National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Tilefish Committee, together with the Tilefish Industry Advisors and Tilefish Technical Team, will hold a public meeting.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2003, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Meadowlands, Two Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, NJ; telephone: 201-348-6900.
Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 300 S. New Street, Room 2115, Dover, DE 19904.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: 302-674-2331, ext. 19.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of this meeting is to address the decision of the court in Hadaja v. Evans which raised questions with respect to the Administrative Record for tilefish.
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 Start Printed Page 52184that 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.
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Joanna Davis at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: August 25, 2003.
Richard W. Surdi,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 03-22341 Filed 8-29-03; 8:45 am]
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