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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Although other non-emergency issues FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
not on the agendas may come before the Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric LEAP for discussion, in accordance with Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management
Administration the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Council; telephone: (302) 674–2331, ext.
RIN: 0648–XC93 Conservation and Management Act 19.
(Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management may not be the subject of formal action Tuesday, October 16, the Joint Dogfish
Council; Public Meeting during this meeting. Actions of the Committee will meet from 10 a.m. until
LEAP will be restricted to those issues noon. The RSA Committee will meet
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries specifically identified in the agendas from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The Law
Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and and any issues arising after publication Enforcement Committee will meet from
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), of this notice that require emergency 4 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Council will
Commerce. action under Section 305(c) of the convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday,
ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the October 17 and remain in session until
public has been notified of the Council’s 4:15 p.m. at which time the Executive
SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery
intent to take action to address the Committee will meet until 5:30 p.m. On
Management Council (Council) will emergency.
convene its Law Enforcement Advisory Thursday October 18, the Council will
Panel (LEAP). Special Accommodations convene at 9 a.m. and remain in session
until approximately 1 p.m.
DATES: The meeting will be held on This meeting is physically accessible Agenda items by day for the Council’s
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, from 1 p.m. to people with disabilities. Requests for committees and the Council itself are:
to 5 p.m. sign language interpretation or other TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16 - the Joint
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina Dogfish Committee will review and
the Grand Hotel Marriott, 1 Grand Blvd., Trezza at the Council (see ADDRESSES) 5 develop the Dogfish Monitoring
Point Clear, AL 36564; telephone: (251) working days prior to the meeting. Committee’s recommendations
928–9201. Dated: September 26, 2007. regarding the 2008/09 fishing year quota
Council address: Gulf of Mexico Tracey L. Thompson, and related management measures for
Fishery Management Council, 2203 Council consideration and action. The
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Research Set-Aside Committee (RSA)
FL 33607. will review the New England Council’s
[FR Doc. E7–19372 Filed 10–1–07; 8:45 am]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. policy for incorporation of research
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Richard Leard, Deputy Executive results into fishery management
Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery programs. The Law Enforcement
Management Council; telephone: (813) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Committee will review Fisheries
348–1630. Achievement Award (FAA)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric nominations, recommend recipient(s)
Council will convene the LEAP to Administration for that award recognition, and review
review a generic amendment that would the Council’s Award Recognition
potentially allow offshore aquaculture RIN: 0648–XC96 Program Survey results.
in the Gulf of Mexico. The LEAP will WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 - the Council
also review Amendment 30A to the Reef Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management will swear in new and reappointed
Fish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Council; Public Meetings Council members and elect Council
that would establish restrictions on the officers. The Council will receive a
harvest of gray triggerfish and a AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries report by Dr. Jim Weinberg on the recent
rebuilding plan for this overfished Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Monkfish Stock Assessment. The
stock, as well as additional restrictions Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Council will consider adjustments to the
on greater amberjack to maintain its Commerce. current Monkfish Management Program
rebuilding target. Furthermore, the ACTION: Notice of public meetings. and discuss the need for a new
LEAP will review an Options Paper that framework for the 2008 fishing year and
SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery
will likely result in the development of if necessary initiate such a framework.
Management Council (Council), its Joint The Council will review and discuss the
Amendment 30B to the Reef Fish FMP
Dogfish Committee, Research Set-Aside Dogfish Committee’s recommendations
to further restrict the harvest of gag and
Committee (RSA), Law Enforcement for the dogfish quota and related
possibly relax some of the current
Committee, and Executive Committee management measures for the 2008/09
restrictions on the harvest of red
will hold public meetings. fishing year and adopt the quota and
grouper. Finally, the LEAP will consider
an options paper that could potentially DATES: The meetings will be held on related management measures for the
result in the implementation of a Tuesday, October 16, 2007 through 2008/09 fishing year and beyond. The
limited access privilege program (LAPP) Thursday, October 18, 2007. See Council will then receive a presentation
for groupers and possibly other reef fish. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific by Dr. Mike Fogarty on the Northeast
The LEAP consists of principal law dates and times. Fisheries Science Center’s current
enforcement officers in each of the Gulf ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at ecosystem activities. The Council will
States, as well as the NMFS, U.S. Fish the New Bern Convention Center, 203 conduct its business session, receive
and Wildlife Service (FWS), the U.S. South Front St, New Bern, NC 28563; organizational reports, receive the New
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Coast Guard, and NOAA General telephone: (252) 637–1551. England Council liaison report, the
Counsel. A copy of the agenda and Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Executive Director’s report, status of the
related materials can be obtained by Management Council, 300 S. New Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management
calling the Council office at (813) 348– Street, Dover, DE 19904; telephone: Council’s Fishery Management Plans
1630. (302) 674–2331. (FMP), and Committee reports. The

