Department of Commerce September 16, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China; 2013-2014; Partial Rescission of the Seventh Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2014-22078
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 29, 2014, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') based on multiple timely requests for an administrative review. The review covers 190 companies. Based on a withdrawal of the requests for review of certain companies from Calgon Carbon Corporation and Cabot Norit Americas Inc. (``Petitioners''), we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to 165 companies.
Extension of the 2014 Application Deadline for Patents for Humanity Program
Document Number: 2014-22067
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
In April 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) renewed the Patents for Humanity Program which recognizes patent holders who use their technology for humanitarian purposes. In response to stakeholder feedback, the USPTO is extending the deadline for applications until October 31, 2014.
Performance Review Board (PRB)
Document Number: 2014-22066
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
In conformance with the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announces the appointment of persons to serve as members of its Performance Review Board.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2014-22050
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries; Scoping Process
Document Number: 2014-22040
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In cooperation with NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council announces its intent to prepare an amendment to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan and to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act to analyze the impacts of any proposed management measures. This notice also announces a public process for determining the scope of issues to be addressed and for identifying the significant issues related to summer flounder fisheries in the Greater Atlantic region. This notice is to alert the interested public of the scoping process, the development of the amendment and Environmental Impact Statement, and to provide for public participation in that process.
New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-22018
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a 3-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Marine Technology and Services Enterprise Impact and Utilization Survey Sponsored by the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System
Document Number: 2014-22007
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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; Alaska Region Logbook Family of Forms
Document Number: 2014-22006
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: 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.