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Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 53604 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 19, 2007 / Notices can be obtained by contacting the TDD terminal at 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS-ONLINE) 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. Background: As requested by the Committee, the Commission will conduct an investigation under section 332(g) and prepare a report regarding the effects of animal health, sanitary, and food safety measures on beef trade between the United States and its major trading partners. The Commission’s report will cover the period 2002–2007, to the extent data are available. As requested by the Committee, the Commission will include the following information in its report, to the extent possible: (1) An overview of the U.S. and global markets for beef, including production, consumption, exports, and imports; (2) information on animal health, sanitary, and food safety measures facing U.S. and other major beef exporters in major destination markets; (3) information on other barriers to U.S. beef exports in major destination markets, including high tariffs, quotas, and import licensing and distribution systems; and (4) a qualitative and, to the extent possible, quantitative analysis of the economic effects of foreign animal health, sanitary, and food safety measures on U.S. beef exports. The Commission expects to deliver the report to the Committee by June 6, 2008. 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 November 15, 2007. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary, no later than 5:15 p.m., October 18, 2007, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Written Submissions’’ section below. In the event that, as of the close of business on October 18, 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 nonparticipant may call the Secretary to the Commission (202–205–2000) after October 15, 2007, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held. Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Sep 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 interested parties are invited to submit written statements and briefs concerning this investigation. All written submissions, including requests to appear at the hearing, statements, and briefs, should be addressed to the Secretary. Pre-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., October 22, 2007; and posthearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., November 23, 2007. All other submissions should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., February 29, 2008. 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 requires that a signed original (or a copy so designated) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of a 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 authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means only 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). 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. In its request letter, the Committee states that it intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public, in its entirety, and asked that the Commission not include any confidential business information in the report it sends to the Committee. Consequently, the report that the Commission sends to the Committee will not contain any such information. Any confidential business information PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the individual or firm supplying the information. Issued: September 13, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–18407 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–493] Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Additions and Removals United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Following receipt on September 6, 2007 of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332 (g)), the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–493, Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Additions and Removals. DATES: September 25, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. September 26, 2007: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. October 16, 2007: Public hearing. October 24, 2007: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements and other written submissions. December 19, 2007: Transmittal of report to USTR. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information may be obtained from Cynthia B. Foreso, Project Leader, Office of Industries (202–205–3348 or cynthia.foreso@usitc.gov) or Eric Land, Deputy Project Leader, Office of E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 53605 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 19, 2007 / Notices Industries (202–205–3349 or eric.land@usitc.gov). For more information on legal aspects of the investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS–ONLINE) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. 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: As requested by the USTR, in accordance with section 503(a)(1)(A), 503(e), and 131(a) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2463(a)(1)(A), 19 U.S.C. 2151(a)), and pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the Commission will provide advice as to the probable economic effect on U.S. industries producing like or directly competitive articles and on consumers of the elimination of U.S. import duties for all beneficiary developing countries under the GSP program on articles provided for in HTS subheadings 2613.10.00, 2613.90.00, 2917.12.10, 3204.17.90, 4412.39.5030, 7601.10.30, 7601.20.30, 7604.21.00, and 8111.00.4910. Also, as requested by USTR, pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the Commission will provide advice as to the probable economic effect on U.S. industries producing like or directly competitive articles and on consumers of the removal from eligibility for duty-free treatment under the GSP program of articles provided for in HTS subheadings 2931.00.90 from India and 3920.62.00 from Brazil. As requested by the USTR, the Commission will provide its advice no later than December 19, 2007. The USTR indicated that those sections of the Commission’s report and related working papers that contain the Commission’s advice will be classified as ‘‘confidential.’’ Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on October 16, 2007 at the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:49 Sep 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 DC. All persons have the right to appear by counsel or in person, to present information, and to be heard. Persons wishing to appear at the public hearing should file a letter with the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E St., SW., Washington, DC 20436, not later than the close of business (5:15 p.m.) on September 25, 2007, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Submissions’’ section below. Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to submit written statements or briefs concerning these investigations. 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. Pre-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 26, 2007; and post-hearing briefs and statements and all other written submissions should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., October 24, 2007. 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, 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). 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 PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 may include some or all of the confidential business information submitted in the course of these investigations in the report it sends to the USTR. As requested by the USTR, the Commission will publish a public version of the report, which will exclude portions of the report that the USTR has classified as confidential as well as any confidential business information. Issued: September 12, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–18408 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(i), the Attorney General shall, prior to issuing a registration under this Section to a bulk manufacturer of a controlled substance in schedule I or II and prior to issuing a registration under 21 U.S.C. 952(a) authorizing the importation of such substances, provide manufacturers holding registrations for the bulk manufacture of the substance an opportunity for a hearing. Therefore, in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on October 10, 2006, Lannett Company Incorporated, 9001 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19136, made application by letter and subsequent renewal on February 19, 2007 to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances: Drug Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370) ..... Methylphenidate (1724) ................ Morphine (9300) ........................... Schedule I II II The company plans to import the basic classes of controlled substances for analytical testing on a formulated product for submission to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for generic product approval. Any manufacturer who is presently, or is applying to be, registered with DEA to manufacture such basic classes of E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-493]


Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized 
System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Additions and Removals

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing.

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SUMMARY: Following receipt on September 6, 2007 of a request from the 
United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332 (g)), the Commission instituted 
investigation No. 332-493, Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to 
the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Additions 
and Removals.

DATES: September 25, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at 
the public hearing.
    September 26, 2007: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and 
statements.
    October 16, 2007: Public hearing.
    October 24, 2007: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and 
statements and other written submissions.
    December 19, 2007: Transmittal of report to USTR.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information may be obtained from 
Cynthia B. Foreso, Project Leader, Office of Industries (202-205-3348 
or cynthia.foreso@usitc.gov) or Eric Land, Deputy Project Leader, 
Office of

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Industries (202-205-3349 or eric.land@usitc.gov). For more information 
on legal aspects of the investigation, contact William Gearhart of the 
Commission's Office of the General Counsel (202-205-3091 or 
william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret 
O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819 or 
margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 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 this investigation may be viewed on the 
Commission's electronic docket (EDIS-ONLINE) at http://www.usitc.gov/
secretary/edis.htm. 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: As requested by the USTR, in accordance with section 
503(a)(1)(A), 503(e), and 131(a) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended 
(19 U.S.C. 2463(a)(1)(A), 19 U.S.C. 2151(a)), and pursuant to section 
332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the Commission 
will provide advice as to the probable economic effect on U.S. 
industries producing like or directly competitive articles and on 
consumers of the elimination of U.S. import duties for all beneficiary 
developing countries under the GSP program on articles provided for in 
HTS subheadings 2613.10.00, 2613.90.00, 2917.12.10, 3204.17.90, 
4412.39.5030, 7601.10.30, 7601.20.30, 7604.21.00, and 8111.00.4910. 
Also, as requested by USTR, pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, the Commission will provide advice as to the probable 
economic effect on U.S. industries producing like or directly 
competitive articles and on consumers of the removal from eligibility 
for duty-free treatment under the GSP program of articles provided for 
in HTS subheadings 2931.00.90 from India and 3920.62.00 from Brazil. As 
requested by the USTR, the Commission will provide its advice no later 
than December 19, 2007. The USTR indicated that those sections of the 
Commission's report and related working papers that contain the 
Commission's advice will be classified as ``confidential.''
    Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this 
investigation will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on October 16, 2007 
at the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC. All persons have the right to appear by 
counsel or in person, to present information, and to be heard. Persons 
wishing to appear at the public hearing should file a letter with the 
Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E St., 
SW., Washington, DC 20436, not later than the close of business (5:15 
p.m.) on September 25, 2007, in accordance with the requirements in the 
``Submissions'' section below.
    Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in 
the hearing, interested parties are invited to submit written 
statements or briefs concerning these investigations. 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. Pre-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 
5:15 p.m., September 26, 2007; and post-hearing briefs and statements 
and all other written submissions should be filed not later than 5:15 
p.m., October 24, 2007. 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, 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).
    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 to the Commission for 
inspection by interested parties.
    The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business 
information submitted in the course of these investigations in the 
report it sends to the USTR. As requested by the USTR, the Commission 
will publish a public version of the report, which will exclude 
portions of the report that the USTR has classified as confidential as 
well as any confidential business information.

    Issued: September 12, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-18408 Filed 9-18-07; 8:45 am]
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