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Organic Soybean Meal From India: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2022-06154
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that organic soybean meal from India is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV).
U.S. Section Membership Opportunities for the United States-India CEO Forum
Document Number: 2022-06164
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Nautical Discrepancy and Data Reporting System
Document Number: 2022-06158
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
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.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Rescission, In Part, of the 26th Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2022-06076
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has completed its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) November 1, 2019, through October 31, 2020. We determine that mandatory respondent, Jining Shunchang Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Shunchang) failed to establish its eligibility for a separate rate and, therefore, is part of the China-wide entity. We are rescinding the review with respect to Zhengzhou Harmoni Spice Co., Ltd. (Harmoni).
Stainless Steel Plate in Coils From South Africa: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2022-06075
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
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 stainless steel plate in coils (SSPC) from South Africa would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Public Comment of the Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
Document Number: 2022-05955
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization (NOMEC) Council and the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Exploration and Characterization (IWG-OEC) request public comment from all interested parties on the draft Strategic Priorities for Ocean Exploration and Characterization of the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (``Priorities Report''). The Priorities Report was developed per the National Strategy for Ocean Mapping, Exploring, and Characterizing the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (``National Strategy'') and as detailed in the NOMEC Implementation Plan (``Implementation Plan''). To help ensure implementation of the National Strategy continues to be informed by all sectors, the NOMEC Council and IWG-OEC issue this notice to seek public comment on the specific thematic and geographic priorities for ocean exploration and characterization that were identified by Federal subject-matter experts. The NOMEC Council and IWG-OEC issue this notice on behalf of the Ocean Science and Technology Subcommittee of the Ocean Policy Committee, which is chaired by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys Off of Delaware
Document Number: 2022-05935
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from Orsted Wind Power North America, LLC, (Orsted) on behalf of Garden State Offshore Energy, LLC (Garden State) and Skipjack Offshore Energy, LLC (Skipjack) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to site characterization surveys off the coast of Delaware. 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 notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorization and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Survey To Collect Economic Data From Recreational Anglers Along the Atlantic Coast
Document Number: 2022-05948
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
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.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Construction and Operation of the Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Farm Offshore of Rhode Island
Document Number: 2022-05947
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from Revolution Wind, LLC (Revolution Wind), a subsidiary of [Oslash]rsted Wind Power North America, LLC's ([Oslash]rsted), for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to construction and operation activities associated with the Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Farm in Revolution Wind's lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OSC-A 0468) offshore of Rhode Island over the course of 5 years beginning in 2023. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of Revolution Wind's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and issuance of a Letter of Authorization (LOA). NMFS invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on Revolution Wind's application and request.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2022-05921
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold online and in-person public meetings.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews
Document Number: 2022-05837
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 14, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the initiation and preliminary results of the changed circumstances reviews of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the People's Republic of China (China). For these final results, Commerce continues to find that HLDS (B) Steel Sdn Bhd (HLDS (B)) and HLD Clark Steel Pipe Co., Inc. (HLD Clark) (collectively, HLD companies) are eligible to participate in a certification process because the HLD companies have demonstrated that they can identify OCTG that they produced in either Brunei or the Philippines using non-Chinese hot-rolled steel.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2022-05859
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that NTSF Seafoods Joint Stock Company (NTSF), an exporter of certain frozen fish fillets (fish fillets) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam), did not sell subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020. Commerce also determines that it is appropriate to apply facts available, with adverse inferences (AFA), to East Sea Seafoods Joint Stock Company (ESS), an exporter of fish fillets from Vietnam. Further, Commerce determines that one additional company, Green Farms Seafood Joint Stock Company (Green Farms), is eligible for separate rate status, 32 companies did not establish eligibility for a separate rate and are part of the Vietnam-wide entity, and 15 companies had no shipments during the POR.
Emerging Technology Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2022-05856
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Replacement of Pier 3 at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia
Document Number: 2022-05851
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
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 IHA to the United States Department of the Navy (Navy) to incidentally harass marine mammals during pile driving activities associated with the replacement of Pier 3 at Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Virginia.
Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council: Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-05815
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council (council). The meeting is open to the public, and an opportunity for oral and written comments will be provided.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-05813
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold a public meeting.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Ferry Berth Improvements in Tongass Narrows in Ketchikan, Alaska
Document Number: 2022-05561
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
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 (ADOT) to incidentally harass, by Level A harassment and Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with construction of four ferry berth facilities in Tongass Narrows in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Notice of Availability of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Draft Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #8: Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats
Document Number: 2022-05553
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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 Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) have prepared a Draft Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #8: Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats (RP/EA #8). The Draft RP/EA #8 describes and proposes restoration project alternatives considered by the Louisiana TIG to partially restore natural resources and ecological services injured or lost as a result of the DWH oil spill. The Louisiana TIG evaluated these alternatives under criteria set forth in the OPA natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) regulations, and evaluated the environmental consequences of the restoration alternatives in accordance with NEPA. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the Draft RP/EA #8 and to seek public comments on the document.
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2022-05692
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea were not sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020.
Announcement of Approved International Trade Administration Trade Missions
Document Number: 2022-05707
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is announcing two upcoming trade missions that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA. These missions are:
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2022-05701
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
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.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2022-05714
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have received separate incidental take permit (ITP) applications from the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), associated with the Western Oregon State Forests habitat conservation plan (HCP). The HCP has been submitted pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), NMFS announces the availability of a draft environmental impact statement (Draft EIS). NMFS is the lead Federal agency under NEPA, and FWS is a cooperating agency. The Draft EIS analyzes the potential effects of issuance of the ITPs and approval of the HCP. If granted, the ITPs would authorize incidental take of the covered species resulting from the covered activities (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION), as well as take resulting from activities carried out as part of the HCP's conservation strategy.
