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Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Spiny Dogfish Fishery; 2016-2018 Specifications
Document Number: 2016-19342
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule implements catch limits, commercial quotas, and possession limits for the spiny dogfish fishery for fishing years 2016-2018. This action reduces catch limits for fishing years 2016- 2018, but increases the spiny dogfish trip limit. This action is necessary to ensure that overfishing does not occur and is intended to help the spiny dogfish fishery better achieve optimum yield.
Marine Mammals; File No. 19706
Document Number: 2016-19296
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to the California State University, Bakersfield [Responsible Party: Antje Lauer, Ph.D.], 9001 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022, to conduct research on pinnipeds.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-19289
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-19288
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Endangered Species; File No. 20339
Document Number: 2016-19271
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Southeast Fisheries Center (SEFSC), 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149 [Responsible Party: Bonnie Ponwith], has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) and unidentified sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19264
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 12, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the People's Republic of China. We invited interested parties to comment but received no comments or requests for a hearing. Therefore, the final results remain unchanged from the preliminary results.
Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Spain, and Taiwan: Continuation and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-19256
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping (AD) duty orders on stainless steel wire rod (SSWR) from Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and Taiwan would likely lead to 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 orders. In addition, as a result of the ITC's determination that revocation of the AD duty orders on SSWR from Italy and Spain is not likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is revoking the AD orders on SSWR from Italy and Spain.
Fish and Fish Product Import Provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act
Document Number: 2016-19158
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final action implements the import provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). This rule establishes conditions for evaluating a harvesting nation's regulatory program to address incidental and measures to address intentional mortality and serious injury of marine mammals in fisheries that export fish and fish products to the United States. Under this rule, fish and fish products from fisheries identified by the Assistant Administrator in the List of Foreign Fisheries can only be imported into the United States if the harvesting nation has applied for and received a comparability finding from NMFS. The rule establishes procedures that a harvesting nation must follow and conditions to meet, to receive a comparability finding for a fishery. The rule also establishes provisions for intermediary nations to ensure that intermediary nations do not import, and re- export to the United States, fish or fish products subject to an import prohibition. Agency actions and recommendations under this rule will be in accordance with U.S. obligations under applicable international law, including, among others, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2016-19381
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from Brazil are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-19380
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) determines that certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final estimated weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2016-19379
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2016-19378
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from Japan are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2016-19377
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). For information on the subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil: Final Affirmative Determination, and Final Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2016-19376
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel, or HRS) from Brazil. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Australia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-19375
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce determines that certain hot-rolled steel flat products from Australia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value. The period of investigation is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final estimated weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the United Kingdom: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-19374
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the United Kingdom are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Turkey: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-19373
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Netherlands: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Negative Final Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2016-19371
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Netherlands are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network and Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-19265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Region (``Draft PEIS''). FirstNet also announces a series of public meetings to be held throughout the Central Region to receive comments on the Draft PEIS. The Draft PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Central Region, composed of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Solid Urea From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews and Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19261
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation (Russia). The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The Department preliminarily finds that MCC EuroChem and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro- Cherepovets (PhosAgro) have not made sales of subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19258
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on lightweight thermal paper (``LWTP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is November 1, 2014, through October 31, 2015. The review covers two exporters of subject merchandise: Jaan Huey Co. Ltd. (``Jaan Huey'') and Shanghai Hanhong Paper Co., Ltd. and Hanhong Paper Co. Ltd (together, ``Hanhong''). Because neither respondent participated in this review, the Department preliminarily finds that Jaan Huey and Hanhong have not demonstrated eligibility for a separate rate in this segment of the proceeding, and therefore, for the preliminary results, we are treating both as part of the PRC-wide entity. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-19253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a Western Pacific Stock Assessment Review of the report ``Stock Assessment of the Coral Reef Fishes of Hawaii, 2016.'' The report contains single-species stock assessments for 28 species of reef-associated fish stocks around the main Hawaiian islands. A panel of three independent experts will review the stock assessment and report their findings.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-19252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Monkfish Committee on Thursday, September 1, 2016 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-19251
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Administrative Review, Preliminary Determination of No Shipments, in Part, and Partial Rescission; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19250
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to- length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period of review (``POR'') November 1, 2014, through October 31, 2015. We preliminarily find that of the two companies under review, one made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR and the other company has not demonstrated its eligibility for separate rate status, and, thus, is part of the PRC- wide entity. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Ammonium Nitrate From the Russian Federation: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-19248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the second sunset review of the antidumping duty order on ammonium nitrate from the Russian Federation (Russia). Because no domestic interested party filed a notice of intent to participate in response to the notice of initiation, the Department is revoking the antidumping duty order on ammonium nitrate from Russia.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-19157
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2016-19149
