Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China, 4104-4105 [2010-1444]

Download as PDF 4104 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2010 / Notices Dated: January 15, 2010 Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2010–1402 Filed 1–25–10; 8:45 am] administered by the Bureau of Land Management. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2010–1509 Filed 1–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–S BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [LLORV00000–L10200000.DD0000] [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–464 and 731– TA–1160 (Final)] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China Notice of Reestablishment of the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. This notice is published in accordance with Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972. Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of the Interior has reestablished the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Sandoval, Legislative Affairs and Correspondence (620), BLM, 1620 L Street, NW., MS–LS–401, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 912–7434. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the BLM’s Vale District Manager regarding policies, programs, and longrange planning for the management, use, and further development of the Interpretive Center, including establishing a framework for an enhanced partnership and participation between the BLM and the Oregon Trail Preservation Trust, ensuring a financially secure, world-class historical and educational facility, operating a partnership between the Federal Government and the community that enriches and maximizes visitors’ experiences in the region, and improving the coordination of advice and recommendations from the publics served. Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the reestablishment of the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary of the Interior’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and facilities WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:10 Jan 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 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–464 (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–1160 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether 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 China of prestressed concrete steel wire strand, provided for in subheading 7312.10.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.1 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). 1 For purposes of these investigations, the Department of Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as PC strand, produced from wire of nonstainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in prestressed concrete (both pretensioned and post-tensioned) applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand. PC strand is normally sold in the United States in sizes ranging from 0.25 inches to 0.70 inches in diameter. PC strand made from galvanized wire is only excluded from the scope if the zinc and/or zinc oxide coating meets or exceeds the 0.40 oz./ft2 standard set forth in ASTM–A–475. The PC strand subject to this investigation is currently classifiable under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’).’’ 74 FR 30536, December 23, 2009. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Effective Date: December 23, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193), 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 China of prestressed concrete steel wire strand, 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 May 27, 2009, by American Spring Wire Corp. (Bedford Heights, OH); Insteel Wire Products Co. (Mt. Airy, NC); and Sumiden Wire Products Corp. (Dickson, TN). 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 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) E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2010 / Notices 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 April 27, 2010, 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 May 11, 2010, 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 May 6, 2010. 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 May 7, 2010, 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. Written submissions.—Each party who is an interested party shall submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is May 4, 2010. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is May 18, VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:10 Jan 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 2010; witness testimony must be filed no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the investigations may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigations, including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or before May 18, 2010. On June 3, 2010, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before June 7, 2010, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also 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 Fed. Reg. 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s 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 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 20, 2010. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–1444 Filed 1–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4105 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Notice is hereby given that on January 21, 2010, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Saint-Gobain Containers, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:10– cv–00121–TSZ was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. In this action the United States sought civil penalties and injunctive relief at 15 of Saint-Gobain’s manufacturing facilities across the United States for violations of Parts C and D of Title I of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7470–7492, 7501– 7515, the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) provisions of the Act; and the federally-enforceable State Implementation Plans (SIPs) for California, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin approved by EPA pursuant to Section 110 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410, which incorporate and/or implement the above-listed federal requirements. The consent decree Under the Consent Decree, Saint-Gobain will pay a civil penalty of $2,250,000, which will be shared with the participating states and localities, and will implement substantial injunctive relief to reduce pollution by installing new control equipment and accepting much more stringent emission limits. Saint-Gobain will install controls at 29 furnaces involved in the settlement and will install continuous emission monitors at each of those facilities. The estimated capital cost of all of the pollution control projects to be implemented, is at least $112 million. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of 30 days from the date of this publication comments relating to the consent decree. 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 United States v. Saint-Gobain Containers, Inc., D.J. Ref. 90–5–2–1–06982/1. The consent decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 5220 United States Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle, Washington 98101–1271, and at U.S. EPA Region 10, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, Seattle, Washington 98101. During the public comment period, the consent decree, may also be examined E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 26, 2010)]
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[Pages 4104-4105]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

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


Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From China

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty and 
antidumping investigations.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the 
final phase of countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-464 (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-
1160 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to 
determine whether 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 China of prestressed 
concrete steel wire strand, provided for in subheading 7312.10.30 of 
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.\1\
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    \1\ For purposes of these investigations, the Department of 
Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as PC strand, produced 
from wire of nonstainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable 
for use in prestressed concrete (both pre-tensioned and post-
tensioned) applications. The product definition encompasses covered 
and uncovered strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC 
strand. PC strand is normally sold in the United States in sizes 
ranging from 0.25 inches to 0.70 inches in diameter. PC strand made 
from galvanized wire is only excluded from the scope if the zinc 
and/or zinc oxide coating meets or exceeds the 0.40 oz./ft\2\ 
standard set forth in ASTM-A-475. The PC strand subject to this 
investigation is currently classifiable under subheadings 
7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (``HTSUS'').'' 74 FR 30536, December 23, 2009.
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    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: December 23, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202-205-3193), 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.--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 China of 
prestressed concrete steel wire strand, 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 May 27, 2009, by American Spring 
Wire Corp. (Bedford Heights, OH); Insteel Wire Products Co. (Mt. Airy, 
NC); and Sumiden Wire Products Corp. (Dickson, TN).
    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 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)

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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 April 
27, 2010, 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 May 11, 
2010, 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 May 6, 2010. 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 May 7, 2010, 
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.
    Written submissions.--Each party who is an interested party shall 
submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must 
conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission's 
rules; the deadline for filing is May 4, 2010. Parties may also file 
written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, 
as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's rules, and 
posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 
207.25 of the Commission's rules. The deadline for filing posthearing 
briefs is May 18, 2010; witness testimony must be filed no later than 
three days before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not 
entered an appearance as a party to the investigations may submit a 
written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the 
investigations, including statements of support or opposition to the 
petition, on or before May 18, 2010. On June 3, 2010, the Commission 
will make available to parties all information on which they have not 
had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on 
this information on or before June 7, 2010, but such final comments 
must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with 
section 207.30 of the Commission's rules. All written submissions must 
conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; 
any submissions that contain BPI must also 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 Fed. Reg. 68168, 68173 (November 8, 
2002).
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall 
not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such 
submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request 
by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's 
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 207.21 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 20, 2010.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2010-1444 Filed 1-25-10; 8:45 am]
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