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Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Common Pool Fishery and Other Measures for Fishing Year 2021
Document Number: 2021-08628
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This action implements measures for the Northeast multispecies fishery for the 2021 fishing year. This action is necessary to ensure that the Northeast multispecies common pool fishery may achieve the optimum yield for the relevant stocks, while controlling catch to help prevent in-season closures or quota overages. These measures include possession and trip limits, the allocation of zero trips into the Closed Area II Yellowtail Flounder/Haddock Special Access Program for common pool vessels to target yellowtail flounder, and the closure of the Regular B Days-at-Sea Program.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings
Document Number: 2021-08540
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings via webinar pertaining to Amendment 10 to the Coral, Coral Reef and Live Hard Bottom Habitat Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The amendment addresses establishing a Shrimp Fishery Access Area along the eastern border of the northern extension of the Oculina Bank Coral Habitat Area of Particular Concern (HAPC).
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-08532
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Under Secretary for Economic Affairs requests nominations of individuals to the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee. The Under Secretary for Economic Affairs in coordination with the Directors of the Department's statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria.
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08531
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is giving notice of a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, the Directors of the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. Email Gianna Marrone, gianna.marrone@bea.gov, by June 4, 2021, to attend. An agenda will be accessible prior to the meeting at https://apps.bea.gov/fesac/.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Federal Atlantic Tunas Regulations in Maine State Waters
Document Number: 2021-08481
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes adding Maine to the list of states for which NMFS has determined that Federal Atlantic tunas regulations are applicable within state waters. NMFS is proposing the addition after considering a request from the Maine Department of Marine Resources (MEDMR) and reviewing the state's relevant laws and regulations. Most states and territories bordering the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico are currently included in the list, with the exception of Maine, Connecticut, and Mississippi. This proposed addition of Maine to the list would make Federal Atlantic tunas regulationsincluding but not limited to open and closed seasons, retention limits, size limits, authorized gears and gear restrictions, and permitting and reporting requirementsapplicable in Maine state waters. This action would be consistent with section 9(d) of the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act (ATCA) and implementing regulations.
Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 Implementation
Document Number: 2021-06823
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
This final rule revises the Department of Commerce (Department) regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act. The revisions clarify and update the language of procedural requirements pertaining to the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on documents that the Department sends by mail. These revisions are necessary to implement the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 (the Act), which restricts the inclusion of Social Security numbers (SSNs) on documents sent by mail by the Federal government.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08542
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08541
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council is convening its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Deep Seabed Mining Exploration Licenses
Document Number: 2021-08528
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
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.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2018
Document Number: 2021-08525
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, (solar cells) from the People's Republic of China (China). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2021-08514
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for two meetings of the Science Advisory Board (SAB). The members will discuss issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Intent To Rescind Review, in Part; 2018
Document Number: 2021-08512
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of multilayered wood flooring (wood flooring) from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review.
Announcement of Winter 2021 Approved International Trade Administration Trade Missions
Document Number: 2021-08443
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is announcing five upcoming trade missions that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA. These missions are:
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-08440
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Science and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-08435
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will host a presentation on Dolphin Wahoo Participatory Workshops via webinar May 11, 2021.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-08434
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of the Pacific Pelagic Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Plan Team (PT) to discuss fishery management issues and develop recommendations to the Council for future management of pelagic fisheries in the Western Pacific region.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019
Document Number: 2021-08412
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.
Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2019
Document Number: 2021-08411
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that the sole producer and/or exporter subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), November 22, 2017, through May 31, 2019.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-08410
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that sales of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been made below normal value during the period of review (POR), December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019. Further, Commerce is rescinding the administrative review, in part, with respect to K.D. Industries Inc. (K.D. Industries) and Tiger Steel Industries LLC (Tiger Steel). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08406
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat Joint Committee and Advisory Panel via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08405
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Climate Change Taskforce will meet May 10, 2021 and May 13, 2021.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-08404
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 74 assessment of Gulf of Mexico red snapper will consist of a Data workshop, a series of assessment webinars, and a Review workshop, and. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Belgium: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-08365
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Belgium to correct a ministerial error.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of Antidumping Administrative Review, and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-08363
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that the certain companies under review sold subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019 and that certain other companies under review did not ship subject merchandise to the United States during the POR. Additionally, Commerce is rescinding this review with respect to three companies. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review.
Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018
Document Number: 2021-08362
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain producers/exporters of passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People's Republic of China (China) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review, January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.
