Department of Commerce April 1, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe From Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-7419
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain welded carbon steel standard pipe from Turkey for the period January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008. We preliminarily find that the net subsidy rate for each company under review is de minimis. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice, infra. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. (See the ``Public Comment'' section, infra.)
Request for Nominations for Members to Serve on the National Technical Information Service Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-7414
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service
The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is seeking five (5) qualified candidates to serve as members of its Advisory Board, one of whom will also be designated as chairperson. The Board will meet at least semiannually to advise the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of NTIS on NTIS's mission, plans, general policies and fee structure. NTIS is seeking candidates who can provide guidance on trends in the information industry as the result of technological change and on how NTIS can best adapt to these changes in meeting the needs of its customers.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2010-7413
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
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 review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same orders.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-7410
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that polyethylene retail carrier bags (``PRCBs'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''). The final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the Final Determination Margins section of this notice.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Decision of the Court of International Trade Not in Harmony
Document Number: 2010-7407
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 9, 2010, the Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) sustained the final results of redetermination made by the Department of Commerce (the Department) regarding the 2005-2006 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Washington International Insurance Company v. United States, Court No. 08-00156, Slip Op. 10-16 (February 9, 2010) (Wash. Int'l Ins. Co. II). Pursuant to the Court's remand order, in its redetermination the Department continued to apply to Xuzhou Jinjiang Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. (Xuzhou) a total adverse facts available (AFA) rate, but changed this rate from the 223.01 percent applied in the contested administrative review to 188.52 percent. Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), the Department is publishing this notice of the CIT's decision which is not in harmony with the Department's final results in the 2005-2006 antidumping duty administrative review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from the PRC.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2010-7397
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received information sufficient to warrant the initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from India. Specifically, based on a request filed by Srikanth International, the Department is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine whether Srikanth International is the successor-in-interest to NGR Aqua International (NGR).
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2010-7395
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). For information on the estimated countervailing duty rates, please see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section, below.
U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Meeting of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-7393
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold a meeting to discuss topics related to the travel and tourism industry. To provide additional information regarding a Federal Register notice published March 24, 2010, Volume 75, Number 56, regarding the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (``Board'') intent to hold a meeting on April 8, 2010. The meeting has been rescheduled, please see below.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Indonesia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-7392
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has determined that imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Indonesia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LFTV) as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 15112 and 13307-02
Document Number: 2010-7350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA, has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. Kristen Hart, Ph.D., USGS, Davie, FL has applied for a modification to scientific research Permit No. 13307-01 to take green sea turtles.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2010-7332
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the B season allowance of the 2010 Pacific cod allowable catch (TAC) specified for catcher vessels using trawl gear in the BSAI.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Census Coverage Measurement Final Housing Unit Followup and Final Housing Unit Followup Quality Control Operations
Document Number: 2010-7277
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: U.s. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-7256
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office