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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 14, 2007 / Notices receipt of the objection, it is the sender’s responsibility to ensure timely receipt by other means. Fax: The number to use for faxing written objections is: (303) 275–5482. Objections that are delivered by hand, by express delivery, or messenger service must be done so during business hours, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Mountain Time, at: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, ATTN: Rick Cables, Regional Forester and Grasslands Plan Reviewing Officer, 740 Simms Street, Golden, CO 80401. Objections must be postmarked, emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered within 30 days following the date of publication of the legal notice in the Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo, Colorado. The pre-decisional Grasslands Plan and supporting documents can be accessed, viewed, and downloaded at the following Web site: http:// www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/projects/ forest_revision/. The Grasslands Plan is also available in paper copy or compact disc (CD) formats by request. Note that all objections, including names and addresses, become part of the public record and are subject to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, except for proprietary documents and information. Dated: March 8, 2007. Robert J. Leaverton, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 07–1178 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–ES–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: On March 2, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee), Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, Ontario) and affiliated companies within the Mueller Group (collectively referred to herein as ‘‘Mueller’’) are the interested Parties; filed a First Request for Panel Review with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:03 Mar 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 of the final determination of dumping made by the Canada Border Services Agency, respecting Certain Copper Pipe Fittings Originating In Or Exported From the United States of America. This determination was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, (Vol. 141, No. 5, pp. 188) on February 3, 2007. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number CDA–USA–2007–1904–01 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) establishes a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on March 2, 2007, requesting panel review of the final determination described above. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is April 2, 2007); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is April 16, 2007); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11847 including the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: March 8, 2007. Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. E7–4570 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Notice of Completion of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the final remand determination of the antidumping duty administrative review and determination not to revoke made by the U.S. International Trade Administration, in the matter of Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico, Secretariat File No. USA/MEX–2001– 1904–05. ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Order of the Binational Panel dated January 16, 2007, affirming the final remand determination described above was completed on January 16, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. On January 16, 2007, the Binational Panel issued an order which affirmed the final remand determination of the United States International Trade Administration (‘‘ITA’’) concerning Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico. The Secretariat was instructed to issue a Notice of Completion of Panel Review on the 31st day following the issuance of the Notice of Final Panel Action, if no request for an Extraordinary Challenge was filed. No such request was filed. Therefore, on the basis of the Panel Order and Rule 80 of the Article 1904 Panel Rules, the Panel Review was completed and the panelists discharged from their duties effective March 5, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel 
Reviews; Request for Panel Review

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review.

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SUMMARY: On March 2, 2007, Mueller Industries, Inc. (Memphis, 
Tennessee), Streamline Copper & Brass Ltd. (Strathroy, Ontario) and 
affiliated companies within the Mueller Group (collectively referred to 
herein as ``Mueller'') are the interested Parties; filed a First 
Request for Panel Review with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA 
Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade 
Agreement. Panel review was requested of the final determination of 
dumping made by the Canada Border Services Agency, respecting Certain 
Copper Pipe Fittings Originating In Or Exported From the United States 
of America. This determination was published in the Canada Gazette, 
Part I, (Vol. 141, No. 5, pp. 188) on February 3, 2007. The NAFTA 
Secretariat has assigned Case Number CDA-USA-2007-1904-01 to this 
request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States 
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade 
Agreement (``Agreement'') establishes a mechanism to replace domestic 
judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and 
countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with 
review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel 
Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national 
courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine 
whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of 
the country that made the determination.
    Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on 
January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for 
Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (``Rules''). These Rules were 
published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686).
    A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the Canadian 
Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the 
Agreement, on March 2, 2007, requesting panel review of the final 
determination described above.
    The Rules provide that:
    (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final 
determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance 
with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for 
Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is April 2, 2007);
    (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does 
not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any 
reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the 
panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 
40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel 
Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is April 16, 
2007); and
    (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error 
of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating 
authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review 
and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review.

    Dated: March 8, 2007.
Caratina L. Alston,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
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