WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding Sunset Reviews of Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods From Argentina, 13667-13668 [E6-3784]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 51 / Thursday, March 16, 2006 / Notices wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES received by USTR from the public with respect to the dispute; if a dispute settlement panel is convened or in the event of an appeal from such a panel, the U.S. submissions, the submissions, or non-confidential summaries of submissions, received from other participants in the dispute; the report of the panel and; if applicable, the report of the Appellate Body. An appointment to review the public file (Docket WTO/ DS–334, Turkey Rice Dispute) may be made by calling the USTR Reading Room at (202) 395–6186. The USTR Reading Room is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. NW., Washington, DC 20508, (202) 395– 3582. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If a dispute settlement panel is established, such panel, which would hold its meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, would be expected to issue a report on its findings and recommendations within 90 days after referral of the matter to it. Major Issues Raised by Argentina In its panel request, Argentina alleges that the United States had not fully complied with the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body from the original dispute. Those recommendations and rulings stem from the panel and Appellate Body reports which may be found at http:// Daniel Brinza, www.wto.org designated as WT/DS268/ Assistant United States Trade Representative R and WT/DS268/AB/R, respectively. for Monitoring and Enforcement. In particular, Argentina contends that [FR Doc. E6–3783 Filed 3–15–06; 8:45 am] the U.S. Department of Commerce erred BILLING CODE 3190–W6–P by developing new factual information and that the reasoning in the redetermination made pursuant to OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES section 129 of the Uruguay Round TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Agreements Act is not consistent with Articles 11.1, 11.3, and 11.4 of the WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Antidumping Agreement. Argentina Regarding Sunset Reviews of Antialso considers that the redetermination Dumping Measures on Oil Country was inconsistent with a number of Tubular Goods From Argentina procedural obligations in the Antidumping Agreement, including AGENCY: Office of the United States Articles 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5.1, 6.6, 6.8, 6.9, Trade Representative. 12.2, and Annex II. Argentina also ACTION: Notice; request for comments. alleges that USTR was required to direct SUMMARY: The Office of the United Commerce to implement the States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is redetermination in order to avoid a providing notice that Argentina has breach of Article 13 of the Antidumping requested the establishment of a dispute Agreement. Argentina further contends settlement panel under the Marrakesh that Commerce was required to amend Agreement Establishing the World Trade or repeal the statute and that the Organization (‘‘WTO Agreement’’). That amended regulation is inconsistent with request may be found at http:// the obligation to arrive at a reasoned www.wto.org contained in a document conclusion on the basis of positive designated as WT/DS268/16. USTR evidence, as well as Articles 6.1, 6.2, invites written comments from the 6.6, 11.1, and 11.3 of the Antidumping public concerning the issues raised in Agreement. this dispute. Public Comment: Requirements for DATES: Although USTR will accept any Submissions comments received during the course of Interested persons are invited to the dispute, comments should be submit written comments concerning submitted on or before May 19, 2006, to the issues raised in this dispute. Persons be assured of timely consideration by submitting comments may either send USTR. one copy by fax to Sandy McKinzy at ADDRESSES: Comments should be (202) 395–3640, or transmit a copy submitted (i) electronically, to electronically to FR0609@ustr.gov.eop, FR0609@ustr.gov.eop, Attn: ‘‘Argentina with ‘‘Argentina OCTG’’ in the subject OCTG’’ in the subject line, or (ii) by fax, line. For documents sent by fax, USTR to Sandy McKinzy at 202–395–3640, requests that the submitter provide a with a confirmation copy sent confirmation copy to the electronic mail electronically to the e-mail address address listed above. above. USTR encourages the submission of documents in Adobe PDF format, as FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: attachments to an electronic mail. Elizabeth V. Baltzan, Associate General Interested persons who make Counsel, Office of the United States submissions by electronic mail should Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Mar 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13667 not provide separate cover letters; information that might appear in a cover letter should be included in the submission itself. Similarly, to the extent possible, any attachments to the submission should be included in the same file as the submission itself, and not as separate files. A person requesting that information contained in a comment submitted by that person be treated as confidential business information must certify that such information is business confidential and would not customarily be released to the public by the submitter. Confidential business information must be clearly designated as such and the submission must be marked ‘‘BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL’’ at the top and bottom of the cover page and each succeeding page of the submission. Information or advice contained in a comment submitted, other than business confidential information, may be determined by USTR to be confidential in accordance with section 135(g)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155(g)(2)). If the submitting person believes that information or advice may qualify as such, the submitting person— (1) Must clearly so designate the information or advice; (2) Must clearly mark the material as ‘‘SUBMITTED IN CONFIDENCE’’ at the top and bottom of each page of the cover page and each succeeding page; and (3) Is encouraged to provide a nonconfidential summary of the information or advice. Pursuant to section 127(e) of the URAA (19 U.S.C. 3537(e)), USTR will maintain a file on this dispute settlement proceeding, accessible to the public, in the USTR Reading Room, which is located at 1724 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. The public file will include non-confidential comments received by USTR from the public with respect to the dispute; if a dispute settlement panel is convened or in the event of