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Notice of SEDAR Steering Committee meeting.
The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR assessment schedule, budget, and the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Thursday, October 13, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 744-4422.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
John Carmichael, SEDAR Program Manager, SEDAR/SAFMC, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee meets regularly to provide oversight of the SEDAR process and establish assessment priorities.
During this meeting the Steering Committee will receive reports on recent SEDAR activities, consider assessment scheduling for 2012-16, and discuss the SEDAR budget and procedures.
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 the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 7 business days prior to the meeting.Start Signature
Dated: August 11, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
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