National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee Request for Public Comments on the Potential Market Impact of Increasing the Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Disposal Level for Beryllium Metal, 41291-41292 [E7-14559]

Download as PDF 41291 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 144 / Friday, July 27, 2007 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR THE PERIOD JUNE 21, 2007 THROUGH JULY 20, 2007 Date petition accepted Firm Address Lakeside Manufacturing Company ..................... 4999 Advance Way, Stevensville, MI 49127 ..... 7/20/2007 TNT Plastics Molding, Inc ................................... 1700 E. Via Burton, Anaheim, CA 92806 .......... 7/11/2007 Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluation, Room 7009, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the procedures set forth in Section 315.9 of EDA’s final rule (71 FR 56704) for procedures for requesting a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official program number and title of the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance. Donald M. Smith, Project Officer for TAA. [FR Doc. E7–14541 Filed 7–26–07; 8:45 am] Bureau of Industry and Security [Docket No. 070718363–7368–01] National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee Request for Public Comments on the Potential Market Impact of Increasing the Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Disposal Level for Beryllium Metal Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of inquiry. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice is to advise the public that the National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee, cochaired by the Departments of Commerce and State, is seeking public comments on the potential market impact of increasing the National Defense Stockpile’s proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Annual Materials Plan disposal level for beryllium metal. DATES: To be considered, written comments must be received by August 27, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Jul 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 Parts for door closers and other machined metal products. Thermoplastic injection molded parts. Address all comments concerning this notice to Michael Vaccaro, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 3876, Washington, DC 20230, fax: (202) 482–5650 (Attn: Michael Vaccaro), e-mail: MIC@bis.doc.gov; or Peter Haymond, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Office of International Energy and Commodity Policy, Washington, DC 20520, fax: (202) 647–8758 (Attn: Peter Haymond), or e-mail: haymondp@state.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Newsom, Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Telephone: (202) 482–7417. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Committee to consult with industry representatives that produce, process, or consume the materials contained in the stockpile. The Committee is seeking public comments on the potential market impact of increasing the National Defense Stockpile’s proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Annual Materials Plan disposal level for beryllium metal from 40 short tons to 80 short tons. The quantity listed for beryllium metal is not a disposal or sales target quantity, but rather a statement of the proposed maximum disposal quantity of the material that may be sold in a particular fiscal year by the DNSC. The quantity of the material that will actually be offered for sale will depend on the market for the material at the time of the offering as well as on the quantity of the material approved for disposal by Congress. Background Under the authority of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act of 1979, as amended (50 U.S.C. 98, et seq.), the Department of Defense (DOD), as National Defense Stockpile Manager, maintains a stockpile of strategic and critical materials to supply the military, industrial, and essential civilian needs of the United States for national defense. Section 3314 of the Fiscal Year (FY) 1993 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (50 U.S.C. 98h–1) formally established a Market Impact Committee (the Committee) to ‘‘advise the National Defense Stockpile Manager on the projected domestic and foreign economic effects of all acquisitions and disposals of materials from the stockpile * * * .’’ The Committee must also balance market impact concerns with the statutory requirement to protect the Government against avoidable loss. The Committee is comprised of representatives from the Departments of Commerce, State, Agriculture, Defense, Energy, Interior, the Treasury, and Homeland Security, and is co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and State. The FY 1993 NDAA directs the The Committee requests that interested parties provide written comments, supporting data and documentation, and any other relevant information on the potential market impact of the sale of this material. All comments must be submitted to the address indicated in this notice. All comments submitted through e-mail must include the phrase ‘‘Market Impact Committee Notice of Inquiry’’ in the subject line. The Committee encourages interested persons who wish to comment to do so at the earliest possible time. The period for submission of comments will close on August 27, 2007. The Committee will consider all comments received before the close of the comment period. Comments received after the end of the comment period will be considered, if possible, but their consideration cannot be assured. Anyone submitting business confidential information should clearly identify the business confidential portion of the submission and also provide a non-confidential submission that can be placed in the public record. The Committee will seek to protect such information to the extent permitted by ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Product PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission of Comments E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1 41292 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 144 / Friday, July 27, 2007 / Notices law. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be made a matter of public record and will be available for public inspection and copying. The Office of Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, displays public comments on the BIS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Web site at http://www.bis.doc.gov/foia. This office does not maintain a separate public inspection facility. If you have technical difficulties accessing this Web site, please call BIS’s Office of Administration at (202) 482–1900 for assistance. Dated: July 23, 2007. Christopher A. Padilla, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. E7–14559 Filed 7–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–809] Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 27, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2924 or (202) 482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On February 2, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on certain forged stainless steel flanges (stainless steel flanges) from India for the period February 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 72 FR 5007 (February 2, 2007). On February 20, 2007, Echjay Forgings Pvt., Ltd. (Echjay) requested an administrative review of its U.S. sales VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Jul 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 that were subject to the antidumping duty order for this period. On February 23, 2007, Hilton Metal Forging Ltd. (Hilton) requested an administrative review of its U.S. sales that were subject to the antidumping duty order for this period. The Department also received requests for an administrative review from Nakshatra Enterprises Pvt., Ltd., and Shree Ganesh Forgings, Ltd. On March 28, 2007, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel flanges from India with respect to these companies. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 72 FR 14516, 14517 (March 28, 2007). Partial Rescission of Review On April 11, 2007 Hilton withdrew its request for an administrative review of its sales during the above–referenced period. On April 19, 2007, Echjay withdrew its request for an administrative review of its sales during the above–referenced period. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party who requested the review withdraws the request within ninety days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. Because Hilton and Echjay withdrew their requests for review within the 90-day period and no other party requested a review of their sales, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review with respect to Hilton and Echjay. The Department will issue appropriate appraisement instructions directly to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the publication of this notice. The Department will direct CBP to assess antidumping duties at the cash deposit rate in effect on the date of entry for entries of subject merchandise produced and/or exported by Hilton or Echjay during the period February 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007. This notice is published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: July 20, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–14596 Filed 7–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–836] Glycine from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Final Results of the 2005–2006 Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 27, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On April 12, 2007, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of glycine from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), covering the period March 1, 2005, through February 28, 2006. See Glycine from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Rescission, in Part, 72 FR 18457 (April 12, 2007). On April 27, 2007, the Department extended the deadline for submitting factual information for the Department to consider in selecting the surrogate values (‘‘SVs’’) for the final results of this review, from May 2, 2007, to June 1, 2007. The Department also extended the briefing schedule to accommodate the SV comment extension. On June 14, 2007, the Department issued a letter in response to interested parties’ comments regarding certain SV information that had been placed on the record. Also on June 14, 2007, the Department issued a supplemental questionnaire to the respondent, Nantong Dongchang Chemical Industry Corp. (‘‘NDCI’’), seeking clarification regarding the ammonia input it uses in the glycine production process. In addition, the Department noted that the domestic interested party participating in this review, Geo Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (‘‘Geo’’), would have an opportunity to comment on and rebut any information submitted by NDCI in its response to the June 14, 2007, supplemental questionnaire. The Department again extended the briefing schedule, making case briefs due by July 16, 2007, and rebuttal briefs due by July E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security

