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North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of a public committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Crab Committee will meet in Seattle, WA..

DATES:

The meeting will be held on September 5, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Swedish Culture Center, 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109.

Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mark Fina, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (907) 271-2809.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda items include: (1) the current uses of B shares (those shares exempt from the processing share landing requirements) and whether those uses are consistent with the Council's original intent for the use of B shares, and (2) regulatory issues related to administration of the harvest share and processing share allocations and the arbitration program.

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.

Special Accommodations

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271-2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: August 15, 2007.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. E7-16273 Filed 8-17-07; 8:45 am]

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