Department of Commerce August 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2021-17146
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has 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.
Environmental Impact Statement on Phase 2 Modifications to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan To Reduce Serious Injury and Mortality of Large Whales in Commercial Trap/Pot and Gillnet Fisheries Along the U.S. East Coast
Document Number: 2021-17126
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
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 mortalities and serious injuries of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) and other large whales caused by entanglement in commercial trap/pot and gillnet 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 input on Phase 2 of our efforts to reduce the risk of entanglement to right, humpback, and fin whales in U.S. commercial fisheries managed under the Plan. Phase 1, a final rule implementing new modifications to reduce mortalities and serious injuries caused by incidental entanglement in the northeast American lobster and Jonah crab trap/pot fishery, is anticipated shortly, and was analyzed in a Final Environmental Impact Statement released (FEIS) on July 2, 2021. Phase 2 focuses on risk reduction in U.S. East Coast gillnet, Atlantic mixed species trap/pot, and Mid- Atlantic lobster and Jonah crab trap/pot fisheries.
Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2021-17096
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 3, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Simpson Strong-Tie Company v. United States, Court No. 18-00062, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s remand redetermination pertaining to a scope ruling in which Commerce found Simpson Strong-Tie Company's (Simpson's) crimp drive anchors to be outside the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain steel nails (nails) from the People's Republic of China (China). Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce's scope ruling, and that Commerce is amending the scope ruling to find that crimp drive anchors are not covered by the order.
Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2021-17095
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 3, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Simpson Strong-Tie Company v. United States, Court No. 17-00287, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s remand redetermination pertaining to a scope ruling in which Commerce found Simpson Strong-Tie Company's (Simpson's) split- drive anchors to be outside the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain steel nails (nails) from the People's Republic of China (China). Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce's scope ruling, and that Commerce is amending the scope ruling to find that split-drive anchors are not covered by the order.
Dioctyl Terephthalate From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-17094
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that LG Chem Ltd. (LG Chem), a producer or exporter subject to this review, made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020. Commerce determines that Aekyung Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (AKP) had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
East Coast Fisheries of the United States; Public Meetings; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2021-17051
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Several fishery management bodies on the East Coast of the Atlantic Ocean are convening three public webinars to introduce a project called East Coast Climate Change Scenario Planning. This is a joint effort of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC), the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC), and NOAA Fisheries. These webinars will introduce stakeholders to the overall initiative, present draft objectives, discuss potential outcomes, explain the general focus of the work, and collect initial stakeholder input.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modification of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #22, #23, and #24
Document Number: 2021-17008
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces three inseason actions in the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada border to the Oregon/California border.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2021-16860
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
NMFS, NOAA, published a document in the Federal Register of August 3, 2021, regarding a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council). The meeting has since changed to a hybrid meeting offering both in-person and virtual options for attending the meeting.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determinations of Circumvention
Document Number: 2021-17016
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that imports of welded oil country tubular goods (OCTG) completed in Brunei or the Philippines using inputs manufactured in the People's Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on OCTG from China.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species
Document Number: 2021-16992
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permits and permit modifications have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2021-16986
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued 14 enhancement of survival permits (Permit Numbers 23271, 23276, 23278, 23279, 23280, 23284, 23285, 23286, 23287, 23288, 23289, 23290, 23291, 23434) for enhancement and monitoring purposes associated with the Template Safe Harbor Agreement for Conservation of Coho Salmon in the Shasta River (Agreement) and associated Site Plans Agreements developed for the enrolled properties.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-16961
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh From Mexico: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-16982
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on the affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty (AD) order on standard steel welded wire mesh (wire mesh) from Mexico.
Marine Mammals; File No. 25563
Document Number: 2021-16931
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (Responsible Party: John Bengtson), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on 20 species of marine mammals.
