Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Chesapeake Bay Watershed Environmental Literacy Indicator Tool, 93666-93667 [2016-30757]

Download as PDF 93666 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 245 / Wednesday, December 21, 2016 / Notices Court’s final judgment affirming the 2010–2011 AR Final Results constitutes the Court’s final decision which is not in harmony with the 2010–2011 AR Final Results. This notice is published in fulfillment of the publication requirements of Timken. Accordingly, the Department will continue the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise pending a final and conclusive court decision. Amended Final Results of Review Because there is now a final court decision, the Department is amending the 2010–2011 AR Final Results with respect Jiheng and Kangtai, as follows: Exporter Weightedaverage margin percentage Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. .................................... Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. ............................ 31.22 34.21 In the event the Court’s ruling is not appealed or, if appealed, upheld by a final and conclusive court decision, the Department will instruct the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on unliquidated entries of subject merchandise based on the revised rate the Department determined and listed above. Cash Deposit Requirements Because there have been subsequent administrative reviews for Jiheng and Kangtai, the case deposit rates will remain the rates established in the 2012–2013 Final Results, which are 0.00 percent respectively for both Jiheng and Kangtai.7 Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516A(e)(l), 75l(a)(l), and 777(i)(l) of the Act. Dated: December 15, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–30728 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 7 See Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012– 2013, 80 FR 4539 (January 28, 2015) (2012–2013 Final Results). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–911] Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Effective December 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca M. Janz, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2972. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 5, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CWP from the PRC for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015.1 The Department received a timely-filed request from Wheatland Tube Company (the petitioner), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), for an administrative review of this countervailing duty order.2 Pursuant to this request and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), on September 12, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation with respect to 20 individually-named companies or company groups.3 On December 12, 2016, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 81 FR 43584 (July 5, 2016). 2 See letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 29, 2016. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 62720 (September 12, 2016). 4 See letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CWP from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: December 15, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–30727 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Chesapeake Bay Watershed Environmental Literacy Indicator Tool National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to SUMMARY: Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 12, 2016. E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 245 / Wednesday, December 21, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Shannon Sprague, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office, 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 207, Annapolis, MD 21403, 410–267–5664 or shannon.sprague@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for a new information collection. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement of 2014 requires monitoring of progress towards the environmental literacy goal: ‘‘Enable students in the region to graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to act responsibly to protect and restore their local watersheds.’’ NOAA, on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay Program, will ask the state education agencies for Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to survey their local education agencies (LEAs) to determine: (1) LEA capacity to implement a comprehensive and systemic approach to environmental literacy education, (2) student participation in Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences during the school year, (3) sustainability practices at schools, and (4) LEA needs for improving environmental literacy education programming. LEAs (generally school districts, in some cases charter school administration) are asked to complete the survey on the status of their LEA on a set of key indicators for the four areas listed above. One individual from each LEA is asked to complete this survey once every two years. II. Method of Collection Respondents will submit their information electronically on web-based survey forms. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx. Form Number(s): None. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 Type of Review: Regular (request for a new information collection). Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government (local education agencies); Not-for-profit organizations (charter schools). Estimated Number of Respondents: The survey will be distributed to approximately 983 local education agencies. Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,106 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: December 16, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30757 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Conflict of Interest Disclosure for Nonfederal Government Individuals Who Are Candidates To Conduct Peer Reviews National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 93667 public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Michael Liddel (301) 427– 8139 or Michael.Liddel@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved collection. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued government-wide guidance to enhance the practice of peer review of government science documents. OMB’s Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review (‘‘Peer Review Bulletin’’ or PRB) (available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/ memoranda/fy2005/m05-03.pdf) establishes minimum peer review standards for influential scientific information that Federal agencies intend to disseminate. The Peer Review Bulletin also directs Federal agencies to adopt or adapt the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) policy for evaluating conflicts of interest when selecting peer reviewers who are not Federal government employees (federal employees are subject to Federal ethics requirements). For peer review purposes, the term ‘‘conflicts of interest’’ means any financial or other interest which conflicts with the service of the individual because it could: (1) Significantly impair the individual’s objectivity; or (2) create an unfair competitive advantage for any person or organization. NOAA has adapted the NAS policy and developed two confidential conflict disclosure forms which the agency will use to examine prospective reviewers’ potential financial conflicts and other interests that could impair objectivity or create an unfair advantage. One form is for peer reviewers of studies related to government regulation and the other form is for all other influential scientific information subject to the Peer Review Bulletin. In addition, the latter form has been adapted by NOAA’s Office of E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Chesapeake Bay 
Watershed Environmental Literacy Indicator Tool

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to

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take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 21, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Shannon Sprague, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office, 410 Severn 
Avenue, Suite 207, Annapolis, MD 21403, 410-267-5664 or 
shannon.sprague@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for a new information collection.
    The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement of 2014 requires monitoring 
of progress towards the environmental literacy goal: ``Enable students 
in the region to graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to act 
responsibly to protect and restore their local watersheds.'' NOAA, on 
behalf of the Chesapeake Bay Program, will ask the state education 
agencies for Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, 
and the District of Columbia to survey their local education agencies 
(LEAs) to determine: (1) LEA capacity to implement a comprehensive and 
systemic approach to environmental literacy education, (2) student 
participation in Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences during 
the school year, (3) sustainability practices at schools, and (4) LEA 
needs for improving environmental literacy education programming. LEAs 
(generally school districts, in some cases charter school 
administration) are asked to complete the survey on the status of their 
LEA on a set of key indicators for the four areas listed above. One 
individual from each LEA is asked to complete this survey once every 
two years.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents will submit their information electronically on web-
based survey forms.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular (request for a new information collection).
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government (local 
education agencies); Not-for-profit organizations (charter schools).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: The survey will be distributed to 
approximately 983 local education agencies.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,106 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: December 16, 2016.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-30757 Filed 12-20-16; 8:45 am]
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