Certain Lightweight Thermal Paper From China, Germany, and Korea, 54926-54927 [E7-19066]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 54926 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices investigation. The Amended Complaint alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain lighting control devices including dimmer switches and/or switches and parts thereof by reason of infringement of claims 1, 36, 65, 83, 85, 89, 90, 94, 112, 114, 116, 118, 119, 123, 149, 178, 193, 195, 197, 199 and 200 of U.S. Patent No. 5,637,930 (‘‘the ‘930 patent’’); claims 44, 47, and 49 of U.S. Patent No. 5,248,919 (‘‘the 919 patent’’); claims 1–5, 8–10, 12 and 22 of U.S. Patent No. 5,982,103 (‘‘ the 103 patent’’); claims 151, 152, and 155–157 of U.S. Patent No. 5,905,442 (‘‘the 442 patent’’); and claims 1, 3 and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,736,965 (‘‘the 965 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requested that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order. The complaint named two firms as respondents: Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. (‘‘Leviton’’) of Little Neck, New York, and Control4 Corporation (‘‘Control4’’) of Salt Lake City. On June 26, 2007, Lutron sought to amend its Amended Complaint and corresponding Notice of Investigation to add certain claims, to withdraw certain claims, and to seek a general exclusion order. On August 21, 2007, the ALJ issued Order No. 8, an ID, denying Lutron’s motion to the extent that it sought to add claims 41, 43, 54, 58, 70, 72, 99, 101, 183, 185, 215, 216, 217 and 220 of the ’930 patent, but granting the motion to the extent that it sought to (1) Withdraw claims 1, 85, 114, 123, and 195 of the ’930 patent; (2) substitute claim 65 for claim 1 of the ’930 patent as the representative claim applied to the domestic product for the patent; (3) substitute certain exhibits; (4) withdraw claims 3 and 4 of the ’103 patent; (5) add claims 23, 24, and 27 of the ’103 patent; and (6) add seek a general exclusion order. The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in section 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42). Issued: September 20, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19068 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–451 and 731– TA–1126–1128 (Preliminary)] Certain Lightweight Thermal Paper From China, Germany, and Korea United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty 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 and countervailing duty investigations No. 701–TA–451 and 731–TA–1126–1128 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 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 China, Germany, and Korea of certain lightweight thermal paper,1 provided for in subheadings 4811.90.8040 and 4811.90.9090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by November 5, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at 1 As defined in the petition, ‘‘certain lightweight thermal paper’’ is thermal paper with a basis weight of 70 grams per square meter (‘‘g/m2’’) (with a tolerance of ± 4.0 g/m2) or less; irrespective of dimensions; with or without a base coat on one or both sides; with thermal active coating(s) on one or both sides that is a mixture of the dye and the developer that react and form an image when heat is applied; with or without a top coat; and without an adhesive backing. Certain lightweight thermal paper is typically (but not exclusively) used in point-of-sale applications such as ATM receipts, credit card receipts, gas pump receipts, and retail store receipts. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by November 13, 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). DATES: Effective Date: September 19, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Cassise (202–707–5408), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired 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 September 19, 2007, by Appleton Papers, Inc., Appleton, WI. Participation in the investigation and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 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 and countervailing duty 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 section 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 E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices 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 conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on October 10, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the conference should contact Christopher Cassise (202–708– 5408) not later than October 5, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support of the imposition of countervailing and/or antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions. As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before October 15, 2007, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference no later than three days before the conference. If briefs or written testimony contain BPI, they must conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). 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 investigations must be served on all other parties to the investigations (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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. 54927 Decree Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Mail Code 2242A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, e-mail: wick.anne@epa.gov. Issued: September 20, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19066 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] Karen S. Dworkin, Assistant Chief, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section. [FR Doc. 07–4744 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Public Meeting by Teleconference Concerning Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Consent Decrees Notice of Lodging of Proposed Stipulation Relating to Proofs of Claim Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting on October 4, 2007 at 10 a.m. eastern time by teleconference. The subject of the meeting will be implementation of the provisions of the seven consent decrees signed by the United States and diesel engine manufacturers and entered by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on July 1, 1999 (United States v. Caterpillar, Case No. 1:98CV02544; United States v. Navistar International Transportation Corporation, Case No. 1:98CV02545; United States v. Cummins Engine Company, Case No. 1:98CV02546; United States v. Detroit Diesel Corporation, Case No. 1:98CV02548; United States v. Volvo Truck Corporation, Case No. 1:98CV02547; United States v. Mack Trucks, Inc., Case No. 1:98CV01495; and United States v. Renault Vehicles Industries, S.A., Case No. 1:98CV02543). In supporting entry by the court of the decrees, the United States committed to meet periodically with states, industry groups, environmental groups, and concerned citizens to discuss consent decree implementation issues. Future meetings will be announced here and on EPA’s Diesel Engine Settlement Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/ resources/cases/civil/caa/diesel/ index.html. Interested parties should contact the Environmental Protection Agency at the address listed below prior to the meeting to reserve a telephone line and receive instructions for the call. Agenda 1. Panel Remarks—10 a.m. Remarks by DOJ and EPA regarding implementation of the provisions of the diesel engine consent decrees. 2. Public comments and questions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Wick, EPA Diesel Engine Consent PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that on September 12, 2007, a proposed Stipulation Relating to Proofs of Claim for El Paso County Metals Survey Site and Dona Ana Metal Site was filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in In re. Asarco LLC., No. 05–21207 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). The proposed Stipulation entered into among the United States on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency, State of New Mexico, City of El Paso, and Asarco LLC (‘‘Asarco’’) provides, inter alia, that the United States estimates that the cost to Asarco for completion of residential soils cleanups after May 1, 2007 at the El Paso Site in El Paso, Texas, will not exceed $4,770,000, and that Asarco’s estimated liability to the United States with respect to all other response actions or costs that may be incurred at the El Paso Site after May 1, 2007 will not exceed $50,000 per year. These estimates are premised on the assumption that Asarco will perform the remaining work required for soil remediation, and the Stipulation is also without prejudice to the positions of the United States, Asarco, and the City of El Paso regarding the injunctive order for work with respect to the El Paso Site. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Stipulation for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to In re. Asarco LLC, DJ Ref. No. 90–11–3–08633. The proposed Stipulation may be examined at the Office of the United E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 187 (Thursday, September 27, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54926-54927]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-19066]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-451 and 731-TA-1126-1128 (Preliminary)]


