[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 36 (Wednesday, February 23, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-3980]

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA241

North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) will meet at the Council office in 
the Old Federal Building.

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 22, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Old Federal Building, 605 W. 
4th Avenue, 205 Anchorage, AK.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Kimball, Council staff; 
telephone: (907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is to review progress on the 
observer restructuring regulatory package, as well as discuss 
development of a potential electronic monitoring system design for less 
than 60 foot vessels that are included under the observer restructuring 
action. Electronic monitoring may be a potential alternative to an 
observer for some small vessels that will be subject to sampling and 
monitoring requirements under the new observer restructuring 
regulations. Listen-only teleconference line will be provided: (907) 
271-2896. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will 
be posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/
    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 Fishery Conservation and 
Management 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 Gail Bendixen at (907) 271-2809 at least 7 
working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: February 17, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-3980 Filed 2-22-11; 8:45 am]