National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of public meeting.
The Joint Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) and the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) Spiny Dogfish Committee will hold a public meeting.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Comfort Inn Airport, 1940 Post Road, Warwick, RI; telephone: 401-732-0470.
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 identify issues to be included in the hearing draft of Amendment 1 to the Spiny Dogfish Fishery Management Plan.
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.
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: February 2, 2004.
Peter H. Fricke,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 04-2415 Filed 2-4-04; 8:45 am]
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