Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia, 60966 [2012-24555]

Download as PDF 60966 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 194 / Friday, October 5, 2012 / Notices national, regional, industry, and international economic accounts, especially in areas of new and rapidly growing economic activities arising from innovative and advancing technologies, and provides recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government. This will be the Committee’s twenty-fourth meeting. Dated: September 5, 2012. Brian C. Moyer, Deputy Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2012–24561 Filed 10–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Africa and Zambia. Recruitment for this mission will conclude no later than September 21, 2012. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis beginning August 5, 2012. We will inform all applicants of selection decisions no later than October 26, 2012. Applications received after the October 12, 2012 deadline will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Spector, Office of Domestic Operations, Trade Promotion Programs, Phone: 202–482–2054; Fax: 202–482– 9000, Email: Frank.Spector@trade.gov. Frank Spector, Senior International Trade Specialist. International Trade Administration [FR Doc. 2012–24555 Filed 10–4–12; 8:45 am] Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service is amending the Notice published at 77 FR 31574, May 29, 2012, regarding the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia scheduled for November 26–30, 2012, to revise the dates of the application deadline from October 5, 2012 to the new deadline of October 12, 2012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise the Dates and Provide for Selection of Applicants on a Rolling Basis: RIN 0648–XC268 AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background Recruitment for this Mission began in May 2012. Due to summer holidays, it has been determined that additional time is needed to allow for additional recruitment and marketing in support of the mission. Applications will now be accepted through October 12, 2012 (and after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints permit), interested U.S. agriculture, mining, transportation, water, energy and infrastructure firms and trade organizations which have not already submitted an application are encouraged to do so. Amendments For the reasons stated above, the Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications section of the Notice of the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Oct 04, 2012 Jkt 229001 Marine Mammals; File No. 16239 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Dan Engelhaupt, Ph.D., HDR EOC, 5700 Lake Wright Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502– 1859, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on cetaceans and pinnipeds in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 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The purpose of the proposed research is to study: (1) Presence/absence of marine mammals in U.S. Naval exercise, proposed energy and construction areas; (2) movement patterns of marine mammal species most at risk; and (3) population structure based on a variety of parameters for marine mammals occupying waters shared with the U.S. Navy, renewable energy industry, and pier-based industries requiring construction activities. All species of cetaceans and pinnipeds would be harassed during vessel and aerial surveys, including photo-identification. Cetacean species would be harassed during underwater photography. Surveys would be conducted year-round in all U.S. and international waters in the Pacific Ocean (including Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Guam, Marianas Islands, and other U.S. territories) and Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico, western North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and Sargasso Seas). The permit would be valid for five years. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service is amending the 
Notice published at 77 FR 31574, May 29, 2012, regarding the Executive-
Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia scheduled for November 26-
30, 2012, to revise the dates of the application deadline from October 
5, 2012 to the new deadline of October 12, 2012.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise the Dates and Provide 
for Selection of Applicants on a Rolling Basis:

Background

    Recruitment for this Mission began in May 2012. Due to summer 
holidays, it has been determined that additional time is needed to 
allow for additional recruitment and marketing in support of the 
mission. Applications will now be accepted through October 12, 2012 
(and after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints 
permit), interested U.S. agriculture, mining, transportation, water, 
energy and infrastructure firms and trade organizations which have not 
already submitted an application are encouraged to do so.

Amendments

    For the reasons stated above, the Timeframe for Recruitment and 
Applications section of the Notice of the Executive-Led Trade Mission 
to South Africa and Zambia. Recruitment for this mission will conclude 
no later than September 21, 2012. The U.S. Department of Commerce will 
review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis 
beginning August 5, 2012. We will inform all applicants of selection 
decisions no later than October 26, 2012. Applications received after 
the October 12, 2012 deadline will be considered only if space and 
scheduling constraints permit.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Spector, Office of Domestic 
Operations, Trade Promotion Programs, Phone: 202-482-2054; Fax: 202-
482-9000, Email: Frank.Spector@trade.gov.

Frank Spector,
Senior International Trade Specialist.
[FR Doc. 2012-24555 Filed 10-4-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-FP-P