Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 23667 [2010-10431]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 85 / Tuesday, May 4, 2010 / Notices 23667 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign Agricultural Service Foreign Agricultural Service International Trade Administration Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers A–560–822, A–583–843, A–552–806 AGENCY: AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. USDA. ACTION: ACTION: Notice of public hearings. The Administrator today accepted a petition, and began a review of a petition, for trade adjustment assistance by the Michigan Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association on behalf of apple producers in Michigan. A public hearing to review the merits of the petition will be held in Room 411– P of Suite 400, Portals Office Building, 1250 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20024 on May 5, 2010, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to receive written and oral comments associated with this petition. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of apple juice contributed to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price of apples compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. The petition maintains that Michigan apple producers have suffered primarily due to increased imports of apple juice concentrate. Over 81 percent of the apple juice consumed in the U.S. is from imported concentrate. If a determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market apples in Michigan will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance and cash benefits. Persons who wish to speak at the hearing must register with the TAA Coordinator at (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690–0633, at least 24 hours before the hearing. Presenters will be allotted time to speak and should submit a written summary of their remarks for the record. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Foreign Agricultural Service, Notice of public hearing. The Administrator today accepted a petition, and began review of a petition, for trade adjustment assistance by the Prune Bargaining Association on behalf of prune producers in California. A public hearing to review the merits of the petition will be held via teleconference on May 6, 2010, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time to receive oral comments associated with this petition. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of prune juice contributed importantly to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price of prunes compared to the average of the three preceding marketing years. The petition maintains that California prune producers have suffered a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price due primarily to U.S. imports of prune juice (primarily in the form of prune juice concentrate) and, to a smaller degree, dried prunes. If a determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market prunes in California will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for cash benefits and technical assistance at no cost. Persons who wish to listen or speak at the hearing must register with the TAA Coordinator at (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690–0633, at least 24 hours before the hearing. Presenters will be allotted time to speak via telephone and must dial 1 (800) 867–6144. When prompted for your conference code, please enter 4843 on your telephone keypad. Speakers should also submit a written summary of their remarks for the record by faxing them to (202) 720–0876. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department Agriculture at (202) 720–0638, or by email at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov. Additional program information can be obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program. The URL is https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720–0638, or by email at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov. Additional program information can be obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program. The URL is https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: April 28, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. Dated: April 28, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–10431 Filed 5–3–10; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2010–10439 Filed 5–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P BILLING CODE 3410–10–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:58 May 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Antidumping Duty Orders: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Indonesia, Taiwan, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Indonesia, Taiwan, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). On April 26, 2010, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of the threat of material injury to a U.S. industry. Pursuant to section 736(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce is issuing the antidumping duty orders on PRCBs from Indonesia, Taiwan, and Vietnam. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 4, 2010 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun (Indonesia) at (202) 482– 5760 and Dmitry Vladimirov (Taiwan) at (202) 482–0665, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, and Shawn Higgins (Vietnam) at (202) 482–0679, AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 26, 2010, the Department published its affirmative final determination of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigation of PRCBs from Taiwan. See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Taiwan: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 75 FR 14569 (March 26, 2010). On April 1, 2010, the Department published its affirmative final determinations of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigations of PRCBs from Indonesia and Vietnam. See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Indonesia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 75 FR 16431 (April 1, 2010), and Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 75 FR 16434 (April 1, 2010). On April 26, 2010, the ITC notified the Department of its final E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public hearings.

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    The Administrator today accepted a petition, and began a review of 
a petition, for trade adjustment assistance by the Michigan 
Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association on behalf of apple 
producers in Michigan. A public hearing to review the merits of the 
petition will be held in Room 411-P of Suite 400, Portals Office 
Building, 1250 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20024 on May 5, 2010, 
at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to receive written and oral comments associated 
with this petition.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Administrator will determine within 40 
days whether or not increasing imports of apple juice contributed to a 
greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price of 
apples compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. The 
petition maintains that Michigan apple producers have suffered 
primarily due to increased imports of apple juice concentrate. Over 81 
percent of the apple juice consumed in the U.S. is from imported 
concentrate. If a determination is affirmative, producers who produce 
and market apples in Michigan will be eligible to apply to the Farm 
Service Agency for technical assistance and cash benefits. Persons who 
wish to speak at the hearing must register with the TAA Coordinator at 
(202) 720-0638 or (202) 690-0633, at least 24 hours before the hearing. 
Presenters will be allotted time to speak and should submit a written 
summary of their remarks for the record.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, 
Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department 
Agriculture at (202) 720-0638, or by e-mail at: 
tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov. Additional program information can be 
obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for 
Farmers program. The URL is https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.

    Dated: April 28, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-10431 Filed 5-3-10; 8:45 am]
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