Marine Mammals; File No. 10028, 72774-72775 [E8-28467]

Download as PDF 72774 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices numbers CEB31210 and CEB31490, are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested January 31, 2008. A–570–891: Hand Trucks from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Conair Corporation; whether its LadderKart, a hand truck with an integral folding step–ladder, is within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested September 4, 2008. A–570–891: Hand Trucks from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Central Purchasing, LLC.; whether its welding cart (model number 65939), is within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested August 22, 2008. A–570–891: Hand Trucks from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Riesenthel Accessories; whether its Carrycruiser shopping cart is within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested September 2, 2008. A–570–891: Hand Trucks from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Ardisam, Inc.; whether its Yukon Tracks Sportsman’s Cart (model number AV125), is within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested September 11, 2008. A–570–898: Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: BioLab, Inc.; whether chlorinated isocyanurates originating in the People’s Republic of China, that are packaged, tableted, blended with additives, or otherwise further processed in Vietnam before entering the U.S., are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested August 15, 2007; initiated March 21, 2008. A–570–899: Artist Canvas from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: C2F, Inc.; whether framed artist canvas in two forms (i.e., 65% polyester, 35% cotton bulk or 100% cotton bulk) woven in the Republic of Korea and cut and framed in the People’s Republic of China are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested September 4, 2008. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Jkt 217001 Requestor: Target Corporation; whether certain decorative retail magnets (for model numbers starting with DPCI05319- and ending with: 2052, 2058, 2064, 2065, 2066, 2067, 2068, 2069, 2070, 2071, 2072, 2073, 2074, 2075, 2076, 2077, 2078, 2079; and model number DPCI053230152) are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested September 9, 2008. Multiple Countries A–423–808 and C–423–809: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Belgium; A– 475–822: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Italy; A–580–831: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from South Korea; A–583– 830: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Taiwan; A–791–805 and C–791–806: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from South Africa Requestor: Ugine & ALZ Belgium N.V.; whether stainless steel products with an actual thickness of less than 4.75 mm, regardless of nominal thickness, are within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; requested June 8, 2007; initiated July 23, 2007. People’s Republic of China A–570–849: Cut–to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Lakeshore Learning Materials; whether certain printed educational materials, product numbers RR973 and RR974 (Reader’s Book Log); GG185 and GG186 (Reader’s Response Notebook); GG181 and GG182 (The Writer’s Notebook); RR673 and RR674 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 A–570–922 and C–570–923: Raw Flexible Magnets from the People’s Republic of China Anticircumvention Rulings Pending as of September 30, 2008: A–570–901: Lined Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China VerDate Aug<31>2005 (My Word Journal); AA185 and AA186 (Mi Diario de Palabras); RR630 and RR631 (Draw & Write Journal); AA786 and AA787 (My First Draw & Write Journal); AA181 and AA182 (My Picture Word Journal); GG324 and GG325 (Writing Prompts Journal); EE441 and EE442 (Daily Math Practice Journal Grades 1 - 3); EE443 and EE444 (Daily Math Practice Journal Grades 4 - 6); EE651 and EE652 (Daily Language Practice, Grades 1–3); EE653 and EE654 (Daily Language Practice Journal, Grades 4 - 6), are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; requested December 7, 2006; initiated May 7, 2007. Requestor: Nucor Corporation, SSAB N.A.D., Evraz Claymont Steel, Evraz Oregon Steel Mills, and ArcelorMittal USA Inc.; whether adding metallurgically and economically insignificant amounts of boron is a minor alteration that circumvents the antidumping duty order; requested August 13, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A–570–868: Folding Metal Tables and Chairs from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Meco Corporation; whether the common leg table (a folding metal table affixed with cross bars that enable the legs to fold in pairs) produced in the PRC is a minor alteration that circumvents the antidumping duty order; requested October 31, 2005; initiated June 1, 2006. A–570–894: Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Seaman Paper Company of Massachusetts, Inc.; whether imports of tissue paper from Thailand made out of jumbo rolls and sheets of tissue paper from the PRC are circumventing the antidumping duty order; requested September 10, 2008. Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of pending scope and anticircumvention inquiries. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., APO/Dockets Unit, Room 1870, Washington, DC 20230. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). Dated: November 20, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–28459 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XK23 Marine Mammals; File No. 10028 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355 (Dr. Lisa Mazzaro, Principal Investigator) has been issued a permit to obtain stranded, releasable pinnipeds (up to eight otariids and 20 phocids) from the National Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program for the purposes of public display. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices 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 Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)281–9394. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301)713–2289. On August 17, 2007, notice was published in the Federal Register (72 FR 46212) that a request for a public display permit to obtain releasable rehabilitated pinnipeds (a maximum of eight otariids and 20 phocids) had been submitted by the above–named organization. Up to six females and two males of each of the following species are requested to be obtained from cooperating rehabilitation centers for the purposes of public display at Mystic Aquarium: California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), gray seal (Halichoerus grypus), harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) and hooded seal (Cystophora cristata). The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The NOAA environmental review procedure provides that public display permits are generally categorically excluded from the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) requirements to prepare an environmental assessment (EA) or environmental impact statement (EIS). However, because of the public interest and comments on this application during the public comment period, NMFS determined that an EA was warranted. An EA was prepared on the issuance of the proposed permit, resulting in a finding of no significant impact. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 24, 2008. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–28467 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XM04 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Ferncroft Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: 1. The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to continue development of Amendment 16 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Amendment 16 will adjust management measures as necessary to continue stock rebuilding. Committee members will continue to refine management measures for the commercial fishery for both sector and non-sector vessels. Specific details addressed will include effort control measures for non-sector vessels, modifications of the Category B DAS (days-at-sea) program, gear requirements to reduce incidental catches of groundfish species in small-mesh fisheries, and measures to rebuild windowpane flounder. Sector monitoring requirements and other details for sector operations will also be discussed. 2. The committee will also refine accountability measures for both the commercial and recreational components of the fishery. 3. Other elements of the management program may also be discussed. Committee recommendations will be ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72775 presented to the New England Fishery management Council at a later meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 25, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–28403 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XL98 Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public workshops. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS announces free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops to be held in January, February, and March 2009. Certain fishermen and shark dealers are required to attend a workshop to meet regulatory requirements and maintain valid permits. Specifically, the Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop is mandatory for all federally permitted Atlantic shark dealers. Also, the Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop is mandatory for vessel owners and operators who use bottom longline, pelagic longline, or gillnet gear, and have also been issued shark or E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XK23


