Department of Commerce April 30, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E8-9505
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA''), International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification is sought and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery; Amendment 11
Document Number: E8-9504
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule postpones from June 1, 2008, to July 1, 2008, the effective date of the limited access general category (LAGC) scallop permit requirements, and specified related requirements, that are included in the final rule for Amendment 11 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan (Amendment 11). This final rule is intended to provide the industry with additional time to comply with the new LAGC scallop permit requirements.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Pacific Islands Region Seabird-Fisheries Interaction Recovery Reporting
Document Number: E8-9477
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9476
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce
Unified Synthesis Product Development Committee
Document Number: E8-9474
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
A major activity of the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) is the production of a series of 21 Synthesis and Assessment Products (SAPs) that are designed to inform and aid decision making by policy makers, resource managers, stakeholders, the media, and the general public on issues related to global climate change. The Unified Synthesis Product (USP) Development Committee (USPDC), established by a Decision Memorandum on February 29, 2008, is the Federal Advisory Committee charged with responsibility to develop a draft USP that will synthesize the information contained in the 21 SAPs in the context of other recent climate and global change scientific studies and formal assessments. Please note that meeting location, times, and agenda topics described here are subject to change. Meeting information will be available online on the USPDC website: http://www.climate.noaa.gov/index.jsp?pg=./ccsp/unified_synth esis.jsp
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product Draft Report 3.4 “Abrupt Climate Change”
Document Number: E8-9473
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes this notice to announce a 45-day public comment period for the draft report titled, U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4 ``Abrupt Climate Change.'' This draft report is being released solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by NOAA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. After consideration of comments received on the draft report, a revised version along with the comments received will be published on the CCSP web site.
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of 2006-2007 Semi-Annual New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-9471
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from New-Tec Integration (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. (``New-Tec''), the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2006, through May 31, 2007. We have preliminarily determined that sales have not been made below normal value (``NV'') by New-Tec. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the POR for which the importer- specific assessment rates are above de minimis. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit comments are requested to submit with each argument a statement of the issue and a brief summary of the argument. We will issue the final results no later than 90 days from the date of this notice.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E8-9444
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; Meeting Announcement
Document Number: E8-9403
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a meeting of the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on June 2, 2008. Meeting topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.