Public Comment on the Annotated Outline of the Fifth National Climate Assessment

CourtCommerce Department,National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration
Citation87 FR 940
Record Number2022-00097
Publication Date07 January 2022
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See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
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See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
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See 19 CFR 351.310(d).
351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who
submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in
this investigation are encouraged to
submit with each argument: (1) A
statement of the issue; (2) a brief
summary of the argument; and (3) a
table of authorities.
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Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c),
interested parties who wish to request a
hearing must submit a written request to
the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement
and Compliance, filed electronically via
Commerce’s electric records system,
ACCESS. An electronically filed request
must be received successfully in its
entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
within 30 days after the date of
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Requests
should contain: (1) The party’s name,
address, and telephone number; (2) the
number of participants; and (3) a list of
issues to be discussed. If a request for
a hearing is made, Commerce intends to
hold the hearing at a time and date to
be determined.
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Parties should confirm
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location of the hearing two days before
the scheduled date.
Commerce intends to issue the final
results of this administrative review,
including the results of its analysis of
the issues raised in any written briefs,
not later than 120 days after the date of
publication of this notice, pursuant to
section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, unless
extended.
Notification to Interested Parties
We are issuing and publishing these
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751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.
Dated: December 30, 2021.
Ryan Majerus,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and
Negotiations, performing the non-exclusive
functions and duties of the Assistant
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration
Public Comment on the Annotated
Outline of the Fifth National Climate
Assessment
AGENCY
: Office of Oceanic and
Atmospheric Research (OAR), National
Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), Department of
Commerce, (DOC).
ACTION
: Notice of request for public
comment and public engagement on the
Annotated Outlines for the Fifth
National Climate Assessment.
SUMMARY
: This notice sets forth the U.S.
Global Change Research Program seeks
public comment on the proposed
themes and framework of the Fifth
National Climate Assessment as
indicated by the chapter annotated
outlines linked here. Based on input
received from this notice, chapter
author teams will develop their draft
chapters.
DATES
: Comments must be submitted to
the web address specified below and
received by 45 days after the publication
date of this FRN.
ADDRESSES
: Comments from the public
will be accepted electronically via
http://www.globalchange.gov/notices.
Instructions for submitting comments
are available on the website. Submitters
may enter text or upload files in
response to this notice.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
:
Chris Avery, (202) 419–3474, cavery@
usgcrp.gov, U.S. Global Change
Research Program.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
: The U.S.
Global Change Research Program
(USGCRP) is mandated under the Global
Change Research Act (GCRA) of 1990 to
conduct a quadrennial National Climate
Assessment. The most recent was
completed in 2018 and delivered in two
volumes: The Climate Science Special
Report (science2017.globalchange.gov)
and Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in
the United States
(nca2018.globalchange.gov).
In addition to these two volumes,
other recent assessments by the U.S.
Government will inform the Fifth
National Climate Assessment (NCA5),
including the Second State of the
Carbon Cycle Report
(carbon2018.globalchange.gov); the
Impacts of Climate Change on Human
Health in the United States
(health2016.globalchange.gov); and
Climate Change, Global Food Security,
and the U.S. Food System (https://
www.usda.gov/oce/energy-and-
environment/food-security) As with all
previous USGCRP assessments, NCA5
development will be transparent and
inclusive, offering opportunities for
public participation throughout the
process. The production and review
processes are designed to result in a
report that is authoritative, timely,
relevant, and policy neutral; valued by
authors and users; accessible to the
widest possible audience; and fully
compliant with the GCRA.
Background information, additional
details, and instructions for submitting
comments can be found at http://
www.globalchange.gov/notices.
Responses to this Request for Comment
can be entered via that website.
The U.S. Global Change Research
Program seeks public comment on the
Annotated Outlines of each chapter of
the Fifth National Climate Assessment
(NCA5), in particular on the scope and
framing of chapter’s proposed topic
areas. Input received on proposed
themes within each chapter’s Annotated
Outline will be used by chapter author
teams to develop their draft chapters.
Authors of each chapter of NCA5 will
develop chapter content structured
around the topic areas proposed in the
Annotated Outlines, highlighting the
risk climate change poses to the things
Americans value. All chapters are
charged with focusing on scientific
advancements since the last assessment
was released in 2018. Because Chapter
1 is an overview summary of the final
report, there is no Annotated Outline for
Chapter 1 at this time.
Response to this Request for Comment
is voluntary. Respondents need not
reply to all questions or topics.
Responses may be used by the U.S.
Government for program planning on a
non-attribution basis. NOAA therefore
requests that no business proprietary
information or copyrighted information
be submitted in response to this Request
for Comment. Please note that the U.S.
Government will not pay for response
preparation, or for the use of any
information contained in the response.
