Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, 29930-29931 [2020-10773]

Download as PDF 29930 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely Man Cho, request for a postponement; or (B) Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Commerce concludes that the parties Environmental Industries. concerned are cooperating, that the [FR Doc. 2020–10865 Filed 5–15–20; 4:15 pm] investigation is extraordinarily BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P complicated, and that additional time is necessary to make a preliminary DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE determination. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a International Trade Administration request for postponement 25 days or [C–525–002, C–351–855, C–533–896, C–489– more before the scheduled date of the 840] preliminary determination and must state the reasons for the request. Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Commerce will grant the request unless Bahrain, Brazil, India, and the Republic it finds compelling reasons to deny the of Turkey: Postponement of request.2 Preliminary Determinations in the On May 6, 2020, the petitioner in Countervailing Duty Investigations these investigations 3 submitted a timely AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, request that Commerce postpone the International Trade Administration, preliminary CVD determinations.4 Department of Commerce. According to the petitioner, additional time is necessary to allow Commerce to DATES: Applicable May 19, 2020. ‘‘analyze fully the questionnaire FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: responses, request any necessary Thomas Schauer at (202) 482–0410 clarifications, and determine the extent (Bahrain), Jonathan Hall-Eastman at to which countervailable subsidies have (202) 482–1468 (Brazil), Benito Ballesteros at (202) 482–7425 (India), or benefited the respondents in the preliminary phase of these Gene Calvert at (202) 482–3586 (Republic of Turkey (Turkey)), AD/CVD proceedings.’’ 5 Consistent with 19 CFR Operations, Enforcement and 351.205(e), the petitioner stated the Compliance, International Trade reasons for its request, and Commerce Administration, U.S. Department of finds no compelling reason to deny the Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue request. Therefore, in accordance with NW, Washington, DC 20230. section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Commerce is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determinations to no Background later than 130 days after the date on On March 30, 2020, the Department of which these investigations were Commerce (Commerce) initiated initiated, i.e., August 7, 2020. Pursuant countervailing duty (CVD) to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 investigations of imports of common CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the alloy aluminum sheet from Bahrain, final determinations of these 1 Brazil, India, and Turkey. Currently, investigations will continue to be 75 the preliminary determinations are due days after the date of the preliminary no later than June 3, 2020. written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of REEEAC meeting minutes will be available within 30 days following the meeting. Postponement of Preliminary Determinations Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires 2 See 1 See Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from Bahrain, Brazil, India, and the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations, 85 FR 19449 (April 7, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 19 CFR 351.205(e). petitioner is the Aluminum Association Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet Working Group. 4 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Countervailing Duty Investigations Concerning Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Bahrain, Brazil, India, and the Republic of Turkey—Petitioners’ Request to Postpone Preliminary Determinations,’’ dated May 6, 2019. 5 Id. at 2. 3 The PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 determinations, unless postponed at a later date. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: May 13, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–10750 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA176] Marine Mammals and Endangered Species National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that permits and permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable. ADDRESSES: The permits 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: Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 19497– 01), Sara Young (Permit No. 23273), Amy Hapeman (Permit No. 18881–01); at (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application and a complete description of the research, go to www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in Table 1 below. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 29931 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices TABLE 1—ISSUED PERMITS AND PERMIT AMENDMENTS Previous Federal Register notice Permit No. RTID Applicant 18881–01 .......... 0648–XD711 .... 19497–01 .......... 0648–XE009 ..... 23273 ................ 0648–XR091 ..... Texas Sealife Center, 14225 S Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78418 (Responsible Party: Timothy Tristan, D.V.M.). University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 SW 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32610 (Responsible Party: Michael Walsh D.V.M.). Michelle Shero, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 266 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in Section 2 of the ESA. Authority: 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. Dated: May 14, 2020. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–10773 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 80 FR 24902; May 1, 2015. April 24, 2020. 80 FR 52453; August 31, 2015. April 1, 2020. 85 FR 11051; February 26, 2020. April 13, 2020. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XW030] General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; and U.S. Stakeholder Call; Meeting Announcements National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting; format revision and cancellation of meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a revision to the format of the public meeting of the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the General Advisory Committee (GAC) scheduled on June 17, 2020, and a public meeting of the GAC to the U.S. Section to the InterAmerican Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) scheduled on June 18, 2020. These meetings will now be held solely via webinar instead of in-person, due to the current local guidance and travel restrictions. The timing of the meetings is adjusted accordingly. Additionally, NMFS announces that the U.S. Stakeholder conference call to discuss IATTC tropical tuna management in the eastern Pacific Ocean scheduled for May 22, 2020, is cancelled, and the content of that call will be included in the SAS and GAC webinars. The meeting topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the SAS will be held on June 17, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The meeting of the GAC will be held on June 18, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: Please notify William Stahnke (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit or amendment issuance date CONTACT) by May 29, 2020, if you plan to attend either or both webinars. Instructions will be emailed to meeting participants before the meetings occur. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Stahnke, West Coast Region, NMFS, at william.stahnke@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980–4088. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 5, 2020, NMFS announced that it scheduled a public meeting of the SAS to the GAC on June 17, 2020, and a public meeting of the GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on June 18, 2020 (85 FR 12907). However, due to the current local guidance and travel restrictions, NMFS is holding these meetings solely by webinar, instead of in-person as previously announced. In addition, on March 5, 2020, NMFS announced a public meeting via conference call with U.S. stakeholders to discuss issues related to IATTC tropical tuna management in the eastern Pacific Ocean that was scheduled on May 22, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT (85 FR 12907). NMFS is canceling that conference call and including the content of that call in the SAS and GAC webinars. Tropical tunas will be an agenda item for both webinars, focusing on the new models and stock assessment results during the SAS webinar, and management options during the GAC webinar. While SAS and GAC members will discuss first, public stakeholders will have an opportunity to provide input as well. In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act (16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), the U.S. Department of Commerce, in consultation with the Department of State (the State Department), appoints a GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC, and a SAS that advises the GAC. The U.S. Section consists of the four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and representatives of the State Department, NOAA, Department of Commerce, other U.S. Government agencies, and stakeholders. The GAC advises the U.S. Section with respect to U.S. E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29930-29931]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10773]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA176]


