Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China, 34782-34783 [E9-16998]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 34782 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 136 / Friday, July 17, 2009 / Notices information are multi-client (speculative) data sets available directly from geophysical contractors or exclusive (proprietary) data sets specially processed for or by bidders. In addition, the GDIS should clearly identify the data type (2–D or 3–D, prestack or post-stack and time or depth); areal extent (i.e., number of line miles for 2D or number of blocks for 3D) and migration algorithm (Wave Equation Migration, Reverse Time Migration, etc.) of the data and information. The statement must also include the name, phone number and full address of a contact person, and an alternate, who are both knowledgeable about the information and data listed and available for 30 days post-sale, the processing company, date processing was completed, owner of the original data set (who initially acquired the data), original data survey name and permit number. 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Please also refer to the Final NOS 210 Package for more detail concerning submission of the GDIS, making the data available to MMS following the lease sale, preferred format, reimbursement for costs, and confidentiality. Force Majeure: The Regional Director of MMS Gulf of Mexico Region has the discretion to change any date, time, and/or location specified in the Final NOS 210 Package in case of a force majeure event which the Regional Director deems may interfere with the carrying out of a fair and proper lease sale process. Such events may include, but are not limited to, natural disasters (earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods), wars, riots, acts of terrorism, fire, strikes, civil disorder or other events of a similar nature. In case of such events, bidders should call (504) 736–0557 or access our Web site at: http:// www.gomr.mms.gov for information about any changes. Notice: On April 17, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a ruling in Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of the Interior, Nos. 07– 1247, 07–1344, vacating and remanding for the Secretary’s reconsideration the 2007–2012 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program. On May 11, 2009, the Department of the Interior filed a petition for rehearing and/or clarification of the court’s order. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit is reviewing the Government’s petition. The decision to hold this sale will be subject to further proceedings in that case. In the event the Department determines that it is necessary to cancel the sale, the bid envelopes will be returned to bidders unopened. Dated: July 2, 2009. Walter D. Cruickshank, Acting Director, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. E9–16955 Filed 7–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P PO 00000 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–464 and 731– TA–1160 (Preliminary)] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C.1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China of prestressed concrete steel wire strand, provided for in subheading 7312.10.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) and subsidized by the Government of China. Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 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 the investigations. Background On May 27, 2009, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by counsel on behalf of American Spring Wire Corp. (‘‘American’’) (Bedford 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 136 / Friday, July 17, 2009 / Notices Heights, OH); Insteel Wire Products Co. (‘‘Insteel’’) (Mt. Airy, NC); and Sumiden Wire Products Corp. (‘‘Sumiden’’) (Dickson, TN), alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured and threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of prestressed concrete steel wire strand from China. Accordingly, effective May 27, 2009, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–464 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1160 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of June 3, 2009 (74 FR 26731). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2009, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on July 13, 2009. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4086 (July 2009), entitled Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–464 and 731–TA–1160 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: July 13, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–16998 Filed 7–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–459 (Final) and 731–TA–1155 (Final)] Commodity Matchbooks From India mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty and antidumping investigations. SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–459 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act) and the final phase of antidumping investigation No. 731–TA–1155 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:20 Jul 16, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 subsidized and less-than-fair-value imports from India of commodity matchbooks, provided for in subheading 3605.00.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, 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 C (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: June 2, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sherman (202–205–3289), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired 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.—The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the Department of Commerce that certain benefits which constitute subsidies within the meaning of section 703 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b) are being provided to manufacturers, producers, or exporters in India of commodity matchbooks, and that such products are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in a petition filed on October 29, 2008, by D.D. Bean & Sons Co., Jaffrey, NH. Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34783 rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. 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 the final phase of these investigations available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the final phase of these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on October 2, 2009, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.22 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on October 20, 2009, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before October 9, 2009. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on October 14, 2009, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 136 (Friday, July 17, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34782-34783]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-16998]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-464 and 731-TA-1160 (Preliminary)]


Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C.1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that 
there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States 
is threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China of 
prestressed concrete steel wire strand, provided for in subheading 
7312.10.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that 
are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value 
(LTFV) and subsidized by the Government of China.
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of 
the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries 
of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not 
enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 
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 the investigations.

Background

    On May 27, 2009, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by counsel on behalf of American Spring Wire Corp. 
(``American'') (Bedford

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Heights, OH); Insteel Wire Products Co. (``Insteel'') (Mt. Airy, NC); 
and Sumiden Wire Products Corp. (``Sumiden'') (Dickson, TN), alleging 
that an industry in the United States is materially injured and 
threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized 
imports of prestressed concrete steel wire strand from China. 
Accordingly, effective May 27, 2009, the Commission instituted 
countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-464 and antidumping duty 
investigation No. 731-TA-1160 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register of June 3, 2009 (74 FR 26731). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2009, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission transmitted its determinations in these 
investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on July 13, 2009. The views 
of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4086 (July 2009), 
entitled Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-464 and 731-TA-1160 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: July 13, 2009.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-16998 Filed 7-16-09; 8:45 am]
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