Meetings; Sunshine Act, 28527 [E9-14182]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 114 / Tuesday, June 16, 2009 / Notices If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 11, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–14137 Filed 6–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION Patricia Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [F.C.S.C. Meeting Notice No. 3–09] Meetings; Sunshine Act The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, pursuant to its regulations (45 CFR Part 504) and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of meetings for the transaction of Commission business and other matters specified, as follows: Date and Time: Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions, Amended Proposed Decisions and Orders in claims against Albania. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. Requests for information, or advance notices of intention to observe an open meeting, may be directed to: Administrative Officer, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Room 6002, Washington, DC 20579. Telephone: (202) 616–6975. Mauricio J. Tamargo, Chairman. [FR Doc. E9–14182 Filed 6–12–09; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Public Comments and Response on Proposed Final Judgment Pursuant to the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. 16(b)–(h), the United States hereby publishes below the comments received on the proposed Final Judgment in United States et al. v. Republic Services, Inc. and Allied Waste Industries, Inc., No. 1:08–CV–02076–RWR, which were filed VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:50 Jun 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on May 14, 2009, together with the response of the United States to the comments. Copies of the comments and the response are available for inspection at the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, 325 Seventh Street, NW., Room 200, Washington, DC 20530, (telephone (202) 514–2481), and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 333 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20001. Copies of any of these materials may be obtained upon request and payment of a copying fee. United States District Court for the District of Columbia United States of America, State of California, Commonwealth of Kentucky, State of Michigan, State of North Carolina, State of Ohio, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and State of Texas, Plaintiffs, v. Republic Services, Inc., and Allied Waste Industries, Inc., Defendants. Civil Action No.: 1:08–cv–02076 Judge: Hon. Richard W. Roberts Description: Antitrust Date Stamp: May 14, 2009 Response of the United States to Public Comments on the Proposed Final Judgment Pursuant to the requirements of the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. 16(b)–(h) (‘‘APPA’’ or ‘‘Tunney Act’’), the United States hereby responds to five public comments received regarding the proposed Final Judgment in this case. After careful consideration of the five comments, the United States continues to believe that the proposed Final Judgment will provide an effective and appropriate remedy for the antitrust violations alleged in the Complaint. The United States will move the Court for entry of the proposed Final Judgment after the public comments and this Response have been published in the Federal Register, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 16(d). I. Procedural History On December 3, 2008, the United States and the State of California, Commonwealth of Kentucky, State of Michigan, State of North Carolina, State of Ohio, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and State of Texas (the ‘‘States’’) filed the Complaint in this ma tter, alleging that defendant Republic Services, Inc.’s (‘‘Republic’’) acquisition of defendant Allied Waste Industries, PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28527 Inc. (‘‘Allied’’), if permitted to proceed, would combine two of only a few significant providers of small container commercial waste collection or municipal solid waste (‘‘MSW’’) disposal services in several markets in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18. Simultaneously, the United States filed a proposed Final Judgment and a Hold Separate Stipulation and Order signed by the United States, the States and the defendants consenting to the entry of the proposed Final Judgment after compliance with the requirements of the APPA. Pursuant to those requirements, a Competitive Impact Statement (‘‘CIS’’) also was filed in this Court on December 3, 2008; the proposed Final Judgment and CIS were published in the Federal Register on December 16, 2008, see 73 FR 76,383 (2008); and a summary of the terms of the proposed Final Judgment and CIS, together with directions for the submission of written comments relating to the proposed Final Judgment, was published for seven days in The Washington Post on December 31, 2008 through January 6, 2009. The defendants filed the statement required by 15 U.S.C. 16(g) on April 24, 2009. The 60-day public comment period ended on March 9, 2009; five comments were received, as described below and attached hereto. II. The Investigation and Proposed Resolution After Republic and Allied announced their plans to merge, the United States Department of Justice (the ‘‘United States’’) conducted an extensi ve investigation into the competitive effects of the proposed transaction. As part of this investigation, the United States obtained documents and information from the merging parties and others and conducted more than 600 interviews with customers, competitors, and other individuals knowledgeable about the industry. The investigative staff carefully analyzed the information provided and thoroughly considered all of the issues presented. The United States considered the potential competitive effects of the transaction on small container commercial waste collection or MSW disposal services in a number of geographic areas, obtaining information about these services and these areas from market participants. The United States concluded that the combination of Republic and Allied likely would lessen competition in small container commercial waste collection or MSW disposal services in 15 separate geographic markets. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION

[F.C.S.C. Meeting Notice No. 3-09]


Meetings; Sunshine Act

    The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, pursuant to its 
regulations (45 CFR Part 504) and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 
U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of 
meetings for the transaction of Commission business and other matters 
specified, as follows:
    Date and Time: Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 10:30 a.m.
    Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions, Amended Proposed 
Decisions and Orders in claims against Albania.
    Status: Open.
    All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 
600 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. Requests for information, or advance 
notices of intention to observe an open meeting, may be directed to: 
Administrative Officer, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E 
Street, NW., Room 6002, Washington, DC 20579. Telephone: (202) 616-
6975.

Mauricio J. Tamargo,
Chairman.
[FR Doc. E9-14182 Filed 6-12-09; 11:15 am]
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