[Docket No. 070718363-7368-01]


National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee Request for 
Public Comments on the Potential Market Impact of Increasing the 
Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Disposal Level for Beryllium Metal

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of inquiry.

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SUMMARY: This notice is to advise the public that the National Defense 
Stockpile Market Impact Committee, co-chaired by the Departments of 
Commerce and State, is seeking public comments on the potential market 
impact of increasing the National Defense Stockpile's proposed Fiscal 
Year 2008 Annual Materials Plan disposal level for beryllium metal.

DATES: To be considered, written comments must be received by August 
27, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Michael 
Vaccaro, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, 
Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Room 3876, Washington, DC 20230, fax: (202) 482-5650 
(Attn: Michael Vaccaro), e-mail: MIC@bis.doc.gov; or Peter Haymond, 
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, 
Office of International Energy and Commodity Policy, Washington, DC 
20520, fax: (202) 647-8758 (Attn: Peter Haymond), or e-mail: 
haymondp@state.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Newsom, Office of Strategic 
Industries and Economic Security, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Telephone: (202) 482-7417.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Under the authority of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock 
Piling Act of 1979, as amended (50 U.S.C. 98, et seq.), the Department 
of Defense (DOD), as National Defense Stockpile Manager, maintains a 
stockpile of strategic and critical materials to supply the military, 
industrial, and essential civilian needs of the United States for 
national defense. Section 3314 of the Fiscal Year (FY) 1993 National 
Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (50 U.S.C. 98h-1) formally established 
a Market Impact Committee (the Committee) to ``advise the National 
Defense Stockpile Manager on the projected domestic and foreign 
economic effects of all acquisitions and disposals of materials from 
the stockpile * * * .'' The Committee must also balance market impact 
concerns with the statutory requirement to protect the Government 
against avoidable loss.
    The Committee is comprised of representatives from the Departments 
of Commerce, State, Agriculture, Defense, Energy, Interior, the 
Treasury, and Homeland Security, and is co-chaired by the Departments 
of Commerce and State. The FY 1993 NDAA directs the Committee to 
consult with industry representatives that produce, process, or consume 
the materials contained in the stockpile.
    The Committee is seeking public comments on the potential market 
impact of increasing the National Defense Stockpile's proposed Fiscal 
Year 2008 Annual Materials Plan disposal level for beryllium metal from 
40 short tons to 80 short tons. The quantity listed for beryllium metal 
is not a disposal or sales target quantity, but rather a statement of 
the proposed maximum disposal quantity of the material that may be sold 
in a particular fiscal year by the DNSC. The quantity of the material 
that will actually be offered for sale will depend on the market for 
the material at the time of the offering as well as on the quantity of 
the material approved for disposal by Congress.

Submission of Comments

    The Committee requests that interested parties provide written 
comments, supporting data and documentation, and any other relevant 
information on the potential market impact of the sale of this 
material. All comments must be submitted to the address indicated in 
this notice. All comments submitted through e-mail must include the 
phrase ``Market Impact Committee Notice of Inquiry'' in the subject 
line.
    The Committee encourages interested persons who wish to comment to 
do so at the earliest possible time. The period for submission of 
comments will close on August 27, 2007. The Committee will consider all 
comments received before the close of the comment period. Comments 
received after the end of the comment period will be considered, if 
possible, but their consideration cannot be assured.
    Anyone submitting business confidential information should clearly 
identify the business confidential portion of the submission and also 
provide a non-confidential submission that can be placed in the public 
record. The Committee will seek to protect such information to the 
extent permitted by

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law. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be made a 
matter of public record and will be available for public inspection and 
copying.
    The Office of Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, displays public comments on the BIS Freedom of 
Information Act (FOIA) Web site at http://www.bis.doc.gov/foia. This 
office does not maintain a separate public inspection facility. If you 
have technical difficulties accessing this Web site, please call BIS's 
Office of Administration at (202) 482-1900 for assistance.

    Dated: July 23, 2007.
Christopher A. Padilla,
Assistant Secretary for Export Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-14559 Filed 7-26-07; 8:45 am]
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