Department of Commerce July 12, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1 for the South Atlantic Region; Correction
Document Number: 2010-16934
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This document contains a correction to the final rule to implement Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1 for the South Atlantic region that published in the Federal Register Tuesday, June 22, 2010.
Listing Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on Petitions to List the Porbeagle Shark under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2010-16933
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding for two petitions to list porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We find that neither petition presents substantial scientific information indicating the petitioned actions may be warranted. Accordingly, we will not initiate a status review of the species at this time.
Marine Mammals; File No. 14791
Document Number: 2010-16921
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Douglas Nowacek, Ph.D., Duke University Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC, 28516, has been issued a permit to conduct research on North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis).
Marine Mammals; File No. 14534
Document Number: 2010-16920
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NOAA Office of Science and Technology, Silver Spring, MD (Responsible Party: Ned Cyr, Director) has been issued a permit to conduct research on marine mammals in the North Pacific Ocean.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Northern Rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2010-16916
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for northern rockfish by catcher/processors participating in the limited access or opt-out fisheries that are subject to sideboard limits established under the Central Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Rockfish Program in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2010 sideboard limit of northern rockfish established for catcher/processors participating in the limited access or opt-out fisheries in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pelagic Shelf Rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2010-16913
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pelagic shelf rockfish by catcher/processors participating in the limited access or opt-out fisheries that are subject to sideboard limits established under the Central Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Rockfish Program in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2010 sideboard limits of pelagic shelf rockfish established for catcher/processors participating in the limited access or opt-out fisheries in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-16912
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 16, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel bar from Brazil. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Villares Metals S.A. (VMSA). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on our preliminary results. We received one comment. The final weighted-average dumping margin for VMSA is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Availability of Seats for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Boating Industry (member), Boating Industry (alternate), Citizen at LargeMiddle Keys (alternate), Citizen at LargeUpper Keys (member) Citizen at LargeUpper Keys (alternate), DivingUpper Keys (member), DivingUpper Keys (alternate), Fishing Charter Sports Fishing (member), FishingCharter Sports Fishing (alternate), Fishing CommercialMarine/Tropical (member), Fishing Commercial Marine/ Tropical (alternate), FishingCommercialShell/Scale (alternate), FishingRecreational (member), Fishing Recreational (alternate), Research and Monitoring (member), Research and Monitoring (alternate), South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (member), TourismLower Keys (member), Tourism Lower Keys (alternate), and Tourism Upper Keys (member). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 3-year terms, pursuant to the council's Charter.