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Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Pot Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2019-22634
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2019 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to vessels using pot gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-22620
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2019-22605
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
Document Number: 2019-22601
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS closes the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category fishery for the October through November subquota period until the General category reopens on December 1, 2019. The intent of this closure is to prevent overharvest of the adjusted October through November subquota.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Proposed Rule To Designate Critical Habitat for the Central America, Mexico, and Western North Pacific Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales and Proposed Rule To Revise Critical Habitat for the Southern Resident Killer Whale Distinct Population Segment, Public Hearings
Document Number: 2019-22445
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, will hold five public hearings related to our proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the Western North Pacific distinct population segment (DPS), the Central America DPS, and the Mexico DPS of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We will also hold three public hearings related to our proposed rule to revise the critical habitat designation for the Southern Resident killer whale DPS (Orcinus orca) under the ESA. Three of the public hearings will be joint hearings that address both of these proposed rules.
Deprecation of the United States (U.S.) Survey Foot
Document Number: 2019-22414
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Geodetic Survey (NGS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), are taking collaborative action to provide national uniformity in the measurement of length. This notice announces a decision to deprecate the use of the ``U.S. survey foot'' on December 31, 2022. After that date, the ``U.S. survey foot'' will be superseded by the ``foot'' (formerly known as the ``international foot''), which is already in use throughout the U.S. This notice describes the plan, resources, training, and other activities of NIST and NOAA that will assist those affected by this transition, and invites comments and other information from land surveyors, engineers, Federal, State and local government officials, businesses, and any other member of the public engaged in or affected by surveying and mapping operations.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region; Regulatory Amendment 27
Document Number: 2019-22197
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement management measures described in Vision Blueprint Commercial Regulatory Amendment 27 (Regulatory Amendment 27) to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper- Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Snapper-Grouper FMP), as prepared and submitted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council). If implemented, this proposed rule would modify commercial fishing seasons, trip limits, and minimum size limits for selected snapper-grouper species in the South Atlantic exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The purpose of this proposed rule is to improve equitable access for commercial fishermen in the snapper-grouper fishery, minimize discards to the extent practicable, and improve marketability within the snapper-grouper fishery.
Notice of Indirect Cost Rates for the Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017
Document Number: 2019-22554
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program (DARRP) is announcing new indirect cost rates on the recovery of indirect costs for its component organizations involved in natural resource damage assessment and restoration activities for fiscal years (FY) 2016 and 2017. The indirect cost rates for this fiscal year and date of implementation are provided in this notice. More information on these rates and the DARRP policy can be found at the DARRP website at www.darrp.noaa.gov.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2019-22544
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 Certificate to AIA on September 30, 2019.
Correction to Notice of Opportunity To Request Administrative Review
Document Number: 2019-22517
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China, South Africa, and Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2019-22516
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 orders on uncovered innerspring units (innersprings) from the People's Republic of China (China), South Africa, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam), 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 orders.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-22515
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines to rescind this administrative review, as there is no evidence of any reviewable entries, shipments, or sales of certain magnesia carbon bricks (magnesia carbon bricks) from the People's Republic of China (China) to the United States during the September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 period of review (POR) by the companies subject to this review. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Performance Review Board Membership
Document Number: 2019-22507
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce
Notice of Open Meeting of the Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-22454
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-22532
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Announcement of a Recovery Planning Workshop and Request for Information To Inform Recovery Planning for the Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Document Number: 2019-22441
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, are convening a workshop to solicit facts and information from experts to inform recovery planning for the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus). We will not be asking for a consensus recommendation on how to recover the oceanic whitetip shark. This workshop will be open to the public. We also request information that might inform the development of the recovery plan.
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-22430
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Norma (India) Ltd. (Norma) and R.N. Gupta & Co. Ltd (RNG) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), November 29, 2016 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Inspection and Certification of Establishments and Fishery Products for Human Consumption
Document Number: 2019-22429
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NMFS Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection intends to revise regulations at 50 CFR parts 260 and 261 to improve the uniformity and reliability of voluntary seafood inspection services by adopting recognized best practices for inspection. The existing regulations have not been significantly revised or updated since NMFS first issued them in 1971. It is anticipated that the revisions will benefit the seafood industry by reducing the costs of obtaining seafood inspection services and providing improved, more accurate inspection results. Prior to drafting a proposed rule, NMFS is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking requesting input from stakeholders and interested parties on focused areas of the Seafood Inspection Program regulations. Based on comments received and NMFS' overall assessment, NMFS expects to comprehensively overhaul the regulations.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2019-22428
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce receipt of 14 (Permit Numbers 23271, 23276, 23278, 23279, 23280, 23284, 23285, 23286, 23287, 23288, 23289, 23290, 23291, 23434) applications for enhancement of survival permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and proposed entry into an associated Template Safe Harbor Agreement (Agreement) between the applicants and NMFS. The proposed enhancement of survival permits and Agreement are intended to promote the survival and recovery of the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU), which is listed as threatened under the ESA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2019-22424
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of Pacific cod by vessels using trawl gear and not participating in the cooperative fishery of the Rockfish Program in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary because the 2019 total allowable catch of Pacific cod allocated to vessels using trawl gear and not participating in the cooperative fishery of the Rockfish Program in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA has been reached.
National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); Workshop for Establishing the System Integration Testing and Operational/User Acceptance Testing Accreditation Program
Document Number: 2019-22412
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces a public workshop to be held on November 19, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton Virginia. The purpose of the workshop is the exchange of information among the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the United States Department of Defense (DoD), and any national and federal laboratories interested in seeking accreditation to perform System Integration Testing (SIT) and Operational/User Acceptance Testing (OAT/UAT).
