New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 11048-11049 [2022-04135]

Download as PDF 11048 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 39 / Monday, February 28, 2022 / Notices 1. Arongol Falu´ 2. Department of Lands Natural Resources/Division of Fish and Wildlife Report 3. Proposed Marianas Sanctuary Nomination Discussion C. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Scientific and Statistical Committee D. Public Comment E. Council Discussion and Action 7. Hawaii Archipelago and Pacific Remote Island Areas A. Moku Pepa B. Department of Land and Natural Resources/Division of Aquatic Resources Report (Legislation, Enforcement) C. Green Turtle Management Update D. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Proposed National Marine Sanctuary 304(a)(5) Council Response E. Specification of the Main Hawaiian Island Deepwater Shrimp and Precious Coral Annual Catch Limits for Fishing Year 2022–2025 (Final Action) F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Scientific and Statistical Committee G. Public Comment H. Council Discussion and Action Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8. Pelagic and International Fisheries A. 2021 American Samoa Longline Fishery Report B. 2021 Hawaii Longline Fishery Report C. Area-Based Management Working Group Reports 1. Assessing the Population-level Conservation Effects of Marine Protected Areas 2. The Trade-off Between Biodiversity and Sustainable Fish Harvest with Area-Based Management 3. SSC Working Group on Area-Based Management D. International Fisheries 1. SPRFMO Annual Meeting 2. New Strategy for Addressing WCPFC Issues 3. Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction E. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Feb 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Scientific and Statistical Committee F. Pelagic and International Standing Committee G. Public Comment H. Council Discussion and Action 9. Protected Species A. False Killer Whale Hook Study Implications B. ESA Section 7 Mapper Overview C. ESA Consultations for the Hawaii Deep-set Longline Fishery, American Samoa Longline Fishery, and Bottomfish Fisheries D. ESA and Marine Mammal Protection Act Updates E. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Scientific and Statistical Committee F. Public Comment G. Council Discussion and Action 10. American Samoa Archipelago A. Motu Lipoti B. DMWR Report C. Outcomes of the American Samoa Bottomfish Fisherman Data Workshop D. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Scientific and Statistical Committee E. Public Comment F. Council Discussion and Action Thursday, March 24, 2022, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 11. Program Planning and Research A. National Legislative Report B. Multivariate Analysis of the Territorial Bottomfish Management Unit Species C. Options for Revising the Territorial BMUS Complex D. Report of the Pilot Implementation of Catchit Logit E. Aquaculture Management Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Future Action F. Report on the Environmental Justice Workshop G. Regional Communications and Outreach Report H. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee 3. Archipelagic Plan Team 4. Scientific and Statistical Committee I. Public Comment J. Council Discussion and Action PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12. Administrative Matters A. Financial Reports B. Administrative Reports C. Regional Operating Agreement Update D. Council Family Changes E. Meetings and Workshops F. Standing Committee Report G. Public Comment H. Council Discussion and Action 13. Other Business Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion and formal Council action during its 190th meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the MSA, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 23, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–04137 Filed 2–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB841] 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 joint meeting of its Habitat Committee 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 meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 1 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 39 / Monday, February 28, 2022 / Notices Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/2538856332393707790. 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: Dated: February 23, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dated: February 23, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–04135 Filed 2–25–22; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2022–04134 Filed 2–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agenda [RTID 0648–XB825] The Committee will review alternatives to designate a Habitat Area of Particular Concern in Southern New England and identify a preferred alternative for Council consideration at the April meeting. As needed, recommend additional analysis or information to be developed by the Plan Development Team to support Council final action in April. They will also receive an update on the discussions that have occurred between the Plan Development Team and Coonamessett Farm Foundation staff related to development of a final report for their Exempted Fishing Permit study in the Great South Channel Habitat Management Area. The Committee will receive updates on offshore energy, cable, and aquaculture projects of interest to the Council and provide feedback as appropriate. They will also discuss and recommend updates to habitat-related Council research priorities. Also on the agenda is a progress update on habitat-related Council work priorities. Other business may be discussed as necessary. 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 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. Special Accommodations khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 11049 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 date. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Feb 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; correction. The National Marine Fisheries Service published a document in the Federal Register of February 23, 2022, regarding a meeting of the Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Technical Advisory Panel (EBFM TAP). The document omitted a meeting location. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Graciela Garcı´a-Moliner, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 403–8337. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In the Federal Register of February 23, 2022, in FR Doc. 2022–03810, on page 10173, in the second column, add the following information to the ADDRESSES caption: ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort, 7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979. All previously published information remains unchanged. Special Accommodations For any additional information on this hybrid meeting, please contact Dr. Graciela Garcı´a-Moliner, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 403–8337. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In January 2022, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) requested written comments to facilitate the fiveyear review of the nomination for Hudson Canyon National Marine Sanctuary (NMS). NOAA requested relevant and new information pertaining to its 11 sanctuary nomination evaluation criteria. In particular, NOAA sought any additional details about the area’s natural or cultural resources, emerging threats to these resources, and evolving management efforts or human uses in the proposed area (e.g., wind energy proposals). After reviewing the information gathered through the public process and completing an internal analysis of readily-available and relevant information on the proposed area, NOAA has determined the Hudson Canyon NMS nomination will remain on the inventory until at least February 23, 2027. DATES: This determination is applicable on February 23, 2022. ADDRESSES: Matt Brookhart, Eastern Regional Director, NOAA Sanctuaries Eastern Region, 1305 East West Highway, N/NMS, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or at Matt.Brookhart@noaa.gov, and at https://nominate.noaa.gov/ nominations/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LeAnn Hogan, Regional Operations Coordinator, NOAA Sanctuaries Eastern Region, 1305 East-West Highway, N/ NMS, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or at LeAnn.Hogan@noaa.gov, or at 202–731– 0678. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Determination Regarding Review of Nomination for Hudson Canyon National Marine Sanctuary Background Information In June 2014, NOAA issued a final rule establishing the sanctuary E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 39 (Monday, February 28, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11048-11049]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-04135]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB841]


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 joint meeting of its Habitat Committee 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 meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 1 p.m.

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Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2538856332393707790.

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 Committee will review alternatives to designate a Habitat Area 
of Particular Concern in Southern New England and identify a preferred 
alternative for Council consideration at the April meeting. As needed, 
recommend additional analysis or information to be developed by the 
Plan Development Team to support Council final action in April. They 
will also receive an update on the discussions that have occurred 
between the Plan Development Team and Coonamessett Farm Foundation 
staff related to development of a final report for their Exempted 
Fishing Permit study in the Great South Channel Habitat Management 
Area. The Committee will receive updates on offshore energy, cable, and 
aquaculture projects of interest to the Council and provide feedback as 
appropriate. They will also discuss and recommend updates to habitat-
related Council research priorities. Also on the agenda is a progress 
update on habitat-related Council work priorities. Other business may 
be discussed as necessary.
    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 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.

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 date. This meeting will be recorded. 
Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available 
upon request.
    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: February 23, 2022.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-04135 Filed 2-25-22; 8:45 am]
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