National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Addressing Visibility Challenges With TLS 1.3
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide letters of interest describing products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Addressing Visibility Challenges With TLS 1.3 project. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the Addressing Visibility Challenges With TLS 1.3 project. Participation in the project is open to all interested organizations.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Rescission, in Part; 2018
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain producers/exporters of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Additionally, we are rescinding the review for 21 companies with no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR.
Notice of Request for Public Comments on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) Permanent Magnets
On September 21, 2021, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security from imports of neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets (sometimes referred to as neodymium magnets, neo magnets, or rare earth magnets). This investigation has been initiated under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended. While the Department is interested in any information related to this investigation that the public can provide, this notice identifies particular issues of significance.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will meet with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Interstate Fisheries Management Program Policy Board.
Nominations for the 2022-2025 General Advisory Committee and the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the United States Delegation to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
National Marine Fisheries Service, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, is seeking nominations for the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. delegation to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC or Commission), as well as to a Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) of the GAC. The purpose of the GAC and its SAS is to provide public input and advice to the U.S. delegation to aid in the formulation of policy and positions for meetings of the IATTC and its subsidiary bodies. The SAS shall also function as the National Scientific Advisory Committee provided for in the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program.
Department of Commerce Regulations on Procedures for Responding to Requests for Documents or Testimony for Use in Legal Proceedings
This proposed rule would revise the Department of Commerce's (Commerce) regulations, known as ``Touhy regulations,'' that set forth the procedures for responding to requests for documents or testimony for use in legal proceedings. The Department intends these revisions to provide greater clarity to entities seeking documents or testimony from current or former Department employees. Specifically, these revisions would clarify, update, and streamline the language of several provisions, provide greater transparency regarding the factors that the agency will consider when reviewing such requests, and more directly address issues that frequently arise in requests for documents or testimony based on the facts of the request, such as whether the testimony requested is that of a former employee, whether the United States is a party to the underlying legal proceedings, or whether the testimony or documents are requested from the Office of the Inspector General.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Regionwide Trustee Implementation Group Final Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment 1: Birds, Marine Mammals, Oysters, and Sea Turtles and Finding of No Significant Impact
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and a Consent Decree with BP Exploration & Production Inc. (BP), the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Federal natural resource trustee agencies for the Regionwide Trustee Implementation Group (Regionwide TIG) prepared the Final Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment 1: Birds, Marine Mammals, Oysters, and Sea Turtles (RP/EA), and Finding of No Significant Impact. In the RP/EA, the Regionwide TIG selected projects to help restore living coastal and marine resources injured as a result of the DWH oil spill in the Regionwide Restoration Area under the ``Birds'', Marine Mammals'', ``Oysters'', and ``Sea Turtles'' restoration types described in the Final Programmatic Damage Assessment Restoration Plan/ Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The total cost to implement the Regionwide TIG's eleven selected projects is approximately $99.6 million.
Scope Ruling Application; Annual Inquiry Service List; and Informational Sessions
On September 20, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the final rule entitled ``Regulations to Improve Administration and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws'' in the Federal Register (Final Rule). In the Final Rule, Commerce explained that it would make available an application for parties to fill out and submit to request a scope inquiry and ruling and that it would provide additional instruction on the procedures for the annual inquiry service list, as appropriate. This document provides further information on the availability of the scope ruling application through Commerce's website and the additional procedures to request placement on the annual inquiry service list. In addition, Commerce is notifying the public that it intends to place additional information on its website and hold informational sessions on the Final Rule.