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53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2015-08903
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of 53-foot domestic dry containers (domestic dry containers) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The final weighted-average dumping margins for the investigation on domestic dry containers from the PRC are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2015-08898
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Adminstration
On April 1, 2015, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the Preliminary Determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping duty investigation of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (``boltless steel shelving'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We are amending our Preliminary Determination to correct a ministerial error with respect to the identification of companies receiving a separate rate. Specifically, we are amending the Preliminary Determination to grant a separate rate to HoiFat (NingBo) Office Facilities Co., Ltd. (``Hoifat'').
Helical Spring Lock Washers From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-08894
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain helical spring lock washers (HSLW) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) \1\ to correct a ministerial error. The period of review (POR) is October 1, 2012, through September 30, 2013.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to U.S. Marine Corps Training Exercises at Brant Island Bombing Target and Piney Island Bombing Range, USMC Cherry Point Range Complex, North Carolina
Document Number: 2015-08841
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to the U.S. Marine Corps (Marine Corps) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to training operations at the Brant Island Bombing Target (BT-9) and Piney Island Bombing Range (BT-11) located within the Marine Corps' Cherry Point Range Complex in Pamlico Sound, NC.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Land Survey Activities Within the Eastern Aleutian Islands Archipelago, Alaska, 2015
Document Number: 2015-08840
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received an application from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to take marine mammals, by harassment incidental to conducting a one-day field-based land survey of cultural sites located on a small island within the eastern Aleutian Islands archipelago for a land claim made by an Alaska Regional Native Corporation under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The proposed date for this action would be on one day between the periods of June 1 through July 31, 2015. Per the Marine Mammal Protection Act, NMFS is requesting comments on the proposal to issue an Authorization to BLM to incidentally take, by Level B harassment only, one species of marine mammal during the specified activity.
Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 80 Under Alternative Site Framework San Antonio, Texas
Document Number: 2015-08782
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Tetrahydrofurfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-08766
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations made by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (the ``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (``THFA'') 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.
Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 263 Under Alternative Site Framework Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
Document Number: 2015-08764
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 71 Under Alternative Site Framework Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Document Number: 2015-08763
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone-Western Kentucky Under Alternative Site Framework
Document Number: 2015-08762
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder Fishery; Quota Transfer
Document Number: 2015-08735
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the State of North Carolina is transferring a portion of its 2015 commercial summer flounder quota to the Commonwealth of Virginia. These quota adjustments are necessary to comply with the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan quota transfer provision. This announcement is intended to inform the public of the revised commercial quota for each state involved.
General Advisory Committee and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; Meeting Announcement
Document Number: 2015-08734
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a public meeting of the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on June 2, 2015, and a meeting of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on June 3, 2015. The meeting topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve
Document Number: 2015-08722
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA and regulations at 15 CFR part 921, subpart E and part 923, subpart L. Evaluation of a National Estuarine Research Reserve requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Reserve final management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluation will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, OCM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting.
Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs
Document Number: 2015-08721
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Office for Coastal Management announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the American Samoa, Ohio, and Virginia Coastal Management Programs. The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations will be conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluations will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, the Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting.
Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs
Document Number: 2015-08719
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Office for Coastal Management announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management Program. Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations are conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states and territories with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state or territory has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluations will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, the Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting. Date and Time: The Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management Program public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. local time at the Environmental Agencies Building, PR-8838 Km. 6.3, El Cinco, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08717
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (NPFMC) Bering Sea Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Plan Team (CPT) will meet in Anchorage, AK.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2015-08716
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council's) Law Enforcement Committee will hold a public meeting.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08715
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR assessment of the Gulf of Mexico Gray Triggerfish will consist of one in-person workshop and a series of webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-08673
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 10, 2014, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (``OTR tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013. This review covers the following exporters of subject merchandise: Mandatory respondents, Double Coin Holdings Ltd. (``Double Coin'') and Guizhou Tyre Co., Ltd./Guizhou Tyre Import and Export Co., Ltd. (collectively, ``GTC''), and non-examined respondents Zhongce Rubber Group Company Limited (``Zhongce''), Weihai Zhongwei Rubber Co., Ltd. (``Zhongwei''), and Trelleborg Wheel System (Xingtai) China, Co. Ltd. (``Trelleborg''). We continue to find that GTC made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value; that Zhongce and Zhongwei are eligible for separate rates; that Double Coin failed to demonstrate eligibility for separate rate status and thus has been included in the PRC-wide entity, and that Trelleborg had no shipments during the POR. The final dumping margins for this review are listed in the ``Final Results'' section below.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-08645
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-08667
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-08591
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the third administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') on October 9, 2014.\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments received, we made no change to the Preliminary Results. The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of Administrative Review'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-08581
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 8, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film (PET Film) from the United Arab Emirates.\1\ This review covers one producer/exporter of subject merchandise, JBF RAK LLC (JBF). Based on our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the Preliminary Results, which are discussed below. The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section titled ``Final Results of Review.''
Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08580
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08578
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08575
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Transportation And Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08574
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08573
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska
Document Number: 2015-08481
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received an application from SAExploration, Inc. (SAE) for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to a marine 3-dimensional (3D) ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic surveys program in the state and federal waters of the Beaufort Sea, Alaska, during the open-water season of 2015. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an IHA to SAE to incidentally take, by Level A and Level B Harassments, marine mammals during the specified activity.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-08473
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2015-08471
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Stock Assessment Review Panels (STAR Panels) will hold work sessions to review stock assessments for canary rockfish and darkblotched rockfish; bocaccio and China rockfish; black rockfish; and widow rockfish and kelp greenling, all of which are open to the public.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Construction of the Block Island Transmission System
Document Number: 2015-08461
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS received a joint request from Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission, LLC (DWBIT) and the Narragansett Electric Company (a subsidiary of National Grid USA), doing business as National Grid (TNEC), to transfer from DWBIT to TNEC, a Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) one-year Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to construction of the Block Island Transmission System (BITS), following the sale of the BITS from DWBIT to TNEC. No other changes are proposed. NMFS is inviting comments on the proposed transfer of the BITS IHA from DWBIT to TNEC.
Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 106 Under Alternative Site Framework Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2015-08457
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 174 Under Alternative Site Framework, Tucson, Arizona
Document Number: 2015-08444
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-08436
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 7, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the Preliminary Results of the third administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (NWR) from Taiwan.\1\ The review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise: King Young Enterprise Co., Ltd. and its affiliates, Ethel Enterprise Co., Ltd. and Glory Young Enterprise Co., Ltd., (collectively, King Young); and Hen Hao Trading Co. Ltd. a.k.a. Taiwan Tulip Ribbons and Braids Co. Ltd. (Hen Hao). The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results and, based upon our analysis of the comments, we continue to find that sales of subject merchandise to the United States have been made at prices below normal value (NV). The final dumping margins for the reviewed companies are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2015-08430
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 9, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded non- alloy steel pipe from Mexico.\1\ The Department issued post-preliminary results of this administrative review on January 30, 2015 (Post-Preliminary Results).\2\ Also, as a result of our partial rescission of this review, as discussed in the Preliminary Results, Productos Laminados, S.A. de C.V. (Productos Laminados) is the sole remaining respondent.\3\ \4\ The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013.
International Affairs; High Seas Fishing Compliance Act; Permitting and Monitoring of U.S. High Seas Fishing Vessels
Document Number: 2015-08425
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes regulatory changes to improve the administration of the High Seas Fishing Compliance Act program and the monitoring of U.S. fishing vessels operating on the high seas. The proposed rule includes, for all U.S. fishing vessels operating on the high seas, adjustments to permitting and reporting procedures. It also includes requirements for the installation and operation of enhanced mobile transceiver units for vessel monitoring, carrying observers on vessels, reporting of transshipments taking place on the high seas, and protection of vulnerable marine ecosystems. This proposed rule has been prepared to minimize duplication and to be consistent with other established requirements.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2012
Document Number: 2015-08423
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain lined paper products from India for the January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, period of review (POR) \1\ in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The respondent in this administrative review is A.R. Printing & Packaging India Private Limited (AR Printing).\2\ In these final results, the Department made changes to the subsidy rate determined for AR Printing. Our analysis of comments received is contained in the Decision Memorandum accompanying this Federal Register notice.\3\ The final net subsidy rate for AR Printing is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Management Reference Point Updates for Three Stocks of Pacific Salmon
Document Number: 2015-08394
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues a final rule to update management reference point values for Southern Oregon coastal Chinook salmon, Grays Harbor fall Chinook salmon, and Willapa Bay natural coho, as recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) for use in developing annual management measures beginning in 2015.
National Technical Information Service Advisory Board
Document Number: 2015-08390
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service
This notice announces the next meeting of the National Technical Information Service Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) on policies and operations of the Service.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2015-08370
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-08353
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-08352
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Services Surveys: BE-45, Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2015-08314
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).