Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the U.S. Environmental Industry, 8300-8301 [2010-3638]

Download as PDF pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES 8300 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2010 / Notices DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before March 3, 2010. We will also consider comments made at the rescheduled public meeting to be held on February 24, 2010, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., local time. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD, 20737. You may also submit written comments on the draft environmental impact statement by either of the following methods: ∑ Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to (http://www.regulations.gov/ fdmspublic/component/ main?main=DocketDetail&d=APHIS2007-0044) to submit or view comments. ∑ Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Please send a copy of your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2007–0044, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Please state that your comment refers to Docket No. APHIS– 2007–0044. Reading Room: You may read any comments that we receive on this docket in our reading room. The reading room is located in room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 690–2817 before coming. Other Information: Additional information about APHIS and its programs is available on the Internet at (http://www.aphis.usda.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Andrea Huberty, Branch Chief, Regulatory and Environmental Analysis Branch, BRS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 146, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 734-0485. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 12, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (APHIS-2007-0044, 75 FR 1585-1586) a notice of availability of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with making a determination on the status of the Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International alfalfa lines designated as events J101 and J163 as regulated articles. Comments on the draft EIS were required to be received on or before February 16, 2010. We are extending the comment period on the draft EIS until March 3, 2010. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Feb 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 A notice regarding this extension of the comment period was also published by the Environmental Protection Agency in the Federal Register on February 5, 2010 (75 FR 6026-6027; Docket No. ER– FRL–8987–9). Rescheduled Public Meeting The notice of availability of the draft EIS also provided notice of four public meetings. The last of these meetings was scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2010, in the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD, 20737, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., local time. However, this meeting was postponed due to inclement weather, and has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2010, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., local time. The location of the meeting remains the same, as do the policies and procedures set forth for the meeting in our earlier notice. Parking and Security Procedures Please note that a fee of $4 in exact change is required to enter the parking lot at the USDA Center at Riverside. The machine accepts $1 bills or quarters. Upon entering the building, visitors should inform security personnel that they are attending the public meeting regarding the regulated status of alfalfa genetically engineered for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate. State issued photo identification is required and all bags will be screened. Security personnel will direct people to the registration tables. Registration upon arrival is required for all participants. Done in Washington, DC, this 18th day of February 2010. Kevin Shea Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Needs and Uses: This survey capability is needed by BIS seminar instructors for seminar programs conducted throughout the year. The participants will be asked to evaluate seminar content and to provide input for future programs. Their responses will provide useful and practical information that BIS can use to determine whether or not it is providing a quality program and make recommended improvements. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, (202) 395–3123. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Jasmeet Seehra, OMB Desk Officer via the Internet at Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to (202) 395–5167. Dated: February 19, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–3682 Filed 2–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P [FR Doc. 2010–3659 Filed 2–23–10: 7:32 am] BILLING CODE: 3410–34–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of NonTariff Trade Barriers to the U.S. Environmental Industry The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Title: BIS Program Evaluation. OMB Control Number: 0694–0125. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 500. Number of Respondents: 3,000. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: International Trade Administration. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2010 / Notices DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 26, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Marc Lemmond, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, (202) 482–3889, fax: (202) 482–5665, or marc.lemmond@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. I. Abstract Dated: February 19, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. The International Trade Administration’s Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI) is the principal resource and key contact point within the U.S. Department of Commerce for American energy and environmental technology companies. The goal of OEEI is to facilitate and increase exports of energy and environmental technologies, goods and services by providing support and guidance to U.S. exporters. One aspect of increasing exports is to reduce trade barriers and non-tariff measures. OEEI works closely with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on trade negotiations and trade liberalization initiatives. The information collected by this survey will be used to support these projects and enable OEEI to maintain a current, up-to-date list of non-tariff measures that create trade barriers for U.S. exports of environmental goods and services. II. Method of Collection Electronic submission via http:// www.export.gov/envirotech. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES III. Data OMB Control Number: 0625–0241. Form Number: ITA–4150P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33. Estimated Total Annual Costs: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Feb 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 [FR Doc. 2010–3638 Filed 2–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–570–849 Certain Cut–to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the 2007–2008 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 10, 2009, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published Certain Cut– to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 39921 (August 10, 2009) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is November 1, 2007, through October 31, 2008. The administrative review covers one respondent, Hunan Valin Xiangtan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (‘‘Valin Xiangtan’’). We invited interested parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to our margin calculation for Valin Xiangtan. The final dumping margin for this review is listed in the ‘‘Final Results Margins’’ section below. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 24, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Demitrios Kalogeropoulos or Trisha Tran, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8301 Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2623 and (202) 482–4852, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 10, 2009, the Department published its Preliminary Results in the antidumping duty administrative review of certain cut–to-length carbon steel plate (‘‘CTL plate’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). On August 8, 2009, Valin Xiangtan and domestic interested party, Nucor Corporation (‘‘Nucor’’) submitted surrogate value information. On August 17, 2009 Valin Xiangtan submitted rebuttal comments for the surrogate value information submitted by Nucor. We received additional factual information regarding the implementation of export licenses on August 20, 2009, from Nucor and Valin Xiangtan. On September 2, 2009, we received the second supplemental Section D questionnaire response from Valin Xiangtan. On September 9, 2009, Nucor submitted a request for a formal hearing regarding issues raised in its case and rebuttal brief, and submitted a letter withdrawing the request for a hearing on October 16, 2009. Valin Xiangtan submitted its case brief and rebuttal brief on October 1, and October 13, 2009, respectively. Nucor submitted its case brief and rebuttal brief on October 1, and October 9, 2009, respectively. On October 9, 2009, Valin Xiangtan submitted comments regarding alleged new factual information in Nucor’s case brief. On October 15, 2009, Nucor replied to the October 9, 2009, comments from Valin Xiangtan. On November 4, 2009, the Department drafted a Memo to the File stating that allegations of new factual information were unfounded. On November 20, 2009, the Department extended the deadline for the final results of review. See Certain Cut–to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Administrative Review, 74 FR 60237 (November 20, 2009). Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs filed by parties in this review are addressed in the Memorandum from John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, regarding, Certain Cut– to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 36 (Wednesday, February 24, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8300-8301]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-3638]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Non-
Tariff Trade Barriers to the U.S. Environmental Industry

AGENCY: International Trade Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

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DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 26, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Marc Lemmond, Office of Energy & Environmental 
Industries, (202) 482-3889, fax: (202) 482-5665, or 
marc.lemmond@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The International Trade Administration's Office of Energy and 
Environmental Industries (OEEI) is the principal resource and key 
contact point within the U.S. Department of Commerce for American 
energy and environmental technology companies. The goal of OEEI is to 
facilitate and increase exports of energy and environmental 
technologies, goods and services by providing support and guidance to 
U.S. exporters. One aspect of increasing exports is to reduce trade 
barriers and non-tariff measures. OEEI works closely with the Office of 
the U.S. Trade Representative on trade negotiations and trade 
liberalization initiatives. The information collected by this survey 
will be used to support these projects and enable OEEI to maintain a 
current, up-to-date list of non-tariff measures that create trade 
barriers for U.S. exports of environmental goods and services.

II. Method of Collection

    Electronic submission via http://www.export.gov/envirotech.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0625-0241.
    Form Number: ITA-4150P.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: February 19, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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