Department of Commerce January 6, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00060
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) is sponsoring a meeting to review new methods proposed to be used in groundfish stock assessments. The meeting is open to the public.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00059
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC's) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee (MC) will hold a public meeting.
Commerce Alternative Personnel System
Document Number: 2017-00057
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce
This notice announces the expansion of employee coverage under the Commerce Alternative Personnel System, formerly the Department of Commerce Personnel Management Demonstration Project, published in the Federal Register on December 24, 1997. This coverage is extended to include employees located in the Enterprise Services Organization (ESO), a new organization, in the Office of the Secretary (OS), Office of the Deputy Secretary.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00048
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Recreational 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 Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-00037
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 7, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from India. We received no comments or requests for a hearing. Therefore, for the final results, we continue to find that Ispat Industries Ltd. (Ispat), JSW Steel Ltd. (JSW), JSW Ispat Steel Ltd. (JSW Ispat), and Tata Steel Ltd. (Tata) had no shipments of the subject merchandise, and, therefore, no reviewable transactions, during the period of review (POR).
Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-00036
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The Department preliminarily determines that Tianjin Magnesium International, Co., Ltd. (``TMI'') and Tianjin Magnesium Metal, Co., Ltd. (``TMM'') did not have reviewable entries during the period of review (``POR''). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Sulfanilic Acid From India: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-00035
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on sulfanilic acid from India would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-00030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
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) orders on heavy forged hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or without handles (HFHTs) 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 this notice of continuation of the AD orders.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From Indonesia and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-00029
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
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) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (coated paper) from Indonesia and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD and CVD orders.
Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-00028
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC) have determined that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain iron construction castings (iron castings) from Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States. The Department and the ITC have also determined that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on heavy iron construction castings (heavy iron castings) from Brazil would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States. Therefore, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD orders and the CVD order.
Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-00027
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on magnesia carbon bricks (MCBs) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) September 1, 2014, to August 31, 2015.\1\ This review covers 20 companies. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. No party filed comments or requested a hearing. Accordingly, the final results remain unchanged from the Preliminary Results.
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-00026
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Final Results of the sixth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') on November 22, 2016. The period of review (``POR'') is April 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015. This review covers two PRC exporters of subject merchandise, RMB Fasteners Ltd., IFI & Morgan Ltd., and Jiaxing Brother Standard Part Co., Ltd. (collectively ``the RMB/IFI Group''), and Zhejiang New Oriental Fastener Co., Ltd. (``New Oriental''). The amended final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of Administrative Review'' section of this notice.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery Off the South Atlantic States; Amendment 43
Document Number: 2016-32049
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NMFS Southeast Region, in collaboration with the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council), intends to prepare a DEIS to describe and analyze a range of alternatives for management actions to be included in Amendment 43 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 43). The purpose of Amendment 43 is to respond to the most recent stock assessment for red snapper in the South Atlantic, reduce discards of red snapper, and improve the quantity and quality of data collected from private recreational fishermen. This NOI is to solicit public comments on the scope of issues to be addressed in the DEIS.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of the Northeast Gateway Liquefied Natural Gas Port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral Facilities in Massachusetts Bay
Document Number: 2016-31948
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
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 we have issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Northeast Gateway[supreg] Energy BridgeTM, L.P. (Northeast Gateway or NEG) and Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC (Algonquin) to take small numbers of 14 species of marine mammals, by Level B harassment, incidental to operating, maintaining, and repairing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral (Pipeline Lateral) facilities by NEG and Algonquin, in Massachusetts Bay.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Long Range Strike Weapons Systems Evaluations Program
Document Number: 2016-31947
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the United States Air Force (USAF), 86 Fighter Weapons Squadron (86 FWS) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to conducting munitions testing for their Long Range Strike Weapons Systems Evaluation Program (LRS WSEP) over the course of five years, from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2022. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of the 86 FWS's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and inviting information, suggestions, and comments on the 86 FWS's application and request.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Fishery-Independent Monitoring Activities
Document Number: 2016-31946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to conducting fishery-independent monitoring activities in estuarine waters of Texas, over the course of five years. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of TPWD's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NMFS invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on TPWD's application and request.