at the top of your comment that you would like to remain anonymous. Multimedia submissions (e.g., audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 169 (Friday, September 3, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49518-49519]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-19122]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB385]


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 joint public meeting of its Groundfish Advisory Panel 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 Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 1 
p.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5418405813545134603.

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 Advisory Panel will discuss development of draft 
Framework Adjustment 63/Specifications and Management Measures: 
Specifically (1) Set 2022 total allowable catches for US/Canada

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management units of Eastern Georges Bank (GB) cod and Eastern GB 
haddock, and 2022-23 specifications for the GB yellowtail flounder 
stock, (2) Set 2022-24 specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine 
(GOM) cod, and possibly adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and 
GOM haddock, (3) Adjust 2022 specifications for white hake based on the 
rebuilding plan, (4) Adopt additional measures to promote stock 
rebuilding, and (5) Develop alternatives to the current default system. 
They also plan to receive an overview of the Atlantic Cod Stock 
Structure Management Workshops. The panel plans a preliminary 
discussion of possible 2022 Council priorities for groundfish. They 
will also make recommendations as appropriate to the Groundfish 
Committee. Other business will be discussed, if 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: August 31, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-19122 Filed 9-2-21; 8:45 am]
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