2019-21812. New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting  

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    AGENCY:

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

    ACTION:

    Notice; public meeting.

    SUMMARY:

    The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Skate Advisory Panel 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 Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 9 a.m.

    ADDRESSES:

    The meeting will be held at the New Bedford Harbor Hotel, 222 Union Street, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone: (508) 999-1292.

    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Agenda

    The Skate Advisory Panel will discuss Amendment 5/Limited Access to the skate fishery and review Plan Development Team (PDT) analyses to date; continued discussion on the structure of a limited access program for the skate bait and wing fisheries including draft alternatives. The Advisory Panel will make recommendations to the Skate Committee. 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 these meetings. 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 meeting date. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request.

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

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    Dated: October 2, 2019.

    Tracey L. Thompson,

    Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-21812 Filed 10-4-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 3510-22-P

Document Information

Published:
10/07/2019
Department:
Commerce Department
Agency:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice; public meeting.
Document Number:
2019-21812
Dates:
This meeting will be held on Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 9 a.m.
Pages:
53425-53425 (1 pages)
RIN:
0648-XV09
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-21812.pdf