Department of Commerce August 2, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 2015-2016; and Notice of Amended Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 2015-2016
Document Number: 2019-16656
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 23, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment sustaining the final results of redetermination pertaining to the 2015-2016 antidumping duty (AD) administrative review of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from India. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results of the AD administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to the weighted-average dumping margin assigned to Jindal Poly Films Limited of India.
Announcement of Change in Hearing Date Regarding Proposed Waiver and Regulations Governing the Taking of Marine Mammals
Document Number: 2019-16559
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The hearing date previously announced in the Federal Register for a proposed waiver under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and proposed regulations governing the hunting of eastern North Pacific (ENP) gray whales by the Makah Indian Tribe in northwest Washington State, and the related deadlines for submission of testimony and motions, is being changed as noted below.
National Technical Information Service Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16556
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service
This notice announces the next meeting of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Advisory Board (the Advisory Board).
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; 2019-2020 Biennial Specifications and Management Measures; Inseason Adjustments
Document Number: 2019-16554
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule announces routine inseason adjustments to management measures in commercial groundfish fisheries. This action is intended to allow commercial fishing vessels to access more abundant groundfish stocks while protecting overfished and depleted stocks.
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From Taiwan: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2019-16551
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 10, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the preliminary results of the changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products (solar products) from Taiwan. For these final results, Commerce continues to find that United Renewable Energy Co., Ltd. (URE) is the successor-in-interest to Gintech Energy Corporation (Gintech), Neo Solar Power Corporation (Neo Solar), and Solartech Energy Corporation (Solartech).
Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review
Document Number: 2019-16550
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Notice of Advisory Committee Renewal
Document Number: 2019-16516
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Charter for the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee is renewed for an additional two-year period, as a necessary committee which is in the public interest, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Modifications To Reduce Serious Injury and Mortality of Large Whales in Commercial Trap/Pot Fisheries Along the U.S. East Coast
Document Number: 2019-16487
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) intends to begin a rulemaking process that will amend the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan (Plan) to reduce the risk of serious injuries and mortalities to North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) and other large whales caused by entanglement in commercial trap/pot fisheries along the U.S. East Coast. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to analyze the impacts to the environment of alternatives to amend the Plan. This notice informs the public of upcoming scoping meetings to solicit public comments on ways to reduce the risk of entanglement in trap and pot fisheries for right, humpback, and finback whales. NMFS requests comments on management options for this action, particularly including information about operational challenges, time, and costs required to modify gear by changing configurations such as traps per trawl to reduce endline numbers, installing new line or sleeves, and by expanding gear marking requirements. Team recommendations and additional risk reduction measures identified during Team discussions and during this scoping period will form the basis of the alternatives that will be analyzed through the EIS process.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the South Quay Wall Recapitalization Project, Mayport, Florida
Document Number: 2019-16486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic (the Navy) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with the South Quay Wall Recapitalization Project at Naval Station Mayport (NAVSTA), Jacksonville, Florida.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries; Specifications
Document Number: 2019-16484
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS revises Illex squid specifications and maintains previously approved longfin squid and butterfish specifications for the 2019 fishing year. This action is necessary to specify catch levels for the Illex squid fishery based on updated information on allowable catch levels and to provide notice that NMFS is maintaining the previously approved longfin squid and butterfish specifications. These specifications are intended to promote the sustainable utilization and conservation of the squid and butterfish resources.
Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2019-16469
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received 11 scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon and steelhead, rockfish, and eulachon. 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.