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Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-12317
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that four exporters subject to this administrative review had no shipments of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from the People's Republic of China (China) during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. We also determine that the 125 remaining companies subject to this review are part of the China-wide entity because they failed to demonstrate their eligibility for separate rates.
Mattresses From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of 2020 Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2021-12315
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the sale made by Shanghai Sunbeauty Trading Co., Ltd. (Sunbeauty) is a non-bona fide sale. Therefore, we are rescinding this new shipper review (NSR).
Barium Chloride From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-12314
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on barium chloride from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order.
Stainless Steel Bar From India: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2021-12313
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 2, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (the CIT) issued its final judgment in Carpenter Technology Corporation, et al. v. United States, Court No. 19-00200, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s remand results pertaining to the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from India covering the period February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce's final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to the dumping margins assigned to Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliates Precision Metals, Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd., and Hindustan Inox Ltd. (collectively, the Venus Group), Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (Jindal), and Laxcon Steels Limited (Laxcon).
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; 2021-2023 Small-Mesh Multispecies Specifications
Document Number: 2021-12282
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes small-mesh multispecies specifications for the 2021 fishing year, and projected specifications for fishing years 2022 and 2023, as recommended by the New England Fishery Management Council. This action also proposes changes to whiting possession limits on certain trips and would restore the in-season adjustment trigger for northern red hake. This action is necessary to establish allowable harvest levels and other management measures consistent with the most recent scientific information. This rule also informs the public of the proposed fishery specifications and provides an opportunity for comment.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2021-12278
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders and findings with April anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2021-12269
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 27, 2021, the U.S Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Fabuwood Cabinetry Corp. v. United States, Consol. Court no. 18-00208, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s first remand redetermination pertaining to the scope ruling for the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain hardwood plywood products (hardwood plywood) from the People's Republic of China (China). Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment in this case is not in harmony with Commerce's scope ruling, and that Commerce is withdrawing its scope ruling because the request suffered from several critical deficiencies.
International Fisheries; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species; Implementation of Emergency Decisions of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
Document Number: 2021-12258
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This interim final rule establishes a framework to implement short-notice decisions of the Commission on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Commission or WCPFC). Using the framework established through this interim final rule, this action also includes temporary specifications to implement three short-notice WCPFC decisions. NMFS is undertaking this action under the authority of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (WCPFC Implementation Act) to satisfy the obligations of the United States as a Contracting Party to the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Convention). NMFS seeks comments on this interim final rule and will respond to those comments in a subsequent final rule.
Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From Taiwan: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; Correction
Document Number: 2021-12196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published notice in the Federal Register of May 27, 2021, in which Commerce announced the final affirmative determination of the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from Taiwan. This notice contained a typographic error in the ``Scope of the Investigation'' in Appendix I.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Services Surveys: BE-45, Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2021-12194
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Final Determination of No Shipments, and Final Successor-in-Interest Determination; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-12185
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Hyosung Heavy Industries Corporation (Hyosung) made sales of large power transformers from the Republic of Korea (Korea) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2018, through July 31, 2019.
New Implementation Date for Patent Practitioner Registration Statement and Continuing Legal Education Certification
Document Number: 2021-12149
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is delaying the implementation of the biennial mandatory registration statement required from registered patent practitioners and individuals granted limited recognition to practice before the USPTO in patent matters until November 1, 2024. However, beginning in the spring of 2022, registered patent practitioners and individuals granted recognition to practice before the USPTO in patent matters may voluntarily certify that they have completed six credit hours of continuing legal education (CLE) in the preceding 24 months.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Reporting of Sea Turtle Incidental Take in Virginia Chesapeake Bay Pound Net Operations
Document Number: 2021-12136
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species
Document Number: 2021-12121
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permits have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable.
Export Administration Regulations: Termination of United Arab Emirates Participation in the Arab League Boycott of Israel
Document Number: 2021-12125
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to reflect the formal termination by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of its participation in the Arab League Boycott of Israel. Specifically, in recognition of the UAE's August 16, 2020 issuance of Federal Decree-Law No. 4 of 2020, certain requests for information, action or agreement from the UAE, which were presumed to be boycott-related if made prior to August 16, 2020, would not be presumed to be boycott-related if made following that date, and thus would not be prohibited or reportable under the EAR. Accordingly, BIS adds an interpretation to the Restrictive Trade Practices or Boycotts regulations of the EAR, which sets forth BIS's view that the prohibitions and reporting requirements contained in the EAR's antiboycott provisions do not apply to such requests from the UAE made after August 16, 2020.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; 2021-2022 Biennial Specifications and Management Measures; Inseason Adjustments
Document Number: 2021-12107
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule announces routine inseason adjustments to the harvest limits for incidental lingcod retention in the salmon troll fishery north of 40[deg]10' N lat.
Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-12078
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the sole producer and/or exporter subject to this administrative review made sales of certain emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber (ESB rubber) from Brazil at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.
Certain Steel Nails From Taiwan: Preliminary Determination of No Shipments in the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-12077
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Create Trading Co., Ltd. (Create Trading), the sole company under review, made no shipments of certain steel nails from Taiwan during the period of review (POR), July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination of no shipments.
Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel From the People's Republic of China and India: Countervailing Duty Orders; Correction
Document Number: 2021-12076
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2018, the countervailing duty orders on certain cold-drawn mechanical tubing of carbon and alloy steel (cold-drawn mechanical tubing) from the People's Republic of China (China) and India. This notice corrects the subsidy rate calculated for all other exporters/producers from India.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Electronic Logbooks for Hawaii and American Samoa Pelagic Longline Fisheries
Document Number: 2021-12067
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to require the use of electronic logbooks in Hawaii pelagic longline fisheries and on Class C and D vessels in the American Samoa pelagic longline fishery. This proposed rule is intended to reduce human error, improve data accuracy, save time for fishermen and NMFS, and provide more rigorous monitoring and forecasting of catch limits.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NOAA Satellite Customer Questionnaire
Document Number: 2021-12060
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Approval of Expansion of Subzone 18F, Lam Research Corporation, Newark, California
Document Number: 2021-12034
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Utility Scale Wind Towers From Malaysia: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-12024
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from Malaysia.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Resources of the South Atlantic; 2021 Red Snapper Commercial and Recreational Fishing Seasons
Document Number: 2021-12004
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the limited opening of commercial and recreational red snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic for the 2021 fishing year. This notice announces the 2021 red snapper commercial season opening date and the opening and closing dates for the red snapper recreational season, according to the accountability measures (AMs). This season announcement for South Atlantic red snapper allows fishers to maximize their opportunity to harvest the commercial and recreational annual catch limits (ACLs) while also managing harvest to protect the red snapper resource.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery Requirements
Document Number: 2021-12002
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Grants Proposal Application Package
Document Number: 2021-12001
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Questionnaire for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Federal Financial Assistance Applicants
Document Number: 2021-12000
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Documentation of Fish Harvest
Document Number: 2021-11999
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Permit Family of Forms
Document Number: 2021-11998
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-11997
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the sole company subject to this administrative review is part of the China-wide entity because it did not file a separate rate application (SRA). The period of review (POR) is April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-11986
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Due to ongoing public safety considerations related to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted entirely by webinar.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Dry Dock 1 Modification and Expansion
Document Number: 2021-11983
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an IHA to the U.S. Navy (Navy) to incidentally harass, by Level B and Level A harassment, marine mammals incidental to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) Dry Dock 1 (DD1) modification and expansion in Kittery, Maine.
Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber From Brazil: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-11954
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has preliminarily assigned ARLANXEO Brasil S.A. (ARLANXEO Brasil), the sole respondent subject to this antidumping duty (AD) administrative review, an AD margin based on the application of adverse facts available (AFA). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Commercial Fisheries Authorization Under Section 118 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
Document Number: 2021-11929
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NOAA Community-Based Restoration Program Progress Reports
Document Number: 2021-11928
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-11922
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Saha Thai Steel Pipe Public Co., Ltd. (Saha Thai), and 26 non-examined companies, made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2019, through February 29, 2020. We further preliminarily determine that Blue Pipe Steel Center (Blue Pipe) and K Line Logistics (Thailand) Ltd. (K-Line) had no shipments during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Changed Circumstances Reviews
Document Number: 2021-11921
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the changed circumstances reviews (CCRs) of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on crystalline silicon photovoltaic products (solar products) from the People's Republic of China (China) with respect to certain off-grid portable small panels.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-11920
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (NWR) from Taiwan for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration, Phase II in Monterey County, California
Document Number: 2021-11915
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS received a request from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for the Renewal of their currently active incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals incidental to the Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project (Phase II) which includes the excavation and movement of soil with heavy machinery for marsh restoration in Monterey County, California. These activities consist of activities that are covered by the current authorization but will not be completed prior to its expiration. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, prior to issuing the currently active IHA, NMFS requested comments on both the proposed IHA and the potential for renewing the initial authorization if certain requirements were satisfied. The Renewal requirements have been satisfied, and NMFS is now providing an additional 15-day comment period to allow for any additional comments on the proposed Renewal not previously provided during the initial 30-day comment period.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Site Characterization Surveys Off the Coast of Massachusetts; Correction
Document Number: 2021-11910
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This document contains corrections to the DATES section of the notice of modified proposed incidental harassment authorization (IHA) for take of marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys in coastal waters of Massachusetts published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2021. This action is necessary to notify the public of the end date of the public comment period, which was inadvertently omitted from the notice. This document corrects that omission; all other information is unchanged.
Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building
Document Number: 2021-11908
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs is providing notice of an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building (ACDEB or Committee). This will constitute the ninth meeting of the Committee in support of its charge to review, analyze, and make recommendations on how to promote the use of Federal data for evidence building purposes. At the conclusion of the Committee's first and second year, it will submit to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, an annual report on the activities and findings of the Committee. This report will also be made available to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2021-11907
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys Offshore of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York
Document Number: 2021-11904
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS received a request from Vineyard Wind, LLC (Vineyard Wind) for the Renewal of their currently active incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization survey activities off the coast of Massachusetts in the areas of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0501 and OCS-A 0522) and along potential submarine cable routes to landfall locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. These activities consist of activities that are covered by the current authorization but will not be completed prior to its expiration. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), prior to issuing the currently active IHA, NMFS requested comments on both the proposed IHA and the potential for renewing the initial authorization if certain requirements were satisfied. The Renewal requirements have been satisfied, and NMFS is now providing an additional 15-day comment period to allow for any additional comments on the proposed Renewal not previously provided during the initial 30-day comment period.