Department of Commerce March 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Document Number: E7-3732
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce
Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2007 Among Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: 07-994
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Department of the Interior
This action allocates calendar year 2007 duty exemptions for watch producers located in the Virgin Islands pursuant to Pub. L. 97- 446, as amended by Pub. L. 103-465, Pub. L 106-36 and Pub. L. 108-429 (``the Act'').
Publication of North American Datum of 1983 State Plane Coordinates in Feet in Ohio
Document Number: 07-991
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will publish North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83) State Plane Coordinate (SPC) grid values in both meters and U.S. Survey Feet (1 ft = 1200/3937 m) in Ohio, for all well defined geodetic survey control monuments maintained by NGS in the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) and computed for various geodetic positioning utilities. The adoption of this standard is implemented in accordance with NGS policy and a request from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio, the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program, and the County Engineers Association of Ohio.
Publication of North American Datum of 1983 State Plane Coordinates in Feet in Wyoming
Document Number: 07-990
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will publish North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83) State Plane Coordinate (SPC) grid values in both meters and U.S. Survey Feet (1 ft = 1200/3937 m) in Wyoming, for all well defined geodetic survey control monuments maintained by NGS in the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) and computed from various geodetic positioning utilities. The adoption of this standard is implemented in accordance with NGS policy and a request from the Wyoming Department of Transportation, and the Professional Land Surveyors of Wyoming.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 630 of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 07-988
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is reopening directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 630 of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) for 24 hours. This action is necessary to fully use the A season allowance of the 2007 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock specified for Statistical Area 630 of the GOA.
General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC); Meeting Announcement
Document Number: E7-3704
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the meeting of the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on May 30, 2007.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings
Document Number: E7-3703
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold an additional public hearing in a series of public hearings regarding Amendment 18 to the Fishery Management Plan for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic. Amendment 18 will modify the total allowable catch (TAC) for the Atlantic migratory group king mackerel and Spanish mackerel fisheries, and change the commercial trip limits for Spanish mackerel to reflect recent changes in the fishing year.
Fisheries in the Western Pacific; Western Pacific Precious Corals Fisheries; Control Date
Document Number: E7-3702
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that persons who enter the black coral fishery in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii, after December 21, 2006, (the ``control date'') are not guaranteed future participation in the fishery if the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) recommends, and NMFS approves, a program that limits entry into the fishery or fishing effort. This action does not commit the Council or NMFS to limit entry, or prevent any other date from being selected for use when limiting eligibility to participate in the Au'au Channel black coral fishery. The Council or NMFS may also use other criteria to limit fishing effort or participation in a limited entry program that is developed in the future.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from France: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-3698
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from France for the period August 1, 2005, through July 31, 2006.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from France: Initiation of an Antidumping Duty Changed-Circumstances Review
Document Number: E7-3697
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request for a changed-circumstances review from Societe Nouvelle de Fabrication Aeronautique S.A.S.U., SKF France S.A., and SKF Aerospace France S.A.S. and pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR Sec. 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3), the Department of Commerce is initiating a changed- circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from France.
International Whaling Commission; 59th Annual Meeting; Announcement of Public Meeting
Document Number: E7-3696
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice announces the date and location of the public meeting being held prior to the 59th annual International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting.
Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E7-3693
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 11, 2006, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published its preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping investigation of certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is July 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary determination of sales at LTFV. Based on our analysis of the comments we received, we have made changes to our calculations for the mandatory respondents. The final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section below.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands; 2007 and 2008 Final Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
Document Number: E7-3692
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces 2007 and 2008 final harvest specifications and prohibited species catch (PSC) allowances for the groundfish fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2007 and 2008 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (FMP). The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the BSAI in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).
National Medal of Technology's Call for Nominations 2007
Document Number: E7-3631
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Technology Administration
The Department of Commerce's Technology Administration is accepting nominations for its National Medal of Technology (NMT) 2007 program. Established by statute in 1980, the President of the United States awards the National Medal of Technology to our Nation's leading innovators. If you know of a candidate who has made an outstanding, lasting contribution to the economy through technology, you may obtain a nomination form from: https://www.technology.gov/medal.
Addition of Entities to the Entity List
Document Number: E7-3538
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to add two entities located in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) to the Entity List. The Entity List is a compilation of end-users that present an unacceptable risk of using or diverting certain items to activities related to weapons of mass destruction. BIS requires a license for most exports or reexports to these entities and maintains the Entity List to inform the public of these license requirements.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Catching Pacific Cod for Processing by the Inshore Component in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 07-954
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2007 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific cod apportioned to vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component of the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
Document Number: 07-953
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries (AA), NOAA, announces temporary restrictions consistent with the requirements of the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan's (ALWTRP) implementing regulations. These regulations apply to lobster trap/pot and anchored gillnet fishermen in an area totaling approximately 1,753 nm\2\ (6,012 km\2\), southeast of Portland, Maine, for 15 days. The purpose of this action is to provide protection to an aggregation of northern right whales (right whales).
Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
Document Number: 07-952
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries (AA), NOAA, announces temporary restrictions consistent with the requirements of the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan's (ALWTRP) implementing regulations. These regulations apply to lobster trap/pot and anchored gillnet fishermen in an area totaling approximately 2,201 nm\2\ (7,549 km\2\), east of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for 15 days. The purpose of this action is to provide protection to an aggregation of northern right whales (right whales).
Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: E7-3686
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating a five-year (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping duty order listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-year Review which covers this same order.
Sea Turtle Conservation; Fishing Gear Inspection Program
Document Number: E7-3630
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to establish an inspection program for modified pound net leaders in the Virginia waters of the mainstem Chesapeake Bay. Current regulations require modified pound net leaders, as defined in the regulations, in a portion of the Virginia Chesapeake Bay, and allow them to be used in a different portion of the Chesapeake Bay. This proposed action would ensure that leaders used in those areas do in fact meet the definition of a modified pound net leader. This action, taken under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended, is intended to facilitate compliance with the existing regulation, which is designed to help protect threatened and endangered sea turtles.
International Whaling Commission; 59th Annual Meeting; Nominations
Document Number: E7-3611
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice is a call for nominees for the U.S. Delegation to the May 2007 International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting. The non-federal representative(s) selected as a result of this nomination process is(are) responsible for providing input and recommendations to the U.S. IWC Commissioner representing the positions of non- governmental organizations. Generally, only one non-governmental position is selected for the U.S. Delegation.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E7-3553
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: E7-3552
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Squid, Mackerel and Butterfish Committee and Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting.
Canned Pineapple Fruit from Thailand: Initiation of New Shipper Antidumping Duty Review
Document Number: E7-3511
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Less Than 60 ft (18.3 m) LOA Using Jig or Hook-and-Line Gear in the Bogoslof Pacific Cod Exemption Area in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 07-933
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels less than 60 ft (18.3 meters (m)) length overall (LOA) using jig or hook-and-line gear in the Bogoslof Pacific cod exemption area of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the limit of Pacific cod for catcher vessels less than 60 ft (18.3 m) LOA using jig or hook-and- line gear in the Bogoslof Pacific cod exemption area in the BSAI.