Commercial Availability of Fabric and Yarns in AGOA Countries, 17578-17580 [E7-6600]

Download as PDF 17578 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Comments and materials received will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address. Dated: April 3, 2007. Michael Fris, Manager, California/Nevada Operations Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. E7–6592 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] [WY–923–1310–FI; WYW137943] Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188 (d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Ryder Oil and Gas LLC for noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW137943 for land in Fremont County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $5.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163.00 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW137943 effective November 1, 2006, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) Bureau of Land Management 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 BILLING CODE 4310–22–P Availability of the Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan Amendment for Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, OH DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR VerDate Aug<31>2005 Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. E7–6543 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] National Park Service BILLING CODE 4310–55–P SUMMARY: above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(c)), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability for the Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan Amendment (EIS/GMPA) for Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, Ohio. DATES: The Abbreviated Final EIS/ GMPA will remain available for public review for 30 days following the publishing of the notice of its availability in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ADDRESSES: Requests for copies should be sent to the Superintendent, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, P.O. Box 9280, Wright Brothers Station, Dayton, Ohio 45409–7705. You may also view the document via the Internet through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site (http:// parkplanning.nps.gov); simply click on the link to Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NPS prepared a Draft EIS/GMPA for Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. The draft was made available for public review for 60 days (January– March) during which time the NPS distributed over 200 copies of the draft. In addition to the distribution, the draft EIS/GMPA was also made available at the park, on the Internet, and at area libraries. A total of 10 written comments were received, and 20 participants attended 2 open houses. The consensus from the public comment period was that the NPS is pursuing the correct path for the site in Alternatives C, the preferred alternative. Comments from individuals and public agencies did not PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 require the NPS to add other alternatives, significantly alter existing alternatives, or make changes to the impact analysis of the effects of any alternative. Because of the lack of substantive comments, the NPS is issuing an abbreviated final EIS/GMPA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Superintendent, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, P.O. Box 9280, Wright Brothers Station, Dayton, Ohio 45409–7705, telephone 937–225–7705. Dated: August 15, 2006. Ernest Quintana, Director, Midwest Region. Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register on April 3, 2007. [FR Doc. 07–1711 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–88–M INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. AGOA–07] Commercial Availability of Fabric and Yarns in AGOA Countries United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Following enactment of legislation that amends the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to provide for certain determinations by the Commission, the Commission has instituted investigation No. AGOA–07, Commercial Availability of Fabric and Yarns in AGOA Countries, for the purpose of gathering information and making the determinations required through September 30, 2007, with respect to the denim articles identified in the statute. DATES: April 2, 2007: Institution of investigation. May 22, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the hearing. May 24, 2007: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements. June 5, 2007: Public hearing. June 19, 2007: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements. August 3, 2007: Deadline for filing all written submissions. August 24, 2007: Deadline for filing supplemental written submissions. September 25, 2007: Transmittal of Commission report to the President. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions, including requests to appear at the hearing, statements, and briefs, should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this investigation may be obtained from Linda Linkins, Project Leader (202–205–3231; linda.linkins@usitc.gov), Office of Operations, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, 20436 or Jackie Jones, Co-Project Leader (202–205–3466; jackie.jones@usitc.gov), Office of Industries. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. 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. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES BACKGROUND AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 20, 2006, the President signed into law amendments to section 112 of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (19 U.S.C. 3721) (AGOA), included in Public Law 109– 432, that require the Commission to make certain determinations relating to the commercial availability of regional fabric or yarn for use in lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries. Specifically, section 112(c)(2)(A) of the AGOA (as amended) requires the Commission, upon receipt of a petition (properly filed), to determine whether a fabric or yarn produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries is available in commercial quantities for use by lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries. If the Commission makes an affirmative determination, section 112(c)(2)(B)(i) requires that the Commission determine the quantity of the fabric or yarn that will be so available in lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries in the applicable 1-year period (October 1– September 30) after the determination is made. Thereafter, in each case in which the Commission determines that a fabric or VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 yarn is available in commercial quantities for an applicable 1-year period, section 112(c)(2)(B)(ii) requires that the Commission determine, before the end of that applicable 1-year period, whether the fabric or yarn produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries will be available in commercial quantities in the succeeding applicable 1-year period, and if so, the quantity of the fabric or yarn that will be so available in the succeeding 1-year period, subject to section 112(c)(2)(B)(iii). After the end of each applicable 1-year period for which such a determination under section 112(c)(2)(B)(i) is in effect, the Commission must make the determination required by section 112(c)(2)(B)(iii) with respect to the quantity of fabric or yarn used in the production of apparel articles receiving preferential treatment under section 112(c)(1) that was entered in the applicable 1-year period and, to the extent that the quantity so determined was not so used, add to the quantity of that fabric or yarn determined to be available in the next applicable 1-year period the quantity not so used in the preceding 1-year period. Section 112(c)(2)(C) of AGOA states that denim articles provided for in subheading 5209.42.