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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 140 / Friday, July 21, 2006 / Notices documentable circumstances, this information will be released. We will always make submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives of or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Dated: July 14, 2006. Donald E. Moomaw, Acting Regional Director, Great Plains Region. [FR Doc. E6–11598 Filed 7–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–703 and 705 (Second Review)] Furfuryl Alcohol From China and Thailand International Trade Commission. 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Even where electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as specified in II(C) of the Commission’s Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Determination—The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B). Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: July 17, 2006. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E6–11563 Filed 7–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 332–350 and 332–351] Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Tomatoes; Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Peppers United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of opportunity to submit information for 2006 monitoring reports. AGENCY: Effective Date: July 12, 2006. Pursuant to statute (see below), the Commission monitors U.S. imports of fresh or chilled tomatoes and fresh or chilled peppers, other than chili peppers, for the purpose of expediting an investigation under certain U.S. safeguard laws, should an appropriate petition be filed. As part of that monitoring, the Commission compiles data on imports and the domestic industry, and has made its data series available electronically to the public on an annual basis since 1994. The Commission is in the process of preparing its data series for the period DATES: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 41470 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 140 / Friday, July 21, 2006 / Notices ending June 30, 2006, and is seeking input from interested members of the public. The Commission expects to make its data series available to the public in November 2006 in electronic format, posted on the Commission’s Web site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy McCarty (202–205–3324, timothy.mccarty@usitc.gov) or Jonathan Coleman (202–205–3465, jonathan.coleman@usitc.gov), Agriculture and Fisheries Division, Office of Industries, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington DC, 20436, for general information, or William Gearhart (202– 205–3091, william.gearhart@usitc.gov), Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, for information on legal aspects. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—Section 316 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement Implementation Act (NAFTA Implementation Act) (19 U.S.C. 3881) requires that the Commission monitor U.S. imports of fresh or chilled tomatoes (HTS heading 0702.00) and fresh or chilled peppers, other than chili peppers (HTS subheading 0709.60.00), until January 1, 2009, for purposes of expediting an investigation concerning provisional relief under section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 or section 302 of the NAFTA Implementation Act. Section 316 does not require that the Commission publish reports on this monitoring activity or otherwise make the information available to the public. However, the Commission maintains current data files on tomatoes and peppers in order to conduct an expedited investigation should a request be received. In response to the monitoring requirement, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–350, Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Tomatoes (59 FR 1763) and investigation No. 332–351, Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Peppers (59 FR 1762). The Commission will make its reports available to the public in electronic format, and will maintain electronic copies of its reports on its Web site until one year after the monitoring requirement expires on January 1, 2009. The most recent Commission monitoring reports in this series were published in November 2005 and are available on the Commission’s Web site. Written submissions.—The Commission does not plan to hold a public hearing in connection with preparation of these reports. However, interested persons are invited to submit written statements containing data and other information concerning the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:59 Jul 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 matters to be addressed in the reports. All submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, and should be received no later than the close of business on August 31, 2006. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the rules requires that a signed original (or a copy designated as an original) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, ftp:// ftp.usitc.gov/pub/reports/ electronic_filing_handbook.pdf ). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. The Commission will not publish such confidential business information in the monitoring reports it posts on its Web site in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. However, the Commission may include such information in the report it sends to the President under section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 or section 302 of the NAFTA Implementation Act, if it is required to conduct an investigation involving these products under either of these statutory authorities. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting our TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). The public PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS–ON LINE) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 332-350 and 332-351]


Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Tomatoes; Monitoring of U.S. 
Imports of Peppers

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of opportunity to submit information for 2006 monitoring 
reports.

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DATES: Effective Date: July 12, 2006.

SUMMARY: Pursuant to statute (see below), the Commission monitors U.S. 
imports of fresh or chilled tomatoes and fresh or chilled peppers, 
other than chili peppers, for the purpose of expediting an 
investigation under certain U.S. safeguard laws, should an appropriate 
petition be filed. As part of that monitoring, the Commission compiles 
data on imports and the domestic industry, and has made its data series 
available electronically to the public on an annual basis since 1994. 
The Commission is in the process of preparing its data series for the 
period

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ending June 30, 2006, and is seeking input from interested members of 
the public. The Commission expects to make its data series available to 
the public in November 2006 in electronic format, posted on the 
Commission's Web site.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy McCarty (202-205-3324, 
timothy.mccarty@usitc.gov) or Jonathan Coleman (202-205-3465, 
jonathan.coleman@usitc.gov), Agriculture and Fisheries Division, Office 
of Industries, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., 
Washington DC, 20436, for general information, or William Gearhart 
(202-205-3091, william.gearhart@usitc.gov), Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, for information on legal 
aspects.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background.--Section 316 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement 
Implementation Act (NAFTA Implementation Act) (19 U.S.C. 3881) requires 
that the Commission monitor U.S. imports of fresh or chilled tomatoes 
(HTS heading 0702.00) and fresh or chilled peppers, other than chili 
peppers (HTS subheading 0709.60.00), until January 1, 2009, for 
purposes of expediting an investigation concerning provisional relief 
under section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 or section 302 of the NAFTA 
Implementation Act. Section 316 does not require that the Commission 
publish reports on this monitoring activity or otherwise make the 
information available to the public. However, the Commission maintains 
current data files on tomatoes and peppers in order to conduct an 
expedited investigation should a request be received. In response to 
the monitoring requirement, the Commission instituted investigation No. 
332-350, Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Tomatoes (59 FR 1763) and 
investigation No. 332-351, Monitoring of U.S. Imports of Peppers (59 FR 
1762).
    The Commission will make its reports available to the public in 
electronic format, and will maintain electronic copies of its reports 
on its Web site until one year after the monitoring requirement expires 
on January 1, 2009. The most recent Commission monitoring reports in 
this series were published in November 2005 and are available on the 
Commission's Web site.
    Written submissions.--The Commission does not plan to hold a public 
hearing in connection with preparation of these reports. However, 
interested persons are invited to submit written statements containing 
data and other information concerning the matters to be addressed in 
the reports. All submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, 
United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, and should be received no later than the close of 
business on August 31, 2006. All written submissions must conform with 
the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice 
and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the rules requires that 
a signed original (or a copy designated as an original) and fourteen 
(14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential 
treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional 
copies must be filed, in which the confidential information must be 
deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding 
confidential business information). The Commission's rules do not 
authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or 
electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of 
the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, ftp://
ftp.usitc.gov/pub/reports/electronic_filing_handbook.pdf ).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information must 
also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the 
rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages 
be clearly marked as to whether they are the ``confidential'' or ``non-
confidential'' version, and that the confidential business information 
be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, 
except for confidential business information, will be made available in 
the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by 
interested parties.
    The Commission will not publish such confidential business 
information in the monitoring reports it posts on its Web site in a 
manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the 
information. However, the Commission may include such information in 
the report it sends to the President under section 202 of the Trade Act 
of 1974 or section 302 of the NAFTA Implementation Act, if it is 
required to conduct an investigation involving these products under 
either of these statutory authorities. Hearing-impaired individuals are 
advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting 
our TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. General information concerning the 
Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server 
(http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS-ON LINE) at 
http://edis.usitc.gov. Persons with mobility impairments who will need 
special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact 
the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: July 17, 2006.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E6-11565 Filed 7-20-06; 8:45 am]
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