Department of Commerce May 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic; Red Snapper Closure
Document Number: 2010-11854
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this temporary rule to extend the effective date of interim measures to reduce overfishing of red snapper in the South Atlantic implemented by a temporary rule published by NMFS on December 4, 2009 (74 FR 63673). This temporary rule extends the closure of the commercial and recreational fisheries for red snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic as requested by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council). The intended effect of this rule is to reduce overfishing of red snapper in the South Atlantic.
Stanford University Habitat Conservation Plan
Document Number: 2010-11852
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
NMFS and FWS published a notice in the Federal Register on April 12, 2010, announcing the availability of the Stanford University Habitat Conservation Plan (Plan), the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Authorization of Incidental Take and Implementation of the Plan, and the Implementing Agreement (IA) for public review and comment. The document contained incorrect dates and contact information.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plans
Document Number: 2010-11850
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On May 7, 2010, we, NMFS, extended the public comment period for the Draft Recovery Plan for Central California Coast coho salmon
National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board Membership
Document Number: 2010-11843
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-11688
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China and Thailand: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-11704
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 4, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China (PRC), and Thailand, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews for these orders pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Fisheries; 2010 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications
Document Number: 2010-11613
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues final specifications for the 2010 Atlantic deep- sea red crab fishery, including a target total allowable catch (TAC) and a fleet-wide days-at-sea (DAS) allocation. The intent of this rulemaking is to specify the target TAC and other management measures in order to manage the red crab resource for fishing year (FY) 2010.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Bluefish Fishery; 2010 Atlantic Bluefish Specifications
Document Number: 2010-11611
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues final specifications for the 2010 Atlantic bluefish fishery, including state-by-state commercial quotas, a recreational harvest limit, and recreational possession limits for Atlantic bluefish off the east coast of the U.S. The intent of these specifications is to establish the allowable 2010 harvest levels and possession limits to attain the target fishing mortality rate (F), consistent with the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan (FMP).
Marine Mammals; File No. 15126
Document Number: 2010-11608
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS National Marine Mammal Laboratory, (Responsible Party: Dr. John Bengtson, Director), Seattle, WA, has been issued a permit to conduct research on marine mammals.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11605
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (``chlorinated isos'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') for this administrative review is June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. Because the Department is rescinding the review of Zhucheng Taisheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Zhucheng''), this administrative review only covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, i.e., Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Jiheng'').
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2008-2009 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11603
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a timely request from one importer, FitMAX Inc. (``FitMAX''), the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the 2008-2009 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (``LWR'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by the exporter participating in the instant administrative review. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the period of review (``POR'') for which the importer-specific assessment rate is above de minimis.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Administrative Review in Part
Document Number: 2010-11602
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 8, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review for certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India (``Indian Hot-Rolled''). See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping duty Administrative Review, and Intent to Rescind in Part, 75 FR 1031 (January 8, 2010) (``Preliminary Results''). The review covers one respondent, Essar Steel Limited (``Essar''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2007, through November 30, 2008. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. We did not receive any comments and we have made no changes for the final results of review.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Emergency Fisheries Closures in the Southeast Region Due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Amendment 2
Document Number: 2010-11601
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this emergency rule to close portions of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf), South Atlantic, and Caribbean exclusive economic zones (Southeast EEZ) to all fishing as necessary when new information becomes available, to respond to the evolving nature of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The closed portions of the Southeast EEZ will be updated on a regular basis and announced to the public via NOAA Weather Radio, fishery bulletin, and NOAA Web site updates. The updated closed area may also be obtained by calling the NMFS Southeast Regional Office, Sustainable Fisheries Division at 727-824-5305. This rule replaces the existing closure rule, which became effective May 7, 2010, and will remain in effect until terminated by subsequent rulemaking, which will occur once the existing emergency conditions from the oil spill no longer exist. Fish and shellfish in oil affected waters may be contaminated with levels of hydrocarbons above baseline levels. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers such seafood to be adulterated. The intent of this emergency rule is to prohibit the harvest of adulterated seafood and for public safety.