Cast Iron Soil Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2020
Document Number: 2021-16913
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that cast iron soil pipe (soil pipe) from the People's Republic of China (China) was sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 31, 2018, through April 30, 2020. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16912
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producer/exporter Interpipe sold subject merchandise in the United State at prices below normal value during the July 10, 2019, through June 30, 2020 period of review (POR). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2020
Document Number: 2021-16911
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that all companies subject to this administrative review are part of the China-wide entity because they did not file a separate rate application (SRA) or a separate rate certification (SRC). The period of review is November 20, 2018, through June 30, 2020.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2021-16894
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) meeting in September 2021. The intent of the HMS AP meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS. The meeting is open to the public.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
Document Number: 2021-16888
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is transferring 30 metric tons (mt) of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) quota from the Reserve category to the Harpoon category. With this transfer, the adjusted Harpoon category quota for the 2021 fishing season is 76 mt. The 2021 Harpoon category fishery is open until November 15, 2021, or until the Harpoon category quota is reached, whichever comes first. The action is based on consideration of the regulatory determination criteria regarding inseason adjustments, and applies to Atlantic Tunas Harpoon category (commercial) permitted vessels.
First Responder Network Authority; Public Combined Board and Board Committees Meeting
Document Number: 2021-16873
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and Board Committees.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; General Category Restricted-Fishing Days
Document Number: 2021-16685
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule sets Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category restricted-fishing days (RFDs) for the 2021 fishing year; clarifies the regulations regarding applicability of RFDs to Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat permitted vessels; and corrects references to the Atlantic Tunas General category permit in a section of the Atlantic HMS regulations. This final rule establishes RFDs for specific days during the months of September through November 2021. On an RFD, Atlantic Tunas General category permitted vessels may not fish for (including catch-and-release or tag-and-release fishing), possess, retain, land, or sell BFT. On RFDs, persons aboard HMS Charter/Headboat permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement are prohibited from fishing commercially for BFT. Persons aboard all HMS Charter/Headboat permitted vessels can fish recreationally for BFT under the applicable Angling category restrictions and retention limits.
List of Fisheries for 2022
Document Number: 2021-16653
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) publishes its proposed List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2022, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The LOF for 2022 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. NMFS must classify each commercial fishery on the LOF into one of three categories under the MMPA based upon the level of mortality and serious injury of marine mammals that occurs incidental to each fishery. The classification of a fishery on the LOF determines whether participants in that fishery are subject to certain provisions of the MMPA, such as registration, observer coverage, and take reduction plan (TRP) requirements.
Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specific Activities; Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Pile Driving and Removal Activities During the Metlakatla Seaplane Facility Refurbishment Project, Metlakatla, Alaska
Document Number: 2021-16861
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
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 Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (AKDOT&PF) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during pile driving/removal and down-the-hole drilling (DTH) activities for maintenance improvements to the existing Metlakatla Seaplane Facility (MSF) in Southeast Alaska.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental To Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project, Phase III in Monterey County, California
Document Number: 2021-16858
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Elkhorn slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project (Phase III) in Monterey County, CA. which includes the excavation and movement of soil with heavy machinery for marsh restoration. 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-time, 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.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; 2021 Red Snapper Private Angling Component Closure in Federal Waters Off Texas
Document Number: 2021-16857
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a closure for the 2021 fishing season for the red snapper private angling component in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off Texas in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) through this temporary rule. The red snapper recreational private angling component in the Gulf EEZ off Texas closes on August 5, 2021 until 12:01 a.m., local time, on January 1, 2022. This closure is necessary to prevent the private angling component from exceeding the Texas regional management area annual catch limit (ACL) and to prevent overfishing of the Gulf red snapper resource.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2019
Document Number: 2021-16844
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies have been provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Review in Part; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16843
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020. Commerce preliminarily determines that, because Kingtom Aluminio S.R.L. (Kingtom) exported merchandise from the Dominican Republic that is Chinese in origin, Kingtom is a third-country exporter and is not eligible for a separate rate and that, because Kingtom did not identify a Chinese exporter, we are unable to use the information provided by Kingtom to apply our non-market economy (NME) calculation methodology. Additionally, we preliminarily determine that none of the companies for which an administrative review was requested, and the request was not withdrawn, have demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate and are, therefore, part of the China-wide entity, unless they have submitted a valid statement of no shipments. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16842
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producers or exporters of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. Additionally, we preliminarily find that one producer/exporter, Colakoglu Metalurji A. S. (Colakoglu Metal), did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the POR and one company, Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal End[uuml]strisi A.S (Habas), made no shipments during the POR.
Certain Steel Nails From the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16841
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that sales of certain steel nails (steel nails) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16840
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Germany is not being, or is not likely to be, sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020.
