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AGENCY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday June 4, 2020, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. DATES: June 4, 2020, from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time EDT. Members of the public wishing to participate must register in advance with Cora Dickson at the contact information below by 5 p.m. EDT on SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 Thursday, June 4, 2020, in order to preregister, including any requests to make comments during the meeting or for accommodations or auxiliary aids. ADDRESSES: To register, please contact Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. Registered participants will be emailed the login information for the meeting, which will be conducted via WebEx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the REEEAC pursuant to discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), on July 14, 2010. The REEEAC was re-chartered most recently on June 7, 2018. The REEEAC provides the Secretary of Commerce with advice from the private sector on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services. On June 4, 2020, the REEEAC will hold the seventh, and final in-person meeting of its current charter term. The Committee, with officials from the Department of Commerce and other agencies, will discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, consider recommendations for approval, and brief senior U.S. government officials on the efforts completed during the current Committee’s charter term. An agenda PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will be made available by May 28, 2020 upon request to Cora Dickson. The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATE caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill. A limited amount of time before the close of the meeting will be available for oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two to five minutes per person (depending on number of public participants). Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Cora Dickson using the contact information above and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed participant, by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a copy of their oral comments by email to Cora Dickson for distribution to the participants in advance of the meeting. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the REEEAC’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted via email to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, c/o: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce; Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. To be considered during the meeting, public comments must be transmitted to the REEEAC prior to the meeting. As such, E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29929-29930]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10865]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee 
(REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on 
Thursday June 4, 2020, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The 
meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided 
below.

DATES: June 4, 2020, from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern 
Daylight Time EDT. Members of the public wishing to participate must 
register in advance with Cora Dickson at the contact information below 
by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in order to pre-register, 
including any requests to make comments during the meeting or for 
accommodations or auxiliary aids.

ADDRESSES: To register, please contact Cora Dickson, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry 
and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce at (202) 482-6083; email: [email protected]. Registered 
participants will be emailed the login information for the meeting, 
which will be conducted via WebEx.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry 
and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce at (202) 482-6083; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the REEEAC 
pursuant to discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), on July 14, 2010. 
The REEEAC was re-chartered most recently on June 7, 2018. The REEEAC 
provides the Secretary of Commerce with advice from the private sector 
on the development and administration of programs and policies to 
expand the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy 
efficiency products and services.
    On June 4, 2020, the REEEAC will hold the seventh, and final in-
person meeting of its current charter term. The Committee, with 
officials from the Department of Commerce and other agencies, will 
discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. 
renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, consider 
recommendations for approval, and brief senior U.S. government 
officials on the efforts completed during the current Committee's 
charter term. An agenda will be made available by May 28, 2020 upon 
request to Cora Dickson.
    The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to 
people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in 
advance by the deadline identified under the DATE caption. Requests for 
auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last 
minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill.
    A limited amount of time before the close of the meeting will be 
available for oral comments from members of the public attending the 
meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for 
public comments will be limited to two to five minutes per person 
(depending on number of public participants). Individuals wishing to 
reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Cora Dickson 
using the contact information above and submit a brief statement of the 
general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the 
proposed participant, by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020. If the 
number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can 
be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade 
Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. 
Speakers are requested to submit a copy of their oral comments by email 
to Cora Dickson for distribution to the participants in advance of the 
meeting.
    Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the 
REEEAC's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may 
be submitted via email to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 
Advisory Committee, c/o: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, 
Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, U.S. Department of 
Commerce; [email protected]. To be considered during the meeting, 
public comments must be transmitted to the REEEAC prior to the meeting. 
As such,

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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.

Man Cho,
Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
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