an appeal from such a panel, the U.S. submissions, the submissions, or non-confidential summaries of submissions, received from other participants in the dispute; the report of the panel and; if applicable, the report of the Appellate Body. An appointment to review the public file (Docket No. WT/DS–268, Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina) may be made by calling the USTR Reading Room at (202) 395–6186. The USTR Reading Room is open to the public E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 13668 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 51 / Thursday, March 16, 2006 / Notices from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Daniel E. Brinza, Assistant United States Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement. [FR Doc. E6–3784 Filed 3–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W6–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance; Gary/Chicago International Airport; Gary, IN Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent of waiver with respect to land. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of the airport from civilian aeronautical use to military aeronautical use and to authorize the lease of the airport property. The area is a twenty-five acre parcel located in the southwest quadrant of the airport south of Runway 12/30 and west of Runway 2/20. The land is vacant and is used as a stockpile area for various construction materials and was the former site of a Nike missile silo battery. The land had been transferred to the City of Gary in 1947 by Quitclaim Deed from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation as non-surplus property as defined by section 16 of the Federal Airport Act of 1946. Public Law 102–148, dated October 10, 1991 released the land from the section 16 restriction requiring Congressional action for land releases and authorized the FAA to administer land releases. There are no adverse impacts to the airport by allowing the airport to lease the property. The land is not needed for civilian aeronautical use and a Limited Army Aviation Support Facility helicopter base, which will be operated by the Indiana National Guard, will be constructed on the property. A Joint-Use Agreement will be negotiated between the Indiana National Guard and the airport that will address all fees, charges, and assessments for services such as snow removal, fire fighting and fueling. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the disposal of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-inaid funding from the FAA. The disposition of proceeds from the lease of the airport property will be in accordance with FAA’s Policy and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Mar 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 1999. In accordance with section 47107(h) of title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose. DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 17, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory N. Sweeny, Airports Engineer, Chicago Airports District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018. Telephone Number (847) 294– 7526/Fax Number (847) 294–7046. Documents reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at this same location or at Gary/Chicago International Airport, Gary, Indiana. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Following is a legal description of the property located in Gary, Lake County, Indiana, and described as follows: A parcel of land in the east half of section 35, Township 37 North, Range 9 West of the second principal meridian, in the City of Gary, Lake County, Indiana, being a part of those premises now commonly known as the Gary/ Chicago International Airport, said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a concrete monument at the center of said Section 35, thence South 89°49′11″ East (all bearings in this description are based on the true bearing of North 55°49′59″ West for the center line of Runway 12/30) along the east and west center line of said Section 35 a distance of 71.64 feet to a point; thence North 00°56′07″ East a distance of 42.41 feet to the true point of beginning of the tract herein described; thence continuing North 00°56′07″ East a distance of 545.92 feet to a point; thence North 44°07′06″ East a distance of 375.73 feet to a point in a line which is 600.00 feet distant and parallel with the center line of Runway 12/30 aforesaid; thence South 55°49′59″ East along said parallel line a distance of 860.84 feet to a point; thence South 29°28′52″ East a distance of 349.36 feet to a point which is 625.00 feet distant and parallel with the center of Runway 2/20; thence South 21°11′05″ West along said parallel line a distance of 754.45 feet to a point; thence North 68°45′22″ West a distance of 419.05 feet to a point; thence South 77°38′14″ West a distance of 134.67 feet to a point in a non-tangent circular curve concave to the west and having a radius of 1,061.90 feet and a chord bearing of North 33°05′02″ West for a distance of 659.34 feet; thence northerly and northwesterly along said PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 curve an arc distance of 670.41 feet to the true point of beginning, and containing 25.01 acres, more or less, and subject to all easements and restrictions of record. Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois on February 27, 2006. Larry H. Ladenforf, Acting Manager, Chicago Airports District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. 06–2489 Filed 3–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2004–16944] Operating Limitations at Chicago O’Hare International Airport Notice of order to show cause and request for information. ACTION: SUMMARY: The FAA has issued an order to show cause which solicits the views of interested persons on the FAA’s tentative determination to extend through October 28, 2006, an August 18, 2004, order limiting the number of scheduled aircraft arrivals at O’Hare International Airport during peak operation hours. The text of the order to show cause is set fourth in this notice. DATES: Any written information that responds to the FAA’s order to show cause must be submitted by March 22, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may send comments [identified by Docket Number FAA– 2004–16944] using any of the following methods: • DOT Docket Web site: Go to http://dms.dot.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. For more information on the rulemaking process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http:// E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 51 (Thursday, March 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E6-3784]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding Sunset Reviews of 
Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods From Argentina

