86 FR 102 pgs. 28762-28763 - New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

Type: NOTICEVolume: 86Number: 102Pages: 28762 - 28763
Docket number: [RTID 0648-XB125]
FR document: [FR Doc. 2021-11328 Filed 5-27-21; 8:45 am]
Agency: Commerce Department
Sub Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version
Pages: 28762, 28763

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB125]

New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting


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


Notice; public meeting.


The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel via webinar 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 Monday, June 14, 2021 at 9 a.m.


All meeting participants and interested parties can register to join the webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3428615220560991756.

Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.


Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.



The Scallop Advisory Panel (AP) will discuss 2022/23 Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA): Develop research recommendations for federal funding announcement.

[top] They will also discuss Scallop Framework 34 and receive an update on the timeline and likely measures. This action will be initiated at the June 2021 Council meeting. The AP plans to discuss the Rotational Management Program Evaluation and receive an update and provide input on issues that could be considered as part of the review. Also on the agenda is the Leasing Petition: Discuss Scallopers Campaign letter to NMFS requesting secretarial action to implement a scallop page 28763 leasing program. Other business may be discussed, as necessary.

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.

Special Accommodations

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request.

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

Dated: May 25, 2021.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

[FR Doc. 2021-11328 Filed 5-27-21; 8:45 am]