National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee on March 30-31, 2011 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
This meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 30 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:30 a.m.
The meeting will be held at the Seaport Hotel, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210; telephone: (617) 385-4000; fax: (617) 385-4001.
Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Wednesday, March 30, 2011-Thursday, March 31, 2011
The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a new member orientation; discuss the process for upcoming SSC elections; provide an update on SSC activities and review the Massachusetts Fisheries Institute Report on “Economic and Scientific Conditions in the Massachusetts Multispecies Groundfish”.
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 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 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 Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465-0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: March 8, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-5643 Filed 3-10-11; 8:45 am]
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