National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public.
The GMT meeting will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, June 24 through Friday, June 27, from 8:30 a.m. until business for each day is completed.
The GMT meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management Start Printed Page 31977Council office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.
Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Coordinator; telephone: (503) 820-2280.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of the GMT working meeting is to complete analyses for the 2009-10 Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The main task will be completing any analysis of the Council's preferred alternative for groundfish harvest specifications and management measures for the next biennium.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GMT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal GMT action during this meeting. GMT 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the GMT'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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: June 2, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-12594 Filed 6-4-08; 8:45 am]
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