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Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Determination of No Shipments; 2021-2022
Document Number: 2024-04075
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Shanghai Yueda Nails Co., Ltd., a.k.a. Shanghai Yueda Nails Industry Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Yueda), an exporter of certain steel nails from the People's Republic of China (China), sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2021, through July 31, 2022. Commerce further determines that certain companies made no shipments of the subject merchandise during the POR.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2024-04074
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 8, 2024, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment in American Manufacturers of Multilayered Wood Flooring v. United States, Court No. 21-00595, Slip Op. 24-13 (CIT February 8, 2024), sustaining the U.S. Department of Commerce's (Commerce) remand results pertaining to the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on multilayered wood flooring (MLWF) from the People's Republic of China (China) covering the period December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019. 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 certain non-individually-examined companies.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2024-04141
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) on the issuance of an Endangered Species Act (ESA) Enhancement of Survival Permit to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for the operation of the Fall Creek Hatchery coho salmon program. The Fall Creek Hatchery coho salmon program is operated under an associated Hatchery Genetic Management Plan (HGMP). This notice also announces that NMFS has decided to issue a permit (15755-2M) to CDFW for activities described in their HGMP, and has authorized the HGMP for the Fall Creek Hatchery coho salmon program in the Klamath River watershed in California.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2024-04083
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA) of the International Trade Administration, has received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (Certificate). This notice summarizes the proposed application and seeks public comments on whether the Certificate should be issued.
Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2024-04082
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Science Advisory Board (SAB). The members will discuss issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; 2024 and Projected 2025 Specifications for the Atlantic Mackerel Fishery
Document Number: 2024-04109
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes 2024 specifications and projected 2025 specifications for Atlantic mackerel. The implementing regulations for the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) require us to publish specifications for the upcoming fishing year for each of these species and to provide an opportunity for public comment. The proposed specifications are intended to establish allowable harvest levels that will prevent overfishing, consistent with the most recent scientific information.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Application
Document Number: 2024-04118
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, 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 of an existing information collection: 0651-0060 (National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Application). The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the information collection to OMB.
Additions of Entities to the Entity List
Document Number: 2024-03969
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-27
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 93 entities under 95 entries to the Entity List. These entries are listed on the Entity List under the destinations of the People's Republic of China (China) (8), India (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), Russia (63), South Korea (1), Turkey (16), and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (4). Two entities are added to the Entity List under two destinations, accounting for the difference in the totals. These 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.
Updated Guidance for Making a Proper Determination of Obviousness
Document Number: 2024-03967
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is publishing this updated guidance to provide a review of the flexible approach to determining obviousness that is required by KSR Int'l Co. v. Teleflex Inc. (KSR). The focus of this document is on post-KSR precedential cases of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit), to provide further clarification for decision-makers on how the Supreme Court's directives should be applied. While highlighting the requirement for a flexible approach to the obviousness determination, this updated guidance also emphasizes the need for a reasoned explanation when reaching a conclusion that a claimed invention would have been obvious. This updated guidance, together with the direction provided in the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), serves as operable guidance for USPTO personnel when applying the law of obviousness.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2024-03986
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received 17 scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon, steelhead, green sturgeon, rockfish, and eulachon. The proposed activities in all permits are intended to increase knowledge of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to help guide management and conservation efforts. The applications may be viewed online at: https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/ preview_open_for_comment.cfm.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2024 Recreational Closure for Golden Tilefish in the South Atlantic
Document Number: 2024-03982
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the 2024 recreational fishing season for golden tilefish in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic. Announcing the length of the recreational season is the accountability measure (AM) for the recreational sector. NMFS estimates that recreational landings of golden tilefish will reach the recreational annual catch limit (ACL) for the 2024 fishing year by February 29, 2024. Accordingly, NMFS announces the closure date for the recreational harvest of golden tilefish in the South Atlantic EEZ to protect the golden tilefish resource.
Certain Metal Lockers and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews, and Intent To Revoke the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, in Part
Document Number: 2024-03945
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating and issuing preliminary results of changed circumstances reviews (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain metal lockers and parts thereof (metal lockers) from the People's Republic of China (China), to revoke the orders, in part, with respect to certain metal safes. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; a Coastal Management Needs Assessment and Market Analysis for Financing Resilience
Document Number: 2024-03943
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
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 for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce System Metrics
Document Number: 2024-03938
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite 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. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on September 26, 2023 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
Additions of Entities, Revisions of Entries, and Removal of an Entity From the Entity List
Document Number: 2024-03674
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding two entities under seven entries to the Entity List. These entities are listed under the destinations of Canada (1), the People's Republic of China (China) (1), India (1), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Sweden (1), and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (1). Some entities are added under multiple entries, accounting for the difference in the totals. This final rule also modifies two existing entries on the Entity List under the destination of China. This final rule removes one entity under the destination of the UAE.