The full list of NCA5 chapters is
below and can also be found https://
www.globalchange.gov/nca5. Chapter
titles reflect the target topics or regions
for the chapters. Final titles for the
chapter may evolve as authors assess
published literature.
Introduction and Summary
1. Overview (not included in this
review)
Physical Sciences
2. Earth Systems Processes
3. Climate Trends
National Topics
4. Water
5. Energy
6. Land Cover & Land-Use Change
7. Forests
8. Ecosystems
9. Coastal Effects
10. Oceans
11. Agriculture, Food Systems, and
Rural Communities
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12. Built Environment
13. Transportation
14. Air Quality
15. Human Health
16. Tribes & Indigenous Peoples
17. U.S. International Interests
18. Complex Systems
19. Economics
20. Human Social Systems
Regions
21. Northeast
22. Southeast
23. U.S. Caribbean
24. Midwest
25. Northern Great Plains
26. Southern Great Plains
27. Northwest
28. Southwest
29. Alaska
30. Hawai1i & U.S.-Affiliated Pacific
Islands
Response
31. Adaptation
32. Mitigation
As noted in a previous Notice from
October 2020 (https://
www.federalregister.gov/documents/
2020/10/15/2020-22729/request-for-
public-nominations-for-authors-and-
scientifictechnical-inputs-and-notice-of-
planned), public engagement efforts by
the author teams will be undertaken
while this Notice is available for
comment.
Chapters will hold virtual public
engagement workshops to allow
interested members of the public to
provide feedback on a chapter’s
Annotated Outlines to the author teams.
The schedule for these workshops and
registration opportunities has been
posted on https://
www.globalchange.gov/nca5 and
announced in the USGCRP newsletter.
Eric Locklear,
Acting Chief Financial Officer/Administrative
Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric
Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration.
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BILLING CODE 3510–KB–P
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration
Agency Information Collection
Activities; Submission to the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) for
Review and Approval; Comment
Request; Marine Recreational
Information Program, Fishing Effort
Survey
AGENCY
: National Oceanic &
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
Commerce.
ACTION
: Notice of information collection,
request for comment.
SUMMARY
: 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.
DATES
: To ensure consideration,
comments regarding this proposed
information collection must be received
on or before March 8, 2022.
ADDRESSES
: Interested persons are
invited to submit written comments to
Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer,
at Adrienne.thomas@noaa.gov. Please
reference OMB Control Number 0648–
0652 in the subject line of your
comments. Do not submit Confidential
Business Information or otherwise
sensitive or protected information.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
:
Requests for additional information or
specific questions related to collection
activities should be directed to Rob
Andrews, Fishery Biologist, 301–427–
8105, rob.andrews@noaa.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
:
I. Abstract
Marine recreational anglers are
surveyed to collect catch and effort data,
fish biology data, and angler
socioeconomic characteristics. These
data are required to carry out provisions
of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery
Conservation and Management Act (16
U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), as amended,
regarding conservation and management
of fishery resources.
Marine recreational fishing catch and
effort data are collected through a
combination of mail surveys, telephone
surveys and on-site intercept surveys
with recreational anglers. The Marine
Recreational Information Program
(MRIP) Fishing Effort Survey (FES) is a
self-administered, household mail
survey that samples from a residential
address frame to collect data on the
number of recreational anglers and the
number of recreational fishing trips. The
survey estimates marine recreational
fishing activity for all coastal states from
Maine through Mississippi, as well as
Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
FES estimates are combined with
estimates derived from complementary
surveys of fishing trips, the Access-
Point Angler Intercept Survey, to
estimate total, state-level fishing catch,
by species. These estimates are used in
the development, implementation, and
monitoring of fishery management
programs by NOAA Fisheries, regional
fishery management councils, interstate
marine fisheries commissions, and state
fishery agencies.
The proposed collection will include
experimental work to evaluate non-
sampling errors in recreational fishing
surveys. Specifically, the revision will
include three mail survey
questionnaires designed to evaluate
measurement error in the reporting of
saltwater fishing effort and possession
of a saltwater fishing license.
II. Method of Collection
Information will be collected through
self-administered mail surveys.
III. Data
OMB Control Number: 0648–0652.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Review: Regular submission
(revision of a current information
collection).
Affected Public: Individuals or
households.
Estimated Number of Respondents:
113,000.
Estimated Time per Response: 5
minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden
Hours: 9,417 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to
Public: 0.
Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary.
Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens
Fishery Conservation and Management
Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.).
IV. Request for Comments
We are soliciting public comments to
permit the Department/Bureau to: (a)
Evaluate whether the proposed
information collection is necessary for
the proper functions of the Department,
including whether the information will
have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the
accuracy of our estimate of the time and
cost burden for this proposed collection,
including the validity of the
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