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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

36 / Friday, February 22, 2008 / Notices 9773

which a review is requested. However, ADDRESSES: The public hearings will be Thursday, March 13, 2008, Edgewater
if it is not practicable to complete the held in the following locations: Port Beach & Conference Center, 11212 Front
review within these time periods, Aransas and Galveston, TX; New Beach Blvd., Panama City, FL 31407,
section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act Orleans, LA; Panama City, St. telephone: (800) 814–8686;
allows the Department to extend the Petersburg, and Naples, FL; Gulf Shores, Wednesday, March 19, 2008, Radisson
time limit for the preliminary results to AL and Biloxi, MS. See SUPPLEMENTARY Hotel & Conference Center, 12600
a maximum of 365 days after the last INFORMATION for specific locations. Roosevelt Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL
day of the anniversary month of an Council address: Gulf of Mexico 33716, telephone: (727) 572–7800;
order for which a review is requested. Fishery Management Council, 2203 Thursday, March 20, 2008, Comfort
The Department finds that it is not North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, Inn & Executive Suites, 3860 Tollgate
practicable to complete the preliminary FL 33607. Blvd., Naples, FL 34114, telephone:
results of this review within the original FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. (239) 353–9500;
time frame due to additional analysis Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Copies of the Amendment can be
necessary with respect to cost of Statistician; telephone: (813) 348–1630. obtained by calling the Council office at
production data used in the margin SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf (813) 348–1630.
calculation programs. Moreover, we of Mexico Fishery Management Council Special Accommodations
require additional information from the (Council) has scheduled a series of
respondent, ThyssenKrupp Mexinox public hearings to solicit comments on These hearings are physically
S.A. de C.V. and Mexinox USA, Inc., in Draft Amendment 30B to the Reef Fish accessible to people with disabilities.
order to complete our analysis and will Fishery Management Plan. Amendment Requests for sign language
not have time to analyze this 30B contains potential management interpretation or other auxiliary aids
information prior to the current measures to define overfishing and should be directed to Tina Trezza at the
deadline for the preliminary results. overfished thresholds and an optimum Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5
Accordingly, the Department is yield (OY) target for gag, end overfishing working days prior to the meeting.
extending the time limit for completion of gag, increase the total allowable catch Dated: February 19, 2008.
of the preliminary results of this (TAC) of the red grouper stock to its OY Tracey L. Thompson,
administrative review until no later than level, establish recreational and Acting Director, Office of Sustainable
July 30, 2008, which is 365 days from commercial allocations for gag and red Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
the last day of the anniversary month. grouper, establish accountability [FR Doc. E8–3297 Filed 2–21–08; 8:45 am]
We intend to issue the final results no measures for gag to assure compliance BILLING CODE 3510–22–S
later than 120 days after publication of with ending overfishing, adjust
the preliminary results notice. This commercial grouper quotas and
extension is issued and published in recreational grouper bag limits, closed DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) seasons, and/or size limits, reduce
and 777(i) of the Tariff Act. discards and discard mortality of National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Dated: February 15, 2008. groupers, establish a new reef fish Administration
Stephen J. Claeys, marine reserve and/or extend the
duration of the existing Madison- RIN: 0648–XF75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import
Administration. Swanson and Steamboat Lumps marine
reserves, and require that federally Caribbean Fishery Management
[FR Doc. E8–3381 Filed 2–21–08; 8:45 am] Council; Public Meeting
BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P
permitted reef fish vessels comply with
the more restrictive of federal or state AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
reef fish regulations when fishing in Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE state waters. Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
The public hearings will begin at 6 Commerce.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric p.m. and conclude at the end of public ACTION: Notice of Navassa Island
Administration testimony or no later than 10 p.m. at Workshop.
each of the following locations:
RIN: 0648–XF72 Monday, March 10, 2008, Hilton SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery
Airport, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA Management Council (CFMC) will hold
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 70062, telephone: (504) 469–5000; a Navassa Island Workshop.
Council; Public Hearings Tuesday, March 11, 2008, University DATES: The Navassa Island Workshop
of Southern Mississippi - Gulf Coast will be held on March 24–25, 2008,
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Research Laboratory, Caylor
Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., approximately,
Auditorium, 703 East Beach Drive, both days.
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Ocean Springs, MS 39564, telephone:
Commerce. ADDRESSES: The Workshop will be held
(228) 872–4200;
ACTION: Notice of scoping hearings. Tuesday, March 11, 2008, Holiday at the Hilton Ponce Gulf and Casino,
Inn, 5002 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, TX 1150 Caribe Avenue, Ponce, Puerto Rico
SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery 77551, telephone: (409) 740–3581; 00716.
Management Council (Council) will Wednesday, March 12, 2008, Erie FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
convene public hearings on Reef Fish Meyer Civic Center, 10300 2nd St. Gulf Caribbean Fishery Management Council,
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Amendment 30B. Shores, AL 36542, telephone: (251) 968– 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108,
DATES: The public hearings will held 1173; San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone:
from March 10 - 20, 2008, at 8 locations Wednesday, March 12, 2008, (787) 766–5926.
throughout the Gulf of Mexico. For Plantation Suites & Conference Center, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
specific dates and times see 1909 State Highway 361, Port Aransas, Navassa Island Workshop agenda is as
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. TX 78373, telephone: (361) 749–3866; follows:

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