Notice of the Re-Opening of the Deadline To Receive Nominations for the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise
Document Number: 2010-11596
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce, solicited nominations for individuals to serve on the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise (NACMBE) pursuant to a Federal Register Notice published on March 29, 2010 (75 FR 15413). The March 29, 2010 notice provided that all nominations must be received on or before May 3, 2010. On May 3, 2010, MBDA published a Federal Register Notice (75 FR 23238) extending the deadline for the receipt of nominations until May 10, 2010. This notice re-opens the nomination period for NACMBE membership and allows for the receipt of nominations on or before 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on June 30, 2010. The purpose of this notice is to allow the public additional time to submit nominations. The requirements for submitting nominations and the evaluation criteria for selecting members contained in the March 29, 2010 notice shall continue to apply in their entirety and, for convenience, are being republished in this notice.
Revisions to the Authorization for Validated End-User Applied Materials China, Ltd.
Document Number: 2010-11574
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to update the name of an existing validated end-user in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and revise the associated list of eligible items and facilities for that validated end-user. BIS previously approved Applied Materials China, Ltd. (Applied) as a validated end-user, authorizing exports, reexports and transfers (in-country) of certain items to four Applied facilities in the PRC under Authorization Validated End-User (VEU). In addition to updating Applied's name, this rule revises the names and
Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: 2010-11548
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishes this notice to announce the effective date of a Privacy Act System of Records notice entitled COMMERCE/CENSUS-5, Decennial Census Program.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Marine Mammal Stranding Report/Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Disposition Report
Document Number: 2010-11544
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Applications and Reporting Requirements for the Incidental Take of Marine Mammals by Specified Activities (Other Than Commercial Fishing Operations) Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (fka Applications and Reporting Requirements for the Incidental Take of Marine Mammals by Specified Activities Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act)
Document Number: 2010-11502
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Highly Migratory Species Dealer Reporting Family of Forms
Document Number: 2010-11497
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
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.
International Fisheries; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species; Fishing Restrictions and Observer Requirements in Purse Seine Fisheries for 2009-2011
Document Number: 2010-11348
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the catch retention requirements for U.S. purse seine fishing vessels operating in the area of application of the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Convention Area) will be applicable from 00:00 on June 14, 2010, Universal Coordinated Time (UTC). In accordance with regulations, the requirements will be applicable until 24:00 on December 31, 2011, UTC, or until nullified by a notification in the Federal Register. This action is being taken to implement, for U.S. fishing vessels, the catch retention measures adopted by the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPFC) at its regular annual session in December 2008. The action will have the effect of requiring that U.S. purse seine vessels do not discard any bigeye tuna, yellowfin tuna, or skipjack tuna at sea within the Convention Area, except in certain specified circumstances.
Notice of Vacancies on the U.S. Section of the U.S.-Iraq Business Dialogue
Document Number: 2010-11471
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the Iraq Minister of Trade established the U.S.-Iraq Business Dialogue (Business Dialogue or Dialogue) in July 2006. This notice announces ten open membership opportunities for representatives of American industry to join the U.S. section of the Dialogue.
Certain Crepe Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-11465
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain crepe paper products from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.
Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11463
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009. The review covers two respondents, PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (AVISMA) and Solikamsk Magnesium Works (SMW).
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Second Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Rescission in Part
Document Number: 2010-11462
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by the respondents examined in this administrative review. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this review, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the period of review.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Spiny Dogfish Amendment 3 Scoping Process
Document Number: 2010-11461
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic and New England Fishery Management Councils
Charter Renewals
Document Number: 2010-11416
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2, and the General Services Administration (GSA) rule on Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR Part 101-6, and after consultation with GSA, the Secretary of Commerce has determined that the renewal of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department by law. The ACCRES Charter was renewed on April 1, 2010.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2010-11334
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Eight Regional Fishery Management Councils will convene a meeting of representatives of their respective Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSCs) at the Charleston Marriott, Charleston, SC.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-11333
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Joint Spiny Dogfish Committee and Advisory Panel will hold a meeting via webinar.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-11332
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Protected Resources Committee will hold a public meeting via webinar.
