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Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public meeting.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore—BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090; telephone: (410) 859-8400.

Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526-5255.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The MAFMC's Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel will meet to provide input to the Council on the development of written Council policy on anthropogenic activities that impact fish habitat in our region (i.e., Coastal Development Issues, Liquefied Natural Gas, Marine Transport, Offshore Oil and Gas, Offshore Wind Energy, and Fishing Gear Impacts). The development of written Council policy on these activities will allow the Council to comment more quickly and effectively on activities and projects proposed in the Mid-Atlantic region, and enable the Council to work more effectively in addressing fish habitat and ecosystem issues in our region.

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 the 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 Start Printed Page 38178notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: June 29, 2015.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. 2015-16326 Filed 7-1-15; 8:45 am]

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