United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Article 10.12: Binational Panel Review: Notice of Request for Panel Review
Document Number: 2024-03209
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Two Requests for Panel Review were filed in the matter of Tin Mill Products from Canada: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances with the U.S. Section of the USMCA Secretariat on February 8, 2024. The First Request for Panel Review was filed on behalf of The Government of Canada, and the second was filed on behalf of ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Amendment 24 to the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2024-03890
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the approval of amendment 24 to the Pacific Salmon Fishery Management Plan (Salmon FMP). The intent of amendment 24 is to clarify the technical process for reviewing updates to the models used to determine the Chinook salmon abundance threshold that may trigger additional management measures to limit the impact of ocean salmon fisheries on Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW). The whales are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Chinook salmon, some of which are listed as threatened under the ESA, are their preferred prey. This action is administrative in nature and does not change the formula for calculating the threshold or the fishery management responses currently described in the Salmon FMP.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-03888
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public hybrid meeting of its Risk Policy Working Group to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This meeting will be held in-person with a webinar option. Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Empire Wind Project, Offshore of New York
Document Number: 2024-03887
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to Empire Offshore Wind, LLC (Empire Wind) for the taking of marine mammals incidental to the construction of the Empire Wind Project (hereafter known as the ``Project'').
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2024-03886
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 151st Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Executive and Budget Standing Committee (SC) and its 198th Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also hold a joint meeting of the Advisory Panel (AP), the Fishing Industry Advisory Committee (FIAC), and the Non-Commercial Fisheries Advisory Committee (NCFAC).
New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-03885
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Monkfish and Dogfish Committees 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.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program
Document Number: 2024-03923
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) submitted Amendments 54 and 55 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs (Crab FMP) to NMFS for review. If approved, Amendments 54 and 55 would revise two provisions of the Crab Rationalization Program (CR Program) to complete the following: change active participation requirements for crab quota share (crab QS) established for vessel operators and crew; and expand the exemptions for CR Program custom processing from processor use caps and remove the CR Program processor facility use cap. These actions are intended to provide operators and crew greater flexibility in meeting CR Program participation requirements and to improve CR Program processor efficiency. This action is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), the Crab FMP, and other applicable laws.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Catch and Retention Limits for Striped Marlin in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean North of the Equator
Document Number: 2024-03778
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes a catch limit of 457 metric tons (t) for Western and Central North Pacific Ocean (WCNPO) striped marlin caught by U.S. fishing vessels in the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Commission or WCPFC) Convention area north of the Equator and west of 150[deg] W longitude (the action area) and a retention limit of 443 t for U.S. fishing vessels with Hawaii longline limited entry permits. If the retention limit is projected to be reached, NMFS will prohibit retention of striped marlin caught in the WCNPO by Hawaii longline vessels for the calendar year. Action is required under Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Section 304(i) to address U.S. fishing vessels' relative impact on this internationally managed stock, which is overfished and experiencing overfishing.
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: 2024-03788
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
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 (GOM), notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to LLOG Exploration Company (LLOG) for the take of marine mammals incidental to geophysical survey activity in the GOM.
Antidumping Duty Order on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2024-03860
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Garware Hi-Tech Films Limited (Garware Hi-Tech) is the successor-in-interest to Garware Polyester Limited (Garware Polyester) for purposes of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from India. Accordingly, Garware Hi-Tech is entitled to Garware Polyester's AD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of subject merchandise in the above referenced proceedings. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From the People's Republic of China: Expansion of the Period of Review and Supplemental Opportunity To Request Administrative Review
Document Number: 2024-03857
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is expanding the period of review (POR) for the current antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) administrative reviews of certain quartz surface products (quartz surface products) from the People's Republic of China (China) to include entries suspended by the final scope ruling on Malaysian processed quartz slab prior to the current POR of the instant reviews. Additionally, Commerce is providing a supplemental opportunity for interested parties to request a review of certain companies currently ineligible for the scope certification process with suspended entries during the expanded POR solely for the purposes of examining their certification status.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe and Tube Products From the Republic of Turkey; Welded Line Pipe From the Republic of Turkey; Certain Oil Tubular Goods From the Republic of Turkey; and Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the Republic of Turkey: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews
Document Number: 2024-03856
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating changed circumstances reviews (CCRs) to determine if Borusan Birle[scedil]ik Boru Fabrikalari Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Borusan Boru) is the successor-in-interest to Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (BMB) in the context of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on circular welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products (standard pipe), welded line pipe (WLP), certain oil tubular goods (OCTG), and large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey).
