Department of Commerce June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Results 101 - 150 of 263
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of 5-Year Review for the Endangered Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment of Atlantic Salmon
Document Number: 2017-12789
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce our intent to conduct a 5-year review for the Gulf of Maine distinct population segment (DPS) of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The DPS is listed as endangered under the ESA. We are required by the ESA to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of the species are accurate. The 5-year review must be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We request submission of any such information on the Gulf of Maine DPS of Atlantic salmon, particularly information on the status, threats and recovery of the species that has become available since the final listing determination in 2009.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Value of Whale Watching in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Document Number: 2017-12777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-12776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-12758
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2017 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
Document Number: 2017-12746
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) for commercial greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) reef fish fishery for the 2017 fishing year through this temporary rule. NMFS projects commercial landings for greater amberjack will reach the commercial annual catch target (ACT) by June 20, 2017. Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial sector for greater amberjack in the Gulf on June 20, 2017, and it will remain closed until the start of the next fishing year on January 1, 2018. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf greater amberjack resource.
Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan; Correction
Document Number: 2017-12722
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On April 20, 2017, NMFS published a final rule to implement the portions of the Pacific Halibut Catch Share Plan (Plan) and management measures that are not regulated through the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC), including the sport fishery allocations and management measures for the IPHC's regulatory Area 2A off Washington, Oregon, and California (Area 2A). This regulation corrects the opening dates for the 2017 sport fishery in the Columbia River subarea (Leadbetter Point, WA to Cape Falcon, OR); these were incorrect in the original rule.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Revised 2017 Recreational Fishing Season for Red Snapper Private Angling Component in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2017-12735
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is re-opening the private angling component for red snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) through this temporary rule. The Federal recreational season for red snapper in the Gulf EEZ re-opens at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 16, 2017. For recreational harvest by the private angling component, from June 16, 2017, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017, the season will be closed Monday through Thursday with the exception of July 3, July 4, and September 4. After September 4, 2017, the private angling component will be closed through the end of the current fishing year. For recreational harvest by the Federal for-hire component, the season is unchanged and closes at 12:01 a.m., local time, on July 20, 2017. This temporary rule supersedes the previously announced Gulf red snapper 2017 private angling component season.
Notice on Procedures for Attending or Viewing Remotely the Public Hearing on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Aluminum
Document Number: 2017-12729
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
On May 9, 2017 (82 FR 21509), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), published the Notice of Request for Public Comments and Public Hearing on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Aluminum. The May 9 notice specified that the Secretary of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of aluminum. This investigation has been initiated under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended. (See the May 9 notice for additional details on the investigation and the request for public comments.) The May 9 notice also announced that the Department of Commerce will hold a public hearing on the investigation on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. Today's notice provides additional details on the procedures for attending the hearing and for viewing the hearing, via webcast.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Clarification of the Scope of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-12674
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 19, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) published a proposed clarification of the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on multilayered wood flooring (wood flooring) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). Based on comments from interested parties, the Department has further clarified the scope of this order.
Approval of Subzone Status; Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.; Inwood, New York
Document Number: 2017-12653
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Socioeconomics of Maritime Heritage Dive Operators in National Marine Sanctuaries and Proposed Sanctuaries
Document Number: 2017-12568
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
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: Socioeconomics of Maritime Heritage Divers in National Marine Sanctuaries and Proposed Sanctuaries
Document Number: 2017-12567
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-12566
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Smart Grid Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-12543
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee) will meet in open session on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Friday, August 18, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to provide updates on NIST Smart Grid activities and the intersections with Cyber- Physical Systems program activities, and to discuss the NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards revision and the NIST Smart Grid research program. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-12525
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 14, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the 2014-2015 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube 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 mandatory respondents, the Hailiang Single Entity and the Golden Dragon (GD) Single Entity. We invited parties to comment on our preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to the margin calculation for the Hailiang Single Entity. Interested parties did not comment on our margin calculation for the GD Single Entity, and we continue to find that the GD Single Entity did not sell subject merchandise in the United States at less than normal value during the POR. The final weighted-average dumping margins for this review are listed in the ``Final Results of Administrative Review'' section, below.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-12524
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Brazil. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Villares Metals S.A. (Villares). For the final results of this review, we continue to find that subject merchandise has not been sold at less than normal value.
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review; Correction
Document Number: 2017-12523
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 2, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice in the Federal Register that inadvertently omitted the initiation for the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel pipe from Taiwan. This notice is a correction.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Customer Satisfaction Research
Document Number: 2017-12506
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Census Bureau, 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, Public Law 104-13.
Approval of Subzone Status; Scott USA, Inc.; Ogden, Utah
Document Number: 2017-12504
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Import, End-User, and Delivery Verification Certificates
Document Number: 2017-12502
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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; Competitive Enhancement Needs Assessment Survey Program
Document Number: 2017-12501
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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; Additional Protocol to the U.S.-IAEA Safeguards Agreement Report Forms
Document Number: 2017-12498
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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; Procedures for Acceptance or Rejection of a Rated Order
Document Number: 2017-12497
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; The Environmental Questionnaire and Checklist (EQC)
Document Number: 2017-12496
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Limits of Acceptable Change Study: Surveys in the Northeast Reserves and Culebra Island, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2017-12461
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
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; Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Vessel Logbooks and Cost-Earnings Data Reports
Document Number: 2017-12460
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
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 comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-12459
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2017-12449
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on chlorinated isocyanurates (chloro isos) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the February 4, 2014, through December 31, 2014, period of review (POR). We have determined that mandatory respondents Heze Huayi Chemical Co., Ltd. (Heze) and Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (Jiheng), and their cross-owned affiliates, where applicable, received countervailable subsidies during the POR. The final net subsidy rates are listed below in ``Final Results of Administrative Review.'' We are also rescinding the review for Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. (Kangtai) that timely certified it made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2017-12433
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received eight scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon, steelhead, eulachon, green sturgeon, and rockfish. The proposed research is intended to increase knowledge of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to help guide management and conservation efforts. The applications may be viewed online at: https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/ preview_open_for_comment.cfm.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2017-12429
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene three Stock Assessment Review (STAR) panels this year to review new stock assessments for lingcod, Pacific ocean perch, yelloweye rockfish, yellowtail rockfish, blue rockfish, deacon rockfish, and California scorpionfish. These STAR panel meetings are open to the public. The STAR panel meetings will also be streamed online for those who want to follow the proceedings remotely.
Approval of Subzone Status, R. Ortiz Auto Distributors, Inc., Caguas, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2017-12423
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Approval of Subzone 43B Expansion; Mead Johnson & Company, LLC; Zeeland, Michigan
Document Number: 2017-12422
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Approval of Subzone Status: Destilería Serrallés, Inc., Ponce, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2017-12421
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Approval of Subzone Status; Caribe Rx Services, Inc.; Caguas, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2017-12420
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Notice of Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2015
Document Number: 2017-12409
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). Based on a timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to the following three companies: DufEnergy Trading SA (formerly known as Duferco Investment Services SA) (DufEnergy), Duferco Celik Ticaret Limited (Duferco Celik), and Ekinciler Demir ve Celik Sanayi A.S. (Ekinciler Demir).
Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2017-12408
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.