Endangered Species; File No. 1538, 46492-46493 [05-15824]

Download as PDF 46492 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices name change; Jindal Poly Films Limited will receive Jindal Polyester Limited’s cash deposit ad valorem rate. Public Comment Pursuant to 19 CFR § 351.224(b), the Department will disclose to parties to the proceeding any calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results within five days after the date of the public announcement of this notice. Pursuant to 19 CFR § 351.309, interested parties may submit written comments in response to these preliminary results. Unless otherwise indicated by the Department, case briefs must be submitted within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice, and rebuttal briefs, limited to arguments raised in case briefs, must be submitted no later than five days after the time limit for filing case briefs, unless otherwise specified by the Department. 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Representatives of parties to the proceeding may request disclosure of proprietary information under administrative protective order no later than 10 days after the representative’s client or employer becomes a party to the proceeding, but in no event later than the date the case briefs are due under 19 CFR § 351.309(c)(ii). The Department will publish the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of arguments made in any case or rebuttal briefs. These preliminary results are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: August 1, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–4331 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS) is seeking applicants for both primary and alternate members of the following seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): Education, Fishing, Hawaii County, Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Native Hawaiian, and Research. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in Hawaii. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve twoyear terms, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment, the Council has played a vital role in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands. The Council’s twenty-four voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus ten local, State, and Federal governmental jurisdictions. The Council is supported by three committees: A Research Committee chaired by the Research Representative, an Education Committee chaired by the Education Representative, and a Conservation Committee chaired by the Conservation Representative, each respectively dealing with matters concerning research, education, and resource protection. The Council represents the coordination link between the Sanctuary and the State and Federal management agencies, user groups, researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that help to focus efforts and attention on the humpback whale and its habitat around the main Hawaiian Islands. The Council functions in an advisory capacity to the Sanctuary Manager and is instrumental in helping to develop policies and program goals, and to identify education, outreach, research, long-term monitoring, resource protection, and revenue enhancement priorities. The Council works in concert with the Sanctuary Manager by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding the Manager in achieving the goals of the Sanctuary Program within the context of Hawaii’s marine programs and policies. Applications are due by September 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: Application packets may be obtained from Keeley Belva (888) 55– WHALE or via e-mail at: Kelley.Belva@noaa.gov. Applications are also available online at http:// hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov. Completed applications should be mailed to Keeley Belva, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, 6600 Kalaniana’ole Highway, Suite 301, Honolulu, Hawaii 96825, faxed to (808) 397–2650, or returned via e-mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keeley Belva (see above for contact information). Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) The HIHWNMS Advisory Council was established in March 1996 to assure continued public participation in the Endangered Species; File No. 1538 DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: August 3, 2005. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 05–15756 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 072805C] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, Florida 33149, has applied in due form for a permit to take smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before September 9, 2005. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713– 2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824– 5309. Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this particular request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427–2521, provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy submitted by mail and postmarked no later than the closing date of the comment period. Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for providing email comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: File No. 1538. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Jennifer Skidmore, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). The applicant proposes to annually capture up to 5 smalltooth sawfish using bottom longline gear. Animals would be sexed, measured, and tagged with a popup satellite archival tag. The research VerDate jul<14>2003 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 would provide information on the survival rates of smalltooth sawfish captured and released from commercial fishing gear; habitat for adult sawfish; and daily and seasonal movement patterns and migration corridors that could aid in reducing further fishery interactions. The research would be concentrated in areas offshore of the Marquesas Keys, Florida Keys, Florida. The permit would be issued for 5 years. Dated: August 4, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–15824 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Notice Regarding Pending Requests for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China August 5, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the Committee) ACTION: Notice AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Committee is notifying the public that there is no need for further action on certain pending requests for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action based upon allegations of actual (i.e., existing) market disruption at this time regarding imports of men’s and boys’ cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit (Category 340/640), man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses (Category 638/639), and man-made fiber trousers (Category 647/648). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Dowling, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 204 of the Agriculture Act of 1956, as amended; Executive Order 11651, as amended. Background: On October 13, 2004, the Committee received requests from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee impose textile safeguard actions on imports from China of men’s and boys’ cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit (Category 340/640), man-made fiber knit PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46493 shirts and blouses (Category 638/639), and man-made fiber trousers, slacks and shorts (Category 647/648), based on a threat of market disruption. The Committee determined these requests provided the information necessary for the Committee to consider these requests and solicited public comments for a period of 30 days. See Solicitation of Public Comment on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 69 FR 64913 (Category 340/640), 64911 (Category 638/639) & 64915 (Category 647/48) (Nov. 9, 2004). On December 30, 2004, the United States Court of International Trade preliminarily enjoined the members of the Committee from considering or taking any further action on these requests and any other requests ‘‘that are based on the threat of market disruption’’. U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel v. United States, 350 F. Supp. 2d 1342 (CIT 2004). On April 27, 2005 the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted the U.S. government’s motion for a stay of that injunction and ultimately reversed the preliminary injunction. U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel v. United States, Ct. No. 051209, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 12751 (Fed. Cir. June 28, 2005). Thus, the Committee resumed consideration of these cases. The public comment period for these three requests had closed prior to December 30, 2004. The Committee did not solicit additional comments for these requests when it published a notice in the Federal Register inviting public comments for other requests with comment periods interrupted by the litigation. See Rescheduling of Consideration of Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China and Solicitations of Public Comments, 70 FR 24397 (May 9, 2005). On April 6, 2005, the Committee received requests from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of men’s and boys’ cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit (Category 340/640), man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses (Category 638/ 639), and man-made fiber trousers, slacks and shorts (Category 647/648) due to the existence of market disruption (‘‘market disruption cases’’). The Committee determined these requests provided the information necessary for the Committee to consider the requests and solicited public E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 072805C]


Endangered Species; File No. 1538

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and

[[Page 46493]]

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that National Marine Fisheries Service, 
Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), 75 Virginia Beach Drive, 
Miami, Florida 33149, has applied in due form for a permit to take 
smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) for purposes of scientific 
research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before September 9, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following 
office(s):
    Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone 
(301)713-2289; fax (301)427-2521; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727)824-5312; fax (727)824-5309.
    Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this 
application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and 
Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 
East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those 
individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this particular request would be appropriate.
    Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427-2521, 
provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy submitted by mail and 
postmarked no later than the closing date of the comment period.
    Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for 
providing email comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the 
subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: 
File No. 1538.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Jennifer Skidmore, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
222-226).
    The applicant proposes to annually capture up to 5 smalltooth 
sawfish using bottom longline gear. Animals would be sexed, measured, 
and tagged with a pop-up satellite archival tag. The research would 
provide information on the survival rates of smalltooth sawfish 
captured and released from commercial fishing gear; habitat for adult 
sawfish; and daily and seasonal movement patterns and migration 
corridors that could aid in reducing further fishery interactions. The 
research would be concentrated in areas offshore of the Marquesas Keys, 
Florida Keys, Florida. The permit would be issued for 5 years.

    Dated: August 4, 2005.
Stephen L. Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-15824 Filed 8-9-05; 8:45 am]
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