Approval of Subzone Status; GMA Accessories DBA Capelli New York; Pittston, Pennsylvania
Document Number: 2024-03865
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-03837
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
Dual Use Foundation Artificial Intelligence Models With Widely Available Model Weights
Document Number: 2024-03763
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued an Executive order on ``Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence,'' which directed the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, and in consultation with the Secretary of State, to conduct a public consultation process and issue a report on the potential risks, benefits, other implications, and appropriate policy and regulatory approaches to dual-use foundation models for which the model weights are widely available. Pursuant to that Executive order, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hereby issues this Request for Comment on these issues. Responses received will be used to submit a report to the President on the potential benefits, risks, and implications of dual-use foundation models for which the model weights are widely available, as well as policy and regulatory recommendations pertaining to those models.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From Spain: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2022-2023
Document Number: 2024-03742
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from Spain for the period of review (POR) August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023.
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2021-2022
Document Number: 2024-03741
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that certain producers/exporters of cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), September 1, 2021, through August 31, 2022.
Steel Propane Cylinders From Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2021-2022
Document Number: 2024-03740
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that Sahamitr Pressure Container Plc. (also known as Sahamitr Pressure Container Public Company Limited) (SMPC) made sales of subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2021, through July 31, 2022.
Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel From Germany, India, Italy, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and Switzerland: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2024-03684
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain cold- drawn mechanical tubing of carbon and alloy steel (cold-drawn mechanical tubing) from the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany), India, Italy, the People's Republic of China (China), the Republic of Korea (Korea), and Switzerland, and the countervailing duty (CVD) orders on cold-drawn mechanical tubing from India and China would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Bluefin Tuna General Category Effort Controls and Related Regulations
Document Number: 2024-03594
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is proposing to codify a schedule of restricted-fishing days (RFDs) for the 2024 fishing year and subsequent fishing years; reestablish a General category default retention limit for large medium or giant bluefin tuna (BFT) on open days; and make clarifications to the BFT dealer regulations and the definition of a bluefin statistical document (BSD) tag. This proposed action is necessary to increase the likelihood of pacing General category landings to extend fishing opportunities through a greater portion of the General category time period subquotas. Lastly, this proposed action would clarify existing regulations to ensure better understanding and compliance by General category quota participants.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; 2024 and 2025 Summer Flounder and Scup, and 2024 Black Sea Bass Recreational Management Measures
Document Number: 2024-03507
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes Federal management measures for the summer flounder and black sea bass recreational fisheries. The implementing regulations for these fisheries require NMFS to publish recreational measures for the fishing year and to provide an opportunity for public comment. The intent of this action is to set management measures that allow the recreational fisheries to achieve, but not exceed, the recreational harvest targets and thereby prevent overfishing.
Pacific Island Pelagic Fisheries; False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan; New Trigger Value for Southern Exclusion Zone Closure
Document Number: 2024-03664
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) of 1972, and the False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan, NMFS is publishing a new trigger value for the Southern Exclusion Zone (SEZ) closure. The new trigger is three observed mortality or serious injuries of false killer whales incidental to the deep-set longline fishery within the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-03663
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Through this Notice, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is reopening an application window for nominations to the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC). On December 27, 2023, NTIA published a Notice seeking nominations to the CSMAC with a deadline of January 31, 2024, for submissions. In reopening this application window, NTIA seeks to expand the pool of applicants and best ensure that the composition of the committee reflects balanced points of view.
Revision of License Requirements of Certain Cameras, Systems, or Related Components
Document Number: 2024-03661
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
With this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which it maintains, by revising license requirements for certain cameras, systems, and related components. These revisions will better align controls with technological and commercial developments, such as the items' global commercial availability, while recognizing the cooperative strategic relationship the United States has with our closest allies. In addition to these changes, BIS is adding controls on certain cameras that are not already controlled by either export control classification number (ECCN) 6A003 or 6A203. These new controls are detailed under new ECCN 6A293, which is a classification for temporary controls for which BIS is seeking multilateral agreement.
Request for Public Comment on Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee Recommendations
Document Number: 2024-03678
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA's Marine Debris Program, on behalf of the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC), is soliciting public comments regarding draft recommendations to address marine debris. The IMDCC is required to submit a biennial report to Congress that includes the status of implementation of any recommendations and strategies of the Committee. These recommendations will replace the recommendations first published by the IMDCC in 2008.
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-03536
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for the upcoming public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee).
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-03602
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 82 assessment of the South Atlantic stock of gray triggerfish will consist of a data webinars/workshop, a series of assessment webinars, and a review workshop. A SEDAR 82 Review Workshop has been scheduled for March 12-14, 2024. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and agenda.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Pot Gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2024-03601
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2024 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-03597
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a virtual meeting of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory Committee (Committee). The meeting is open to the public and an opportunity for oral and written comments will be provided.
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