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Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2022
Document Number: 2024-11527
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies were provided to producers and exporters of certain pasta (pasta) from Italy, during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. In addition, Commerce is rescinding the review with respect to one company. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Solicitation for Applications for Advisory Councils Established Pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and Executive Order
Document Number: 2024-11487
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that ONMS will solicit applications to fill non-governmental seats on its 17 established national marine sanctuary advisory councils and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council (advisory councils), under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order, respectively. Note, the list of 18 established advisory councils in the Contact Information for Each Site section includes the advisory council established for the Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary and the Proposed Hudson Canyon National Marine Sanctuary. Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary and alternate), for each of the advisory councils will be advertised differently at each site in accordance with the information provided in this notice. This notice contains web page links and contact information for each site, as well as additional resources on advisory council vacancies and the application process.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2024-11485
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) are being, or likely to be, sold in the United States at less-than-fair value (LTFV) for the period investigation October 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From Taiwan: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2024-11484
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from Taiwan are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From Portugal: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2024-11483
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from Portugal are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) for the period of investigation April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From Malaysia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2024-11482
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from Malaysia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From India: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, in Part
Document Number: 2024-11481
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from India. The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From India: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2024-11480
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from India are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From Colombia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2024-11479
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from Colombia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2024-11478
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination
Document Number: 2024-11477
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from the People's Republic of China (China) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Certain Paper Shopping Bags From Cambodia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, In Part
Document Number: 2024-11476
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain paper shopping bags (paper bags) from Cambodia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less-than-fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries; Angling Category Retention Limit Adjustment
Document Number: 2024-11441
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has determined, based on consideration of the regulatory determination criteria regarding inseason adjustments, that the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) daily retention limit that applies to Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Angling and HMS Charter/Headboat permitted vessels (when fishing recreationally for BFT) should be adjusted for the remainder of 2024. NMFS is adjusting the Angling category BFT daily retention limit from the default of 1 school, large school, or small medium BFT to: 2 school BFT and 1 large school/small medium BFT per vessel per day/trip for private vessels with HMS Angling permits; 3 school BFT and 1 large school/small medium BFT per vessel per day/trip for charter boat vessels with HMS Charter/Headboat permits when fishing recreationally; and 12 school BFT and 2 large school/small medium BFT per vessel per day/trip for headboat vessels with HMS Charter/Headboat permits when fishing recreationally. These retention limits are effective in all areas, except for the Gulf of Mexico, where targeted fishing for BFT is prohibited.
Evaluation of Wisconsin Coastal Management Program; Notice of Public Meeting; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2024-11438
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management, will hold a virtual public meeting to solicit input on the performance evaluation of the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program. NOAA also invites the public to submit written comments.
Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone-Clallam County, Washington State Under Alternative Site Framework
Document Number: 2024-11488
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Approval of Expansion of Subzone 61Z; Oldach Associates, LLC; Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2024-11425
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries; General Category and Harpoon Category Retention Limit Adjustments
Document Number: 2024-11423
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is adjusting the General category bluefin tuna (BFT) daily retention limit from the default of one large medium or giant BFT to three large medium or giant BFT. This daily retention limit applies to Atlantic Tunas General category (commercial) permitted vessels and Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement when fishing commercially for BFT. This adjustment will be effective for the June through August subquota time period or until further modified. Additionally, NMFS is modifying the Harpoon category BFT daily retention limit from the default of no more than 10 large medium and giant BFT to 5 large medium or giant BFT. The incidental catch limit of two large medium BFT per vessel per day/trip remains unchanged. These retention limits apply to Atlantic Tunas Harpoon category permitted vessels for the remainder of the 2024 Harpoon category fishing season, which concludes on November 15, 2024, or until further modified.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-11520
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public hybrid meeting of its Joint Groundfish Advisory and Recreational Panels to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-11509
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public hybrid meeting of its Groundfish Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2024-11466
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received one permit application submitted by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to enhance the propagation and survival of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, for a 5-year period. This document serves to notify the public of the availability of the permit application for review and comment, prior to a decision by NMFS whether to issue the permit. The permit application may be viewed online at: https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/preview_open_for_comment.c fm.
Advisory Committee Open Session on Management Strategy Evaluation for North Atlantic Swordfish
Document Number: 2024-11417
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), supported by NMFS, is holding a public meeting via webinar session to receive an update and provide input on the development of a management strategy evaluation (MSE) for North Atlantic swordfish. The meeting is open to all interested stakeholders.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2024-11403
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 152nd Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Fishing Industry Advisory Committee (FIAC), Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee (FDCRC), Executive and Budget Standing Committee (SC), and its 199th Council meetings to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-11384
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is holding a hybrid meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-11383
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 84 assessment process of U.S. Caribbean yellowtail snapper and stoplight parrotfish will consist of a Data Workshop, and a series of assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-11382
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 84 assessment process of U.S. Caribbean yellowtail snapper and stoplight parrotfish will consist of a Data Workshop, and a series of assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Gulf of Alaska Chinook Salmon as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2024-11381
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), or any evolutionarily significant unit (ESU) that may exist in the petitioned area, as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrent with the listing. We find that the petition, viewed in the context of information readily available in our files, presents substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that the petitioned action may be warranted. Therefore, we are commencing a review of the status of Gulf of Alaska Chinook salmon to determine whether listing under the ESA is warranted. To ensure that the status review is comprehensive, we are soliciting scientific and commercial information regarding this species from any interested party.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board
Document Number: 2024-11361
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on June 27, 2024, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Mexico, and the Republic of Türkiye: Amended Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations
Document Number: 2024-11346
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the scope of the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China), Indonesia, Mexico, and the Republic of T[uuml]rkiye (T[uuml]rkiye) to coincide with the scope of the companion less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigations of aluminum extrusions from China, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, the Republic of Korea (Korea), Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, T[uuml]rkiye, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).
