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

Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2010-16093
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Maanshan Leader Metal Products Co., Ltd. (``Maanshan Leader''), the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published on September 25, 2009, a Federal Register notice announcing the initiation of a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period of January 23, 2008, through July 31, 2009. On May 28, 2010, Maanshan Leader withdrew its request for a new shipper review. Therefore, we are rescinding this new shipper review with respect to Maanshan Leader.
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-16091
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 22, 2009, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from India. The review covers exports of this merchandise to the United States by Alpanil Industries (Alpanil) for the period December 1, 2007, through November 30, 2008. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received from interested parties, we have modified the margin calculation. The final weighted-average margin is listed below in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation: Polyvinyl Alcohol From Taiwan
Document Number: 2010-16087
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Science Advisory Board (SAB)
Document Number: 2010-16071
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management.
Implementation of Fish and Fish Product Import Provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act
Document Number: 2010-16066
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is reopening the comment period, in order to provide additional opportunities for the public, foreign nations that export fish and fish products to the United States, and other interested parties to comment on the advance notice of proposed rulemaking to implement the provisions of section 101(a)(2)(A) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act for imports of fish and fish products. On April 30, 2010, NMFS published the advance notice of proposed rulemaking, with a June 29, 2010, deadline for comments. NMFS is now reopening the comment period until August 30, 2010. NMFS is seeking advance public comment on the development of procedures to implement section 101(a)(2)(A) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and on the types of information to be considered in the process.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; 2010 Harvest Specifications for Yelloweye Rockfish and In-Season Adjustments to Fishery Management Measures
Document Number: 2010-16063
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule revises the 2010 harvest guidelines for yelloweye rockfish and makes in-season adjustments to trawl fishery management measures for several groundfish species taken in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California. These actions, which are authorized by the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP), are intended to prevent exceeding the 2010 OYs for yelloweye rockfish, an overfished species, and for petrale sole and sablefish.
Solicitation of Applications for the Research and Evaluation Program: FY 2010 Triple Bottom Line Accounting Competition-A Method for Identifying Impacts of Economic Development Initiatives on Regional Economies
Document Number: 2010-16054
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to the Research and Evaluation program, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) seeks applications to research, develop, and disseminate metrics to enable policymakers and practitioners to more effectively understand how to assess the triple bottom line (economic, environmental, and social impacts) of various economic development activities. EDA's mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Through its Research and Evaluation program, EDA works towards fulfilling its mission by funding research and technical assistance projects to promote competitiveness and innovation in distressed rural and urban regions throughout the United States and its territories. By working in conjunction with its research partners, EDA will help States, local governments, and community-based organizations to achieve their highest economic potential.
Manufacturing and Services' Manufacture America Initiative and Events
Document Number: 2010-15937
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration's Manufacturing and Services Unit is launching a series of regional seminars across the United States titled ``Manufacture America: Rethink, Retool and Rebuild to Support Jobs.'' Information on federal, state and local resources responsive to U.S. manufacturers' needs will be available at each event.
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2010-15931
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') hereby publishes a list of scope rulings completed between October 1, 2009, and December 31, 2009. In conjunction with this list, the Department is also publishing a list of requests for scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations pending as of December 31, 2009. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Incidental Taking of Marine Mammals; Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to the Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2010-15911
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued a one-year Letters of Authorization (LOA) to take marine mammals incidental to the explosive removal of offshore oil and gas structures (EROS) in the Gulf of Mexico.