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Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-24843
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will hold a public meeting.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-24842
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a webinar meeting of its Private Recreational Reporting Work Group evaluating reporting alternatives for the private recreational snapper grouper fishery.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Amendment 6 to the Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the Mariana Archipelago; Rebuilding Plan for Guam Bottomfish
Document Number: 2021-24837
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) proposes to amend the Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the Mariana Archipelago (FEP). If approved, Amendment 6 would establish a rebuilding plan for the Guam bottomfish stock complex. The Council recommended Amendment 6 to rebuild the Guam bottomfish stock, which is overfished.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Herring Fishery; 2021 Management Area 1A Closure Possession Limit
Document Number: 2021-24828
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is implementing a 2,000-lb (907.2-kg) possession limit for Atlantic herring for Management Area 1A. This is required because NMFS projects that herring catch from Area 1A will reach 92 percent of the Area's sub-annual catch limit before the end of the fishing year. This action is intended to prevent overharvest of herring in Area 1A, which would result in additional catch limit reductions in a subsequent year.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Colombia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-24823
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Sucroal S.A. (Sucroal), a producer/exporter of citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from Colombia, sold subject merchandise at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Belgium: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-24822
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that S.A. Citrique Belge N.V. (Citrique Belge), a producer/exporter of citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from Belgium, did not sell subject merchandise at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR), July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-24821
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain pasta (pasta) from Italy was sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Pure Magnesium From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2020-2021
Document Number: 2021-24820
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on pure magnesium from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2020, through April 30, 2021. Commerce preliminarily determines that Tianjin Magnesium International Co., Ltd. (TMI) and Tianjin Magnesium Metal Co., Ltd. (TMM) (collectively, TMI/ TMM) did not have any shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Order Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2021-24808
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Regulations
Document Number: 2021-24646
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issues final regulations, a final management plan, and a final environmental assessment (EA) for Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS or sanctuary). The final rule includes modifications to three provisions of the MBNMS regulations, the modification of an appendix to the MBNMS regulations that describes sanctuary zone boundaries, and the addition of one new definition to the MBNMS regulations. A final EA and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) have been prepared for this action.
Certain Aluminum Foil From the Republic of Armenia, Brazil, the Sultanate of Oman, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Turkey: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2021-24859
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
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 antidumping duty orders on certain aluminum foil (aluminum foil) from the Republic of Armenia (Armenia), Brazil, the Sultanate of Oman (Oman), the Russian Federation (Russia), and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey).
Certain Aluminum Foil From the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Turkey: Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2021-24858
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
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 the countervailing duty orders on certain aluminum foil (aluminum foil) from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey).
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2022 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Year
Document Number: 2021-24721
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule establishes the 2022 opening date for all Atlantic shark fisheries, including the fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. This final rule also establishes the shark fisheries quotas for the 2022 fishing year, with adjustments based on harvest levels during 2021 and establishes the large coastal shark (LCS) initial retention limits for directed shark limited access permit holders. NMFS may increase or decrease these retention limits for directed shark limited access permit holders during the year, in accordance with existing regulations, to provide equitable fishing opportunities for commercial shark fishermen in all regions and areas, to the extent practicable. These actions could affect fishing opportunities for commercial shark fishermen in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
Fisheries of the US Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting; Cancellation
Document Number: 2021-24716
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 80 assessment process of U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish will consist of a series of webinars.
Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting; Cancellation
Document Number: 2021-24715
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 80 stock assessment of U.S. Caribbean queen triggerfish will consist of a series of data webinars.
Certain Steel Wheels 12 to 16.5 Inches in Diameter From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019
Document Number: 2021-24706
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain producers/exporters of certain steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter (steel wheels) from the People's Republic of China (China) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) February 25, 2019, through December 31, 2019.
Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2019
Document Number: 2021-24705
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to determine that 24 exporters of certain hardwood plywood products (hardwood plywood) from the People's Republic of China (China) under review had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Commerce also continues to determine that Lianyungang Yuantai International Trade Co., Ltd. (Yuantai) and 33 additional companies subject to this review are part of the China-wide entity because they failed to demonstrate their eligibility for separate rates.
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the United Kingdom: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-24649
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that the sole producer or exporter subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020.
Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Recission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2020
Document Number: 2021-24647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Dalian Hualing Wood Co., Ltd. (Hualing) does not qualify as a new shipper. Therefore, we are rescinding this new shipper review (NSR).
Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber from India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-24642
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) assigned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), the sole respondent subject to this antidumping duty (AD) administrative review, a dumping margin based on total adverse facts available (AFA). The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Notice of Intent To Conduct Scoping and To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary
Document Number: 2021-24609
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the National Marine Sanctuaries Act (NMSA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is initiating a process to consider designating a portion of waters along and offshore of the central coast of California as a national marine sanctuary. NOAA is initiating this process based on the area's qualities and boundaries as described in the community-based nomination \1\ submitted on July 17, 2015, excluding any geographical overlap of the boundaries proposed for the Morro Bay 399 Area as described in the July 29, 2021 Federal Register notice.\2\ The designation process will be conducted concurrently with a public process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to prepare an environmental impact statement. NOAA is initiating this public scoping process to invite comments on the scope and significance of issues to be addressed in the environmental impact statement that are related to designating this area as a national marine sanctuary. The results of this scoping process will assist NOAA in moving forward with the designation process, including preparation and release of draft designation documents, and in formulating alternatives for the draft environmental impact statement, including developing national marine sanctuary boundaries, regulations, and a management plan. This scoping process will also inform the initiation of any consultations with federal, state, or local agencies, tribes, and other interested parties, as appropriate.
Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic; 2021 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure of the Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina Hogfish Stock in the South Atlantic
Document Number: 2021-24605
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) applicable to the commercial harvest of hogfish in the South Atlantic exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina (Georgia-North Carolina) for the 2021 fishing year through this temporary rule. NMFS estimates that commercial landings of the Georgia- North Carolina hogfish stock have reached the sector's annual catch limit (ACL). Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial sector for the Georgia-North Carolina hogfish stock on November 10, 2021. This closure is necessary to protect the hogfish resource.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Planning, Protection or Restoration
Document Number: 2021-24603
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Glycine From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2020
Document Number: 2021-24579
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that producers or exporters subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise below normal value during the period of review October 31, 2018, through May 31, 2020.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2021-24578
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 27, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers' Coalition v. United States, Court No. 17-00167, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s second remand results pertaining to the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof from the People's Republic of China (China) covering the period from November 1, 2014, through October 31, 2015. Commerce is notifying the public that it is amending the final results of review with respect to the dumping margin assigned to Bosun Tools Co., Ltd. (Bosun) and the 22 non-selected respondents that received a separate rate.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2021-24572
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has drafted Proposed Evaluation and Pending Determinations (PEPD) for five resource management plans (RMPs) for the rearing and releasing Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and chum salmon, and for research of Puget Sound Steelhead in the Hood Canal Basin of Washington State. The RMPs are in the form of hatchery and genetic management plans (HGMPs) for hatchery programs operated by Long Live the Kings (LLTK), the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe (PGST), the Skokomish Tribe (ST), and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). In 2016 NMFS certified that the five HGMPs satisfied limit 6 of the 4(d) rule. The revised HGMPs will replace the versions of the same plans now in place. NMFS is notifying the public of the availability and opportunity to comment on PEPDs for the new programs. The hatchery programs are intended to contribute to fulfilling Federal tribal trust responsibilities and treaty rights guaranteed through treaties and affirmed in U.S. v. Washington (1974). The program operators submitted revised HGMPs for the following changes: (1) Improve the available forage to southern resident killer whales; and (2) investigate genetic diversity of Puget Sound Steelhead and the effects of release timing on marine survival of fall Chinook salmon.
Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-24533
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs is providing notice of two upcoming meetings of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building (ACDEB or Committee). These will constitute the fourteenth and fifteenth meetings of the Committee in support of its charge to review, analyze, and make recommendations on how to promote the use of Federal data for evidence building purposes. At the conclusion of the Committee's first and second year, it will submit to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, an annual report on the activities and findings of the Committee. This report will also be made available to the public.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species
Document Number: 2021-24518
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permits and permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable.
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Removal of Prohibitions for Gillnet Gear in Nantucket Lightship and Closed Area I
Document Number: 2021-24510
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This action reopens gillnet fishing in the Nantucket Lightship and Closed Area I Closure Areas previously ordered suspended by a Court decision. Gillnet fishing will be allowed in the Nantucket Lightship and Closed Area I Groundfish Closure Areas, as approved in the New England Fishery Management Council's Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment 2. This action is necessary to end the suspension of measures from a previously approved and implemented Council action and remove temporary prohibitions that were in place to comply with a Federal court order.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico; Requirement for a Descending Device or Venting Tool
Document Number: 2021-24513
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes regulations to clarify terms used in the Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 (Descend Act). Section 3 of the Descend Act requires commercial and recreational fishermen to have a descending device or a venting tool on the vessel and ready for use when fishing for federally managed reef fish species in Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) Federal waters. The purpose of this proposed rule is to clarify the statutory definitions of descending device and venting tool.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; U.S. Fishermen Fishing in Russian Waters
Document Number: 2021-24505
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Fishery Products Subject to Trade Restrictions Pursuant to Certification Under the High Seas Driftnet Fishing (HSDF) Moratorium Protection Act
Document Number: 2021-24504
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Survey of Children's Health
Document Number: 2021-24503
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the National Survey of Children's Health, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Business Pulse Survey
Document Number: 2021-24502
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed new Business Pulse Survey prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2021-24416
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
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 CAEA on October 15, 2021.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2021-24415
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
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 ALCC on October 26, 2021.
Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fisheries; 2022 Fishing Quotas for Atlantic Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs; and Suspension of Atlantic Surfclam Minimum Size Limit
Document Number: 2021-24390
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the quotas for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries for 2022 will remain status quo. NMFS also suspends the minimum size limit for Atlantic surfclams for the 2022 fishing year. Regulations for these fisheries require NMFS to notify the public of the allowable harvest levels for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs from the Exclusive Economic Zone even if the previous year's quota specifications remain unchanged.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2021-24304
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-08
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.
Temporary Rule Authorizing Limited Tow Times in Lieu of Turtle Excluder Devices by Shrimp Trawlers in Specific Louisiana Waters
Document Number: 2021-24175
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this temporary rule for a period of 30 days, to allow shrimp fishers to use limited tow times as an alternative to Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) in specific Louisiana state waters (from 91[deg] 23' West longitude eastward to the Louisiana/Mississippi border, and seaward out 3 nautical miles (5.6 kilometers)). This action is necessary because environmental conditions resulting from Hurricane Ida are preventing fishers from using TEDs effectively.