Groundfish Document Library: Historical Groundfish EA/EIS/RIR/IRFA Documents

Documents are listed by the Year/Month Published.

2017

  • Final EA: Issuance of an Exempted Fishing Permit for Limited Entry Groundfish Bottom Trawl and Non-Whiting Midwater Trawl Vessels in the Shorebased Individual Quota Program: Trawl Gear EFP (December 2017)
  • Draft EA: Authorization of an Oregon Recreational Fishery for Midwater Groundfish Species (November 2017)
  • Magnuson-Stevens Act Analysis and Final EA: Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions: Widow Rockfish Re-Allocation, Divestiture Deferment and Forfeiture Methodology (October 2017)

2016

  • Final EA: Amendment 27 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan and 2017-2018 Harvest Specifications and Management Measures (December 2016)
  • Final EA/RIR: Action to the Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery Managed under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan, Including Measures to: Implement electronic fish tickets for sablefish landings; Modify the own/hold control limit; Allow for joint fixed gear/trawl permit registration (October 2016)
  • Draft Environmental Assessment Amendment 27 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan and 2017-2018 Harvest Specifications and Management Measures (September 2016)
  • Draft EA/RIR: Action to the Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery Managed under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan, Including Measures to: Implement electronic fish tickets for sablefish landings; Modify the own/hold control limit; Allow for joint fixed gear/trawl permit registration (April 2016)

2015

  • Draft EA: Midwater Trawl Restrictions and Prohibited Species Retention for the Shorebased Trawl Individual Fishing Quota Program (April 2015)
  • Final EA: Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions: Season Date Change for Midwater Trawl Fishery (Whiting and NonWhiting); March 2015
  • Draft EA/MSA Analysis: Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions: Widow Rockfish Reallocation, Divestiture Deferment and Forfeiture Methodology (March 27, 2015)
  • Final Environmental Impact Statement: Harvest Specifications and Management Measures for 2015-2016 and Biennial Periods Thereafter; Includes the Reorganization of Groundfish Stock Complexes, Designation of Ecosystem Component Species and Amendment 24 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan to Establish a Process for Determining Default Harvest Specifications; Final Environmental Impact Statement (January 2015)

2014

  • Final EA: For Continuation of Adaptive Management Program Quota Pounds Pass-Through (December 2014)
  • Final EA: Trawl Rationalziation Trailing Actions: Chafing Gear, (November 2014)
  • Final EA: Trawl Rockfish Conservation Area Boundary Modifications (February 2014)

2013

  • EA and Magnuson-Stevens Act Analysis: Reconsideration of Initial Catch Share Allocations in the Mothership and Shoreside Pacific Whiting Fisheries; (EA and Magnuson-Stevens Act Analysis (March 2013)

2012

2011

  • FEIS:  Proposed Harvest Specifications and Management Measures for the 2011-2012 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery and Amendment 16-5 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan to Update Existing Rebuilding Plans and Adopt a Rebuilding Plan for Petrale Sole; Final Environmental Impact Statement; (February 2011)

2009

  • DRAFT EIS/RIR/IRFA: Rationalization of the Pacific Coast Groundfish Limited Entry Trawl Fishery (November 2009)
  • Environmental Assessment: Issuance of an Exempted Fishing Permit for a Maximized Retention and Monitoring Program for the Pacific Whiting Shoreside Fishery (EA, March 2009)

2008

2004

  • DRAFT Programmatic EIS: Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan Bycatch Mitigation Program (February 2004)

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