Open Meeting of the Internet of Things Advisory Board
Document Number: 2024-11367
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) Advisory Board will meet Friday, June 14, 2024 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., eastern time. This session will be open to the public.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Skate Complex; Framework Adjustment 12
Document Number: 2024-11129
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement measures recommended by the New England Fishery Management Council in Framework Adjustment 12 to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan. This action would specify skate catch limits for fishing years 2024 and 2025, increase seasonal trip limits for the wing fishery, and remove species-specific restrictions for barndoor and smooth skate. This proposed action is necessary to establish skate specifications consistent with the most recent scientific information. The intent of this action is to establish appropriate catch limits for the skate fishery, while providing additional operational flexibility to fishery participants.
Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products From Japan: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2022-2023
Document Number: 2024-11265
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain producers/exporters subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2022, through April 30, 2023. We are also partially rescinding this review with respect to companies for which all review requests were timely withdrawn. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain High Chrome Cast Iron Grinding Media From India: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2024-11264
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain High Chrome Cast Iron Grinding Media From India: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation
Document Number: 2024-11263
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Removal of Trade Mission Optional Stops to the Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia
Document Number: 2024-11262
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing a Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) Trade Mission to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from December 8-9, 2024, with optional stops to Jeddah and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, from December 10-11, 2024. This notice is to update the prior Federal Register notice to reflect that the mission will no longer offer optional stops to Jeddah and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Annual Catch Limit and Accountability Measure for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Bottomfish in 2024-2025
Document Number: 2024-11308
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement an annual catch limit (ACL) and annual catch target (ACT) for bottomfish in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for fishing years 2024 and 2025. This proposed action would not revise, add, or remove the most recent current accountability measure (AM) in our regulations. Under that AM, NMFS would reduce the ACL and ACT in the following fishing year by the amount of the overage if the average catch from the most recent 3 years exceeds the ACL. This proposed rule would support the long-term sustainability of the CNMI bottomfish fishery.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2024-11332
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee) will meet on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. mountain time and Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. mountain time.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2024-11327
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) application contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. The EFP would allow federally permitted commercial fishing vessels to fish outside fishery regulations in support of research conducted by the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation (CFRF). Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed EFPs.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2024-11278
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice advises the public that a direct take permit has been issued pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) for research and enhancement purposes in the San Joaquin River Basin, Central Valley, California. Permit 20571-2R has been issued to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for implementation of one Hatchery and Genetic Management Plan associated with the San Joaquin River Restoration Program's (SJRRP) Salmon Conservation and Research Facility, operating to reintroduce Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon to the San Joaquin River and collection of broodstock to facilitate said reintroduction. The Final Environmental Assessment (EA) incorporates, where appropriate, agency and public comments received on the Draft EA, which was available for public review from November 24, 2023, to December 24, 2023. During the public comment period of the Draft EA, NOAA received no comments; as a result no changes were made. This document has been prepared in compliance with the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations currently in effect.
Advancement of 6G Telecommunications Technology
Document Number: 2024-11277
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is requesting comments on the current state of development of sixth generation (6G) wireless communications technology and to guide Executive Branch policies on necessary steps to facilitate the advancement of this technology. As potential requirements for 6G are being developed by industry, governmental, academic, and civil society stakeholders, NTIA hopes to hear from the public on the following questions to inform our own future engagement in support of 6G development and deployment.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Lighthouse Repair and Tour Operations at Northwest Seal Rock, California
Document Number: 2024-11223
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to the St. George Reef Lighthouse Preservation Society (Society) for the take of marine mammals incidental to conducting aircraft operations, lighthouse renovation, light maintenance activities, and tour operations on the St. George Reef Lighthouse Station (Station) on Northwest Seal Rock (NWSR).
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2024-11208
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the "Final Results of Sunset Review" section of this notice.
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From India: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2024-11207
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the "Final Results of Sunset Review" section of this notice.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Spiny Dogfish Fishery; 2024 Specifications Emergency Measures
Document Number: 2024-11024
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This emergency rule implements 2024 specifications for the Atlantic spiny dogfish fishery. This action is necessary to establish allowable harvest levels for the spiny dogfish fishery to prevent overfishing while minimizing adverse economic impacts on fishing communities, using the best scientific information available.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm Project Offshore New York
Document Number: 2024-09902
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, NMFS hereby promulgates regulations to govern the incidental taking of marine mammals incidental to Sunrise Wind, LLC (Sunrise Wind), a 50/50 joint venture between [Oslash]rsted North America, Inc. ([Oslash]rsted) and Eversource Investment, LLC, construction of the Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm Project (hereafter known as the "Project") in Federal and State waters offshore New York, specifically within the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Area OCS-A-0487 (Lease Area) and along one export cable route to sea- to-shore transition points in Shirley, New York (collectively referred to as the "Project Area"), over the course of 5 years (June 21, 2024June 20, 2029). These regulations, which allow for the issuance of a Letter of Authorization (LOA) for the incidental take of marine mammals during construction-related activities within the Project Area during the effective dates of the regulations, prescribe the permissible methods of taking and other means of effecting the least practicable adverse impact on marine mammal species or stocks and their habitat as well as requirements pertaining to the monitoring and reporting of such taking.
Approval of Expansion of Subzone 116F; Port Arthur LNG, LLC; Port Arthur and Jefferson County, Texas
Document Number: 2024-11196
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
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