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Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Preliminary Determination of No Shipments, and Rescission of Review, in Part; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-07728
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Wah Yuen Stationery Co. Ltd. and Shandong Wah Yuen Stationery Co. Ltd. (collectively, Wah Yuen) had no shipments of certain cased pencils from the People's Republic of China (China) during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019. Commerce also preliminarily determines that Tianjin Tonghe Stationery Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Tonghe) and Ningbo Homey Union Co., Ltd. (Ningbo Homey) are part of the China-wide entity. Finally, we are rescinding the review with respect to Orient International Holding Shanghai Foreign Trade Co., Ltd. (SFTC). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Shortfin Mako Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2021-07714
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrent with the listing. We find that the petition presents substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that the petitioned action may be warranted. Therefore, we are initiating a status review of the species to determine whether listing under the ESA is warranted. To ensure this status review is comprehensive, we are soliciting scientific and commercial information regarding this species.
Fast-Track Pilot Program for Appeals Related to COVID-19
Document Number: 2021-07704
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is initiating the Fast-Track Pilot Program for Appeals Related to COVID-19 to provide for the advancement of applications out of turn in ex parte appeals related to COVID-19 before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). An appellant who has filed an ex parte appeal of an application with claim(s) that cover a product or process related to COVID-19 (such product or process must be subject to an applicable U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for COVID-19 use) and received a notice that the appeal has been docketed may file a petition at no cost to expedite the review of his or her appeal without paying a petition fee. The Fast-Track Pilot Program for Appeals Related to COVID-19 sets a target of reaching a decision on an ex parte appeal within six months from the date the appeal is entered into the pilot program.
Science Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-14
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.
Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018
Document Number: 2021-07631
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Ozdemir Boru Profil San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti. (Ozdemir), exporter/producer of heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), received de minimis net countervailable subsidies during the period of review, January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Commerce is also rescinding this review with regard to eight companies for which timely requests for withdrawal of the request for review were filed by Independence Tube Corporation and Southland Tube, both Nucor Pipe Mills companies (collectively, the petitioners).
Twist Ties From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2021-07630
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on twist ties from the People's Republic of China (China).
Oil Country Tubular Goods From India: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-07547
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from India for the period of review (POR) covering September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.
Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07541
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07538
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07532
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan (BS FEP) Team will meet May 3, 2021, and from May 24, 2021, through May 25, 2021.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07530
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan
Document Number: 2021-07520
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this proposed rule to revise regulations for the commercial individual fishing quota (IFQ) Pacific halibut (halibut) fisheries for the 2021 IFQ fishing year. This proposed rule would remove limits on the maximum amount of halibut IFQ that may be harvested by a vessel, commonly known as vessel use caps, in IFQ regulatory areas 4A (Eastern Aleutian Islands), 4B (Central and Western Aleutian Islands), 4C (Central Bering Sea), and 4D (Eastern Bering Sea). This action is needed to provide additional flexibility to IFQ participants in 2021 to ensure allocations of halibut IFQ can be harvested by the limited number of vessels operating in these areas. This action is within the authority of the Secretary of Commerce to establish additional regulations governing the taking of halibut which are in addition to, and not in conflict with, those adopted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC). This action is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the IFQ Program, the Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982, and other applicable laws.
National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-07508
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations (NAC). The NAC addresses policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including decennial, economic, field operations, information technology, and statistics. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees website at http://www.census.gov/cac for the NAC meeting information, including the agenda, and how to join the meeting.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2021-07504
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST or Institute) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to seven existing Federal Advisory Committees (Committees): Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board; Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board; National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee; Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction; and Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committees, in addition to nominations already received. Registered Federal lobbyists may not serve on NIST Federal Advisory Committees in an individual capacity.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Oil and Gas Activities in Cook Inlet, Alaska
Document Number: 2021-07479
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, and implementing regulations, NMFS issued a Letter of Authorization (LOA) to Hilcorp Alaska LLC (Hilcorp) to take marine mammals incidental to oil and gas activities in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series
Document Number: 2021-07451
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On March 19, 2021, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a Notice in the Federal Register announcing a webinar series in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. This Notice announces changes to the dates on which the webinars will be held.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-07450
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof (diamond sawblades) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order.
Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh From Mexico: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-07448
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing a countervailing duty order on standard steel welded wire mesh (wire mesh) from Mexico.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of Delaware
Document Number: 2021-07419
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
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 Skipjack Offshore Energy, LLC (Skipjack) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys offshore of Delaware in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0519) and along potential submarine cable routes to a landfall location in Delaware.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07416
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council's is convening an ad-hoc social science sub-panel of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar to conduct a peer review of Northeast Multispecies and Atlantic Scallops Specifications 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.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07415
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Sablefish Transboundary Assessment Team (PSTAT), in collaboration with the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC), and North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC), is holding a public workshop to solicit feedback on the ongoing range-wide sablefish management strategy evaluation (MSE). The Sablefish MSE Workshop is open to the public.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07414
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC) will hold the 173rd public meeting (virtual) to address the items contained in the tentative agenda included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07413
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Bluefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Bluefish Advisory Panel.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews; Correction
Document Number: 2021-07376
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a document in the Federal Register of March 4, 2021, in which it initiated administrative reviews of antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders and findings with January anniversary dates. That document was missing information regarding the AD administrative review of wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (China). We are including the missing information in this correction notice.
Addition of Entities to the Entity List
Document Number: 2021-07400
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding seven entities to the Entity List. These seven entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These seven entities will be listed on the Entity List under the destination of the People's Republic of China (China).
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Ukraine: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2021-07369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Ukraine is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From South Africa: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-07368
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from South Africa is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Malaysia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-07367
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Malaysia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Italy: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2021-07366
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Italy is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Indonesia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, In Part
Document Number: 2021-07365
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Indonesia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Tunisia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-07364
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Tunisia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) during the period of investigation (POI), April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020. The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.''
Expansion of Certain End-Use and End-User Controls and Controls on Specific Activities of U.S. Persons; Corrections; and Burma Sanctions
Document Number: 2021-07357
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
On January 15, 2021, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule establishing end-use and end-user controls, as well as controls on specific activities of U.S. persons, with respect to certain military-intelligence end uses and end users. These new controls were made effective on March 16, 2021. In this interim final rule, BIS is making technical corrections and conforming changes to certain provisions of the Export Administration Regulations to address inadvertent errors introduced by the January 15, 2021 rule. This interim final rule also adds Burma to the list of countries subject to military-intelligence-related controls that were added by the prior rule. This action strengthens sanctions on Burma that were imposed on March 8, 2021 in response to a February 1, 2021 military coup.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Surveys Related to Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico; Correction
Document Number: 2021-07351
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice contains corrections to a final rule. The document being corrected is the regulations governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Survey Activities in the Gulf of Mexico, which was published on January 19, 2021. The regulations will become effective on April 19, 2021.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2021-07350
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2021 total allowable catch of pollock in the West Yakutat District of the GOA.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species
Document Number: 2021-07336
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permit has been issued to the following entity under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2016, and Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018; Correction
Document Number: 2021-07309
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published notices in the Federal Registers of July 12, 2017 and June 14, 2019 in which it announced the final results of the 2014-2016 and 2017-2018 administrative reviews, respectively, of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products (solar products) from the People's Republic of China (China). These notices contain incorrect cash deposit rates and/or dumping margins for the China-wide entity.
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Spain: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2021-07308
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from Spain is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV).
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-07307
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that certain companies covered by this administrative review sold drawn stainless sinks from the People's Republic of China (China) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-07306
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that the sole producer/exporter subject to this review did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of Oman: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-07305
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Al Jazeera Steel Products Co. SAOG (Al Jazeera) made sales of certain welded carbon-quality steel pipe from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019.