North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 50333 [2021-19486]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 8, 2021 / Notices Dated: September 2, 2021. Jennifer M. Wallace, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–19380 Filed 9–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P of business as necessary. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 2500 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. Connection Information You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or smart phone; or by phone only. Connection information will be posted online at: https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/2500. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB402] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Public Comment National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of web conference. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Committee (IFQ Committee) will meet. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alaska Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a web conference. Join online through the link at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/2500. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting via video conference are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Marrinan, Council staff; phone; (907) 271–2809; email: sarah.marrinan@ noaa.gov. For technical support please contact our admin Council staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Agenda Monday, September 27, 2021 The IFQ Committee agenda will include the review of the Initial Review Analysis of an Omnibus IFQ amendment package. Under consideration in this package are proposed changes to regulations regarding the sablefish pot fishery: Including gear specifications, buoy requirements, pot limits, and gear retrieval. Additionally, this package considers authorizing jig gear as a legal gear type to harvest sablefish IFQ and temporarily removing the Adak CQE residency requirement. There will be time scheduled on the agenda for NMFS update on IFQ related issues and the Committee may also address other items VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Sep 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted electronically to https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 2500. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 3, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–19486 Filed 9–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2021–OS–0077] Notice of Request for Comments on Barriers Facing Small Businesses in Contracting With the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Industrial Policy), Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments. AGENCY: The participation of dynamic, resilient, and innovative small businesses in the defense industrial base is critical to the United States’ efforts to maintain its technological superiority, military readiness, and warfighting advantage. In furtherance of its efforts to maximize opportunities for small businesses to contribute to national security, the Department seeks public input on the barriers that small businesses face in working with the Department. This input will be used to update the Department’s Small Business Strategy led by the DoD Office of Small Business Programs. DATES: The due date for submitting comments is October 25, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50333 Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: DoD cannot receive written comments at this time due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Comments should be sent electronically to the docket listed above. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available as they are received, without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information for public viewing on the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Victoria Mundt, Associate Director, of the Office of Small Business Programs, at (703) 697–0051 or osd.business.defense@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background President Biden issued Executive Order (E.O.) 14017, ‘‘America’s Supply Chains’’; E.O. 13985, ‘‘Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government’’; and E.O. 14036, ‘‘Promoting Competition in the American Economy.’’ E.O. 14017 focuses on the need for resilient, diverse, and secure supply chains to ensure U.S. economic prosperity and national security. E.O. 13985 focuses on identifying potential barriers that underserved communities and individuals may face in taking advantage of agency procurement and contracting opportunities. E.O. 14036 focuses on reviewing the state of competition within the defense industrial base, including areas where a lack of competition may be of concern. In support of E.O.s and through DoD’s Small Business Strategy, DoD is focusing on reducing barriers to entry that can reduce critical manufacturing capacity, competition and the availability and integrity of vital goods, products, and services. Small businesses play a major role in the DoD’s supply chains, and they allow the U.S. to maintain its technological superiority, military readiness, and warfighting advantages. These companies also play a crucial role in ensuring supply chain resilience. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB402]


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.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Halibut 
and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Committee (IFQ Committee) will 
meet.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021, from 9 
a.m. to 4 p.m., Alaska Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a web conference. Join online through 
the link at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/2500.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 
3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501-2252; telephone: (907) 271-2809. 
Instructions for attending the meeting via video conference are given 
under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Marrinan, Council staff; phone; 
(907) 271-2809; email: [email protected]. For technical support 
please contact our admin Council staff, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

Monday, September 27, 2021

    The IFQ Committee agenda will include the review of the Initial 
Review Analysis of an Omnibus IFQ amendment package. Under 
consideration in this package are proposed changes to regulations 
regarding the sablefish pot fishery: Including gear specifications, 
buoy requirements, pot limits, and gear retrieval. Additionally, this 
package considers authorizing jig gear as a legal gear type to harvest 
sablefish IFQ and temporarily removing the Adak CQE residency 
requirement. There will be time scheduled on the agenda for NMFS update 
on IFQ related issues and the Committee may also address other items of 
business as necessary. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest 
version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/2500 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials.

Connection Information

    You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or 
smart phone; or by phone only. Connection information will be posted 
online at: https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/2500.

Public Comment

    Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted 
electronically to https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/2500.
    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: September 3, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-19486 Filed 9-7-21; 8:45 am]
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