Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 37979-37980 [E9-18236]

Download as PDF 37979 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 145 Thursday, July 30, 2009 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Southern Regional Office at the above email or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated in Washington, DC, July 27, 2009. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. E9–18207 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the Commission (Committee) will convene at 1:30 p.m. and adjourn at about 3 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2009, at the Disabled Student Services Center, Keathley University Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee, 37132. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to plan future projects for fiscal year 2010. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The comments must be received in the regional office by September 24, 2009. The mailing address is: Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth St., SW., Suite 18T40, Atlanta, GA 30303. Persons wishing to e-mail their written comments may do so to pminari@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information should contact the Southern Regional Office, at (404) 562–7000, or by e-mail at pminarik@usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meetings and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from these meetings may be inspected and reproduced at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or to contact the VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:34 Jul 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 International Trade Administration Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before August 19, 2009. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 09–019. Applicant: University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, 100 E Boyd St., Suite T– 301, Norman, OK 73019. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the three dimensional nano–pore structure of geologic material. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 1, 2009. Docket Number: 09–027. Applicant: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, GO 80401. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to characterize the crystallography and structural morphology of materials used in the development of photovoltaic (solar cell) semiconductor devices. It will also be used in the analysis of a variety of nano–structured materials. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 18, 2009. Docket Number: 09–042. Applicant: Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. Broad St., 2nd Floor, Zone A, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to perform ultrastructural analysis of the components in the diagnosis of renal diseases. Specifically it will be used to identify certain genetic diseases that alter cellular structural proteins. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 2, 2009. Docket Number: 09–043. Applicant: University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd. MAP 310, Orlando, FL 32816. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: Tescan, s.r.o., Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the properties of sp2–bonded nanostructures with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, such as those composed of boron, carbon and nitrogen. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2009. Docket Number: 09–044. Applicant: Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield Missouri 65897. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the correlations between morphology, structures and compositions of various materials as well as their electrical, optical, magnetic and biological properties. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the United States. Application E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 37980 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 145 / Thursday, July 30, 2009 / Notices accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2009. Dated: July 24, 2009. Gregory Campbell, Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. E9–18236 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Intent to Evaluate and Notice of Availability of Final Findings. SUMMARY: The NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Maine Coastal Management Program, the Washington Coastal Management Program, and the Padilla Bay (Washington) National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations will be conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, Subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of Coastal Management Programs requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA and regulations at 15 CFR Part 921, Subpart E and Part 923, Subpart L. Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserves requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Reserve final management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. Each evaluation will include a site visit, consideration of public comments, VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:34 Jul 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. A public meeting will be held as part of the site visit. Notice is hereby given of the dates of the site visits for the listed evaluations, and the dates, local times, and locations of the public meetings during the site visits. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be obtained upon written request from: Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Kate.Barba@noaa.gov. Dates and Times: The Maine Coastal Management Program evaluation site visit will be held September 14–18, 2009. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at 7 p.m., at the Ellsworth City Hall Auditorium, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, Maine. The Washington Coastal Management Program evaluation site visit will be held September 21–25, 2009. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Monday, September 21, 2009, at 6 p.m. at the Washington Department of Ecology Auditorium, 300 Desmond Drive, SE., Lacey, Washington. The Padilla Bay (Washington) National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation site visit will be held September 22–24, 2009. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Interpretive Center Meeting Room, 10441 BayviewEdison Road, Mt. Vernon, Washington. ADDRESSES: Copies of states’ most recent performance reports, as well as OCRM’s evaluation notification and supplemental information request letters to the states, are available upon request from OCRM. Written comments from interested parties regarding these Programs are encouraged and will be accepted until 15 days after the last public meeting held for a Program. Please direct written comments to Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. When the evaluation is completed, OCRM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given of the availability of the final evaluation findings for the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (CMP) and the Sapelo Island (Georgia) and Wells (Maine) National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERRs). Sections 312 and 315 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA), as amended, require a continuing review of the performance of coastal states with respect to approval of CMPs and the operation and management of NERRs. The State of Wisconsin was found to be implementing and enforcing its federally approved coastal management program, addressing the national coastal management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)–(K), and adhering to the programmatic terms of their financial assistance awards. The Sapelo Island and Wells NERRs were found to be adhering to programmatic requirements of the NERR System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be obtained upon written request from: Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Kate.Barba@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 563–1182. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration) Dated: July 23, 2009. David M. Kennedy, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E9–18082 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XQ63 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural 
Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended by Pub. 
L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the 
question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the 
purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, 
are being manufactured in the United States.
Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations 
and be postmarked on or before August 19, 2009. Address written 
comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined 
between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in 
Room 3720.

Docket Number: 09-019. Applicant: University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne 
School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, 100 E Boyd St., Suite 
T-301, Norman, OK 73019. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: 
FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used 
to study the three dimensional nano-pore structure of geologic 
material. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: No instruments of same 
general category are manufactured in the United States. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 1, 2009.
Docket Number: 09-027. Applicant: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 
1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, GO 80401. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 
Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument 
will be used to characterize the crystallography and structural 
morphology of materials used in the development of photovoltaic (solar 
cell) semiconductor devices. It will also be used in the analysis of a 
variety of nano-structured materials. Justification for Duty-Free 
Entry: No instruments of same general category are manufactured in the 
United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 18, 
2009.
Docket Number: 09-042. Applicant: Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. 
Broad St., 2nd Floor, Zone A, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to perform ultrastructural analysis of the 
components in the diagnosis of renal diseases. Specifically it will be 
used to identify certain genetic diseases that alter cellular 
structural proteins. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: No instruments 
of same general category are manufactured in the United States. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 2, 2009.
Docket Number: 09-043. Applicant: University of Central Florida, 4000 
Central Florida Blvd. MAP 310, Orlando, FL 32816. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope. Manufacturer: Tescan, s.r.o., Czech Republic. Intended Use: 
The instrument will be used to study the properties of sp2-bonded 
nanostructures with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal 
properties, such as those composed of boron, carbon and nitrogen. 
Justification for Duty-Free Entry: No instruments of same general 
category are manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2009.
Docket Number: 09-044. Applicant: Missouri State University, 901 S. 
National Ave., Springfield Missouri 65897. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: 
The instrument will be used to study the correlations between 
morphology, structures and compositions of various materials as well as 
their electrical, optical, magnetic and biological properties. 
Justification for Duty-Free Entry: No instruments of same general 
category are manufactured in the United States. Application

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accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2009.

    Dated: July 24, 2009.
Gregory Campbell,
Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office.
[FR Doc. E9-18236 Filed 7-29-09; 8:45 am]
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