Marine Mammals and Endangered Species

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that permits and permit amendments have 
been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as 
applicable.

ADDRESSES: The permits 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: Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 19497-
01), Sara Young (Permit No. 23273), Amy Hapeman (Permit No. 18881-01); 
at (301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal 
Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit 
amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate 
the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the 
application and a complete description of the research, go to 
www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in 
Table 1 below.

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                                  Table 1--Issued Permits and Permit Amendments
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                                                                                                   Permit or
       Permit No.                  RTID                  Applicant          Previous Federal       amendment
                                                                             Register notice     issuance date
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18881-01...............  0648-XD711.............  Texas Sealife Center,    80 FR 24902; May    April 24, 2020.
                                                   14225 S Padre Island     1, 2015.
                                                   Dr., Corpus Christi,
                                                   Texas 78418
                                                   (Responsible Party:
                                                   Timothy Tristan,
                                                   D.V.M.).
19497-01...............  0648-XE009.............  University of Florida,   80 FR 52453;        April 1, 2020.
                                                   College of Veterinary    August 31, 2015.
                                                   Medicine, 2015 SW 16th
                                                   Ave, Gainesville, FL
                                                   32610 (Responsible
                                                   Party: Michael Walsh
                                                   D.V.M.).
23273..................  0648-XR091.............  Michelle Shero, Ph.D.,   85 FR 11051;        April 13, 2020.
                                                   Woods Hole               February 26, 2020.
                                                   Oceanographic
                                                   Institution, 266 Woods
                                                   Hole Road, Woods Hole,
                                                   MA 02543.
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    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 
activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was 
based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good 
faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered 
species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set 
forth in Section 2 of the ESA.

    Authority: 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.

    Dated: May 14, 2020.
Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
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