Certain Softwood Lumber Products From Canada: Notice of Final Results of Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2021-16839
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 25, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain softwood lumber products (softwood lumber) from Canada. For these final results, Commerce continues to find that Chaleur Forest Products LP (CFP LP) and Chaleur Forest Products Inc. (CFP Inc.) are the successors-in-interest (SIIs) to Chaleur Sawmills LP (Chaleur LP) and Fornebu Lumber Co. Inc. (Fornebu Inc.), respectively, in the context of the CVD order on softwood lumber from Canada.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16838
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. We further preliminarily determine that Synn Industrial Co., Ltd. (Synn) had no shipments during the POR. We are also rescinding this review for three companies. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16836
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from the Republic of Korea. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, POSCO, POSCO International Corporation and its affiliated companies (collectively, the POSCO single entity). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by the POSCO single entity were not made at prices below normal value (NV). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16835
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that the producers/exporters subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020. Additionally, Commerce preliminarily determines that two companies for which we initiated reviews had no shipments during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From Greece: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16834
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that the sole producer/exporter subject to this administrative review did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), April 19, 2019, through April 30, 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2021-16787
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
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 application submitted by the Coonamessett Farm Foundation contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
Document Number: 2021-16784
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS closes the General category fishery for large medium and giant (i.e., measuring 73 inches (185 cm) curved fork length or greater) Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) for the June through August subquota time-period.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys, Virginia and North Carolina
Document Number: 2021-16774
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
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 Kitty Hawk Wind, LLC (Kitty Hawk Wind) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment, marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys offshore Virginia and North Carolina.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2022 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Year
Document Number: 2021-16770
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This proposed rule would adjust quotas and retention limits and establish the opening date for the 2022 fishing year for the Atlantic commercial shark fisheries. Quotas would be adjusted as required or allowable based on any underharvests experienced during the 2021 fishing year. NMFS proposes the opening date and commercial retention limits to provide, to the extent practicable, fishing opportunities for commercial shark fishermen in all regions and areas. The proposed measures could affect fishing opportunities for commercial shark fishermen in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea.
Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Circumvention Determination and Notice of Amended Final Circumvention Determination Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2021-16081
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 21, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Shelter Forest International Acquisition Inc., et al. v. United States, Consol. Court no. 19-00212, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s first remand redetermination pertaining to the anti-circumvention determination for the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood plywood products (plywood) from the People's Republic of China. In the underlying inquiry, Commerce originally found that plywood with face and back veneers of radiata and/or agathis pine that: (1) Has a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) or California Air Resources Board (CARB) label certifying that it is compliant with TSCA/CARB requirements; and (2) is made with a resin, the majority of which is comprised of one or more of the following three product typesurea formaldehyde, polyvinyl acetate, and/or soy (inquiry merchandise) was circumventing the orders, and was, therefore, included in the scope of the orders. Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce's original anti-circumvention determination, and that Commerce is amending the anti-circumvention determination to find that inquiry merchandise is not circumventing the orders, and, therefore, is not included in the scope of the orders.
Marine Mammals; File No. 25786
Document Number: 2021-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS' Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 (Responsible Party: George Watters, Ph.D.), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on six species of Antarctic pinnipeds.
Marine Mammals; File No. 25770
Document Number: 2021-16743
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (Responsible Party: Daniel Costa, Ph.D.), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on Antarctic pinniped species.
RTID 0648-XB180
Document Number: 2021-16737
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2021 total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch in the West Yakutat District of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Blackspotted and Rougheye Rockfish in the Central Aleutian and Western Aleutian Districts of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2021-16736
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of blackspotted and rougheye rockfish in the Central Aleutian and Western Aleutian districts (CAI/ WAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary because the 2021 blackspotted and rougheye rockfish total allowable catch (TAC) in the CAI/WAI of the BSAI has been reached.
Science Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2021-16735
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Science Advisory Board (SAB). The members will discuss issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-16728
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council's is convening its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar 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.
Xanthan Gum From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16727
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that except for one respondent for which Commerce calculated a zero percent dumping margin, the eight respondents under review either made sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, did not ship subject merchandise to the United States during the POR, or were not entitled to a separate rate. Also, Commerce is rescinding this review with respect to one company. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-16726
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
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 large diameter welded pipe (welded pipe) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is June 29, 2018, through December 31, 2019.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-16725
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) were sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review of July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.