Marine Mammals; File No. 20465, 11179-11180 [2017-03344]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices review, a prior review, or the original investigation but the manufacturer is, Exporter/producer the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment for the manufacturer GD Affiliates S. de R.L. de C.V. 1.93 of the merchandise; (4) the cash deposit Nacional de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. 6.50 rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 26.03 Assessment Rates percent, the all-others rate established in the Amended Final and Order. These The Department shall determine, and CBP shall assess, antidumping duties on cash deposit requirements, when all appropriate entries of subject imposed, shall remain in effect until merchandise in accordance with the further notice. final results of this review.6 We intend Notification to Importers to instruct CBP to liquidate entries of subject merchandise produced and/or This notice also serves as a final exported by the aforementioned reminder to importers of their companies. In accordance with the responsibility under 19 CFR Department’s ‘‘automatic assessment’’ 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate practice, for entries of subject regarding the reimbursement of merchandise during the POR produced by Golden Dragon or Nacobre for which antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. they did not know their merchandise Failure to comply with this requirement was destined for the United States, we could result in the Department’s intend to instruct CBP to liquidate presumption that reimbursement of unreviewed entries at the all-others antidumping duties has occurred and rate.7 Additionally, because the the subsequent assessment of double Department determined that IUSA had antidumping duties. no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR, any suspended entries Administrative Protective Order that entered under IUSA’s AD case number (i.e., at that exporter’s rate) will In accordance with 19 CFR be liquidated at the all-others rate 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as effective during the period of review.8 a reminder to parties subject to The Department intends to issue administrative protective order (APO) of assessment instructions to CBP 41 days their responsibility concerning the after the date of publication of these return or destruction of proprietary final results of review, pursuant to 19 information disclosed under the APO, CFR 356.8(a). which continues to govern business Cash Deposit Requirements proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written The following deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to notice of these final results for all judicial protective order is hereby shipments of seamless refined copper requested. Failure to comply with the pipe and tube from Mexico entered, or regulations and terms of an APO is a withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication violation subject to sanction. date as provided by section 751(a)(2) of Notification to Interested Parties the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for the reviewed companies will be the rates We intend to issue and publish these established in the final results of this results in accordance with sections administrative review; (2) for 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 merchandise exported by manufacturers CFR 351.213(h) and 351.221(b)(5). or exporters not covered in this review Dated: February 14, 2017. but covered in a completed prior Ronald K. Lorentzen, segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement company-specific rate published for the and Compliance. most recently completed segment; (3) if [FR Doc. 2017–03338 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] the exporter is not a firm covered in this BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Weightedaverage dumping margins (percent) 6 See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b). 7 For a full discussion of this clarification, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). 8 Id. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11179 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF149 Marine Mammals; File No. 20465 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115–6349 (Responsible Party: Dr. John Bengtson), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on 21 species of marine mammals. SUMMARY: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before March 23, 2017. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 20465 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available 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. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Shasta McClenahan, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR DATES: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 11180 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). AFSC’s Marine Mammal Laboratory requests a 5-year permit to monitor and evaluate cetacean trends, abundance, distribution, and health in the North Pacific Ocean, Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas, and in the Gulf of Maine and mid-Atlantic waters. Up to 21 species of cetaceans may be targeted for study including the following endangered or threatened species/ stocks: Cook Inlet beluga (Delphinapterus leucas), blue (Balaenoptera musculus), fin (B. physalus), sei (B. borealis), bowhead (Balaena mysticetus), humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae), North Pacific right (Eubalaena japonica), Southern Resident killer (Orcinus orca), and sperm (Physeter macrocephalus) whales. Research would involve aerial surveys, vessel surveys, and captures. Researchers would conduct manned and unmanned aerial surveys for counts, observations, photo-identification, photogrammetry, and video of cetaceans. Vessel surveys would be conducted for counts, biological sampling, observation, photoidentification, photogrammetry, video, tagging, and/or acoustic playbacks of cetaceans. Non-listed beluga whale stocks would be captured for health assessments involving a suite of biological sampling, acoustic playbacks, and/or tagging prior to release. Up to four mortalities of each beluga stock are requested over the life of the permit for capture work. Seven pinniped species including endangered Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) may be harassed incidental to research. Please see the take tables for numbers of animals requested by species. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: February 15, 2017. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–03344 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RINs 0648–XA888, 0648–XA599, 0648– XC599, 0648–XE469, 0648–XE684, 0648– XE773, 0648–XE913, and 0648–XE915 Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; File Nos. 15682, 16094, 17845, 19627, 20197, 20452, 20341, and 20658 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit and permit amendments. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that permits and permit amendments have been issued to the following entities: RIN 0648–XA888; Permit No. 15682– 01: Mithriel MacKay, Ph.D., 1394 Alameda Ave., Spring Hill, FL 34609; RIN 0648–XA599; Permit No. 16094– 04: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Wildlife Conservation, 1255 West 8th Street, Juneau, AK 99811–5526 (Responsible Party: Robert Small, Ph.D.); RIN 0648–XC599; Permit No. 17845– 03: Rachel Cartwright, Ph.D., Keiki Kohola Project, 4945 Coral Way, Oxnard, CA 93035; RIN 0648–XE469; Permit No. 19627: NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center, 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Room 207, Miami, FL 33149 (Responsible Party: Dr. Bonnie Ponwith); RIN 0648–XE684; Permit No. 20197: NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 025433 (Responsible Party: Dr. Jon Hare); RIN 0648–XE773; Permit No. 20341: Craig Matkin, North Gulf Oceanic Society, 3430 Main St., Suite B1, Homer, AK 99603; RIN 0648–XE913; Permit No. 20452: SMRU Consulting North America, LLC, P.O. Box 764, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; RIN 0648–XE915; Permit No. 20658: Joseph Wilson, 1st Augustine’s Yard, Gaunts Lane, Bristol, BS1 5DE, United Kingdom; ADDRESSES: The permits and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Carrie Hubard (File Nos. 15682, 17845 and 20532), Sara Young (File Nos. 16094 and 20452), Shasta McClenahan (File Nos. 17845, 20532, and 20658), Amy Hapeman (File Nos. 19627, 20197, & 20658), and Erin Markin (File Nos. 19627, & 20197) at (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal Register that requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the above-named applicants. The requested permits have been issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), as applicable. Permit No. 15682–01: The original permit (No. 15682), issued on December 20, 2011 (77 FR 268, January 4, 2012) authorized Dr. MacKay up to 700 takes of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) annually in waters off Puerto Rico during vessel-based photoidentification, behavioral observation, and passive acoustic recording. The minor amendment (No. 15682–01) extends the duration of the permit through December 31, 2017, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Permit No. 16094–04: The original permit (No. 16094), issued on September 20, 2011 (76 FR 61345, October 4, 2011) authorized the permit holder to conduct research on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) throughout their range in Alaska, including Southeast Alaska, Gulf of Alaska, and Bering Sea. Subsequent amendments were issued on March 28, 2012 (Permit No. 16094–01), June 1, 2012 (Permit No. 16094–02), and March 5, 2013 (Permit No. 16094–03). The minor amendment (No. 16094–04) extends the duration of the permit through December 31, 2017, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Permit No. 17845–03: Permit No. 17845, issued on January 25, 2014 (79 FR 5382), authorizes Level A and B harassment of humpback whales during photo-identification, behavioral follows, and surface and underwater observations in Hawaii, Alaska, and California. Nine other cetacean species may be studied opportunistically and E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF149


