Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings, 3506-3507 [2022-01196]

Download as PDF 3506 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2022 / Notices website by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Meetings Tab and selecting Advisory Panel meetings, then Coral AP/SSC meeting. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Carrie Simmons, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; carrie.simmons@ gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348– 1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Monday, February 7, 2022; 9 a.m.–5 p.m., EST The meeting will begin with Introductions of Members, Adoption of Agenda, Approval of Minutes from the September 10, 2021 meeting, and review of Scope of Work and Contract, Roles and Responsibilities of the Coral AP and Coral SSC. The AP and SSCs will review the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Mesophotic and Deepwater Coral Assessment; Introduction and Methodology for the Project, Site Selection and Literature Review of Potential Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC), Results of Site Prioritization for Management Purposes: Ecological and Vulnerability Assessment, Data Visualization Dashboard and Panel Feedback. Tuesday, February 8, 2022; 9 a.m.–12 p.m., EST The AP and SSC will review and discuss Deepwater Horizon Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities Restoration and upcoming activities and products and receive an overview of the Coral Reef Conservation Program Outcomes and Products titled: A proposal addressing changes in coral reef habitats and potential management implications to ensure the sustainability of coral reefs and associated fisheries habitats in the Gulf of Mexico; and, hold Panel discussion and feedback. The AP and SSC will receive Public Comment and discuss any Other Business items. The meeting will adjourn by 12 p.m. EST on February 8, 2022. The meeting will be via webinar only. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Advisory Panel meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Jan 21, 2022 Jkt 256001 Advisory Panel and Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel and Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 Council’s intent to takeaction to address the emergency. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: January 18, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–01194 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB739] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council including a joint session with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Interstate Fisheries Management Program (ISFMP) Policy Board. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held Tuesday, February 8, 2022 through Wednesday, February 9, 2022. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: This meeting will be conducted entirely by webinar. Webinar registration details will be available on the Council’s website at https:// www.mafmc.org/council-events. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 526–5255. The Council’s website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials. The following items are on the agenda, although agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Atlantic Sturgeon Bycatch Working Group Presentation on the formation and planned activities of the Atlantic Sturgeon Bycatch Working Group and request for public input Recusal Briefing John Almeida, NOAA General Counsel 2022 Recreational Management Measures for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Review action taken by ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Management Board regarding 2022 recreational management measures Consider revising Council recommendation for 2022 recreational management measures if needed in response to Board action Council Meeting with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s ISFMP Policy Board Recreational Harvest Control Rule Framework/Addenda for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish Review draft range of alternatives Consider splitting range of alternatives into multiple actions Approve final range of alternatives for framework/addenda Approve draft addenda for public hearings Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Business Session Committee Reports (SSC, RSC); Executive Director’s Report; Organization Reports; and Liaison Reports Other Business and General Public Comment Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions 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). Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to Shelley Spedden, E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2022 / Notices (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 18, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–01196 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Fisheries Certificate of Origin National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before March 25, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at NOAA.PRA@noaa.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 0648– 0335 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Jessica Short, Scientist—TTVP Support, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), West Coast Region (WCR), 501 West Ocean Boulevard, Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 980–4035 or jessica.short@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a current information collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Jan 21, 2022 Jkt 256001 sponsored by NMFS’ WCR. The information required by the International Dolphin Conservation Program Act, amendment to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, is needed to: (1) Document the dolphin-safe status of tuna import shipments; (2) verify that import shipments of fish were not harvested by large-scale, high seas driftnets; and (3) verify that tuna was not harvested by an embargoed nation or one that is otherwise prohibited from exporting tuna to the United States. Collected information includes the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Entry Identification, date of entry, and contact details on the exporting and importing companies. Collected information also includes harvest characteristics such as fishing vessel name, fishing trip dates, vessel flag, vessel gear type, and ocean area of harvest, as well as the declaration of the dolphin safe status of the shipment, and if applicable, the attachment of required certifications. Forms are submitted by importers and processors. NMFS uses this information to verify the dolphinsafe status of tuna shipments. II. Method of Collection 3507 including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Importing respondents are required to submit the form electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection before or at the time of importation via the Automated Commercial Environment as per regulations at 50 CFR 216.24(f)(2). Domestic processors typically submit the forms monthly via email as per regulations at 50 CFR 216.93(d)(2). Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. III. Data National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OMB Control Number: 0648–0335. Form Number(s): NOAA Form 370. Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 540. Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,833. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Marine Mammal Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act (16 U.S.C. 1385). IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2022–01253 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [RTID 0648–XB735] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Research Steering Committee (RSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a workshop to consider the potential redevelopment of the Council’s research set-aside (RSA) program. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. DATES: The workshop will be held via webinar on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The workshop will take place over webinar with a telephoneonly connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by computer SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 15 (Monday, January 24, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3506-3507]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-01196]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB739]


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold public meetings of the Council including a joint session with the 
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Interstate Fisheries 
Management Program (ISFMP) Policy Board.

DATES: The meetings will be held Tuesday, February 8, 2022 through 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be conducted entirely by webinar. Webinar 
registration details will be available on the Council's website at 
https://www.mafmc.org/council-events.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N 
State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331; 
www.mafmc.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 
526-5255. The Council's website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the 
meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and 
briefing materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the agenda, 
although agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be 
noted on the Council's website when possible.)

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Atlantic Sturgeon Bycatch Working Group
    Presentation on the formation and planned activities of the 
Atlantic Sturgeon Bycatch Working Group and request for public input
Recusal Briefing
    John Almeida, NOAA General Counsel
2022 Recreational Management Measures for Summer Flounder, Scup, and 
Black Sea Bass
    Review action taken by ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black 
Sea Bass Management Board regarding 2022 recreational management 
measures
    Consider revising Council recommendation for 2022 recreational 
management measures if needed in response to Board action

Council Meeting with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries 
Commission's ISFMP Policy Board

Recreational Harvest Control Rule Framework/Addenda for Summer 
Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish
    Review draft range of alternatives
    Consider splitting range of alternatives into multiple actions
    Approve final range of alternatives for framework/addenda
    Approve draft addenda for public hearings

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Business Session
    Committee Reports (SSC, RSC); Executive Director's Report; 
Organization Reports; and Liaison Reports
Other Business and General Public Comment

    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these 
meetings. Actions 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).

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aid should be directed to Shelley Spedden,

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(302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: January 18, 2022.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-01196 Filed 1-21-22; 8:45 am]
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