Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR), 67546-67547 [E6-19710]

Download as PDF 67546 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 22, 2006 / Notices A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yspringer@bis.doc.gov. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 14, 2006, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 (10)(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of portion of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of any agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b (c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)1 and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: November 16, 2006. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9345 Filed 11–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–818] Certain Pasta from Italy: Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: November 22, 2006. pwalker on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis McClure or Preeti Tolani, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20230: (202) 482–5973 or (202) 482–0395, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:25 Nov 21, 2006 Jkt 211001 Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to issue (1) the preliminary results of a review within 245 days after the last day of the month in which occurs the anniversary of the date of publication of an order or finding for which a review is requested, and (2) the final results within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to complete the review within that time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for the preliminary results to a maximum of 365 days and the final results to a maximum of 180 days (or 300 days if the Department does not extend the time limit for the preliminary results) from the date of the publication of the preliminary results. See also 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). Background On August 29, 2005, the Department published a notice of initiation of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta from Italy, covering the period July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 70 FR 51009 (August 29, 2005). On March 16, 2006, the Department extended the preliminary results of the review by 45 days. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Extension of Time Limits for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 71 FR 13584 (March 16, 2006). On May 23, 2006, the Department extended the preliminary results of the review by an additional 75 days. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Extension of Time Limits for the Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 71 FR 29615 (May 23, 2006). On August 8, 2006, the Department published the preliminary results of its review. See Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Ninth Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy, 71 FR 45017 (August 8, 2006). The final results of this review are currently due no later than December 6, 2006. Extension of Final Results of Reviews We determine that it is not practicable to complete the final results of this review within the original time limit because the Department needs additional time to review and analyze PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the information gathered at Atar S.r.L.’s sales verification. Therefore, we are fully extending the deadline for the final results of the above–referenced review until February 4, 2007. However, because February 4 falls on a Sunday, the deadline for completion of the final results is February 5, 2007, the next business day. This extension is in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). Dated: November 16, 2006. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–19766 Filed 11–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Commercial Operator’s Annual Report (COAR) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 22, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, 907–586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act authorizes the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to prepare and amend fishery management plans for any fishery in waters under its jurisdiction. Fishing for groundfish by E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 22, 2006 / Notices U.S. vessels in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in waters off the coast of Alaska is managed by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) according to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska and the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (FMPs). The regulations implementing the FMPs are found at 50 CFR part 679. The owners of shoreside processors and stationary floating processors are required to annually submit the Commercial Operator’s Annual Report (COAR) to the State of Alaska, Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), under Alaska Administrative Code (AAC), chapter 5 AAC 39.130. The owners of catcher/processors and motherships operating in the EEZ off Alaska are required to annually submit the COAR to ADF&G under 50 CFR part 679.5(p). The COAR provides information on ex-vessel and first wholesale values for statewide fish and shellfish products. Containing information from shoreside processors, stationary floating processors, motherships, and catcher/ processors, this data collection yields equivalent annual product value information for all respective processing sectors and provides a consistent time series according to which groundfish resources may be managed more efficiently. II. Method of Collection Paper reports are required from participants and transmitted by U.S. mail. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0428. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 87. Estimated Time Per Response: 8 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 696. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. pwalker on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:25 Nov 21, 2006 Jkt 211001 clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 16, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–19710 Filed 11–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 111406B] Endangered Species; File No. 1540–03 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Marine Resources Division, P.O. Box 12559, Charleston, SC 29422–2559 has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No.1540–01. ADDRESSES: The modification 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, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824– 5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Swails or Patrick Opay, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 5, 2006, notice was published in the Federal Register (7 FR 58805) that a modification of Permit No. 1540– 01, February 6, 2006 (71 FR 7019), had been requested by the above-named individual. The requested modification has been granted under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67547 and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). Permit No. 1540 currently authorizes the permit holder to study loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles. The purpose of the research is to continue to document in-water relative abundances, size distributions, sex ratios, genetic contributions, and the health of sea turtles in coastal waters in the southeastern U.S. SCDNR is authorized to capture 146 loggerhead, 48 Kemp’s ridley, 15 green, 1 leatherback, and 3 hawksbill sea turtles, during the first year of the permit’s five- year period. The permit authorizes research on up to 346 loggerhead, 48 Kemp’s ridley, 15 green, 1 leatherback, and 3 hawksbill sea turtles annually for the remaining four years. Turtles are captured by trawls, handled, blood sampled, measured, flipper and Passive Integrated Transponder tagged, photographed, and released. A subsample of animals have barnacles and keratin removed from their shell, have cloacal samples taken, have laparoscopic and ultrasound exams, and have satellite transmitters attached. Up to 7 loggerhead and 1 leatherback captures could potentially result in accidental mortalities over the course of the entire permit. Additionally, up to 5 Kemp’s ridley, green, or hawksbill sea turtles (combined total but no more than two of any given species) may potentially be taken as accidental mortalities over the course of the entire permit. The permit is issued for 5 years. The permit modification authorizes skin biopsy of 50 loggerhead sea turtles annually as well authorizing an increase in the number of turtles undergoing ultrasound, cloacal swabbing, keratin scraping, and having satellite transmitters attached. The number of sea turtles captured does not change. The goal of the additional research would be to assess the potential diversity of diets and foraging habits and document over-wintering habitats of loggerheads. Issuance of this modification, as required by the ESA was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of any endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Commercial 
Operator's Annual Report (COAR)

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 22, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, 907-586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
authorizes the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to prepare and 
amend fishery management plans for any fishery in waters under its 
jurisdiction. Fishing for groundfish by

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U.S. vessels in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in waters off the 
coast of Alaska is managed by the National Marine Fisheries Service 
(NMFS) according to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the 
Gulf of Alaska and the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish 
Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (FMPs). The regulations 
implementing the FMPs are found at 50 CFR part 679.
    The owners of shoreside processors and stationary floating 
processors are required to annually submit the Commercial Operator's 
Annual Report (COAR) to the State of Alaska, Department of Fish and 
Game (ADF&G), under Alaska Administrative Code (AAC), chapter 5 AAC 
39.130. The owners of catcher/processors and motherships operating in 
the EEZ off Alaska are required to annually submit the COAR to ADF&G 
under 50 CFR part 679.5(p).
    The COAR provides information on ex-vessel and first wholesale 
values for statewide fish and shellfish products. Containing 
information from shoreside processors, stationary floating processors, 
motherships, and catcher/processors, this data collection yields 
equivalent annual product value information for all respective 
processing sectors and provides a consistent time series according to 
which groundfish resources may be managed more efficiently.

II. Method of Collection

    Paper reports are required from participants and transmitted by 
U.S. mail.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0648-0428.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 87.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 8 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 696.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: November 16, 2006.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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