Marine Mammals; File No. 20465

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science 
Center (AFSC) Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., 
Seattle, WA 98115-6349 (Responsible Party: Dr. John Bengtson), has 
applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on 21 species of 
marine mammals.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before March 23, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
``Features'' box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 20465 from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available 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.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the 
subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Shasta McClenahan, 
(301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking 
and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR

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part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, 
and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222-226), 
and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.).
    AFSC's Marine Mammal Laboratory requests a 5-year permit to monitor 
and evaluate cetacean trends, abundance, distribution, and health in 
the North Pacific Ocean, Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas, and in the 
Gulf of Maine and mid-Atlantic waters. Up to 21 species of cetaceans 
may be targeted for study including the following endangered or 
threatened species/stocks: Cook Inlet beluga (Delphinapterus leucas), 
blue (Balaenoptera musculus), fin (B. physalus), sei (B. borealis), 
bowhead (Balaena mysticetus), humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae), North 
Pacific right (Eubalaena japonica), Southern Resident killer (Orcinus 
orca), and sperm (Physeter macrocephalus) whales. Research would 
involve aerial surveys, vessel surveys, and captures. Researchers would 
conduct manned and unmanned aerial surveys for counts, observations, 
photo-identification, photogrammetry, and video of cetaceans. Vessel 
surveys would be conducted for counts, biological sampling, 
observation, photo-identification, photogrammetry, video, tagging, and/
or acoustic playbacks of cetaceans. Non-listed beluga whale stocks 
would be captured for health assessments involving a suite of 
biological sampling, acoustic playbacks, and/or tagging prior to 
release. Up to four mortalities of each beluga stock are requested over 
the life of the permit for capture work. Seven pinniped species 
including endangered Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) may be 
harassed incidental to research. Please see the take tables for numbers 
of animals requested by species.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.

    Dated: February 15, 2017.
Julia Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-03344 Filed 2-17-17; 8:45 am]
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