Industrial Biotechnology: Development and Adoption by the U.S. Chemical and Biofuel Industries, 54924-54925 [E7-19067]

Download as PDF 54924 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Also Those parts of Government Lots 4 and 5, and that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, all in Section 15, Township 115, Range 22, Scott County, Minnesota, lying southerly of the centerline of County Road 16, EXCEPT those parts lying northerly of a line 75.00 feet southerly of the following described line: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 16, Township 115 North, Range 22 West; thence South 89 degrees 29 minutes 40 seconds East on an assumed bearing along the North line of said Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter a distance of 1128.54 feet, to the point of beginning of said line to be described; thence easterly and southeasterly for a distance of 1794.93 feet along a non-tangential curve concave to the South, having a radius of 4107.00 feet and a central angle of 25 degrees 02 minutes 26 seconds, the chord of said curve bears South 69 degrees 10 minutes 09 seconds East a chord distance of 1780.68 feet; thence South 56 degrees 38 minutes 56 seconds East a distance of 494.50 feet, thence easterly and southeasterly for a distance of 879.71 feet along a tangential curve concave to the North, having a radius of 3842.72 feet and a central angle of 13 degrees 07 minutes 00 seconds; thence South 69 degrees 45 minutes 56 seconds East for a distance of 1445.00 feet of said line there terminating. Abstract Property Parcel 2: The Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 16, Township 115, Range 22, Scott County, Minnesota, EXCEPT that part which lies northerly of a line 75.00 feet southerly of and parallel with the following described Line A and which lies southerly of the following described Line B: LINE A: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 16; thence South 89 degrees 29 minutes 40 seconds East on an assumed bearing along the North line of said Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter for a distance of 1128.54 feet, to the point of beginning of said line to be described; thence easterly and southeasterly for a distance of 1794.93 feet along a nontangential curve concave to the South, having a radius of 4107.00 feet and a central angle of 25 degrees 02 minutes 26 seconds, the chord of said curve bears South 69 degrees 10 minutes 09 seconds East a chord distance of 1780.68 feet; thence South 56 degrees 38 minutes 56 seconds East a distance of 494.50 feet; thence easterly and southeasterly for a distance of 879.71 feet along a tangential curve concave to the North, having a radius of 3842.72 feet and a central angle of 13 degrees 07 minutes 00 seconds; thence South 69 degrees 45 minutes 56 seconds East for a distance of 1445.00 feet and said line there terminating. LINE B: Commencing at the northeast corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 16, thence on an assumed bearing of South 00 degrees 41 minutes 40 seconds West along the east line of said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, a distance of 343.57 feet VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 to it’s intersection with the northerly right of way line of County Road 16, the point of beginning of the line to be described; thence northwesterly along a non-tangential curve, concave to the south, a distance of 274.52 feet, radius of 1764.54 feet, delta angle of 8 degrees 54 minutes 50 seconds, a chord bearing of North 69 degrees 33 minutes 24 seconds West, a chord distance of 274.52 feet, along said northerly right of way line of County Road 16, thence North 74 degrees 00 minutes 50 seconds West, a distance of 397.14 feet, along said northerly right of way line of County Road 16, to it’s intersection with a line that is 75 feet northerly of and parallel with the above described Line A, thence northwesterly along a non-tangential curve, concave to the south, a distance of 499.44 feet, radius of 4182.00 feet, delta angle of 6 degrees 50 minutes 34 seconds, a chord bearing of North 72 degrees 43 minutes 14 seconds West, a chord distance of 499.15 feet, along said parallel line, to it’s intersection with the north line of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, thence North 89 degrees 29 minutes 40 seconds West, along said north line, a distance of 208.51 feet to the northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter and there terminating. Also The South Half of the Northeast Quarter and the North Half of the Southeast Quarter, except the Westerly 100 feet thereof, and the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, all in Section 16, Township 115, Range 22, Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property Parcel 3: The Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1⁄4 of the NE 1⁄4) of Section 21, Township 115, Range 22, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property Parcel 4: The Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1⁄4 of the NW 1⁄4) of Section 22, Township 115, Range 22, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property Parcel 5: The South Three-fourths of the East one-half of the Southwest Quarter (S 3⁄4 of the E 1⁄2 of the SW 1⁄4) of Section 15, Township 115, Range 22, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property Parcel 6: The Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1⁄4 of the NW 1⁄4) of Section 22, Township 115, Range 22, Scott County, Minnesota. EXCEPTING THEREFROM, the following described tract: Commencing at the Northeast corner of said Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter; thence South (assumed bearing) along the East line thereof a distance of 621.16 feet to the point of beginning of the tract of land to be described; thence continuing South along said East line a distance of 349.75 feet; thence North 89 degrees 48 minutes 10 seconds West, a distance of 501.20 feet; thence North 4 degrees 18 minutes 10 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 seconds West, a distance of 326.00 feet; thence North 87 degrees 29 minutes 48 seconds East, a distance of 526.17 feet to the point of beginning, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property SMSC Trust Acquisition PARCEL NUMBER 2 Legal Description excluding land transferred to Scott County Containing 77.00 acres more or less The East Half of the Northeast Quarter (E 1⁄2 of NE 1⁄4) of Section 22, Township 115, Range 22, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property SMSC Trust Acquisition PARCEL NUMBER 3 Legal Description excluding