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States shall be deemed to be available in commercial quantities and specifies the quantity available for the 1year period beginning October 1, 2006. Accordingly, pursuant to section 112(c)(2)(B)(ii), the Commission must determine before September 30, 2007, whether such denim articles produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries will be available in commercial quantities in the succeeding 1-year period and, if so, the quantity that will be so available in that succeeding 1-year period, subject to clause (iii). On February 27, 2007, the Commission published an interim rule in the Federal Register, that became effective upon publication (72 FR 8624), describing the procedures it will follow in making determinations in response to petitions received and accepted from interested parties under section 112(c)(2)(A) of AGOA. The interim rule also describes the information that must be included in a petition if it is to be accepted by the Commission. The Commission indicated that it will make its determinations under section 112(c)(2)(A) by September 25, 2007, with respect to petitions received on or before March 28, 2007, and accepted on or before April 11, 2007, and, for any such determinations that are in the PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17579 affirmative, it will make its determinations with respect to the quantity available in fiscal 2008 (October 1, 2007-September 30, 2008) by September 25, 2007. For docketing and other purposes, the Commission’s proceedings and actions with respect to denim articles have been designated as investigation No. AGOA– 07–001. No petitions were filed on or before March 28, 2007. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC beginning at 9:30 a.m. on June 5, 2007. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary, no later than 5:15 p.m., May 22, 2007, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Submissions’’ section below. In the event that, as of the close of business on May 22, 2007, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer or non-participant may call the Secretary (202–205–2000) after May 22, 2007, to determine whether the hearing will be held. Statements and Briefs: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, parties and non-parties are invited to submit written statements or briefs concerning the investigation in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Submissions’’ section below. Any prehearing briefs or statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., May 24, 2007; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs or statements is 5:15 p.m., June 19, 2007. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written statements relating to the Commission’s report should be submitted to the Commission at the earliest practical date and must be received no later than the close of business on August 3, 2007. Any parties and non-parties who filed timely submissions may file supplemental submissions. Such supplemental submissions must be filed no later than the close of business on August 24, 2007, and the information contained therein shall be limited to information not available at the time of the August 3 submission. Submissions: All written submissions including requests to appear at the hearing, statements, and briefs should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. All written submissions must conform with § 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 17580 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES of the rules requires that a signed original (or 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 business information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize the filing of 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, http:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). 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 ‘‘nonconfidential’’ 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 for inspection by interested parties. The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business information submitted in the course of this investigation in the report it sends to the President. After transmitting its report, the Commission intends to publish a public version of its report, with any confidential business information deleted. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in the public version of the report in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Issued: April 3, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–6600 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Preliminary)] Glycine from India, Japan, and Korea United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping investigations and scheduling of preliminary phase investigations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigations Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from India, Japan, and Korea of glycine,1 provided for in subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in this case by May 14, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Monday, May 21, 2007. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007. 1 The imported product covered by these investigations is glycine, which in its solid (i.e., crystallized) form is a free-flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. These investigations cover glycine in any form and purity level, regardless of additives. Glycine’s chemical composition is C2H5NO2 and generally is classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). In addition, precursors of dried crystalline glycine, including, but not limited to, glycine slurry (i.e., glycine in a non-crystallized form) and sodium glycinate are included in these investigations. Glycine slurry is classified under the same HTSUS as crystallized glycine (2922.49.4020) and sodium glycinate is classified under HTSUS 2922.49.8000. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, our written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Duncan (202–708–4727, russell.duncan@usitc.gov), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 615–U, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. 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. 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) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. These investigations are being instituted in response to a petition filed on March 30, 2007, by GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Lafayette, IN. Participation in the investigations and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in §§ 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference. The Commission’s Director of Operations has scheduled a E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. AGOA-07]


