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Download as PDF 50302 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 165 / Friday, August 26, 2005 / Notices additional relevant information regarding employee bonuses and recalculated the G&A expenses of Ta Chen to include bonuses to both employees and directors/supervisors. The Department also reconsidered Ta Chen’s U.S. indirect selling expenses and determined that there was no need to add financial interest expenses to Ta Chen’s U.S. indirect selling expenses. Thus, the Department did not change Ta Chen’s U.S. indirect selling expenses. As a result of the remand determination, the antidumping duty rate for Ta Chen was decreased from 6.11 to 6.10 percent. The CIT did not receive comments from either the Petitioners or Ta Chen. On June 14, 2005, the CIT affirmed the Department’s findings in the Remand Results. Specifically, the CIT affirmed the Department’s recalculation of the G&A expenses for Ta Chen and the Department’s decision not to add financial interest expenses to Ta Chen’s U.S. indirect selling expenses. See Alloy Piping II. On July 1, 2005, consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (‘‘Federal Circuit’’) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F. 2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (‘‘Timken’’), the Department notified the public that the CIT’s decision was ‘‘not in harmony’’ with the Final Results. See Notice of Court Decision and Suspension of Liquidation: Certain Stainless Steel Butt–Weld Pipe Fittings from Taiwan, 70 FR 126 (July 1, 2005) (‘‘Timken Notice’’). No party has appealed the CIT’s decision. As there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this action, we are amending our final results of review and we will instruct CBP to liquidate entries subject to this review. effective the date of publication of this notice. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) of the Act. Information Specialist, National Center for Standards and Certification Information, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS–2160, Gaithersburg, MD 20899; (301) 975–2921. Dated: August 18, 2005. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–4701 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] Dated: August 22, 2005. William Jeffrey, Director. [FR Doc. 05–17022 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology 16:18 Aug 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 082305A] [Docket No.: 050728206–5206–01] Endangered Species; File No. 1544 ‘‘Notify U.S.’’—New Web Service Tracks Changing Technical Regulations National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publishes this notice to announce the availability of Notify U.S., a free, webbased e-mail service that offers U.S. citizens, industries, and organizations an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect their businesses and their access to international markets. The service is operated by the National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI) at NIST. NCSCI is the nation’s designated Inquiry Point under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). Notify U.S. is the successor to Export Amended Final Results Alert!, an e-mail service for proposed technical regulations previously offered Because no further appeals have been by NIST. This new, web-based service filed and there is now a final and offers fast and comprehensive conclusive decision in the court information on proposed technical proceeding, we are amending the final regulations and conformity assessment results of administrative review of the procedures from foreign governments antidumping order on certain stainless that might influence U.S. exports. steel butt–weld pipe fittings from Notify U.S. provides users with access Taiwan for the period June 1, 1999, to notifications and full texts of through May 31, 2000. The revised regulations issued by the WTO weight–averaged dumping margin are as members. In addition, users can monitor follows: proposed changes across chosen countries and 41 fields of industrial or Company Margin (percent) technical activities, or they can select a Ta Chen ........................ 6.10 subset of fields. ADDRESSES: To learn more—and to sign up for the service—go to the Notify U.S. The Department will issue Web site at www.nist.gov/notifyus. appraisement instructions directly to the CBP. The Department will instruct FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For CBP to liquidate relevant entries information regarding Notify U.S., covering the subject merchandise contact Ms. Anne Meininger, Technical VerDate jul<14>2003 BILLING CODE 3510–13–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that East Coast Observers Inc., Patricia Bargo, Principal Investigator, PO Box 6192, Norfolk Virginia 23508, has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) marine turtles, and shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrom) for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before September 26, 2005. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, 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 E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 165 / Friday, August 26, 2005 / Notices 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. 1544. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Layne Bolen, (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 East Coast Observers, Inc. proposes to perform marine turtle abundance and relocation trawls in conjunction with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) dredging projects in the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Collected marine turtles would be handled, measured, flipper and PIT tagged, and released. A single tissue sample may be taken from each individual turtle for genetic analysis. Collected shortnose sturgeon would be captured, handled and released. The applicant is requesting the following annual take of juvenile, immature, and adult marine turtles and shortnose sturgeon: 750 loggerheads, 500 greens, 300 Kemp’s ridleys, 10 hawksbills, 10 leatherbacks and 50 shortnose sturgeon. The permit would be issued for five years. Dated: August 23, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–17040 