Combined Board and Board Committees Meeting
Document Number: 2021-08360
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and Board Committees.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of 5-Year Review for Southern Resident Killer Whales
Document Number: 2021-08355
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce our intent to conduct a 5-year review of Southern Resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The purpose of 5-year reviews is to ensure that the listing classification of a species remains accurate. This 5-year review will be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we request submission of any such information on Southern Resident killer whales that has become available since our previous 5-year review was completed in 2016. Based on the results of this 5-year review, we will make the requisite determination under the ESA.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of New York and New Jersey
Document Number: 2021-08354
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
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 a Renewal incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC (Atlantic Shores) to incidentally harass marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys off the coasts of New York and New Jersey in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0499) and along potential submarine cable routes to a landfall location in New York or New Jersey.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to U.S. Marine Corps Training Exercises at Cherry Point Range Complex, North Carolina
Document Number: 2021-08345
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) for the Renewal of their currently active incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals incidental to training exercises at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point Range Complex, North Carolina. These activities are identical to those covered in the currently active authorization, which is effective through May 17, 2021. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, prior to issuing the currently active IHA, NMFS requested comments on both the proposed IHA and the potential for renewing the initial authorization if certain requirements were satisfied. The Renewal requirements have been satisfied, and NMFS is now providing an additional 15-day comment period to allow for any additional comments on the proposed Renewal not previously provided during the initial 30- day comment period. If issued, the Renewal IHA would be effective for a period of one year, from May 18, 2021, through May 17, 2022.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-08326
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites comments on the extension and revision of an existing information collection: 0651- 0080 (Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery). The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the information collection to OMB.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys Off of Coastal Virginia
Document Number: 2021-08318
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
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 a modified incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Dominion Energy Virginia (Dominion) to incidentally harass marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys conducted in the areas of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore Virginia (Lease No. OCS-A-0483) as well as in coastal waters where an export cable corridor will be established in support of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Commercial (CVOW Commercial) Project.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Data Collection Form for Reporting on Audits of States, Local Governments, Indian Tribes, Institutions of Higher Education, and Non-Profit Organizations
Document Number: 2021-08314
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
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 extension of Form SF-SAC, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel; Recreational Roundtable and Large Pelagics Survey Workshop
Document Number: 2021-08308
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) meeting and a 1-day Recreational Roundtable/Large Pelagics Survey (LPS) Workshop via webinar in May 2021. The intent of the HMS AP meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS. The intent of the Recreational Roundtable/ LPS Workshop is to discuss HMS recreational fishing issues and to inform the public about, and field questions regarding, the LPS relative to HMS. The meetings are open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Pacific Islands Region Seabird-Fisheries Interaction Recovery Reporting
Document Number: 2021-08272
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; List of Gear by Fisheries and Fishery Management Council
Document Number: 2021-08270
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application and Reports for Scientific Research and Enhancement Permits Under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2021-08268
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Vessel Information Family of Forms
Document Number: 2021-08267
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; StormReady, TsunamiReady, TsunamiReady Supporter, & StormReady Supporter Application Forms
Document Number: 2021-08266
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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.
Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Results of Antidumping Administrative Review; Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2021-08259
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 29, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in Shandong Yongtai Group Co., Ltd. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 18-00077, sustaining the Department of Commerce (Commerce)'s first remand results pertaining to the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People's Republic of China (China) covering the period of review (POR) January 27, 2015, through July 31, 2016. Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce's final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to the dumping margin assigned to Shandong Yongtai Chemical Co., Ltd. and its successor-in-interest Shandong Yongtai Group Co., Ltd.
Polyester Textured Yarn from India: Rescission of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-08257
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative reviews of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on polyester textured yarn from India for the periods of review (POR) July 1, 2019, through December 31, 2020 (AD) and May 3, 2019, through December 31, 2020 (CVD), based on the timely withdrawal of the requests for review.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gray Triggerfish Management Measures
Document Number: 2021-08248
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council). If implemented, this proposed rule would modify catch limits in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for gray triggerfish. The purpose of this proposed rule and the framework action is to modify the catch limits, as applicable, consistent with the most recent interim analysis for gray triggerfish and to achieve optimum yield (OY) for the stock.
Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From the People's Republic of China; Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019
Document Number: 2021-08243
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the first administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on refillable stainless steel kegs from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) December 13, 2019, through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.
Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan
Document Number: 2021-08242
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This final rule implements the Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan for the International Pacific Halibut Commission's regulatory Area 2A off of Washington, Oregon, and California. In addition, this final rule implements management measures governing the 2021 recreational fisheries that are not implemented through the International Pacific Halibut Commission. These measures include the recreational fishery seasons, allocations, and management measures for Area 2A. These actions are intended to conserve Pacific halibut and provide angler opportunity where available.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2021-08176
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
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 Wildlife and Plants: Designating Critical Habitat for the Central America, Mexico, and Western North Pacific Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales
Document Number: 2021-08175
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, the NMFS, issue this final rule to designate critical habitat for the endangered Western North Pacific distinct population segment (DPS), the endangered Central America DPS, and the threatened Mexico DPS of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) pursuant to section 4 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Specific areas designated as critical habitat for the Western North Pacific DPS of humpback whales contain approximately 59,411 square nautical miles (nmi\2\) of marine habitat in the North Pacific Ocean, including areas within the eastern Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. Specific areas designated as critical habitat for the Central America DPS of humpback whales contain approximately 48,521 nmi\2\ of marine habitat in the North Pacific Ocean within the portions of the California Current Ecosystem off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California. Specific areas designated as critical habitat for the Mexico DPS of humpback whales contain approximately 116,098 nmi\2\ of marine habitat in the North Pacific Ocean, including areas within portions of the eastern Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, and California Current Ecosystem.
Welded Line Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-08119
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that neither of the mandatory respondents subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review.
Potential New Turtle Exclusion Device Requirements for Skimmer Trawl Vessels Less Than 40 Feet (12.2 Meters) in Length
Document Number: 2021-08108
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS hereby publishes an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on the possibility of modifying the turtle excluder device (TED) related requirements for skimmer trawl vessels less than 40 feet (12.2 meters) in length operating in the southeast U.S. shrimp fisheries. NMFS is requesting comments on this possible action.