South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 8236-8237 [2022-03100]

Download as PDF 8236 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 30 / Monday, February 14, 2022 / Notices 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: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of this online meeting is to discuss the next steps in the authorization process for commercial offshore wind energy leasing, including a description of proposed offshore wind (OSW) planning Call Area(s) off the Oregon Coast and to solicit public comment. This meeting will include representatives from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), who will provide a presentation on the proposed Call Area(s), followed by discussion with the MPC and meeting participants. The meeting is open to all interested parties with a primary audience focus of fishery sector participants and stakeholders that operate in Oregon, particularly in the Oregon offshore wind planning area (see www.boem.gov/OR_PlanningArea_ NOAAChart). The proposed Call Area(s) are scheduled to be presented at the February 25, 2022, meeting of the BOEM Oregon Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force (Task Force) meeting (see www.boem.gov/Oregon for meeting information). This MPC meeting follows the Task Force meeting, with the objective of continued outreach and engagement. BOEM may schedule or be invited to participate in additional sector-specific meetings to continue outreach and engagement efforts related to OSW planning activities. The meeting agenda and instructions on attending the meeting will be available on the Pacific Council’s website in advance of the meeting. Although non-emergency 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, jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Feb 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov; (503) 820–2412) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 9, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–03102 Filed 2–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB795] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the following: Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Mackerel Cobia Committee, Snapper Grouper Committee, and Executive Committee. The meeting week will also include a formal public comment session and a meeting of the Full Council. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 1 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022, until 12 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Westin Hotel, 110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527; phone: (912) 635–4545. The meeting will also be available via webinar. Registration is required. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting information, including agendas, overviews, and briefing book materials will be posted on the Council’s website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 council-meetings/. Webinar registration links for the meeting will also be available from the Council’s website. Public comment: Public comment on agenda items may be submitted through the Council’s online comment form available from the Council’s website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ council-meetings/. Comments will be accepted from February 18, 2022, until March 11, 2022. These comments are accessible to the public, part of the Administrative Record of the meeting, and immediately available for Council consideration. The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: Council Session I, Monday, March 7, 2022, 1 p.m. Until 4 p.m. The Council will receive reports from state agencies, Council liaisons, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Council will then receive an update on the Acceptable Biological Catch Control Rule Amendment and discuss use of the Allocation Decision Tool for informing future sector allocations decisions. SEDAR Committee, Monday, March 7, 2022, 4 p.m. Until 5 p.m. The Committee will review and approve the Terms of Reference for the Yellowtail Snapper Interim Analysis and the Statement of Work for Golden Tilefish. Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. The Committee will consider options for a Size Limit and Recreational Limits Framework Amendment to the Fishery Management Plan for the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic and consider approving for public scoping. The Committee will also review and approve topics for the spring 2022 meeting of the Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel (AP). Mackerel Cobia Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 10 a.m. Until 12 p.m. The Committee will receive input from the Law Enforcement AP on Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Amendment 34 to allow retention of cut/damaged king mackerel for the recreational sector. CPM Amendment 34 addresses other management measures for Atlantic king mackerel and for Spanish mackerel in the South Atlantic. The Committee will consider approving CMP Amendment 34 for Secretarial review. The Committee will review CMP Amendment 33 addressing management of Gulf migratory group E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 30 / Monday, February 14, 2022 / Notices jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 king mackerel and continue work on the amendment. Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m.; Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:45 p.m.; and Thursday, March 10, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. The Committee will review initial public scoping input received on the Release Mortality Reduction and Red Snapper Catch Levels Framework Amendment and input from its Law Enforcement AP on the amendment. The Committee will provide further guidance on the range of actions to explore in the amendment to reduce the number of dead releases in the fishery and improve survival of released fish. The Committee will consider input from its Private Recreational Permitting and Reporting Workgroup and discuss reinitiating work on Amendment 46 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan to address permitting and reporting requirements for the private recreational sector. The Committee will receive an update on Snapper Grouper Amendment 48 addressing modernization of the Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) Program and provide direction to staff. The Committee will discuss management changes for greater amberjack being addressed in Amendment 49 and consider approving the amendment for public hearings. The Committee will receive input from the Law Enforcement AP on actions being considered in Amendment 50 addressing management of red porgy in the South Atlantic, make any necessary modifications, and consider recommending for formal Secretarial review. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Amendments 51, 52, and 53, addressing management of snowy grouper, golden and blueline tilefish, and gag grouper, respectively, review public input received during scoping for the amendments and provide guidance on further development. Additionally, the Committee will receive a fishery overview for blueline tilefish and recommendations from its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) regarding requested rebuilding projections for gag grouper. The Committee will then receive updates on red snapper recreational landings, the Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) Project, the South Atlantic Red Snapper and Greater Amberjack Projects, and approve topics for the spring 2022 meeting of the Snapper Grouper AP. Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 4 p.m.—Public comment will be accepted from individuals VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Feb 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 attending the meeting on all items on the Council meeting agenda. The Council Chair will determine the amount of time provided to each commenter based on the number of individuals wishing to comment. Executive Committee, Thursday, March 10, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Until 2:30 p.m. The Committee will receive an update on Council Coordination Committee (CCC) activities. Council Session II, Thursday, March 10, 2022, 2:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. and Friday, March 11, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. The Council will receive a briefing on any legal issues, if needed, followed by an update of the Southeast Reef Fish Survey (SERFS). The Council will receive reports from staff including updates from the Executive Director, the Climate Change Scenario Planning Initiative, activities of the Area Based Management Sub-Committee of the CCC, and the Council’s Citizen Science and Outreach and Communication Programs. The Council will then consider and approve topics for the spring 2022 meetings of the Council’s Advisory Panels. The Council will receive reports from NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, including updates on the Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program and a protected resources update. The Council will receive Committee reports, review its workplan for the next quarter and upcoming meetings, and take action as necessary. Updates from the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center will conclude the meeting, including an update on commercial elogbook progress. The Council will discuss any other business as necessary. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal 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 Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES) 8237 (5) days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 9, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–03100 Filed 2–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB802] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 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) Partial Coverage Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (PCFMAC) will meet March 3, 2022. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Alaska Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a web conference. Join online through the link at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/2793. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below. SUMMARY: Sara Cleaver, Council staff; phone; (907) 271– 2809 and email: sara.cleaver@noaa.gov. For technical support, please contact administrative Council staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agenda Thursday, March 3, 2022 The PCFMAC agenda will include (a) status update on the cost efficiencies analysis; (b) public comment; and (c) other issues and future scheduling. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https:// meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 2793 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 30 (Monday, February 14, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8236-8237]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-03100]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB795]


