National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Ad Hoc Scientific and Statistical Committee will hold a public meeting.
The meeting will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2008, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport, 4509 Island Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, telephone: (215) 365-4150.
Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, Room 2115, 300 S. New Street, Dover, DE 19904, telephone: (302) 674-2331.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 674-2331, extension 19.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of this meeting will be to review NMFS' proposed rule to modify National Standard 2 of the Magnuson-Steven Act. Particular emphasis will focus on compliance with new annual catch limits (ACL) and accountability measures (AM).
Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Bryan, (302) 674-2331 extension 18, at the Council Office at least five days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: June 25, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-14807 Filed 6-27-08; 8:45 am]
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