Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 57953-57954 [2017-26467]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 235 / Friday, December 8, 2017 / Notices deadline for issuing the final determinations in the less-than-fairvalue (LTFV) investigations of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia until February 15, 2018, and is extending the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period of not more than six months. DATES: Applicable December 8, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Lindgren at (202) 482–3870 (Argentina); Myrna Lobo at (202) 482– 2371 (Indonesia), Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 12, 2017, the Department initiated LTFV investigations of imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia.1 The period of investigation for each investigation is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. On October 31, 2017, the Department published its Preliminary Determination in each of these LTFV investigations.2 Postponement of Final Determinations Section 735(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2) provide that a final determination may be postponed until not later than 135 days after the date of the publication of the preliminary determination if, in the event of an affirmative preliminary determination, a request for such postponement is made by the exporters or producers who account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise, or in the event of a negative preliminary determination, a request for such postponement is made by the petitioners. Further, 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2) requires that such postponement requests by exporters be accompanied by a request for extension of provisional meausres from a fourmonth period to a period of not more than six months, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act. In September 2017, P.T. Musim Mas (Musim Mas) and Wilmar Trading PTE Ltd. (Wilmar), the mandatory Dated: December 4, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–26489 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 1 See sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 82 FR 18428 (April 19, 2017). 2 See Biodiesel from Agentina: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances, In Part, 82 FR 50391 (October 31, 2017) (Argentina Preliminary Determination); see also Biodiesel from Indonesia: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 82 FR 50379 (Indonesia Preliminary Determination). respondents in the Indonesia investigation, requested that the Department postpone the deadline for the final determination until no later than 135 days from the publication of the Indonesia Preliminary Determination, and extend the application of the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period of not more than six months.3 In November 2017, Camara Argentina de Biocombustibles (CARBIO) and LDC Argentina S.A. (LDC), the mandatory respondents in the Argentina investigation, requested that the Department postpone the deadline for the final determination until no later than 135 days from the publication of the Argentina Preliminary Determination, and extend the application of the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period of not more than six months.4 In accordance with section 735(a)(2)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2)(ii), because (1) each preliminary determination was affirmative; (2) the requests in each investigation were made by the exporters and producers who account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise from the country at issue; and (3) no compelling reasons for denials exist, the Department is postponing the final determination in each investigation until no later than 107 days after the date of the publication of the relevant preliminary determination, and extending the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period of not more than six months. Accordingly, the Department will issue its final determination in each investigation no later than February 15, 2018. This notice is issued and published pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(g). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:38 Dec 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 3 See Musim Mas’ Letter, ‘‘Biodiesel from Indonesia: Request to Extend Final Determination,’’ dated September 19, 2017; see also Wilmar’s Letter, ‘‘Biodiesel from Indonesia: Request for Extension of Final Determination,’’ dated September 19, 2017. 4 See CARBIO’s Letter, ‘‘CARBIO’s Request for Postponement of the Final Determination Biodiesel from Argentina (A–357–820),’’ dated November 10, 2017; see also LDC’s Letter, ‘‘Biodiesel from Argentina: Request for Postponement of the Final Determination,’’ dated November 16, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57953 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Alaska License Limitation Program for Groundfish, Crab, and Scallops. OMB Control Number: 0648–0334. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 49. Average Hours per Response: Transfers, 1 hour; appeals, 4 hours. Burden Hours: 52. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current information collection. The License Limitation Program (LLP) restricts access to the commercial groundfish fisheries, commercial crab fisheries, and commercial scallop fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska except for certain areas where alternative programs exist. The intended effect of the LLP is to limit the number of participants and reduce fishing capacity in fisheries off Alaska. For a vessel designated on an LLP license, the LLP license authorizes the type of fishing gear that may be used by the vessel, the maximum size of the vessel, an area endorsement, and whether the vessel may catch and process fish at sea or if it is limited to delivering catch without at-sea processing. LLP licenses that allow vessels to catch and process at-sea are assigned a catcher/processor endorsement. LLP licenses specify the maximum length overall (MLOA) of the vessel to which that LLP license may be assigned. The LLP may also include a species endorsement for Pacific cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) and Gulf of Alaska (GOA). An LLP license is required for vessels participating in directed fishing for LLP groundfish species in the BSAI or GOA, or fishing in any BSAI LLP crab fisheries. An LLP license is also required for any vessel deployed in scallop fisheries in Federal waters off Alaska (except for some diving operations). E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 57954 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 235 / Friday, December 8, 2017 / Notices Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: December 5, 2017. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–26467 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The objective of the survey will be to understand divers’ and snorkelers’ expenditures associated with recreational coral reef diving activities in Hawaii. The survey will also collect information on divers’ attitudes, preferences, and concerns about recreational diving and coral reefs health in Hawaii. We are conducting this survey to improve our understanding of divers’ expenditure patterns and to estimate the economic impact of coral reef related spending. Results of the survey will be used to inform coastal resource management planning and establish a baseline for outreach and education. The expenditure survey is also expected to provide useful information for local economic and business interests. A similar survey (OMB 0648–0746) was implemented in south Florida and was successfully completed in Nov. 2017. II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE III. Data Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Impacts of Diving and Snorkeling Expenditures in Hawaii 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 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 6, 2018. 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 Kristy Wallmo, 301–427– 8190 or kristy.wallmo@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for a new collection of information. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:38 Dec 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 OMB Control Number: 0648–XXXX. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information collection). Affected Public: Individual recreational divers and snorkelers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Time Per Response: 20 minutes Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. 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; PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: December 5, 2017. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–26466 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF861 Endangered Species; File Nos. 21198 and 21434 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of applications. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Southeast Regional Office, Century Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30602 [Responsible Party: Allan Brown], has applied in due form for a permit [File No. 21198] to take captive shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) and Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) for purposes of scientific research and enhancement. Additionally the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, 904 South Morris Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654 [Responsible Party: Brian Richardson], has applied in due form for a permit [File No. 21434] to take captive Atlantic sturgeon for purposes of conducting scientific research and enhancement. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before January 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: The applications 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 Nos. 21198 or 21434 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) SUMMARY: The survey will be conducted using two modes: mail and Internet. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration they also will become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Alaska License Limitation Program for Groundfish, Crab, and 
Scallops.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0334.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 49.
    Average Hours per Response: Transfers, 1 hour; appeals, 4 hours.
    Burden Hours: 52.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current 
information collection.
    The License Limitation Program (LLP) restricts access to the 
commercial groundfish fisheries, commercial crab fisheries, and 
commercial scallop fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska 
except for certain areas where alternative programs exist. The intended 
effect of the LLP is to limit the number of participants and reduce 
fishing capacity in fisheries off Alaska.
    For a vessel designated on an LLP license, the LLP license 
authorizes the type of fishing gear that may be used by the vessel, the 
maximum size of the vessel, an area endorsement, and whether the vessel 
may catch and process fish at sea or if it is limited to delivering 
catch without at-sea processing. LLP licenses that allow vessels to 
catch and process at-sea are assigned a catcher/processor endorsement. 
LLP licenses specify the maximum length overall (MLOA) of the vessel to 
which that LLP license may be assigned. The LLP may also include a 
species endorsement for Pacific cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian 
Islands management area (BSAI) and Gulf of Alaska (GOA).
    An LLP license is required for vessels participating in directed 
fishing for LLP groundfish species in the BSAI or GOA, or fishing in 
any BSAI LLP crab fisheries. An LLP license is also required for any 
vessel deployed in scallop fisheries in Federal waters off Alaska 
(except for some diving operations).

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    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; 
individuals or households.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to [email protected] or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: December 5, 2017.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-26467 Filed 12-7-17; 8:45 am]
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