South Atlantic 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold meetings of the following: Southeast Data, Assessment and Review 
(SEDAR) Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Mackerel Cobia Committee, 
Snapper Grouper Committee, and Executive Committee. The meeting week 
will also include a formal public comment session and a meeting of the 
Full Council.

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 1 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 
2022, until 12 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Westin Hotel, 110 
Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527; phone: (912) 635-4545. The meeting 
will also be available via webinar. Registration is required. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302-8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting information, including agendas, 
overviews, and briefing book materials will be posted on the Council's 
website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Webinar 
registration links for the meeting will also be available from the 
Council's website.
    Public comment: Public comment on agenda items may be submitted 
through the Council's online comment form available from the Council's 
website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Comments 
will be accepted from February 18, 2022, until March 11, 2022. These 
comments are accessible to the public, part of the Administrative 
Record of the meeting, and immediately available for Council 
consideration.
    The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as 
follows:

Council Session I, Monday, March 7, 2022, 1 p.m. Until 4 p.m.

    The Council will receive reports from state agencies, Council 
liaisons, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, and the U.S. Coast Guard. The 
Council will then receive an update on the Acceptable Biological Catch 
Control Rule Amendment and discuss use of the Allocation Decision Tool 
for informing future sector allocations decisions.

SEDAR Committee, Monday, March 7, 2022, 4 p.m. Until 5 p.m.

    The Committee will review and approve the Terms of Reference for 
the Yellowtail Snapper Interim Analysis and the Statement of Work for 
Golden Tilefish.

Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 
a.m.

    The Committee will consider options for a Size Limit and 
Recreational Limits Framework Amendment to the Fishery Management Plan 
for the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic and consider approving 
for public scoping. The Committee will also review and approve topics 
for the spring 2022 meeting of the Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel (AP).

Mackerel Cobia Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 10 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    The Committee will receive input from the Law Enforcement AP on 
Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Amendment 34 to allow retention of 
cut/damaged king mackerel for the recreational sector. CPM Amendment 34 
addresses other management measures for Atlantic king mackerel and for 
Spanish mackerel in the South Atlantic. The Committee will consider 
approving CMP Amendment 34 for Secretarial review. The Committee will 
review CMP Amendment 33 addressing management of Gulf migratory group

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king mackerel and continue work on the amendment.

Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Until 5 
p.m.; Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:45 p.m.; and 
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    The Committee will review initial public scoping input received on 
the Release Mortality Reduction and Red Snapper Catch Levels Framework 
Amendment and input from its Law Enforcement AP on the amendment. The 
Committee will provide further guidance on the range of actions to 
explore in the amendment to reduce the number of dead releases in the 
fishery and improve survival of released fish. The Committee will 
consider input from its Private Recreational Permitting and Reporting 
Workgroup and discuss reinitiating work on Amendment 46 to the Snapper 
Grouper Fishery Management Plan to address permitting and reporting 
requirements for the private recreational sector. The Committee will 
receive an update on Snapper Grouper Amendment 48 addressing 
modernization of the Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) 
Program and provide direction to staff. The Committee will discuss 
management changes for greater amberjack being addressed in Amendment 
49 and consider approving the amendment for public hearings. The 
Committee will receive input from the Law Enforcement AP on actions 
being considered in Amendment 50 addressing management of red porgy in 
the South Atlantic, make any necessary modifications, and consider 
recommending for formal Secretarial review. The Committee will review 
Snapper Grouper Amendments 51, 52, and 53, addressing management of 
snowy grouper, golden and blueline tilefish, and gag grouper, 
respectively, review public input received during scoping for the 
amendments and provide guidance on further development. Additionally, 
the Committee will receive a fishery overview for blueline tilefish and 
recommendations from its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) 
regarding requested rebuilding projections for gag grouper. The 
Committee will then receive updates on red snapper recreational 
landings, the Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) Project, the South 
Atlantic Red Snapper and Greater Amberjack Projects, and approve topics 
for the spring 2022 meeting of the Snapper Grouper AP.
    Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 4 p.m.--Public 
comment will be accepted from individuals attending the meeting on all 
items on the Council meeting agenda. The Council Chair will determine 
the amount of time provided to each commenter based on the number of 
individuals wishing to comment.

Executive Committee, Thursday, March 10, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Until 2:30 
p.m.

    The Committee will receive an update on Council Coordination 
Committee (CCC) activities.

Council Session II, Thursday, March 10, 2022, 2:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. 
and Friday, March 11, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    The Council will receive a briefing on any legal issues, if needed, 
followed by an update of the Southeast Reef Fish Survey (SERFS). The 
Council will receive reports from staff including updates from the 
Executive Director, the Climate Change Scenario Planning Initiative, 
activities of the Area Based Management Sub-Committee of the CCC, and 
the Council's Citizen Science and Outreach and Communication Programs. 
The Council will then consider and approve topics for the spring 2022 
meetings of the Council's Advisory Panels. The Council will receive 
reports from NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, including 
updates on the Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program and a 
protected resources update. The Council will receive Committee reports, 
review its workplan for the next quarter and upcoming meetings, and 
take action as necessary. Updates from the NOAA Fisheries Southeast 
Fisheries Science Center will conclude the meeting, including an update 
on commercial e-logbook progress. The Council will discuss any other 
business as necessary.
    Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council 
office (see ADDRESSES).
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal 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 Council's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) (5) days prior to the meeting.

    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.

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

    Dated: February 9, 2022.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-03100 Filed 2-11-22; 8:45 am]
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