Marine Mammals; File No. 10028

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan 
Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355 (Dr. Lisa Mazzaro, Principal Investigator) 
has been issued a permit to obtain stranded, releasable pinnipeds (up 
to eight otariids and 20 phocids) from the National Marine Mammal 
Stranding Response Program for the purposes of public display.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review

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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
    Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930-
2298; phone (978)281-9300; fax (978)281-9394.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 17, 2007, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (72 FR 46212) that a request for a public display 
permit to obtain releasable rehabilitated pinnipeds (a maximum of eight 
otariids and 20 phocids) had been submitted by the above-named 
organization. Up to six females and two males of each of the following 
species are requested to be obtained from cooperating rehabilitation 
centers for the purposes of public display at Mystic Aquarium: 
California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), harbor seal (Phoca 
vitulina), gray seal (Halichoerus grypus), harp seal (Phoca 
groenlandica) and hooded seal (Cystophora cristata). The requested 
permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and 
the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals 
(50 CFR part 216).
    The NOAA environmental review procedure provides that public 
display permits are generally categorically excluded from the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) 
requirements to prepare an environmental assessment (EA) or 
environmental impact statement (EIS). However, because of the public 
interest and comments on this application during the public comment 
period, NMFS determined that an EA was warranted. An EA was prepared on 
the issuance of the proposed permit, resulting in a finding of no 
significant impact.

    Dated: November 24, 2008.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-28467 Filed 11-28-08; 8:45 am]
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