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Council will receive a presentation by Multispecies (Groundfish) Committee Dated: September 26, 2007.
Preston Pate on the NMFS’ Marine will meet to consider actions affecting Tracey L. Thompson,
Recreational Information Program New England fisheries in the exclusive Acting Director, Office of Sustainable
(MRIP). The Executive Committee will economic zone (EEZ). Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
then review the highlights of the [FR Doc. E7–19369 Filed 10–1–07; 8:45 am]
DATES:The meeting will be held on
Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Act BILLING CODE 3510–22–S
Tuesday, October 16, 2007, at 9 a.m.
Workshop, review the highlights of the
Northeast Regional Coordinating ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at
Council (NRCC) meeting, and review the the Holiday Inn, One Newbury Street, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Council’s proposed 2008 Annual Work Peabody, MA 01960; telephone: (978)
Plan (AWP). 535–4600. National Oceanic and Atmospheric
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 - the Council Council address: New England Administration
will convene at 9 a.m. to review and Fishery Management Council, 50 Water RIN: 0648–XC95
approve the Draft Supplemental Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.
Environmental Impact Statement North Pacific Fishery Management
(DSEIS) and public hearing document FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Council; Public Meeting
(PHD) for Amendment 10 to the Squid, J. Howard, Executive Director, New
Mackerel, and Butterfish FMP which is England Fishery Management Council; AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
intended to rebuild the butterfish telephone: (978) 465–0492. Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
fishery. The Council will then consider Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items Commerce.
any continuing and/or new business. of discussion in the committee’s agenda
Although non-emergency issues not are as follows: ACTION: Notice of a public committee
contained in this agenda may come meeting.
before the Council for discussion, these The Multispecies (Groundfish)
issues may not be the subject of formal Oversight Committee will meet to SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery
Council action during these meetings. continue development of Amendment Management Council’s (Council) Steller
Council action will be restricted to those 16 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Sea Lion Mitigation Committee
issues specifically listed in this notice Management Plan. The Committee will (SSLMC) will meet in Seattle, WA.
and any issues arising after publication review suggestions for changes to the DATES: The meeting will be held
of this notice that require emergency effort control systems for common pool October 16–18, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to
action under section 305(c) of the vessels. They will identify which 5 p.m.
Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the suggestions will impact fishing ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at
public has been notified of the Council’s mortality and may develop the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600
intent to take final actions to address recommendations on those measures Sand Point Way NE, Bldg 4, Room 2076,
such emergencies. that should be pursued in Amendment Seattle, WA.
16. This discussion may include, but is Council address: North Pacific
Special Accommodations not limited to, changes to the days-at- Fishery Management Council, 605 W.
These meetings are physically sea system, access to closed areas, trip 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK
accessible to people with disabilities. limits, annual catch limits, etc. The 99501–2252.
Requests for sign language Committee may continue its discussion
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill
interpretation or other auxiliary aids of sector management issues. The
Committee may also discuss other Wilson, North Pacific Fishery
should be directed to M. Jan Bryan, Management Council; telephone: (907)
(302) 674–2331 ext. 18, at least 5 days Amendment 16 issues. Committee
recommendations will be forwarded to 271–2809.
prior to the meeting date.
the Council for action at a future date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
Dated: September 26, 2007. SSLMC will initiate proposal analysis
Tracey L. Thompson, Although non-emergency issues not
which will include the following steps:
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable contained in this agenda may come
(a) review 2001/02 Reasonable and
Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. before this group for discussion, those
Prudent Alternatives process and
[FR Doc. E7–19371 Filed 10–1–07; 8:45 am] issues may not be the subject of formal
criteria; (b) review applicable federal
action during this meeting. Action will
BILLING CODE 3510–22–S laws and orders (Endangered Species
be restricted to those issues specifically
Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act,
identified in this notice and any issues
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE arising after publication of this notice
Conservation and Management Act,
that require emergency action under
National Environmental Policy Act); (c)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens
review jeopardy and adverse
Administration Fishery Conservation and Management
modification standards/criteria; (d)
Act, provided the public has been
RIN: 0648–XC94 review status quo critical habitat harvest
notified of the Council’s intent to take
data; (e) adopt SSLMC goals and
New England Fishery Management final action to address the emergency.
objectives; (f) initiate proposal analysis
Council; Public Meeting Special Accommodations using Outside The Model
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Considerations; (g) review preliminary
This meeting is physically accessible data sets; (h) identify information needs
Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and to people with disabilities. Requests for and develop data requests.
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Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), sign language interpretation or other


Commerce. Although non-emergency issues not
auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul contained in this agenda may come
ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 before this group for discussion, those
SUMMARY: The New England Fishery days prior to the meeting date. issues may not be the subject of formal
Management Council’s (Council) Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. action during this meeting. Action will

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