Commercial Availability of Fabric and Yarns in AGOA Countries

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing.

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SUMMARY: Following enactment of legislation that amends the African 
Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to provide for certain determinations 
by the Commission, the Commission has instituted investigation No. 
AGOA-07, Commercial Availability of Fabric and Yarns in AGOA Countries, 
for the purpose of gathering information and making the determinations 
required through September 30, 2007, with respect to the denim articles 
identified in the statute.

DATES: April 2, 2007: Institution of investigation.
    May 22, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the 
hearing.
    May 24, 2007: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and 
statements.
    June 5, 2007: Public hearing.
    June 19, 2007: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and 
statements.
    August 3, 2007: Deadline for filing all written submissions.
    August 24, 2007: Deadline for filing supplemental written 
submissions.
    September 25, 2007: Transmittal of Commission report to the 
President.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission

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Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions, 
including requests to appear at the hearing, statements, and briefs, 
should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade 
Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record 
for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic 
docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this 
investigation may be obtained from Linda Linkins, Project Leader (202-
205-3231; linda.linkins@usitc.gov), Office of Operations, United States 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, 20436 or Jackie Jones, 
Co-Project Leader (202-205-3466; jackie.jones@usitc.gov), Office of 
Industries. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, 
contact William Gearhart of the Office of the General Counsel (202-205-
3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). General information concerning the 
Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server 
(http://www.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on (202) 205-1810. 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.

