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

Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-24659
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) conducted an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks (MCBs) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. On June 2, 2014, the Department published the Preliminary Results for this administrative review and invited interested parties to comment on it.\1\ Based on the analysis of the comments received, the Department has not made any changes to its Preliminary Results. The final subsidy rates are listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2014-24657
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 4, 2005, the Department of Commerce (Department) published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ On February 28, 2014, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of that order.\2\ The review covers 127 companies. Based on timely withdrawals of all review requests for certain companies, we are now rescinding the administrative review with respect to 101 companies.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Semiannual Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review of Jinxiang Merry Vegetable Co., Ltd. and Cangshan Qingshui Vegetable Foods Co., Ltd.; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-24653
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 20, 2014, the Department of Commerce (Department) published its preliminary results of the 2012-2013 semiannual new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ This review covers two companies: Jinxiang Merry Vegetable Co., Ltd. (Merry) and Cangshan Qingshui Vegetable Foods Co., Ltd. (Qingshui). We invited interested parties to comment. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made no changes to the margin calculations for these final results. We continue to find that each of these companies sold subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2014-24647
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session Monday through Friday, November 3-7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day. The purpose of this meeting is to review recommendations from site visits, and recommend 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting.
Appointments to the Climate and Aquaculture Task Forces by the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-24627
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nominations are being sought for appointment to two new task forces of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) to support its advisory work for the Secretary of Commerce on living marine resource matters. One task force will focus on climate and marine resources issues and the other on aquaculture issues. The members will be appointed by NMFS in consultation with MAFAC and will serve for an initial term of one or two years. The terms would begin in November or December 2014. Nominees should possess demonstrable knowledge or expertise in the areas described under Supplemental Information for each task force.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch, Northern Rockfish, and Dusky Rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2014-24622
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch, northern rockfish, and dusky rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to fully use the total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch, northern rockfish, and dusky rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Greenland Turbot in the Bering Sea Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2014-24621
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for non-CDQ Greenland turbot in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2014 Greenland turbot initial total allowable catch (ITAC) in the Bering Sea subarea of the BSAI.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch in the Bering Sea Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2014-24620
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action is necessary to fully use the 2014 total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch specified for the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area.
Taking of Threatened or Endangered Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Issuance of Permit
Document Number: 2014-24567
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS hereby issues a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals of three stocks of marine mammals listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by vessels involved in the Hawaii deep-set and shallow-set longline fisheries: the endangered humpback whale, (Megaptera novaeangliae), Central North Pacific stock; sperm whale, (Physeter macrocephalus), Hawaii stock; and false killer whale, (Pseudorca crassidens), Main Hawaiian Islands insular false killer whale (MHI IFKW) stock.