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Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 19468 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 18, 2007 / Notices on the Grant Agreement and Letter of Conditions. Failure to submit satisfactory reports on time may result in suspension or termination of the grant. 1. Form SF–269 or SF–269A. A ‘‘Financial Status Report’’ listing expenditures according to agreed upon budget categories, on a semi-annual basis. Reporting periods end each March 31 and September 30. Reports are due 30 days after the reporting period ends. 2. Semi-annual performance reports that compare accomplishments to the objectives stated in the proposal. Identify all tasks completed to date and provide documentation supporting the reported results. If the original schedule provided in the work plan is not being met, the report should discuss the problems or delays that may affect completion of the project. Objectives for the next reporting period should be listed. Compliance with any special conditions on the use of award funds should be discussed. The report should also include a summary at the end of the report with the following elements to assist in documenting the annual performance goals of the RCDG program for Congress. • Number of groups who are not legal entities assisted. • Number of businesses that are not cooperatives assisted. • Number of cooperatives assisted. • Number of businesses incorporated that are not cooperatives. • Number of cooperatives incorporated. • Total number of jobs created as a result of assistance. • Total number of jobs saved as a result of assistance. • Number of jobs created for the Center as a result of RCDG funding. • Number of jobs saved for the Center as a result of RCDG funding. Reports are due as provided in paragraph 1 of this section. Supporting documentation must also be submitted for completed tasks. The supporting documentation for completed tasks includes, but is not limited to: feasibility studies, marketing plans, business plans, publication quality success stories, applied research reports, copies of surveys conducted, articles of incorporation and bylaws and an accounting of how outreach, training, and other funds were expended. 3. Final project performance reports. These reports shall include all of the requirements of the semi-annual performance reports and responses to the following: i. What have been the most challenging or unexpected aspects of this program? VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:04 Apr 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 ii. What advice would the Grantee give to other organizations planning a similar program? These should include strengths and limitations of the program. If the Grantee had the opportunity, what would they have done differently? iii. If an innovative approach was used successfully, the Grantee should describe their program in detail so that other organizations might consider replication in their areas. The final performance report is due within 90 days of the completion of the project. VII. Agency Contacts For general questions about this announcement and for program technical assistance, applicants should contact their USDA Rural Development State Office at http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/coops/rcdg/ Contacts.htm. The State Office can be reached by calling (202) 720–4323 and pressing ‘‘1’’. If an applicant is unable to contact their State Office, please contact a nearby State Office or the USDA Rural Development National Office at 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Mail Stop 3250, Rm. 4016-South, Washington, DC 20250–3250, telephone: (202) 720–7558, e-mail: cpgrants@wdc.usda.gov. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–9410, or call (866) 632–9992 (voice) or (202) 401– 0216 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Dated: April 11, 2007. Jackie J. Gleason, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. E7–7370 Filed 4–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration The President’s Export Council: Meeting of the President’s Export Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting via teleconference. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting via teleconference to deliberate a draft recommendation to the Secretary of Commerce regarding Alternative Energy. DATES: May 4, 2007. TIME: 12 p.m. (EDST). FOR THE CONFERENCE CALL-IN NUMBER AND FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, Washington, DC, 20230 (Phone: 202–482–1124), or visit the Council’s Web site at http:// www.manufacturing.gov/council. Dated: April 13, 2007. Sam Giller, Staff Director and Executive Secretary, The Manufacturing Council. [FR Doc. 07–1929 Filed 4–13–07; 4:45 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration, North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Completion of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the final determination of dumping made by the Canada Border Services Agency, in the matter of Certain Copper Pipe Fittings Originating in or Exported From the United States of America, Secretariat File No. CDA– USA–2007–1904–01. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Notice of Motion to Terminate this panel review, which was filed with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat on April 10, 2007, this panel review is completed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 2, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc. E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 18, 2007 / Notices (Memphis, Tennessee), Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, Ontario) and affiliated companies within the Mueller Group filed a Request for Panel Review in the above referenced matter with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat. On April 10, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee), Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, Ontario) and affiliated companies within the Mueller Group filed a Notice of Motion requesting termination of this panel review. No other interested person filed a request for Panel Review of this final determination. As of April 10, 2007, no Complaint or Notice of Appearance has been filed by any interested person. Therefore, pursuant to subrules 71(2) and 78(a) of the NAFTA Article 1904 Panel Rules, this Notice of Completion of Panel Review was effective on April 10, 2007. Dated: April 12, 2007. Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. E7–7298 Filed 4–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041107B] Endangered Species; File No. 1595 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Michael M. Hastings, University of Maine, 5717 Corbett Hall, Orono, Maine 04469, has been issued a permit to take shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit 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 Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)281–9394. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandy Hutnak or Malcolm Mohead, (301)713–2289. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:04 Apr 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 On January 16, 2007, notice was published in the Federal Register (72 FR 1706) that a request for a scientific research permit to take shortnose sturgeon had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued 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 parts 222–226). This permit authorizes Michael Hastings to annually capture, anesthetize, measure, weigh, sex (borescope), tissue sample, scan (for tags), Carlin tag, PIT tag, recover, and release up to 70 sub-adult and adult shortnose sturgeon annually. Additionally, up to 30 sub-adult and adult shortnose sturgeon, annually, would be fitted/implanted with an external/internal transmitter. This project also includes the annual lethal take of up to 50 shortnose sturgeon eggs. Up to 2 incidental mortalities of shortnose sturgeon each year is also being authorized. This research will help assess the distribution, abundance, and movements, as well as document spawning, of shortnose sturgeon in the Penobscot River System, Maine. Issuance of this permit, 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 such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 11, 2007. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–7378 Filed 4–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 040607D] Marine Mammals; File No. 555–1870 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that James T. Harvey, Ph.D., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA has PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19469 been issued a permit to conduct scientific research on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardsi). The permit 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; Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115–0700; phone (206)526–6150; fax (206)526–6426; Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907)586–7221; fax (907)586–7249; and Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jaclyn Daly, (301)713– 2289. On December 29, 2006, notice was published in the Federal Register (71 FR 78407) that a request for a scientific research permit to take harbor seals had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The permit authorizes researchers to examine the biology and ecology and monitor health and condition of coastal populations of harbor seals in California, Oregon, Washington, and southeast Alaska over a 5-year period. Up to 670 harbor seals may be captured annually throughout the action area. An additional 2,910 individuals may be taken annually by harassment incidental to captures, scat collection, exposure to playback of vocalizations, and experimental disturbance activities. Up to 2 seal mortalities per year are authorized. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 74 (Wednesday, April 18, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


International Trade Administration, North American Free-Trade 
Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Completion of Panel Review

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the final determination 
of dumping made by the Canada Border Services Agency, in the matter of 
Certain Copper Pipe Fittings Originating in or Exported From the United 
States of America, Secretariat File No. CDA-USA-2007-1904-01.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Notice of Motion to Terminate this panel 
review, which was filed with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA 
Secretariat on April 10, 2007, this panel review is completed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States 
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 2, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc.

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(Memphis, Tennessee), Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, 
Ontario) and affiliated companies within the Mueller Group filed a 
Request for Panel Review in the above referenced matter with the 
Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat.
    On April 10, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee), 
Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, Ontario) and affiliated 
companies within the Mueller Group filed a Notice of Motion requesting 
termination of this panel review. No other interested person filed a 
request for Panel Review of this final determination. As of April 10, 
2007, no Complaint or Notice of Appearance has been filed by any 
interested person. Therefore, pursuant to subrules 71(2) and 78(a) of 
the NAFTA Article 1904 Panel Rules, this Notice of Completion of Panel 
Review was effective on April 10, 2007.

    Dated: April 12, 2007.
Caratina L. Alston,
United States Secretary NAFTA Secretariat.
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