land transferred to Scott County Containing 104.40 acres more or less The East half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 115, Range 22, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. and That part of the West 24.00 acres of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 115, Range 22, Scott County, Minnesota lying West of the East 16.00 acres of said Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, according to the United States Government Survey thereof and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. SMSC Trust Acquisition PARCEL NUMBER 4 Legal Description excluding land transferred to Scott County Containing 2.00 acres more or less The West 249.00 feet of the South 350.00 feet, as measured along the South and West lines respectively, of Outlot O, The Wilds, according to the recorded plat thereof, and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. Abstract Property Dated: June 28, 2007. Carl J. Artman, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–19139 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–481] Industrial Biotechnology: Development and Adoption by the U.S. Chemical and Biofuel Industries United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Deadline for filing written submissions. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission has set February 1, 2008, as the deadline for filing written submissions in E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices investigation No. 332–481, Industrial Biotechnology: Development and Adoption by the U.S. Chemical and Biofuel Industries. DATES: February 1, 2008: Deadline for filing written submissions. July 2, 2008: Transmittal of Commission report to the Senate Committee on Finance. 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 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.usit.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader, David Lundy (202–205– 3439 or david.lundy@usitc.gov); Deputy Project Leader, Elizabeth Nesbitt (202– 205–3355 or elizabeth.nesbitt@usitc.gov); or Deputy Project Leader, Laura Polly (202–205– 3408 or laura.polly@usitc.gov). For information on legal aspects of the investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel at 202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov. The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations at 202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD terminal on 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: The Commission’s notice instituting the investigation, issued on November 28, 2006, asked that parties with an interest in this matter file post-hearing briefs and statements by May 2, 2007. In view of the relatively lengthy duration of this investigation, the Commission did not at that time set a final deadline for filing written submissions, beyond that for post-hearing briefs and statements. The Commission is now setting such a deadline. The Commission will consider submissions from parties who have not filed submissions, as well as new, amended, or supplemental submissions from parties who have already filed submissions, provided they are received by the Secretary on or before the close VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 of business February 1, 2008. Submissions must be made in accordance with the procedures set out in the Commission’s notice of November 28, 2006, including with respect to the number of copies filed, method of filing, and marking of any confidential business information. A copy of the November 28 notice can be accessed at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/332/332– 481..1164741875.pdf. The Commission is particularly interested in receiving written submissions from the public that provide information relating to the report that the Senate Committee on Finance has requested the Commission to prepare in this investigation. As stated in the Commission’s notice published on November 28, 2006, the Committee requested that the Commission prepare a report that focuses on firms in the U.S. chemical industry that are developing bio-based products (e.g., fibers and plastics) and renewable chemical platforms, as well as U.S. producers of liquid biofuels, and specifically that the report— 1. Describe and compare government policies in the United States and key competitor countries throughout the world relating to the development of products by these industries; 2. Analyze the extent of business activity in these industries, including, but not limited to, trends in production, financial performance, investment, research and development, and impediments to development and trade; 3. Examine factors affecting the development of bio-based products, including liquid biofuels, and renewable chemical platforms being developed by the U.S. chemical industry, including, but not limited to, globalization of supply chains, capital investment sources, strategic alliances, intellectual property rights, and technology transfer mechanisms; 4. Determine, to the extent feasible, how the adoption of industrial biotechnology processing and products impacts the productivity and competitiveness of firms in these industries; and 5. Assess how existing U.S. government programs may affect the production and utilization of agricultural feedstocks for liquid biofuels as well as bio-based products and renewable chemical platforms being developed by the U.S. chemical industry. Issued: September 21, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54925 By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19067 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–599] In the Matter of Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and/or Switches and Parts Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review Initial Determination Granting in Part Complainant’s Motion To Amend the Amended Complaint and Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 8) granting in part and denying in part complainant’s motion to amend the Amended Complaint. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan J. Engler, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3112. Copies of the ALJ’s IDs and all other non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 5, 2007, the Commission instituted this investigation, based on a complaint filed by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (‘‘Lutron’’) of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. This is Lutron’s second motion to amend the complaint; its first was filed prior to the Commission’s determination to institute this E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-481]