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative 
(``USTR'') is providing notice that Argentina has requested the 
establishment of a dispute settlement panel under the Marrakesh 
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO 
Agreement''). That request may be found at http://www.wto.org contained 
in a document designated as WT/DS268/16. USTR invites written comments 
from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.

DATES: Although USTR will accept any comments received during the 
course of the dispute, comments should be submitted on or before May 
19, 2006, to be assured of timely consideration by USTR.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted (i) electronically, to 
FR0609@ustr.gov.eop, Attn: ``Argentina OCTG'' in the subject line, or 
(ii) by fax, to Sandy McKinzy at 202-395-3640, with a confirmation copy 
sent electronically to the e-mail address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth V. Baltzan, Associate 
General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 
17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508, (202) 395-3582.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If a dispute settlement panel is 
established, such panel, which would hold its meetings in Geneva, 
Switzerland, would be expected to issue a report on its findings and 
recommendations within 90 days after referral of the matter to it.

Major Issues Raised by Argentina

    In its panel request, Argentina alleges that the United States had 
not fully complied with the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute 
Settlement Body from the original dispute. Those recommendations and 
rulings stem from the panel and Appellate Body reports which may be 
found at http://www.wto.org designated as WT/DS268/R and WT/DS268/AB/R, 
respectively.
    In particular, Argentina contends that the U.S. Department of 
Commerce erred by developing new factual information and that the 
reasoning in the redetermination made pursuant to section 129 of the 
Uruguay Round Agreements Act is not consistent with Articles 11.1, 
11.3, and 11.4 of the Antidumping Agreement. Argentina also considers 
that the redetermination was inconsistent with a number of procedural 
obligations in the Antidumping Agreement, including Articles 6.1, 6.2, 
6.4, 6.5.1, 6.6, 6.8, 6.9, 12.2, and Annex II. Argentina also alleges 
that USTR was required to direct Commerce to implement the 
redetermination in order to avoid a breach of Article 13 of the 
Antidumping Agreement. Argentina further contends that Commerce was 
required to amend or repeal the statute and that the amended regulation 
is inconsistent with the obligation to arrive at a reasoned conclusion 
on the basis of positive evidence, as well as Articles 6.1, 6.2, 6.6, 
11.1, and 11.3 of the Antidumping Agreement.

Public Comment: Requirements for Submissions

    Interested persons are invited to submit written comments 
concerning the issues raised in this dispute. Persons submitting 
comments may either send one copy by fax to Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395-
3640, or transmit a copy electronically to FR0609@ustr.gov.eop, with 
``Argentina OCTG'' in the subject line. For documents sent by fax, USTR 
requests that the submitter provide a confirmation copy to the 
electronic mail address listed above.
    USTR encourages the submission of documents in Adobe PDF format, as 
attachments to an electronic mail. Interested persons who make 
submissions by electronic mail should not provide separate cover 
letters; information that might appear in a cover letter should be 
included in the submission itself. Similarly, to the extent possible, 
any attachments to the submission should be included in the same file 
as the submission itself, and not as separate files.
    A person requesting that information contained in a comment 
submitted by that person be treated as confidential business 
information must certify that such information is business confidential 
and would not customarily be released to the public by the submitter. 
Confidential business information must be clearly designated as such 
and the submission must be marked ``BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL'' at the top 
and bottom of the cover page and each succeeding page of the 
submission.
    Information or advice contained in a comment submitted, other than 
business confidential information, may be determined by USTR to be 
confidential in accordance with section 135(g)(2) of the Trade Act of 
1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155(g)(2)). If the submitting person believes that 
information or advice may qualify as such, the submitting person--
    (1) Must clearly so designate the information or advice;
    (2) Must clearly mark the material as ``SUBMITTED IN CONFIDENCE'' 
at the top and bottom of each page of the cover page and each 
succeeding page; and
    (3) Is encouraged to provide a non-confidential summary of the 
information or advice.
    Pursuant to section 127(e) of the URAA (19 U.S.C. 3537(e)), USTR 
will maintain a file on this dispute settlement proceeding, accessible 
to the public, in the USTR Reading Room, which is located at 1724 F 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. The public file will include non-
confidential comments received by USTR from the public with respect to 
the dispute; if a dispute settlement panel is convened or in the event 
of an appeal from such a panel, the U.S. submissions, the submissions, 
or non-confidential summaries of submissions, received from other 
participants in the dispute; the report of the panel and; if 
applicable, the report of the Appellate Body. An appointment to review 
the public file (Docket No. WT/DS-268, Sunset Reviews of Anti-dumping 
Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina) may be made by 
calling the USTR Reading Room at (202) 395-6186. The USTR Reading Room 
is open to the public

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from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Daniel E. Brinza,
Assistant United States Trade Representative for Monitoring and 
Enforcement.
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