Announcement of Winter 2022 Approved International Trade Administration Trade Missions
Document Number: 2022-05708
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is announcing six upcoming trade missions that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA. These missions are: U.S. Industry Program (USIP) at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conferencein Vienna, Austria9/25-9/28/ 2022 Executive-Led Advanced Manufacturing Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Singapore, with an optional stop in Japan10/ 17-10/21/2022 Women in Tech Trade Mission to France, Netherlands, and Portugal10/30-11/5/2022 Executive-Led Middle East Aerospace and Defense Trade Mission11/6-11/11/2022 Clinical Waste Management Mission to Indonesia and Malaysia3/6-3/10/2023 Middle East Executive-led Clean Tech Trade Mission3/12- 3/17/2023 A summary of each mission is found below. Application information and more detailed mission information, including the commercial setting and sector information, can be found at the trade mission website: https://www.trade.gov/trade-missions. For each mission, recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (https:// www.trade.gov/trade-missions-schedule) and other internet websites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Certification of Identity (Form BC-300)
Document Number: 2022-05795
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
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 Certification of Identity (Form BC-300) as a Common Form, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Deep Seabed Hard Minerals; Request for Extension of Exploration Licenses; Comments Request
Document Number: 2022-05793
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOS has received from the Lockheed Martin Corporation (``Lockheed Martin'' or ``Licensee'') a request to extend to 2027 two deep seabed hard mineral exploration licenses issued pursuant to the Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources Act (DSHMRA). Lockheed Martin's extension request includes an updated exploration plan for activities conducted under the licenses. Lockheed Martin's request and accompanying exploration plan are available for public review and comment on whether the Licensee has met the criteria for the issuance of extensions specified in DSHMRA.
Notice of Scope Ruling Applications Filed in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings
Document Number: 2022-05725
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) received scope ruling applications, requesting that scope inquiries be conducted to determine whether identified products are covered by the scope of antidumping duty (AD) and/or countervailing duty (CVD) orders and that Commerce issue scope rulings pursuant to those inquiries. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are notifying the public of the filing of the scope ruling applications listed below in the month of February 2022.
Sodium Nitrite From India: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2022-05724
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020; Correction
Document Number: 2022-05723
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 11, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a notice in the Federal Register, in which it issued the final results of the 2019-2020 antidumping duty administrative review of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from the People's Republic of China (China). The notice inadvertently contained an incorrect rate for the China-wide entity.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Experimental Fishing Permit
Document Number: 2022-05768
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is issuing an experimental fishing permit (EFP) to the Hawaii Longline Association (HLA) to evaluate the risk of seabird interactions in the Hawaii shallow-set longline fishery when setting fishing gear one hour before and one hour after local sunset and using tori lines instead of required blue-dyed bait and strategic offal discharge as seabird mitigation measures. The intent of the EFP is to conduct a preliminary evaluation of potential alternative effective methods of discouraging seabird interactions while providing operational flexibility during setting in the shallow-set longline fishery.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Less Than 50 Feet Length Overall Using Hook-and-Line Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2022-05767
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by for catcher vessels less than 50 feet (15.2 meters (m)) length overall using hook-and-line (HAL) gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2022 total allowable catch (TAC) apportioned to catcher vessels less than 50 feet length overall using HAL gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Pot Catcher/Processors in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2022-05766
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher/processors 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/processors using pot gear in the BSAI.
Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2022-05765
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
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 from Pioneers for a Thoughtful Coexistence, Inc. contains all the required information and warrants further consideration. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act require publication of this notice to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2022-05607
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday March 31, 2022, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below.
Permits; Foreign Fishing
Document Number: 2022-05598
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS publishes for public review and comment information regarding a permit application for transshipment of farmed salmon from aquaculture operations in Maine waters to processing plants in Canada by Canadian flagged vessels. NMFS approved permits in January 2022 for four vessels for the entity requesting the permit, True North Salmon Limited Partnership and 697002 NB, Inc. The recent application is for one additional vessel to perform the same functions as the four previously permitted vessels. The application for a transshipment permit is submitted under provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). This action is necessary for NMFS to make a determination that the permit application can be approved.
Amended Application Deadlines to the Minority-Business Focused Trade Mission to Italy, Spain and Portugal, Cyber Security Business Development Mission to India, and the U.S.-UK Financial Innovation Partnership (FIP) Trade Mission
Document Number: 2022-05675
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is announcing amended dates and deadlines for submitting applications for three upcoming trade missions that were previously announced and published in the Federal Register: Minority-Business Focused Trade Mission to Italy, Spain, and Portugal, scheduled from May 15-20, 2022. The new application deadline is extended to March 25, 2022. Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to India, originally scheduled from May 2-5 is postponed to May 23-27, 2022. The new application deadline is extended to April 15, 2022. U.S.-UK Financial Innovation Partnership (FIP) trade mission, scheduled from June 27-29, 2022. The new application deadline is extended to April 15, 2022.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2022-05639
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet April 4, 2022, through April 11, 2022, via hybrid conference.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2022-05638
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council.