BACKGROUND AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 20, 2006, the 
President signed into law amendments to section 112 of the African 
Growth and Opportunity Act (19 U.S.C. 3721) (AGOA), included in Public 
Law 109-432, that require the Commission to make certain determinations 
relating to the commercial availability of regional fabric or yarn for 
use in lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries. 
Specifically, section 112(c)(2)(A) of the AGOA (as amended) requires 
the Commission, upon receipt of a petition (properly filed), to 
determine whether a fabric or yarn produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan 
African countries is available in commercial quantities for use by 
lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries. If the 
Commission makes an affirmative determination, section 112(c)(2)(B)(i) 
requires that the Commission determine the quantity of the fabric or 
yarn that will be so available in lesser developed beneficiary sub-
Saharan African countries in the applicable 1-year period (October 1-
September 30) after the determination is made.
    Thereafter, in each case in which the Commission determines that a 
fabric or yarn is available in commercial quantities for an applicable 
1-year period, section 112(c)(2)(B)(ii) requires that the Commission 
determine, before the end of that applicable 1-year period, whether the 
fabric or yarn produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries 
will be available in commercial quantities in the succeeding applicable 
1-year period, and if so, the quantity of the fabric or yarn that will 
be so available in the succeeding 1-year period, subject to section 
112(c)(2)(B)(iii). After the end of each applicable 1-year period for 
which such a determination under section 112(c)(2)(B)(i) is in effect, 
the Commission must make the determination required by section 
112(c)(2)(B)(iii) with respect to the quantity of fabric or yarn used 
in the production of apparel articles receiving preferential treatment 
under section 112(c)(1) that was entered in the applicable 1-year 
period and, to the extent that the quantity so determined was not so 
used, add to the quantity of that fabric or yarn determined to be 
available in the next applicable 1-year period the quantity not so used 
in the preceding 1-year period.
    Section 112(c)(2)(C) of AGOA states that denim articles provided 
for in subheading 5209.42.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States shall be deemed to be available in commercial quantities 
and specifies the quantity available for the 1-year period beginning 
October 1, 2006. Accordingly, pursuant to section 112(c)(2)(B)(ii), the 
Commission must determine before September 30, 2007, whether such denim 
articles produced in beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries will be 
available in commercial quantities in the succeeding 1-year period and, 
if so, the quantity that will be so available in that succeeding 1-year 
period, subject to clause (iii).
    On February 27, 2007, the Commission published an interim rule in 
the Federal Register, that became effective upon publication (72 FR 
8624), describing the procedures it will follow in making 
determinations in response to petitions received and accepted from 
interested parties under section 112(c)(2)(A) of AGOA. The interim rule 
also describes the information that must be included in a petition if 
it is to be accepted by the Commission. The Commission indicated that 
it will make its determinations under section 112(c)(2)(A) by September 
25, 2007, with respect to petitions received on or before March 28, 
2007, and accepted on or before April 11, 2007, and, for any such 
determinations that are in the affirmative, it will make its 
determinations with respect to the quantity available in fiscal 2008 
(October 1, 2007-September 30, 2008) by September 25, 2007.
    For docketing and other purposes, the Commission's proceedings and 
actions with respect to denim articles have been designated as 
investigation No. AGOA-07-001. No petitions were filed on or before 
March 28, 2007.
    Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this 
investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC beginning at 9:30 a.m. on 
June 5, 2007. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed 
with the Secretary, no later than 5:15 p.m., May 22, 2007, in 
accordance with the requirements in the ``Submissions'' section below. 
In the event that, as of the close of business on May 22, 2007, no 
witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be 
canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer 
or non-participant may call the Secretary (202-205-2000) after May 22, 
2007, to determine whether the hearing will be held.
    Statements and Briefs: In lieu of or in addition to participating 
in the hearing, parties and non-parties are invited to submit written 
statements or briefs concerning the investigation in accordance with 
the requirements in the ``Submissions'' section below. Any prehearing 
briefs or statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., May 24, 
2007; the deadline for filing post-hearing briefs or statements is 5:15 
p.m., June 19, 2007. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, 
written statements relating to the Commission's report should be 
submitted to the Commission at the earliest practical date and must be 
received no later than the close of business on August 3, 2007. Any 
parties and non-parties who filed timely submissions may file 
supplemental submissions. Such supplemental submissions must be filed 
no later than the close of business on August 24, 2007, and the 
information contained therein shall be limited to information not 
available at the time of the August 3 submission.
    Submissions: All written submissions including requests to appear 
at the hearing, statements, and briefs should be addressed to the 
Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW., Washington, DC 20436. All written submissions must conform with 
Sec.  201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
201.8). Section 201.8

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of the rules requires that a signed original (or 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 business information must be deleted (see the following 
paragraph for further information regarding confidential business 
information). The Commission's rules do not authorize the filing of 
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, http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_
notices/rules/documents/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons 
with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary 
(202-205-2000 or edis@usitc.gov).
    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 
``nonconfidential'' 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 for inspection by interested 
parties.
    The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business 
information submitted in the course of this investigation in the report 
it sends to the President. After transmitting its report, the 
Commission intends to publish a public version of its report, with any 
confidential business information deleted. Any confidential business 
information received by the Commission in this investigation and used 
in preparing the report will not be published in the public version of 
the report in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm 
supplying the information.

    Issued: April 3, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
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