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, will host a series of webinars on a monthly basis to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband access, improve digital inclusion, strengthen broadband policies, and support local community priorities. The webinar series will provide an ongoing source of information on the range of topics and issues being addressed by BroadbandUSA, including best practices for improving broadband deployment, digital literacy, and e-government. The webinars will be held on the third Wednesday of every month, beginning August 17, 2016 and continuing through January 19, 2017. Details on specific webinar topics and webinar registration information will be posted on the BroadbandUSA Web site http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/ under Events. Powerpoint slides and transcripts of the webinars will be posted on the Web site within seven days following the live webinar.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Marine Geophysical Survey in the Southeast Pacific Ocean, 2016-2017
Document Number: 2016-19145
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Lamont-Doherty) in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), to incidentally take, by level B harassment, 44 species of marine mammals, and to incidentally take, by Level A harassment, 26 species of marine mammals, during three marine geophysical (seismic) surveys in the southeast Pacific Ocean.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19136
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. This review covers respondents Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya) and Shinkong Materials Technology Corporation (SMTC), producers and exporters of PET Film from Taiwan. The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have not been made below normal value (NV) by Nan Ya, and that SMTC had no shipments during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-19129
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta (pasta) from Italy, covering the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The initiation of the instant review covered 31 companies, and we have partially rescinded the review with respect to nine companies, as discussed below. Thus, this review covers two mandatory respondents, Industria Alimentare Colavita S.p.A. (Indalco) and Liguori Pastificio Dal 1820 (Liguori), and 19 non-selected companies. We preliminarily determine that Indalco and Liguori made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Granular Polytetrafluorethylene Resin From Italy: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-19155
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on granular polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) resin from Italy. Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in this sunset review, the Department is revoking this antidumping duty order.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2016-19152
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with June anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Porcelain-on-Steel Cooking Ware From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-19143
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on Porcelain-on-Steel Cooking Ware (``POS Cooking Ware'') 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-19083
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things Workshop
Document Number: 2016-19048
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a workshop on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force and the Digital Economy Leadership Team on Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery Off the Southern Atlantic States; Regulatory Amendment 16
Document Number: 2016-18998
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes regulations to implement Regulatory Amendment 16 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (FMP) (Regulatory Amendment 16), as prepared and submitted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council). If implemented, this proposed rule would revise the current seasonal prohibition on the use of black sea bass pot gear in the South Atlantic and add additional gear marking requirements for black sea bass pot gear. The purpose of this proposed rule is to reduce the adverse socioeconomic impacts from the current seasonal black sea bass pot gear prohibition while continuing to protect Endangered Species Act (ESA) listed whales in the South Atlantic. This proposed rule would also help better identify black sea bass pot gear in the South Atlantic.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fisheries Research
Document Number: 2016-18739
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS' Office of Protected Resources (hereinafter ``OPR'' or ``we'' or ``our''), upon request of NMFS' Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), hereby issues a regulation to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in a specified geographical region, over the course of five years. This regulation, which allows for the issuance of a Letter of Authorization for the incidental take of marine mammals during the described activities and specified timeframes, prescribes the permissible methods of taking and other means of effecting the least practicable adverse impact on marine mammal species or stocks and their habitat, as well as requirements pertaining to the monitoring and reporting of such taking.
Pasta From Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2016-19017
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain pasta from Turkey. The period of review is January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From Germany: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Amended Final Results and Notice of Second Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2009-2010
Document Number: 2016-19008
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is notifying the public that the Court of International Trade's (CIT or Court) final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's amended final results and is therefore amending for a second time the final results of the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on lightweight thermal paper from Germany with respect to the rate assigned to Papierfabrik August Koeher AG (Koehler).
Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Conducted and Funded by the National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Document Number: 2016-19002
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the availability of the ``Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (DPEA) for Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Conducted and Funded by the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC).'' Publication of this notice begins the official public comment period for this DPEA. The purpose of the DPEA is to evaluate, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of conducting and funding fisheries and ecosystem research in the North Pacific Ocean and the marine waters off of Alaska.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2016-19000
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the Western Aleutian district (WAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2016 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific ocean perch in this area allocated to vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic; Exempted Fishing Permit
Document Number: 2016-18999
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Dr. David Die and Chiara Pacini at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. If granted, the EFP would authorize the collection of a maximum of 400 juvenile snowy grouper incidentally caught in commercial spiny lobster traps in Federal waters off the Florida Keys in the South Atlantic during the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 commercial lobster fishing seasons. The purpose of the EFP would be to estimate and validate age and growth rates for juvenile snowy grouper in the South Atlantic.
National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-18956
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC). The Committee will address the 2017 Census Tribal Enrollment Reinterview Questions and the Integrated Partnership and Communications Working Group will make recommendations to the NAC. The NAC will meet virtually on Monday, August 22, 2016. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees Web site for the most current meeting agenda at: http://www.census.gov/cac/.
Information on Current and Future States of Cybersecurity in the Digital Economy
Document Number: 2016-18948
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity requests information about current and future states of cybersecurity in the digital economy. As directed by Executive Order 13718, ``Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity'' (the ``Executive Order''), the Commission will make detailed recommendations to strengthen cybersecurity in both the public and private sectors while protecting privacy, ensuring public safety and economic and national security, fostering discovery and development of new technical solutions, and bolstering partnerships between Federal, State and local government and the private sector in the development, promotion, and use of cybersecurity technologies, policies, and best practices. The Secretary of Commerce was tasked by the Exective Order to direct the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide the Commission with such expertise, services, funds, facilities, staff, equipment, and other support services as may be necessary to carry out its mission. Responses to this RFIwhich will be posted at http://www.nist.gov/ cybercommissionwill inform the Commission as it develops its detailed recommendations.
Approval of Subzone Status; Rooms to Go (PR), Inc.; Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2016-18942
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Expansion of Subzone 149C; Phillips 66 Company; Brazoria County, Texas
Document Number: 2016-18941
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board