Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
On July 19, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published its notice of initiation and preliminary results of a changed-circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from Japan. In that notice, Commerce preliminarily determined that (1) Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC) is the successor-in-interest to Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC); (2) Nippon Steel Nisshin Co., Ltd. (Nippon Nisshin) is the successor in interest to Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd. (Nisshin Steel); and (3) Nippon Steel Trading Corporation (NSTC) is the successor in interest to Nippon Steel & Sumikin Bussan Corporation (NSSBC). Additionally, Commerce preliminarily determined that NSC, Nippon Nisshin, and NSTC should be treated as a single entity, and should receive the same AD cash deposit rate with respect to the subject merchandise as NSSMC, the predecessor company. No interested party submitted comments regarding the initiation and preliminary results. For these final results, Commerce continues to find that NSC is the successor-in-interest to NSSMC.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the period of review (POR), November 1, 2017, through October 31, 2018.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 1- hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
The Board of the FirstNet Authority (Board) will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on September 18, 2019.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod in the Aleutian Islands Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod, except for the Community Development Quota program (CDQ), in the Aleutian Islands subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the non-CDQ allocation of the 2019 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) in the Aleutian Islands subarea of the BSAI.
Groundfish Operational Assessment Peer Review Public Meeting
NMFS and the Operational Assessment Oversight Panel will convene the Groundfish Operational Assessment Peer Review Meeting for the purpose of reviewing stock assessments of haddock, cod, yellowtail flounder, windowpane flounder, American plaice, pollock, and white hake. The Operational Assessment Peer Review is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Operational Assessment Oversight Panel (AOP). The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process.
Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council
The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The Council advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. At the meeting, members will identify and begin to deliberate policy priorities regarding the facilitation of foreign direct investment into the United States, including deregulation and the streamlining of processes that affect business investment opportunities across U.S. regions, the facilitation of infrastructure investment, workforce development, and mechanisms to increase investment competitiveness for domestic manufacturing companies, in addition to other topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce website for the Council at: http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Alaska Fisheries Science Center Fisheries Research
NMFS's Office of Protected Resources (OPR), upon request from NMFS's Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), hereby issues regulations to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions over the course of five years. These regulations, which allow for the issuance of Letters of Authorization (LOA) for the incidental take of marine mammals during the described activities and specified timeframes, prescribe 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.