New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 71565-71566 [2013-28707]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 230 / Friday, November 29, 2013 / Notices with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. These final results of administrative review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h). Dated: November 22, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Issues Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum Issue 1: Reported Cost Offset Involving NonSubject Merchandise Issue 2: Reported Cost Offset Involving Prepayment of Facilities [FR Doc. 2013–28693 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–855] Steel Threaded Rod from India: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: November 29, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Stolz or Raquel Silva, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–4474, or (202) 482–6475, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Postponement of Preliminary Determination On July 24, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published a notice of initiation of the antidumping duty investigation of steel threaded rod from India.1 The notice of initiation stated that the Department, in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), would issue its preliminary determination for this investigation, unless postponed, no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation. In addition, the Department tolled 1 See Steel Threaded Rod From India and Thailand: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 78 FR 44526 (July 24, 2013). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Nov 27, 2013 Jkt 232001 deadlines by 16 days due to the shutdown of the Federal Government.2 Thus, the preliminary determination of this antidumping duty investigation is currently due no later than December 20, 2013. On November 12, 2013, more than 25days before the scheduled preliminary determination, All America Threaded Products Inc., Bay Standard Manufacturing Inc., and Vulcan Threaded Products Inc. (‘‘Petitioners’’), pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), made a timely request for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determination in this investigation.3 Petitioners noted in their request that they require additional time to analyze and comment upon the questionnaire responses of the mandatory respondents in this investigation. The Department has found no compelling reason to deny the request and, therefore, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later than 206 days after the date on which it initiated this investigation (the original 140-day period plus a 50 day extension and the 16 days tolled for the shutdown of the Federal Government). Therefore, the new deadline for issuing the preliminary determination is February 10, 2014.4 This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: November 20, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. 71565 AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2013–28554 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Secretarial Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Mexico International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Amendment. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary, Office of Business Liaison, is amending the Notice published at 78 FR 48855, August 12, 2013, regarding the Secretarial Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Mexico originally scheduled for November 18– 22, 2013, has been rescheduled for February 3–7, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Andberg, Office of Business Liaison, Department of Commerce, Phone: 202–482–1360; Fax: 202–482– 9000, Email: businessliaison@doc.gov. SUMMARY: Elnora Moye, Trade Program Assistant. [FR Doc. 2013–28579 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD006 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a 3-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, December 16 through Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 16th and at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17th and Wednesday, December 18th. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500 or online at doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ massachusetts/doubletree-by-hiltonhotel-boston-north-shore-BOSNSDT/ index.html. SUMMARY: 2 See the memorandum for the record, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal Government,’’ dated October 18, 2013. 3 See Letter from Petitioners to the Secretary of Commerce, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Investigation of Steel Threaded Rod from India—Petitioners’ Request for Extension of Time for Preliminary Determination,’’ dated November 12, 2013. 4 The extended deadline, calculated as 190 days from July 24, 2013 (the date of publication of the initiation notice of this investigation) plus the 16 days tolled for the shutdown of the Federal Government, falls on February 8, 2014, a Saturday, which is not a business day. Therefore, the extended deadline is the next business day, which is Monday, February 10, 2014. 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, 2008). PO 00000 Office of Business Liaison Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 71566 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 230 / Friday, November 29, 2013 / Notices Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, December 16, 2013 The Council will begin the first day of this meeting with introductions by the Chairman, followed by an open public comment period during which any interested party may provide brief remarks on issues relevant to Council business but not listed on the meeting agenda. The Council will then discuss and approve NEFMC management priorities for 2014. The herring fishery management priorities approved at the November 2013 Council meeting will not be addressed at the December meeting. After a lunch break, the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will report an on overfishing limit and acceptable biological catch recommendations for sea scallops for fishing years 2014–15. The report also will include the SSC’s review of an OFL and ABC for Gulf of Maine haddock for fishing years 2013–15. The Scallop Committee will update the Council about several modified alternatives in Framework Adjustment 25 to the Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Before adjournment for the day a Northeast Fisheries Science Center representative will provide an overview of the National Standard 2 final rule. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The NEFMC’s Groundfish Oversight Committee will present final measures to be approved at this meeting for inclusion in Framework Adjustment 51 to the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) FMP. These will address but are not limited to the 2014–16 overfishing level (OFL), acceptable biological catch (ABC) and annual catch level (ACL) for white hake, the 2014–15 OFL, ABC and ACL for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder, ACLs for Eastern Georges Bank haddock and Eastern Georges Bank cod, revisions to the Gulf of Maine cod and American plaice rebuilding plans, and small-mesh accountability measures (AMs) for the Georges Bank yellowtail flounder subACL. Other provisions will address inseason adjustments to the U.S./Canada quotas, including the distribution of the haddock quota in the Eastern and Western U.S./Canada areas. The Council also will consider a prohibition on yellowtail flounder by limited access VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Nov 27, 2013 Jkt 232001 scallop fishery vessels, and possibly other adjustments to the groundfish management measures. Issues related to this fishery will be addressed until adjournment at the end of the afternoon on Tuesday. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 During the final day of the Council meeting, members will review the Habitat Omnibus Amendment 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement and identify preferred alternatives. The day will end with consideration of any other outstanding business that may have been deferred until the end of the meeting. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 Act, provided that 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 Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 25, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–28707 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC762 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Wharf Recapitalization Project National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. AGENCY: In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 that we have issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Navy (Navy) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, two species of marine mammals during construction activities associated with a wharf recapitalization project at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. DATES: This authorization is effective from December 1, 2013, through November 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: A copy of the Navy’s application and any supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document, may be obtained by visiting the internet at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental.htm. In the case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed below. A memorandum describing our adoption of the Navy’s Environmental Assessment (2013) and our associated Finding of No Significant Impact, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, are also available at the same site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Laws, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce to allow, upon request by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified area, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals, providing that certain findings are made and the necessary prescriptions are established. The incidental taking of small numbers of marine mammals may be allowed only if NMFS (through authority delegated by the Secretary) finds that the total taking by the specified activity during the specified time period will (i) have a negligible impact on the species or stock(s) and (ii) not have an unmitigable adverse impact on the availability of the species or stock(s) for subsistence uses (where relevant). Further, the permissible methods of taking and requirements pertaining to the mitigation, monitoring and reporting of such taking must be set forth, either in specific regulations or in an authorization. The allowance of such incidental taking under section 101(a)(5)(A), by harassment, serious injury, death or a combination thereof, requires that regulations be established. Subsequently, a Letter of Authorization may be issued pursuant to the E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD006


