Groundfish Actions NEPA Documents

03/06/2017 Final EA for Pacific Coast Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures for 2017-2018, and Amendment 27 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan
11/23/2016 Final EA on Action to the Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery Managed under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan
04/12/2016 Draft Widow Rockfish Reallocation Environmental Assessment and Magnuson-Stevens Act Analysis
04/30/2015 Final EA on Midwater Trawl Restrictions and Prohibited Species Retention for the Shorebased Trawl Individual Fishing Quota Program
04/09/2015 Final EA for a season date change for the Shorebased IFQ Program midwater trawl fishery
01/16/2015

Environmental Impact Statement 2015-2016 Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures and Amendement 24, 1/16/2015


Final EIS for Pacific Coast Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures for 2015-2016 and Biennial Periods Thereafter, and Amendment 24 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan


Dear Reviewer letter for Final Environmental Impact Statement for 2015-2016 groundfish harvest specifications and management measures and Amendment 24


80FR2414: Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for 2015-2016 Pacific coast groundfish harvest specifications and management measures and Amendment 24

12/01/2014 Final EA for continuation of Adaptive Management Program (AMP) quota pounds pass-through in the Pacific coast groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program
11/04/2014 Final EA for trawl rationalization trailing actions: chafing gear
04/17/2014 Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for Bottom Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas (RCA)
03/01/2013 Final EA for Reconsideration of Initial Catch Share Allocations in the Mothership and Shoreside Pacific Whiting Fisheries
02/21/2011 Executive Summary & Chapters 1-11
03/31/2009 Final EA on an EFP for a Maximized Retention and Monitoring Program for the Pacific Whiting Shoreside Fishery
06/16/2008 Final EA on Limited Entry Program for Non-Tribal Sectors of Pacific Whiting Fishery
12/01/2005

Final Environmental Impact Statement Pacific Coast Groudfish Fishery Essential Fish Habitat Designation


Cover Graphic

Cover Sheet, Executive Summary, Table of Contents, Chapters 1 and 2

Chapter 1 – Figures

Chapter 2 – Figures

Chapter 3 – Affected Environment

Chapter 3 – Figures

Chapter 4 – Environmental Consequences

Chapter 4 – Figures

Chapter 4 – Habitat Tables

Chapter 4 – Socio-Economic Tables

Chapter 5-10 – Consistency with the Groundfish FMP, etc.

Chapter 11 – Public Comment

Appendix A – Risk Assessment for the Pacific Groundfish FMP: Executive Summary, pages 1-220

Appendix A – Risk Assessment for the Pacific Groundfish FMP: Executive Summary, pages 221-440

Appendix A -Risk Assessment for the Pacific Groundfish FMP: Executive Summary, pages 441-660

Appendix B. Distribution, Life History, and Status of Relevant Species

FMP Appendix B1 – Assessment Methodology for Groundfish

FMP Appendix B2 – Groundfish Life History Descriptions

FMP Appendix B3 – Essential Fish Habitat Text Descriptions

FMP Appendix B4 – Habitat Suitability Probability Maps

FMP Appendix B5 – Research Needs and Data Gaps Analysis for Groundfish EFH

Appendix C – Comprehensive Collaborative Alternative: Protecting EFH in the Pacific While Maintaining Fisheries

FMP Appendix C1 – Description of the Impacts Model for Groundfish EFH

Appendix D – Essential Fish Habitat Meeting Summaries

Appendix E – Additional Socioeconomic Tables and Figures

Appendix F – Buyout and Establishment of No-Trawl Zones

Appendix G – Alternative 10 Draft Environmental Assessment

Appendix I – Amendment 18 (Bycatch Mitigation Program), Amendment 19 (EFH)

Appendix J – Regulatory Impact Review / Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act (IRFA) / Magnuson-Stevens Act 303(a)(7) (Practicability) Analysis

09/01/2004

Final Environmental Impact Statement Pacific Coast Groudfish Fishery Management Plan Bycatch Mitigation Program


Title Page & Cover Sheet

Errata Sheet

Executive Summary

Dear Reviewer Letter

Table of Contents

Chapter 1, Purpose of and Need for Action

Chapter 2, Alternatives, Including the Status Quo

Chapter 3, The Affected Environment

Chapter 4.0-4.3, Impacts of the Alternatives

Chapter 4.4-4.10, Impacts of the Alternatives

Chapter 5, Consistency with the Groundfish FMP and Magnuson

Chapter 6, Other Federal Laws and Executive Orders

Chapter 7, Summary of other Environmental Management Issues

Chapter 8, Responses to Comments

Chapter 9, Preparers and Contributors

Appendix B - Preliminary Report on Occurrences of Structure-Forming Megafaunal Invertebrates

Appendix C: Treaty Indian Fishing Rights

Appendix D: The Efficacy of Video-based Electronic Monitoring for the Halibut Longline Fishery

Appendix E: Comments Received on the Draft EIS

08/20/2003 Final EA on 30-fathom Boundary Line