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Technical Information Service National Technical Information Service Advisory Board National Technical Information Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice; reopening the solicitation for applications for NTIS Advisory Board. AGENCY: The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is reopening the solicitation seeking qualified Candidates to serve as members of its Advisory Board (Board). The Board will SUMMARY: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:18 Aug 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 meet semiannually to advise the Secretary of Commerce, the Under Secretary for Technology, and the Director of NTIS on NTIS’s mission, general policies and fee structure. DATES: Applications must be received no later than October 25, 2005. ADDRESSES: Applications should be submitted to Ellen Herbst, Director, NTIS, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Walter L. Finch, (703) 605–6507 or via e-mail at wfinch@ntis.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) issued a Federal Register notice on July 12, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 132) seeking five qualified candidates to serve as members of its Advisory Board, one of whom will also be designated chairperson. The Board was established pursuant to section 3704b(c) of Title 15, United States Code. It will meet at least semiannually to advise the Secretary of Commerce, the Under Secretary for Technology, and the Director of NTIS on NTIS’s mission, general policies and fee structure. Members will be appointed by the Secretary and will serve for threeyear terms. They will receive no compensation but will be authorized travel and per diem expenses. NTIS is seeking candidates who can provide guidance on trends in the information industry and changes in the way NTIS’s customers acquire and use its products and services. Interested candidates were given until August 11, 2005 to express their interest by submitting a resume and a statement explaining their interest in serving on the Board. Applications received during the period between when the first notice closed and this notice reopened are considered timely and received. In order to widen the pool of candidates and to provide candidates greater time to submit their expression of interest, NTIS is reopening the solicitation period until October 25, 2005. Dated: August 15, 2005. Ellen Herbst, Director. [FR Doc. 05–17021 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–04–P 50303 Committee on Military Compensation (DACMC). SUMMARY: The Defense Advisory Committee on Military Compensation committee will provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), with assistance and advice on matters pertaining to military compensation. The agenda for this meeting will be to discuss various aspects of the military pay and benefits system. Members of the Public may attend but participation in Committee discussions by the Public will not be permitted. Written submissions of data, information, and views may be sent to the Committee contact person at the address shown. Submissions should be received by close of business Monday, September 12th to allow time for distribution to the board members prior to the meeting. Persons attending are advised that the Committee is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. DATES: Wednesday, September 21, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (morning session) and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (afternoon session). ADDRESSES: Crystal City Hilton, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Terry Mintz, Designated Federal Official, Defense Advisory Committee on Military Compensation, 2521 S. Clark Street, Arlington, VA 22202. Telephone: (703) 699–2700. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee examines what types of military compensation and benefits are most effective for meeting the needs of the Nation. The committee membership consist of the following members: Chairman: ADM (Ret) Donald L. Pilling. Members: Dr. John P. White; Gen (Ret) Lester L. Lyles; Mr. Frederic W. Cook; Dr. Walter Oi; Dr. Martin Anderson; and Mr. Joseph E. Jannotta. Dated: August 22, 2005. Jeannette Owings-Ballard, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 165 (Friday, August 26, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 082305A]


Endangered Species; File No. 1544

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that East Coast Observers Inc., 
Patricia Bargo, Principal Investigator, PO Box 6192, Norfolk Virginia 
23508, has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta 
caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), 
Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), and leatherback (Dermochelys 
coriacea) marine turtles, and shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser 
brevirostrom) for purposes of scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before September 26, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, 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

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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. 1544.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Layne Bolen, (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 East Coast Observers, Inc. proposes to perform marine turtle 
abundance and relocation trawls in conjunction with U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers (Corps) dredging projects in the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. 
Collected marine turtles would be handled, measured, flipper and PIT 
tagged, and released. A single tissue sample may be taken from each 
individual turtle for genetic analysis. Collected shortnose sturgeon 
would be captured, handled and released. The applicant is requesting 
the following annual take of juvenile, immature, and adult marine 
turtles and shortnose sturgeon: 750 loggerheads, 500 greens, 300 Kemp's 
ridleys, 10 hawksbills, 10 leatherbacks and 50 shortnose sturgeon. The 
permit would be issued for five years.

    Dated: August 23, 2005.
Stephen L. Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-17040 Filed 8-25-05; 8:45 am]
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