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold 
a 3-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in 
the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, December 16 through 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on 
Monday, December 16th and at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17th and 
Wednesday, December 18th.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 
50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777-2500 or 
online at doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-boston-north-shore-BOSNSDT/index.html.

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    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council, (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Monday, December 16, 2013

    The Council will begin the first day of this meeting with 
introductions by the Chairman, followed by an open public comment 
period during which any interested party may provide brief remarks on 
issues relevant to Council business but not listed on the meeting 
agenda. The Council will then discuss and approve NEFMC management 
priorities for 2014. The herring fishery management priorities approved 
at the November 2013 Council meeting will not be addressed at the 
December meeting. After a lunch break, the Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC) will report an on overfishing limit and acceptable 
biological catch recommendations for sea scallops for fishing years 
2014-15. The report also will include the SSC's review of an OFL and 
ABC for Gulf of Maine haddock for fishing years 2013-15. The Scallop 
Committee will update the Council about several modified alternatives 
in Framework Adjustment 25 to the Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan 
(FMP). Before adjournment for the day a Northeast Fisheries Science 
Center representative will provide an overview of the National Standard 
2 final rule.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

    The NEFMC's Groundfish Oversight Committee will present final 
measures to be approved at this meeting for inclusion in Framework 
Adjustment 51 to the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) FMP. These 
will address but are not limited to the 2014-16 overfishing level 
(OFL), acceptable biological catch (ABC) and annual catch level (ACL) 
for white hake, the 2014-15 OFL, ABC and ACL for Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder, ACLs for Eastern Georges Bank haddock and Eastern 
Georges Bank cod, revisions to the Gulf of Maine cod and American 
plaice rebuilding plans, and small-mesh accountability measures (AMs) 
for the Georges Bank yellowtail flounder sub-ACL. Other provisions will 
address in-season adjustments to the U.S./Canada quotas, including the 
distribution of the haddock quota in the Eastern and Western U.S./
Canada areas. The Council also will consider a prohibition on 
yellowtail flounder by limited access scallop fishery vessels, and 
possibly other adjustments to the groundfish management measures. 
Issues related to this fishery will be addressed until adjournment at 
the end of the afternoon on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

    During the final day of the Council meeting, members will review 
the Habitat Omnibus Amendment 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement 
and identify preferred alternatives. The day will end with 
consideration of any other outstanding business that may have been 
deferred until the end of the meeting.
    Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda 
may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 Act, 
provided that 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 Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: November 25, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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