Industrial Biotechnology: Development and Adoption by the U.S. 
Chemical and Biofuel Industries

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Deadline for filing written submissions.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has set February 1, 2008, as the deadline for 
filing written submissions in

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investigation No. 332-481, Industrial Biotechnology: Development and 
Adoption by the U.S. Chemical and Biofuel Industries.

DATES: February 1, 2008: Deadline for filing written submissions.
    July 2, 2008: Transmittal of Commission report to the Senate 
Committee on Finance.

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 
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.usit.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader, David Lundy (202-205-
3439 or david.lundy@usitc.gov); Deputy Project Leader, Elizabeth 
Nesbitt (202-205-3355 or elizabeth.nesbitt@usitc.gov); or Deputy 
Project Leader, Laura Polly (202-205-3408 or laura.polly@usitc.gov). 
For information on legal aspects of the investigation, contact William 
Gearhart of the Commission's Office of the General Counsel at 202-205-
3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov. The media should contact Margaret 
O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations at 202-205-1819 or 
margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised 
that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD 
terminal on 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission 
may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://
www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special 
assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the 
Secretary at 202-205-2000.
    Background: The Commission's notice instituting the investigation, 
issued on November 28, 2006, asked that parties with an interest in 
this matter file post-hearing briefs and statements by May 2, 2007. In 
view of the relatively lengthy duration of this investigation, the 
Commission did not at that time set a final deadline for filing written 
submissions, beyond that for post-hearing briefs and statements. The 
Commission is now setting such a deadline. The Commission will consider 
submissions from parties who have not filed submissions, as well as 
new, amended, or supplemental submissions from parties who have already 
filed submissions, provided they are received by the Secretary on or 
before the close of business February 1, 2008. Submissions must be made 
in accordance with the procedures set out in the Commission's notice of 
November 28, 2006, including with respect to the number of copies 
filed, method of filing, and marking of any confidential business 
information. A copy of the November 28 notice can be accessed at http:/
/www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/332/332-481..1164741875.pdf.
    The Commission is particularly interested in receiving written 
submissions from the public that provide information relating to the 
report that the Senate Committee on Finance has requested the 
Commission to prepare in this investigation. As stated in the 
Commission's notice published on November 28, 2006, the Committee 
requested that the Commission prepare a report that focuses on firms in 
the U.S. chemical industry that are developing bio-based products 
(e.g., fibers and plastics) and renewable chemical platforms, as well 
as U.S. producers of liquid biofuels, and specifically that the 
report--
    1. Describe and compare government policies in the United States 
and key competitor countries throughout the world relating to the 
development of products by these industries;
    2. Analyze the extent of business activity in these industries, 
including, but not limited to, trends in production, financial 
performance, investment, research and development, and impediments to 
development and trade;
    3. Examine factors affecting the development of bio-based products, 
including liquid biofuels, and renewable chemical platforms being 
developed by the U.S. chemical industry, including, but not limited to, 
globalization of supply chains, capital investment sources, strategic 
alliances, intellectual property rights, and technology transfer 
mechanisms;
    4. Determine, to the extent feasible, how the adoption of 
industrial biotechnology processing and products impacts the 
productivity and competitiveness of firms in these industries; and
    5. Assess how existing U.S. government programs may affect the 
production and utilization of agricultural feedstocks for liquid 
biofuels as well as bio-based products and renewable chemical platforms 
being developed by the U.S. chemical industry.

    Issued: September 21, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-19067 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P