Department of Commerce July 12, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2021-14805
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of Pacific cod by catcher/ processors using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary because the 2021 total allowable catch of Pacific cod allocated to catcher/processors using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA has been reached.
Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2021-14756
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
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) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain potassium phosphate salts (salts) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.
Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part, in the Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2021-14755
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that critical circumstances exist, in part, with respect to imports of pentafluoroethane (R-125) from certain producers and exporters from the People's Republic of China (China).
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-14750
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Bluefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Bluefish Advisory Panel.
Aluminum Wire and Cable From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019
Document Number: 2021-14748
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on aluminum wire and cable from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) April 8, 2019, through December 31, 2019.
Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Softwood Lumber Products From Canada
Document Number: 2021-14746
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain softwood lumber products (softwood lumber) from Canada and simultaneously issuing preliminary results finding CHAP Alliance, Inc. (CHAP) to be the successor-in-interest to L'Atelier de Readaption au Travail de Beauce Inc. (L'Atelier).
Petroleum Wax Candles From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fifth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-14710
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on petroleum wax candles (candles) from the People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Addition of Certain Entities to the Entity List; Revision of Existing Entry on the Entity List; Removal of Entity From the Unverified List; and Addition of Entity to the Military End-User (MEU) List
Document Number: 2021-14656
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This final rule amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding thirty-four entities under forty-three entries to the Entity List. These thirty-four entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the foreign policy interests of the United States and will be listed on the Entity List under the destinations of Canada; People's Republic of China (China); Iran; Lebanon; Netherlands (The Netherlands); Pakistan; Russia; Singapore; South Korea; Taiwan; Turkey; the United Arab Emirates (UAE); and the United Kingdom. This final rule also revises one entry on the Entity List under the destination of China. This final rule also removes one entry from the Entity List under the destination of Germany. This final rule removes one entity from the Unverified List, as a conforming change to this same entity being added to the Entity List. In addition, this final rule amends the EAR by adding one entity to the Military End-User (MEU) List under the destination of Russia.
Extension of the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program
Document Number: 2021-14615
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is extending the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program, initiated on July 2, 2020, which provides for the advancement of applications out of their turn in the ex parte appeals phase of patent prosecution before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board). The Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program permits an appellant who has filed an ex parte appeal and received a notice that the appeal has been docketed to file a petition to expedite the review of the appeal. The Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program sets a target of reaching a decision on an ex parte appeal within six months from the date that the appeal is entered into the program.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Southern Red Hake Rebuilding Plan; Framework Adjustment 62 to the Small-Mesh Multispecies Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2021-14457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to approve and implement Framework Adjustment 62 for Whiting, Red Hake, and Offshore Hake to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. The purpose of this action is to establish a 10-year rebuilding plan and adjust management measures for the overfished southern red hake stock. This action is necessary to meet the statutory requirements for an overfished stock and rebuilding plan consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.