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22404
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Habitat Committee (HC) will hold a meeting via webinar, which is open to the public.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2019-22403
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold scoping meetings via webinar pertaining to Amendment 11 to the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses cold-weather transit provisions for shrimp trawlers crossing areas closed due to cold weather.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22402
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to discuss items on the Pacific Council's November 2019 meeting agenda. The meeting is open to the public.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22401
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 60 assessment of the South Atlantic stock of Red Porgy will consist of a data webinar, an in-person workshop, and a series assessment webinars.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Coastal Migratory Pelagics Resources in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region; Control Date
Document Number: 2019-22317
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This document announces the establishment of a control date of March 7, 2019, for the commercial sector of Spanish mackerel. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (South Atlantic Council) may use the control date if it decides to create restrictions limiting participation in the commercial sector for Spanish mackerel. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council) would also need to approve any restrictions to the Federal commercial Spanish mackerel permit. Anyone entering the sector after the control date would not be assured of future access should a management program that limits participation in the sector be prepared and implemented. This announcement is intended, in part, to promote awareness of the potential eligibility criteria for future access to discourage speculative entry into the Spanish mackerel commercial sector while the South Atlantic Council and NMFS consider whether and how access to the sector should be further controlled.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Halibut Deck Sorting Monitoring Requirements for Trawl Catcher/Processors Operating in Non-Pollock Groundfish Fisheries off Alaska
Document Number: 2019-22198
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues regulations to implement catch handling and monitoring requirements to allow Pacific halibut (halibut) bycatch to be sorted on the deck of trawl catcher/processors (C/Ps) and motherships participating in the non-pollock groundfish fisheries off Alaska. Halibut bycatch must be discarded and returned to the sea with a minimum of injury in the directed groundfish fisheries in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) and Gulf of Alaska (GOA) management areas. This final action includes additional minor regulatory changes that improve consistency and clarity of existing regulations, removes unnecessary and outdated regulations, and updates cross references to reflect these new regulations. This action is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Groundfish of the GOA (GOA FMP), the FMP for Groundfish of the BSAI Management Area (BSAI FMP), and other applicable law.
Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-22339
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
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 (AD) order on welded large diameter line pipe (line pipe) from Japan would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD order.
Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 6,406,699-ECI® (ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy)
Document Number: 2019-22329
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an order granting interim extension for a one-year interim extension of the term of U.S. Patent No. 6,406,699.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Natural Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Project Information Sheet
Document Number: 2019-22320
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
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.
Fisheries of the Economic Exclusive Zone Off Alaska; Pollock Fishery by Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2019-22318
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock by vessels using trawl gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2019 Chinook salmon prohibited species catch limit established for vessels using trawl gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Golden Tilefish Fishery; 2020 Specifications
Document Number: 2019-22316
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We are implementing 2020 specifications for the commercial golden tilefish fishery, including the annual catch and total allowable landings limits. This action establishes allowable harvest levels and other management measures to prevent overfishing while allowing optimum yield, consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-22315
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain quartz surface products (quartz surface products) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). The period of investigation is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From India: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, In Part, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-22314
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain quartz surface products (quartz surface products) from India for the period of investigation April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-22313
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Review, in Part; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-22310
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and/or exporters subject to this administrative review during the period of review (POR), April 25, 2017 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review.
Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results, Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2019-22302
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Court of International Trade (CIT) granted a request from Hyosung Corporation and HICO America Sales and Technology (HICO America) (collectively, Hyosung) for partial final judgment regarding issues pertaining solely to Hyosung concerning the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large power transformers (LPTs) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) covering the period August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014 (Court Order, ABB Inc. v. United States, Ct. No. 16-54 (CIT August 29, 2019)). The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the partial final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results and notice of amended final results of the administrative review and that Commerce is amending the amended final results with respect to the dumping margins assigned to Hyosung.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22291
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup) will host a webinar that is open to the public.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2019-22290
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of scoping meetings via webinar (with listening stations in North Carolina) pertaining to Regulatory Amendment 34 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan for the South Atlantic Region. The amendment would designate artificial reefs in the federal waters off North Carolina and South Carolina as Special Management Zones (SMZ) and implement fishing gear restrictions within the SMZs.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings
Document Number: 2019-22289
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings via webinar pertaining to Framework Amendment 8 to the Fishery Management Plan for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses commercial trip limits in the Atlantic southern zone for commercial king mackerel.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22288
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a 3-day meeting in October to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Low-Energy Geophysical Survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean
Document Number: 2019-22285
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
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 Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean.
Council Coordination Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22284
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS will host a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC), consisting of the Regional Fishery Management Council (Council) chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors on November 5 to November 7, 2019. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of relevance to the Councils and NMFS, including issues related to the implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act (MSA). All sessions are open to the public.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Long Beach Cruise Terminal Improvement Project in the Port of Long Beach, California
Document Number: 2019-22252
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from Carnival Corporation & PLC (Carnival) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Port of Long Beach Cruise Terminal Improvement Project in Port of Long Beach, California. 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.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Alaska Fisheries Science Center Fisheries Research
Document Number: 2019-22251
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) for the take of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions.
Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From Mexico: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-22279
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on refillable stainless steel kegs from Mexico.
Climate Observing Systems Council (COSC) for the Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division
Document Number: 2019-22226
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of an in person meeting of the Climate Observing Systems Council (COSC) for the Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division on November 15, 2019. This meeting will focus on strategic direction for the office and new potential research ideas.