[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 198 (Monday, October 18, 2021)]
[Pages 57640-57641]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-22559]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB467]

South Atlantic 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management 
(Habitat) AP.

DATES: The Habitat AP will meet via webinar on Wednesday November 3, 
2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 9 
a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar.

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    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Habitat AP meeting is open to the public 
and will be available via webinar as it occurs. Registration is 
required. Webinar registration information and other meeting materials 
will be posted to the Council's website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/current-advisory-panel-meetings/ as it becomes available.
    The meeting agenda includes the following: A briefing on recent 
actions by the Council's Habitat Committee; status of amendment 
development; review and input on revisions to the Council's Beach 
Dredge and Fill and Large-Scale Coastal Engineering Policy Statement; 
review and input on the development of a South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council Habitat Blueprint; and a presentation by the Bureau 
of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Offshore Wind Activities in South 
Atlantic Region and input on activities.
    The AP will also receive updates on the following: NOAA Fisheries 
South Atlantic Climate Vulnerability Assessment; NOAA Fisheries South 
Atlantic Ecosystem Status Report; NOAA Fisheries Habitat Conservation 
Division Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Consultation on Wind, Ports, and 
Mitigation Banking; mapping of the Wilmington-East Wind Area by NOAA's 
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science; and the East Coast Climate 
Scenario Planning Initiative.
    The AP will develop recommendations as necessary for consideration 
by the Council's Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management 

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.
    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

     Dated: October 12, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-22559 Filed 10-15-21; 8:45 am]