Marine Mammals; File No. 15324, 76922 [2016-26677]

Download as PDF 76922 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 214 / Friday, November 4, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES when there is no review requested of the NME entity, the Department will instruct CBP to liquidate entries for all exporters not named in the initiation notice, including those that were suspended at the NME entity rate. All requests must be filed electronically in Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’) on Enforcement and Compliance’s ACCESS Web site at http:// access.trade.gov.4 Further, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.303(f)(l)(i), a copy of each request must be served on the petitioner and each exporter or producer specified in the request. The Department will publish in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Initiation of Administrative Review of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation’’ for requests received by the last day of November 2016. If the Department does not receive, by the last day of November 2016, a request for review of entries covered by an order, finding, or suspended investigation listed in this notice and for the period identified above, the Department will instruct CBP to assess antidumping or countervailing duties on those entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of (or bond for) estimated antidumping or countervailing duties required on those entries at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption and to continue to collect the cash deposit previously ordered. For the first administrative review of any order, there will be no assessment of antidumping or countervailing duties on entries of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the relevant provisional-measures ‘‘gap’’ period of the order, if such a gap period is applicable to the period of review. This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community. Dated: October 27, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–26749 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 4 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Nov 03, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA341 Marine Mammals; File No. 15324 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Wildlife Conservation, Juneau, AK (Responsible Party: Robert Small, Ph.D.) has been issued a minor amendment to Scientific Permit No. 15324. ADDRESSES: The amendment and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Young or Amy Sloan, phone (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted 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 original permit (No. 15324), issued on May 25, 2011 (76 FR 30309) authorized taking spotted (Phoca largha), ringed (Phoca hispida), bearded (Erignathus barbatus), and ribbon seals (Histriophoca fasciata) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas of Alaska to monitor the status and health of all four species by analyzing samples from the subsistence harvest and by documenting movements and habitat use by tracking animals with satellite transmitters through December 31, 2016. The major amendment (No. 15324–01) amended the permit to include: (1) Takes by harassment during aerial and vessel surveys to monitor seal distribution relative to changes in sea ice; (2) increased takes by incidental harassment; (3) the use of additional sedative drugs during capture activities; and (4) the use of remote dart-delivery as a method for capturing bearded seals. reduced the number of authorized mortalities for bearded seals and ringed seals. A second amendment (No. 15324– 02) was issued to: (1) Modify the annual SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 research time period from March– November to year-round; (2) authorize captures on land (in addition to already permitted captures in water and on ice); (3) modify open water capture techniques for bearded seals to include the use of a non-lethal deterrent (e.g., rubber bullets, bean bags, or paintballs) aimed near but not on seals while pursuing a seal prior to capture in a net to increase the chances of successful capture. The minor amendment (No. 15324–03) extends the duration of the permit through December 31, 2017, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Dated: October 31, 2016. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–26677 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting (via teleconference). AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a virtual meeting of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee (Committee). DATES AND TIMES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Designated Federal Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1315 East-West Highway, 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 240–533–9466; Fax 301– 713–3281; Email jessica.snowden@ noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at https:// ioos.noaa.gov/community/u-s-ioosadvisory-committee/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee meeting will be held via teleconference. Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting must register in advance by 5:00 p.m. ET on November 21. 2016. Please SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA341


Marine Mammals; File No. 15324

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Alaska Department of Fish and Game 
(ADF&G), Division of Wildlife Conservation, Juneau, AK (Responsible 
Party: Robert Small, Ph.D.) has been issued a minor amendment to 
Scientific Permit No. 15324.

ADDRESSES: The amendment and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation 
Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, 
Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 
713-0376.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Young or Amy Sloan, phone (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted 
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 original permit (No. 15324), issued on May 25, 2011 (76 FR 
30309) authorized taking spotted (Phoca largha), ringed (Phoca 
hispida), bearded (Erignathus barbatus), and ribbon seals (Histriophoca 
fasciata) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas of Alaska to 
monitor the status and health of all four species by analyzing samples 
from the subsistence harvest and by documenting movements and habitat 
use by tracking animals with satellite transmitters through December 
31, 2016. The major amendment (No. 15324-01) amended the permit to 
include: (1) Takes by harassment during aerial and vessel surveys to 
monitor seal distribution relative to changes in sea ice; (2) increased 
takes by incidental harassment; (3) the use of additional sedative 
drugs during capture activities; and (4) the use of remote dart-
delivery as a method for capturing bearded seals. reduced the number of 
authorized mortalities for bearded seals and ringed seals. A second 
amendment (No. 15324-02) was issued to: (1) Modify the annual research 
time period from March-November to year-round; (2) authorize captures 
on land (in addition to already permitted captures in water and on 
ice); (3) modify open water capture techniques for bearded seals to 
include the use of a non-lethal deterrent (e.g., rubber bullets, bean 
bags, or paintballs) aimed near but not on seals while pursuing a seal 
prior to capture in a net to increase the chances of successful 
capture. The minor amendment (No. 15324-03) extends the duration of the 
permit through December 31, 2017, but does not change any other terms 
or conditions of the permit.

    Dated: October 31, 2016.
Julia Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-26677 Filed 11-3-16; 8:45 am]
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