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New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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


Notice of public meeting.


The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Oversight Committee in August 2001. Recommendations from the committee will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.


The meeting will held on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 10 a.m.


The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, 230 Leebank Highway, Revere, MA 02151; telephone: (781) 286-5665.

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

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Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; (978) 465-0492.

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The Oversight Committee will develop advice and guidance for the Plan Development Team and other technical committees, following Council approval of management alternatives to be included in Draft Amendment 10 and analyzed by its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.

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 Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: July 10, 2001.

Richard W. Surdi,

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

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[FR Doc. 01-17731 Filed 7-13-01; 8:45 am]