Certain Lightweight Thermal Paper From China, Germany, and Korea

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations and scheduling of preliminary phase investigations.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of 
investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and 
countervailing duty investigations No. 701-TA-451 and 731-TA-1126-1128 
(Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 
1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 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 China, Germany, and Korea of 
certain lightweight thermal paper,\1\ provided for in subheadings 
4811.90.8040 and 4811.90.9090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less 
than fair value and subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the 
Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to 
section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a 
preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations in 45 days, or in this case by November 5, 2007. The 
Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days 
thereafter, or by November 13, 2007.
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    \1\ As defined in the petition, ``certain lightweight thermal 
paper'' is thermal paper with a basis weight of 70 grams per square 
meter (``g/m2'') (with a tolerance of  4.0 g/
m2) or less; irrespective of dimensions; with or without 
a base coat on one or both sides; with thermal active coating(s) on 
one or both sides that is a mixture of the dye and the developer 
that react and form an image when heat is applied; with or without a 
top coat; and without an adhesive backing. Certain lightweight 
thermal paper is typically (but not exclusively) used in point-of-
sale applications such as ATM receipts, credit card receipts, gas 
pump receipts, and retail store receipts.
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    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).

DATES: Effective Date: September 19, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Cassise (202-707-5408), 
Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired 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 September 19, 2007, by Appleton Papers, Inc., 
Appleton, WI.
    Participation in the investigation and public service list. Persons 
(other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as 
parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the 
Commission, as provided in sections 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 and countervailing duty 
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 section 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

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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 
conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on 
October 10, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 
500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in 
the conference should contact Christopher Cassise (202-708-5408) not 
later than October 5, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in 
support of the imposition of countervailing and/or antidumping duties 
in these investigations and parties in opposition to the imposition of 
such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which 
to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has 
testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations may request 
permission to present a short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions. As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before October 15, 2007, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. 
Parties may file written testimony in connection with their 
presentation at the conference no later than three days before the 
conference. If briefs or written testimony contain BPI, they must 
conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of 
the Commission's rules. The Commission's rules do not authorize filing 
of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, 
except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission's 
rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). 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 investigations must be served on all 
other parties to the investigations (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.

    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under 
authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is 
published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    Issued: September 20, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-19066 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
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