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Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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


Notice of a public meeting.


The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) and ad hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup (LRC Workgroup) will hold a public work session. The meeting is open to the public, but is not intended as a public hearing. Public comments will be taken as time allows.


The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and will proceed until 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed.


Meeting address: The work session will be held at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Mount Hood A Room, 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220, telephone: (503) 281-2500.

Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220, telephone: (503) 820-2280.

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Mr. Mike Burner, Pacific Council, telephone: (503) 820-2414.

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The SAS and LRC Workgroup will discuss items on the Pacific Council's September meeting agenda. Major topics include: Salmon Methodology Review, Lower Columbia Coho Harvest Matrix, and the Unmanaged Forage Fish Protection Initiative. The SAS and LRC Workgroup may also address one or more of the Pacific Council's scheduled Administrative Matters. The SAS and LRC Workgroup reports and recommendations are scheduled to be presented to the Pacific Council at its September 2014 meeting in Spokane, WA.

Although non-emergency issues not contained in the SAS and the LRC Workgroup meeting agendas may come before the SAS and the LRC Workgroup for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. The SAS and the LRC Workgroup action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

This public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820-2425 (voice), or (503) 820-2299 (fax) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

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Dated: August 11, 2014.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-19254 Filed 8-13-14; 8:45 am]