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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 37 / Friday, February 24, 2012 / Notices progress of the four AC21 working groups on analyses relevant to the overall AC21 charge; how the commercial sector is addressing unintended presence now and managing risk; continuing overall discussions on the Committee charge and exploring current areas of agreement among members; and planning subsequent work. Background information regarding the work and membership of the AC21 is available on the USDA Web site at http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/ usdahome?contentid=AC21Main.xml& contentidonly=true. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements should also inform Dr. Schechtman in writing or via Email at the indicated addresses at least three business days before the meeting. On March 5, 2012, if time permits, reasonable provision will be made for oral presentations of no more than five minutes each in duration. The meeting will be open to the public, but space is limited. 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[FR Doc. 2012–4349 Filed 2–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–806] Certain Pasta From Turkey: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Feb 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 DATES: Effective Date: February 24, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahnaz Khan or Yasmin Nair, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–0914 and (202) 482–3813, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 11065 results of this review within the original time limit, and the Department is extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results by 120 days. The preliminary results will now be due no later than July 30, 2012. The final results continue to be due 120 days after the publication of the preliminary results. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Background On August 26, 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published a notice of initiation of administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey, covering the period January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 76 FR 53404 (August 26, 2011). The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due no later than April 1, 2012.1 Dated: February 16, 2012 Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), requires the Department to issue the preliminary results of an administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of a countervailing duty order for which a review is requested and issue 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 the time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend these deadlines to a maximum of 365 days and 180 days, respectively. Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results The Department requires additional time to review and analyze submitted information and to issue supplemental questionnaires. Therefore, it is not practicable to complete the preliminary 1 Because April 1, 2012 is a Sunday, the preliminary results of this review would be due no later than the next business day. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2012–4353 Filed 2–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB022 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The SEDAR 28 assessments of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic stocks of Spanish mackerel and cobia will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: a Data Workshop, a series of Assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: Two SEDAR 28 Pre-Assessment, Post-Data webinars will be held; Wednesday, March 14, 2012 and Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Three Assessment webinars will be held between May 22nd and June 19th, 2012. Please see list below for exact dates and times. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the assessment process. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to the posted times. DATES: E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 11066 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 37 / Friday, February 24, 2012 / Notices Webinar 1 2 3 4 5 .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... Date March 14, 2012 ................................................................................... April 4, 2012 ........................................................................................ May 22, 2012 ...................................................................................... June 5, 2012 ....................................................................................... June 19, 2012 ..................................................................................... Wednesday .......................................................... Wednesday .......................................................... Tuesday ............................................................... Tuesday ............................................................... Tuesday ............................................................... The meetings will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Kari Fenske at SEDAR (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kari Fenske, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Dr. Suite 201; phone (843) 571– 4366. Email: kari.fenske@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Summary documenting Panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and ADDRESSES: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Time (Eastern) Day VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Feb 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. Using datasets recommended from the Data Workshop, participants will employ assessment models to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks and management criteria, and project future conditions. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens 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 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 21, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–4291 Filed 2–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA924 Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 1 1 1 1 pm–5 pm–5 pm–5 pm–5 pm–5 pm. pm. pm. pm. pm. Notice of SEDAR Data/ Assessment Workshop for Highly Migratory Species (HMS) blacktip sharks. ACTION: The SEDAR assessment of the HMS stocks of Gulf of Mexico blacktip sharks will consist of one workshop and a series of webinars. DATES: The SEDAR Workshop will take place March 19–23, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The Workshop will be held at Wyndham Bay Point Resort, 4114 Jan Cooley Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, United States; telephone: (850) 236–6000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; email: Julie.neer@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a multistep process including: (1) Data/ Assessment Workshop, and (2) a series of webinars. The product of the Data/ Assessment Workshop is a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses, and describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XB022


Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; Southeast 
Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 28 assessments of the Gulf of Mexico and South 
Atlantic stocks of Spanish mackerel and cobia will consist of a series 
of workshops and webinars: a Data Workshop, a series of Assessment 
webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: Two SEDAR 28 Pre-Assessment, Post-Data webinars will be held; 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 and Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Three 
Assessment webinars will be held between May 22nd and June 19th, 2012. 
Please see list below for exact dates and times. The established times 
may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of 
discussion relevant to the assessment process. Such adjustments may 
result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to the 
posted times.

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   Webinar            Date                 Day          Time  (Eastern)
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1............  March 14, 2012....  Wednesday.........  1 pm-5 pm.
2............  April 4, 2012.....  Wednesday.........  1 pm-5 pm.
3............  May 22, 2012......  Tuesday...........  1 pm-5 pm.
4............  June 5, 2012......  Tuesday...........  1 pm-5 pm.
5............  June 19, 2012.....  Tuesday...........  1 pm-5 pm.
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ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held via webinar. The webinar is open 
to members of the public. Those interested in participating should 
contact Kari Fenske at SEDAR (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to 
request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please 
request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each 
webinar.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kari Fenske, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber Place Dr. Suite 201; phone (843) 571-4366. Email: 
kari.fenske@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and 
Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA 
Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions 
have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) 
process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks 
in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three-step process including: (1) 
Data Workshop, (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars and (3) Review 
Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which 
compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets 
are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment 
Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, 
evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, 
projects future population conditions, and recommends research and 
monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the 
Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Summary 
documenting Panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of 
the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops 
are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean 
Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional 
Office, HMS Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science 
Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; 
stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency 
representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO's; 
International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state 
and federal agencies.
    Using datasets recommended from the Data Workshop, participants 
will employ assessment models to evaluate stock status, estimate 
population benchmarks and management criteria, and project future 
conditions. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods 
and configurations for determining stock status and estimating 
population parameters.
    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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically listed 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

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 
at least 10 business days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: February 21, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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