Preventing Contraband Cell Phone Use in Prisons
Document Number: 2010-11350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seeks comment on technical approaches to preventing contraband cell phone use in prisons. Congress tasked NTIA with developing, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), a plan to investigate and evaluate how wireless jamming, detection and other technologies might be utilized for law enforcement and corrections applications in Federal and State prison facilities. To assist in its evaluation of these technologies, NTIA requests information from the public on technologies that would significantly reduce or eliminate contraband cell phone use without negatively affecting commercial wireless and public safety services (including 911 calls and other government radio services) in areas surrounding prisons.
Fisheries off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan; Amendments 20 and 21; Trawl Rationalization Program
Document Number: 2010-11346
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has submitted Amendments 20 and 21 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for review by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary). Amendment 20 would modify the FMP to create the structure and management details of the trawl rationalization program for the limited entry trawl fishery. Amendment 21 would modify the FMP to allocate the groundfish stocks between trawl and non-trawl fisheries and within trawl fisheries. The trawl rationalization program (Amendments 20 and 21) is intended to increase net economic benefits, create individual economic stability, provide full utilization of the trawl sector allocation, consider environmental impacts, and achieve individual accountability of catch and bycatch.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2010-11344
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has preliminarily determined that seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe and tube'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''). The estimated dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary determination.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2010-11342
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') preliminarily determines that seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe and tube'') from Mexico is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. Pursuant to a request submitted on behalf of the respondents, IUSA S.A. de C.V. (``IUSA'') and Nacional de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. (``Nacobre''), we are postponing for 60 days the final determination and extending provisional measures from a four-month period to not more than six months. Accordingly, we will make our final determination not later than 135 days after publication of the preliminary determination.
Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; Weakfish Fishery
Document Number: 2010-11339
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to decrease the incidental catch allowance for weakfish caught in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), from 150 lb (68 kg) to no more than 100 lb (45 kg) per day or trip, whichever is longer in duration. The intent of this proposed rule is to modify regulations for the Atlantic coast stock of weakfish to be more compatible with Addendum IV to Amendment 4 of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (Commission) Interstate Fishery Management Plan (ISFMP) for weakfish. Such action is authorized in the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act (Atlantic Coastal Act).
Endangered Species; File No. 10022
Document Number: 2010-11338
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Raymond Carthy, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110485, Gainesville, FL 23611-0450 has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No. 10022.
Endangered Species; File No. 1596
Document Number: 2010-11336
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) [Responsible Party: Lisa Ballance], 3333 N. Torrey Pines Ct., La Jolla, CA 92037, has requested a modification to scientific research Permit No. 1596-02.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Designation of a Fair
Document Number: 2010-11215
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade 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.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Amendment to Emergency Fisheries Closure in the Gulf of Mexico Due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Document Number: 2010-11184
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this action to amend the emergency regulations published on May 6, 2010, to revise the portion of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) that is closed to all fishing, due to the evolving nature of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The initial closure was applicable May 2, 2010 through 12:01 a.m., local time, May 12, 2010. This revised fisheries closure supersedes the original closure and is effective from May 7, 2010 through 12:01 a.m., local time, May 17, 2010, unless conditions allow NMFS to terminate it sooner. The revised closure is implemented for public safety.
Stainless Steel Bar from India: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11168
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-11112
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-11
Agency: Department of Commerce
Addition to the List of Validated End-Users: Advanced Micro Devices China, Inc.
Document Number: 2010-11024
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to add an end-user to the list of validated end-users in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Exports, reexports and transfers (in-country) of certain items to three facilities of this end-user are now authorized under Authorization Validated End-User (VEU).
Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plans; Recovery Plan for the Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle
Document Number: 2010-11017
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On March 16, 2010, we, NMFS and USFWS, announced the availability for public review of the draft Bi-National Recovery Plan (Plan) for the Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii). The Kemp's Ridley Recovery Plan is a bi-national plan developed by the NMFS and USFWS and the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico. We provided a 60-day comment period, ending May 17, 2010, on the draft Plan. We received requests for extension of the public comment period. In response, we are extending the comment period for the draft Plan an additional 45 days.