Department of Commerce January 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fall 2021 Semiannual Agenda of Regulations
Document Number: 2021-28219
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with Executive Order 12866, entitled ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, as amended, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), in the spring and fall of each year, publishes in the Federal Register an agenda of regulations under development or review over the next 12 months. Rulemaking actions are grouped according to pre-rulemaking, proposed rules, final rules, long-term actions, and rulemaking actions completed since the spring 2021 agenda. The purpose of the Agenda is to provide information to the public on regulations that are currently under review, being proposed, or recently issued by Commerce. It is expected that this information will enable the public to participate more effectively in the Department's regulatory process. Commerce's fall 2021 regulatory agenda includes regulatory activities that are expected to be conducted during the period November 1, 2021, through October 31, 2022.
BE-605: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States-Transactions of U.S. Affiliate With Foreign Parent
Document Number: 2022-01837
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United StatesTransactions of U.S. Affiliate with Foreign Parent (BE-605). The data collected on the BE-605 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-577: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad-Transactions of U.S. Reporter With Foreign Affiliate
Document Number: 2022-01836
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment AbroadTransactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (BE-577). The data collected on the BE-577 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01835
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons (BE-185). The data collected on the BE-185 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in financial services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and by Section 5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to BNSF Railway Bridge Heavy Maintenance Project in King County, Washington
Document Number: 2022-01833
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from BNSF Railway (BNSF) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to a Railway Bridge Heavy Maintenance Project in King County, Washington. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue two consecutive incidental harassment authorization (IHAs) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS is also requesting comments on possible one-time, one- year renewals for each IHA 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 notification. 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.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2022-01832
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
BE-125: Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01831
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property with Foreign Persons (BE- 125). The data collected on the BE-125 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-45: Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01830
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons (BE-45). The data collected on the BE-45 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in insurance services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
Document Number: 2022-01819
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (BE-15). The data collected on the BE-15 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Less Than 60 Feet (18.3 Meters) Length Overall Using Hook-and-Line or Pot Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2022-01814
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels less than 60 feet (18.3 meters (m)) length overall (LOA) using hook-and-line or pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2022 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) allocated to catcher vessels less than 60 feet (18.3 m) LOA using hook-and-line or pot gear in the BSAI.
National Travel and Tourism Strategy
Document Number: 2022-01795
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Tourism Policy Council (TPC), the International Trade Administration (ITA) is seeking public input on the development of a new national strategy, entitled ``the National Travel and Tourism Strategy'' (Strategy), to be produced by the TPC through ITA's National Travel and Tourism Office, which serves as the TPC Secretariat. The TPC will consider the comments received in the development of the Strategy.
BE-37: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses
Document Number: 2022-01823
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses (BE-37). The data collected on the BE-37 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2022-01822
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States (BE-29). The data collected on the BE-29 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers
Document Number: 2022-01821
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE-30). The data collected on the BE-30 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program: Proposal To Find That Louisiana Has Satisfied All Conditions of Approval Placed on Its Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program
Document Number: C1-2022-01586
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection Agency
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Surveys Related to Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2022-01918
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, its implementing regulations, and NMFS' MMPA Regulations for Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Surveys Related to Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to TotalEnergies E&P USA, Inc. (TotalEnergies) for the take of marine mammals incidental to geophysical survey activity in the Gulf of Mexico.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings
Document Number: 2022-01913
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has begun its annual preseason management process for the 2022 ocean salmon fisheries off the U.S. West Coast. This notice informs the public of opportunities to provide comments on the development of 2022 ocean salmon management measures.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From Spain and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Third Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2022-01933
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these expedited sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from Spain and the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products From Japan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2022-01932
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that diffusion- annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products from Japan were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Garapan Fishing Base Shoreline Revetment
Document Number: 2022-01694
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the availability of a draft environmental assessment (EA) evaluating the potential effects of constructing a rock revetment along Garapan Fishing Base, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Garapan Fishing Base supports sustainable fishing infrastructure including a boat ramp, trailer parking, and other community activities such as shore fishing, community markets and recreation. Stabilizing the shoreline would protect public land and infrastructure and reduce erosion resulting in improved water quality in Saipan Lagoon along shore.
BE-605: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States-Transactions of U.S. Affiliate With Foreign Parent
Document Number: 2022-01676
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United StatesTransactions of U.S. Affiliate with Foreign Parent (BE-605). The data collected on the BE-605 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-577: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad-Transactions of U.S. Reporter With Foreign Affiliate
Document Number: 2022-01675
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment AbroadTransactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (BE-577). The data collected on the BE-577 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-37: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses
Document Number: 2022-01673
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses (BE-37). The data collected on the BE-37 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers
Document Number: 2022-01672
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE-30). The data collected on the BE-30 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2022-01669
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States (BE-29). The data collected on the BE-29 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01668
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons (BE-185). The data collected on the BE-185 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in financial services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and by Section 5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-01750
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Committee will hold a public webinar meeting. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details.
BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: 2022-01749
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (BE-11). The data collected on the BE-11 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2022-01748
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE-9). The data collected on the BE-9 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
Study To Advance a More Productive Tech Economy
Document Number: 2022-01528
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is extending the period for submitting comments relating to the Study to Advance a More Productive Tech Economy to February 15, 2022. In a Request for Information (RFI) that published in the Federal Register on November 22, 2021. NIST requested information about the public and private sector marketplace trends, supply chain risks, legislative, policy, and the future investment needs of eight emerging technology areas, including: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things in Manufacturing, Quantum Computing, Blockchain Technology, New and Advanced Materials, Unmanned Delivery Services, Internet of Things, and Three-dimensional Printing. This RFI is seeking comments to help identify, understand, refine, and guide the development of the current and future state of technology in the eight emerging technology areas named above. The information will inform a final report that will be submitted to Congress. NIST is extending the comment period announced in the November 22, 2021 RFI from January 31, 2022 to February 15, 2022 in response to stakeholder requests for more time to respond to this important issue.
BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: 2022-01666
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (BE-11). The data collected on the BE-11 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-125: Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01665
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property with Foreign Persons (BE- 125). The data collected on the BE-125 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-45: Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2022-01664
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons (BE-45). The data collected on the BE-45 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in insurance services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2022-01660
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE-9). The data collected on the BE-9 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
East Coast Fisheries of the United States; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-01658
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Several fishery management bodies on the East Coast of the U.S. are convening three public webinars to continue work on an initiative 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. The focus of the webinars will be to explore the key drivers of change that could shape East Coast fisheries over the next 20 years. There will be opportunity for questions and engagement from the public as well as a brief update on this multi-year initiative.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-01657
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scallop Plan Team will meet February 16, 2022.
Standards and Performance Metrics for On-Road Autonomous Vehicles: Workshop
Document Number: 2022-01628
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be hosting a virtual workshop on the development of Standards and Performance Metrics for On-Road Autonomous Vehicles on March 8-9, 2022. During this two-day event, attendees will have an opportunity to actively provide feedback in facilitated discussions regarding technical focus areas for NIST to develop standards, measurement science, and performance metrics for on-road autonomous vehicle technology. NIST will release a discussion draft that addresses the following technology areas: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Communication, Perception, Infrastructure, and Safety, prior to the workshop. NIST will use stakeholder feedback from the workshop to revise the discussion draft.
Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program: Proposal To Find That Louisiana Has Satisfied All Conditions of Approval Placed on Its Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program
Document Number: 2022-01586
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection Agency
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (hereafter, ``the agencies'') invite public comment on the agencies' proposed finding that Louisiana has satisfied all conditions the agencies established as part of their 1998 approval of the State's coastal nonpoint pollution control program (coastal nonpoint program). The Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA) direct states and territories with coastal zone management programs previously approved under Section 306 of the Coastal Zone Management Act to develop and implement coastal nonpoint programs, which must be submitted to the Federal agencies for approval. Prior to making such a finding, NOAA and the EPA invite public input on the Federal agencies' rationale for this proposed finding.
Rescission of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2022-01573
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based upon the timely withdrawal of all review requests, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative reviews covering the periods of review and the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders identified in the table below.
Marine Mammals; File No. 26285
Document Number: 2022-01600
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that The Whale Museum, P.O. Box 924, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250 (Jenny Atkinson, Responsible Party) has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research or enhancement on marine mammals.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2022-01599
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 2, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. We received no comments or requests for a hearing. We continue to find that sales of subject merchandise by Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya) were not made at less than normal value during the POR. We also continue to find that Shinkong Materials Technology Corporation (SMTC) had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys off New Jersey and New York for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC
Document Number: 2022-01557
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC (Atlantic Shores) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys off New Jersey and New York in the area of Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf Lease Area OCS-A 0499. 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-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 notification. 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 notification of our decision.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Greater Than or Equal to 60 Feet Length Overall Using Pot Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2022-01530
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels greater than or equal to 60 feet (18.3 meters (m)) length overall (LOA) using pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season apportionment of the 2022 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) allocated to catcher vessels greater than or equal to 60 feet (18.3 m) LOA using pot gear in the BSAI.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2022-01505
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; SURF Fellow Housing Application
Document Number: 2022-01518
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
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.
Marine Mammals; File No. 22260
Document Number: 2022-01491
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Allyson Hindle, Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii).