New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Notice Of A Public Meeting.
The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Interspecies Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
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The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at 9 a.m.
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The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339-2200.
Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.
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Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.
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1. Topics to be discussed include the Committee's work plan, a buyback for the Northeast multispecies fishery, the status of monitoring programs in all fisheries, and NOAA's recent draft report on catch share policy;
2. Other items may also be discussed.
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.
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This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.
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16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.
Dated: December 16, 2009.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-30329 Filed 12-21-09; 8:45 am]
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