Availability of Final Evaluation Findings of State Coastal Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves, 61542-61543 [2017-28111]

Download as PDF 61542 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices corresponding order with a U.S. supplier at the Respondents’ request, the zirconia crucibles were exported from the United States to the Netherlands on or about August 20, 2013. The Dutch company transshipped the items to the UAE on or about September 17, 2013. An email dated on or about October 5, 2013, from Charkhian to a customs broker indicated that the Respondents had forwarded or transferred the items for delivery to Iran. 7. In so doing, the Respondents committed three (3) violations of Section 764.2(e) of the Regulations and are jointly and severally liable for those violations. As to Charkhian only: Charge 4 15 CFR 764.2(g)—False or Misleading Statement sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 8. On or about December 16, 2014, Charkhian made a false or misleading statement to BIS and other U.S. Government officials in connection with an action subject to the Regulations and/or in connection with effecting an export, reexport or other activity subject to the Regulations. While being interviewed by BIS on that date as part of a post-shipment verification (unrelated to Charges 1–3 above), Charkhian represented that he had never conducted any business with Iran at any time since 2001, and had not purchased anything from the United States during that time period. These statements contradicted the transactions and related transaction documents and correspondence detailed in Charges 1–3 above, which clearly indicate that at least on three occasions during 2012–2013, Charkhian and his company, Caspian, knowingly procured items from the United States or of U.S.-origin for Iranian customers through an intermediary party in the Netherlands. 9. Pursuant to Section 764.2(g) of the Regulations, no person may make any false or misleading representation or statement, or falsify or conceal any material fact, either directly or indirectly to BIS or any official of any other U.S. Government agency in connection with an action subject to the Regulations as set forth in (g)(1)(i) or in connection with effecting an export, reexport or other activity subject to the Regulations as set forth in (g)(1)(iii). 10. In so doing, Charkhian committed one (1) violation of Section 764.2(g) of the Regulations. Whereas, BIS and Respondents have entered into a Settlement Agreement pursuant to Section 766.18(b) of the Regulations, whereby they agreed to settle this matter in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth therein; and Whereas, I have approved of the terms of such Settlement Agreement; it is therefore ordered: FIRST, that for a period of twelve (12) years from the date of this Order, Saeid Yahya Charkhian, with a last known address of Villa 5, Street 1, Arabian Ranches, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Caspian Industrial Machinery Supply LLC, No. 2509 Churchill VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 Executive Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and when acting for or on their behalf, their successors, assigns, directors, officers, employees, representatives, or agents (each a ‘‘Denied Person’’ and collectively the ‘‘Denied Persons’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, license exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or engaging in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or from any other activity subject to the Regulations. SECOND, that no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of a Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by a Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby a Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from a Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from a Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by a Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by a Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. THIRD, that, after notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to a Denied Person by affiliation, ownership, control, or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or related services may also be made subject to the provisions of the Order. FOURTH, all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which any of the Respondents had an interest as of the date of this Order are revoked. FIFTH, Respondents shall not take any action or make or permit to be made any public statement, directly or indirectly, denying the allegations in the Charging Letter or the Order. The foregoing does not affect Respondents’ testimonial obligations in any proceeding, nor does it affect its right to take legal or factual positions in civil litigation or other civil proceedings in which the U.S. Department of Commerce is not a party. SIXTH, that the Charging Letter, the Settlement Agreement, and this Order shall be made available to the public. SEVENTH, that this Order shall be served on Respondents, and shall be published in the Federal Register. This Order, which constitutes the final agency action in this matter, is effective immediately. Issued this 21st day of December, 2017. Richard R. Majauskas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement performing the nonexclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2017–28112 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Final Evaluation Findings of State Coastal Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices ACTION: Notice. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the availability of final evaluation findings of state coastal programs and national estuarine research reserves. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review of the Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations for the states of New York, New Hampshire, Washington, and Maine. The states were found to be implementing and enforcing their federally approved Coastal Zone Management Programs, addressing the national coastal management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)– (K), and adhering to the programmatic terms of their financial assistance awards. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review of the National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluations for South Slough, Jacques Cousteau, Wells, and Narragansett Bay. The reserves were found to be adhering to programmatic requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be downloaded at http:// coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/ evaluation_findings/index.html or by submitting a written request to the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. SUMMARY: Dated: December 19, 2017. Keelin Kuipers, Acting Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration [FR Doc. 2017–28111 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 Notice of open meeting. Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in San Francisco, California. SUMMARY: 61543 Dated: December 21, 2017. Rebecca Holyoke, Deputy Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–28108 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. through Friday, January 19, 2018, at 1 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the web page listed below for the most up-todate meeting agenda. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Argonaut Hotel, 495 Jefferson Street at Hyde, San Francisco, CA 94109. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles M. Wahle, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 99 Pacific St., Suite 100–F, Monterey, CA 93940. (Phone: 831–647–6460; Fax: 831–647–1732; email: charles.wahle@ noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center website at http://marine protectedareas.noaa.gov/fac). The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas (MPAs). The meeting is open to the public, and public comment will be accepted from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. In general, each individual or group will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. If members of the public wish to submit written statements, they should be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer by Friday, January 12, 2018. Matters To Be Considered: This meeting will focus on: (i) Refining the Committee’s charge and work plans for 2018–2019; (ii) identifying ways to enhance the impact of the Committee’s recommendations and products; (iii) engaging with National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs and other MPA programs to explore common approaches to emerging issues facing US MPAs; and, (iv) establishing subcommittees and working groups, as needed, to address the Committee’s new charge. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov/ fac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management will hold a public meeting to solicit comments for the performance evaluation of the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. DATES: Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Evaluation: The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, and written comments must be received on or before Friday, March 9, 2018. For the specific date, time, and location of the public meetings, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the reserves and coastal program NOAA intends to evaluate by any of the following methods: Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in Mt. Vernon, Washington for the Padilla Bay Reserve. For the specific location, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, 1305 East West Highway N/OCM1, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or via email to Ralph.Cantral@ noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, Policy, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, (240) 543–0729, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405–2413, or via email to Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. Copies of the previous evaluation findings, Management Plan, and Site Profile may be viewed and downloaded on the internet at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/ evaluations. A copy of the evaluation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Final Evaluation Findings of State Coastal 
Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves

AGENCY: Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service 
(NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

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ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the availability of final evaluation 
findings of state coastal programs and national estuarine research 
reserves. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review 
of the Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations for the states of 
New York, New Hampshire, Washington, and Maine. The states were found 
to be implementing and enforcing their federally approved Coastal Zone 
Management Programs, addressing the national coastal management 
objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)-(K), and adhering to 
the programmatic terms of their financial assistance awards.
    The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review of the 
National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluations for South Slough, 
Jacques Cousteau, Wells, and Narragansett Bay. The reserves were found 
to be adhering to programmatic requirements of the National Estuarine 
Research Reserve System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may 
be downloaded at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/evaluation_findings/index.html or by submitting a written request to 
the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and 
Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/
NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, 
Maryland 20910, or [email protected].

    Dated: December 19, 2017.
Keelin Kuipers,
Acting Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
    Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419
    Coastal Zone Management Program Administration

[FR Doc. 2017-28111 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
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