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Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-22843
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) with actual diameters less than 4.75 mm produced and/or exported by Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V (Deacero) are circumventing the antidumping duty order on wire rod from Mexico.
Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2018-22841
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) seeks public comment on any subsidies, including stumpage subsidies, provided by certain countries exporting softwood lumber or softwood lumber products to the United States during the period January 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018.
Suspension of the Geographically Updated Population Certification Program for Places Incorporating or Annexing Between Censuses
Document Number: 2018-22823
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
This document serves as notice to state and local governments and to other federal agencies that beginning on January 1, 2019, the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) will suspend the Geographically Updated Population Certification Program for three yearsthe year preceding the decennial census, the decennial census year, and the year following itto accommodate the 2020 Census operation. During this time, the Census Bureau will not provide the operations necessary to determine the updated April 1, 2010 census population and housing unit counts for entities that: Annex territory; incorporate or organize as counties; or incorporate or organize as boroughs, cities, towns, villages, townships, or other general purpose governments. However, the Census Bureau will consider all requests for population and housing count updates received in writing before January 1, 2019.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to US 101/Chehalis River Bridge-Scour Repair in Washington State
Document Number: 2018-22812
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the US 101/Chehalis River Bridge-Scour Repair Project in Washington State. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS is also requesting comments on a possible one-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorization and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2018-22809
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), this notice announces that NMFS is preparing a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) to supplement information in the 2017 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for 10 Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMP) for salmon and steelhead hatchery programs jointly submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and the Suquamish Tribe (referred to as the co-managers), for NMFS's evaluation and determination under Limit 6 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) 4(d) Rule for threatened salmon and steelhead. The HGMPs specify the propagation of salmon and steelhead in the Duwamish-Green River basin in Washington State. The DSEIS will analyze an additional alternative reflecting an increase in hatchery production of juvenile Chinook salmon.
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2018-22735
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB)
Certain Uncoated Paper From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2017
Document Number: 2018-22720
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2018-22719
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska; Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Program; Community Development Quota Program; Modifications to Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2018-22687
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues a final rule that modifies regulations governing
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2018-22684
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received
Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors
Document Number: 2018-22673
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from
Aluminum Wire and Cable From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation
Document Number: 2018-22656
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Aluminum Wire and Cable From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2018-22655
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of the First Five-Year Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-22635
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of
Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2017
Document Number: 2018-22575
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending its final
Authorization of Revised Reporting Requirements Due to Catastrophic Conditions for Federal Seafood Dealers and Individual Fishing Quota Dealers in Portions of Florida
Document Number: 2018-22647
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the individual fishing quota (IFQ) and Federal dealer reporting programs specific to the commercial reef fish fishery in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) and the coastal migratory pelagic (CMP) fisheries in the Gulf, the Regional Administrator (RA), Southeast Region, NMFS has determined that Hurricane Michael has caused catastrophic conditions in multiple counties. This temporary rule announcing the determination of catastrophic conditions and authorization to use alternative methods for completing required IFQ and other dealer reporting administrative functions is intended to facilitate continuation of IFQ and dealer reporting operations during the period of catastrophic conditions. NMFS will continue to monitor and evaluate conditions and a subsequent Federal Register document will be published, if needed to address any changes.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2018-22642
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2018 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 610 in the GOA.
Solicitation for Members of the NOAA Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2018-22637
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA is soliciting nominations for members of the NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB is the only Federal Advisory Committee with the responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans, Atmosphere, and NOAA Administrator on long- and short-range strategies for research, education, and application of science to resource management and environmental assessment and prediction. The SAB consists of approximately fifteen members reflecting the full breadth of NOAA's areas of responsibility and assists NOAA in maintaining a complete and accurate understanding of scientific issues critical to the agency's missions.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Indonesia: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2018-22633
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that PT Anugrah Kertas Utama, PT Riau Andalan Kertas, APRIL Fine Paper Macao Commercial Offshore Limited, and their cross-owned affiliates (collectively ``APRIL''), exporters/producers of certain uncoated paper from Indonesia, received countervailable subsidies during the period June 29, 2015, through December 31, 2016.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to In-Water Demolition and Construction Activities Associated With a Harbor Improvement Project in Statter Harbor, Alaska
Document Number: 2018-22604
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the City of Juneau for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to harbor improvement projects in Statter Harbor, Alaska. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS is also requesting comments on a possible one-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.
Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors
Document Number: 2018-22580
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a ``Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion'' (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-22579
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs), from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.
Mattresses From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation
Document Number: 2018-22577
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Estimating Economic Burden of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Washington State Aquaculture
Document Number: 2018-22574
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
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: 2018-22573
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Meeting of Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-22547
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will address proposed improvements to BEA's economic accounts and provide an update on recent statistical developments.
Request for Comments on the Cross-Agency Priority Goal: Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset: Phase 2
Document Number: 2018-22490
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce
In March 2018, President Trump launched the President's Management Agenda (PMA). It lays out a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government in key areas that will improve the ability of agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people. The PMA established a Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) goal of Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset with an intended purpose of guiding development of a comprehensive long-term Federal Data Strategy to grow the economy, increase the effectiveness of the Federal Government, facilitate oversight, and promote transparency (https:// www.performance.gov/CAP/CAP_goal_2.html). This notice seeks comment on practices for Federal agencies to adopt in order to achieve this CAP goal. A subsequent Request for Comments to be published in January 2019 will seek input on a year-one action plan for implementing the Federal Data Strategy.
Announcement of July 2018 Approved International Trade Administration Trade Missions
Document Number: 2018-22097
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) is announcing two upcoming trade missions that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA. These missions are:
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-22505
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat 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.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2018-22502
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.
Certain Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-22501
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (Shin Yang), a producer/exporter of merchandise subject to this administrative review, made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2016, to April 30, 2017.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
Document Number: 2018-22499
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has determined that a reopening of the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category fishery is warranted. This action is intended to provide a reasonable opportunity to harvest the full annual U.S. bluefin tuna quota without exceeding it, while maintaining an equitable distribution of fishing opportunities across time periods; help achieve optimum yield in the bluefin tuna fishery; and optimize the ability of all permit categories to harvest their full bluefin tuna quota allocations. This action applies to Atlantic tunas General category (commercial) permitted vessels and Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat category permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement when fishing commercially for BFT.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-22497
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Census Bureau Field Tests and Evaluations
Document Number: 2018-22493
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
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.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2018-22487
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Bradford Whipple and Howard Rau. If granted, the EFP would authorize the applicants to deploy golden crab traps and commercially fish on a limited basis for golden crab in the Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). The project seeks to collect information on the effectiveness of golden crab traps in the Gulf and the viability of a commercial golden crab fishery in the Gulf.
Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2018-22485
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit renewal application from the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. This permit would facilitate research on the abundance and distribution of juvenile American lobster and Jonah crab along the northwest Atlantic coast. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act require publication of this notice to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.
Xanthan Gum From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Amended Final Determination in Less Than Fair Value Investigation; Notice of Amended Final Determination Pursuant to Court Decision; Notice of Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order in Part; and Discontinuation of Fourth and Fifth Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews in Part
Document Number: 2018-22484
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 17, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) sustained the Department of Commerce's (Commerce) remand redetermination pertaining to the less- than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of xanthan gum from the People's Republic of China (China). Because of the CIT's final decision, we are notifying the public that the CIT's decision is not in harmony with Commerce's final determination in the LTFV investigation of xanthan gum from China. Pursuant to the CIT's final judgment, Neimenggu Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. (aka Inner Mongolia Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd.) and Shandong Fufeng Fermentation, Co., Ltd. (collectively, Fufeng) are being excluded from the order.
Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2018-22483
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Reviews, and Rescission of Review in Part; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-22455
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that companies covered by the administrative review and new shipper reviews did not make sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-22454
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) determined that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on large power transformers (LPTs) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States. Therefore, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation for this AD order.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-22453
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; The American Community Survey
Document Number: 2018-22443
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2018-22417
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA), issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to FCE on October 4, 2018. A previous amended Export Trade Certificate of Review was issued to FCE on July 17, 2017, and a notice of its issuance was published in the Federal Register on July 31, 2017.