[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 178 (Friday, September 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56658-56659]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-22292]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC864


Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council); Public 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Council's Salmon Technical Team (STT), Scientific 
and Statistical Committee (SSC) Salmon Subcommittee, and Model 
Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will review proposed salmon methodology 
changes in a joint work session, which is open to the public.

DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 1 
p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m., and, if necessary to complete business, Thursday, October 3, 
2013, from 9 a.m. to noon.

ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland 
Airport, Mt. Bachelor Room, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97220; 
telephone: (503) 256-5000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Burner, Staff Officer; telephone: 
(503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to 
discuss and review proposed changes to analytical methods used in 
salmon management. A list of potential topics for the work session 
includes but is not limited to: Oregon coastal natural coho marine 
survival rate index, Lower Columbia River natural coho matrix control 
rules, forecast methodologies for the Sacramento fall Chinook index, 
and improved modeling of sublegal Chinook encounters. The final list of 
topics for consideration at the work session is scheduled to be adopted 
by the Council at their September 12-17, 2013 meeting in Boise, ID.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the STT, SSC Salmon Subcommittee, and MEW 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act,

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provided the public has been notified of the 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820-2280 at least 
5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 10, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-22292 Filed 9-12-13; 8:45 am]
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