Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Rare Earth Industry and Technology Association, 25293-25294 [2010-10465]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 88 / Friday, May 7, 2010 / Notices jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES currently approved collection. Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Public Safety Officers’ Disability Benefits. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register [Volume 75, Number 42, page 9928– 9929 on March 4, 2010], allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until June 7, 2010. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. In addition, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Comments may also be submitted to M. Berry by phone at 202–616–6500/1– 866–268–0079; by mail at Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531; via facsimile at 202–305–1367; or by e-mail at M.A.Berry@ojp.usdoj.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should do one or more of the following: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:19 May 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officers’ Disability Benefits. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: OJP FORM 3650/7 Public Safety Officers’ Disability Benefits. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Dependents of public safety officers who were killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. Abstract: The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. 3796, authorizes the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Office, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice to pay a benefit to claimant public safety officers found to have been permanently and totally disabled as the direct result of a catastrophic line-of-duty injury sustained on or after November 29, 1990. Others: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It is estimated that no more than 100 respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 120 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: Total Annual Reporting Burden: 100 × 120 minutes per application = 12,000 minutes/60 minutes per hour = 200 hours. If additional information is required, please contact Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 4, 2010. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2010–10863 Filed 5–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25293 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Rare Earth Industry and Technology Association Notice is hereby given that, on March 22, 2010, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), the Rare Earth Technology Consortium (‘‘RETC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: Rare Earth Industry and Tecimology Association, Greenwood Village, CO; Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., Towanda, PA; General Electric Company, Niskayuna, NY; Arnold Magnetic Technologies Corp., Rochester, NY; Electron Energy Corp., Landisville, PA; Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA; Iowa State University, Ames, IA; University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Rare Element Resources, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA; and Molycorp Minerals LLC, Greenwood Village, CO. The general areas of RETC’s planned activities are to (a) improve the business conditions of entities engaged in all points of the production chain for rare earths magnets and other materials and products beginning with extraction of rare earths and ending with marketing and sale of such materials and products (‘‘Rare Earth Companies’’), while providing guidance for such companies to act as responsible stewards of rare earth resources; (b) promote the common business interests of Rare Earth Companies by establishing a consortium compromised of commercial, charitable, academic and state and local government organizations that work together to identify, develop, manage and implement rare earth projects that benefit for profit, nonprofit, government and charitable entities, including, without limitation, military and commercial entities, and in doing so to commercialize rare earth research, technology and use for dual-purpose E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 25294 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 88 / Friday, May 7, 2010 / Notices military/civilian use; (c) create an effective teaming environment among its members for purposes of identifying rare earth related opportunities that can be developed into applications that serve military and commercial markets through shared public and private investment; and (d) enter into, or coordinate with Rare Earth Industry and Technology Association (REITA) and/or the individual members of the Consortium as they enter into, agreements with the U.S. Army (REITA and the U.S. Army shall designate the parties to each such agreement) known as a ‘‘Section 845 Other Transactions Agreement’’ or ‘‘OTA’’ for the purpose of funding certain work to be conducted in partnership with the U.S. government and the Consortium or any one or more of its members acting through the Consortium for the benefit of the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (‘‘ARDEC’’) to utilize rare earth products and technology to enhance the U.S. military’s war fighting capabilities for the national defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10465 Filed 5–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—High Definition Metrology and Process-2 Micron Manufacturing Under ATP Award No. 70NANB77041 Notice is hereby given that, on March 10, 2010, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), High Definition Metrology and Process-2 Micron Manufacturing under ATP Award No. 70NANB7H7041 has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, MAG, Port Huron, MI, has been added as a party to this venture. Also, Superior Controls, Plymouth, MI, has withdrawn as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. 19:19 May 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2010–10466 Filed 5–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—DVD Copy Control Association Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Membership in this research project remains open, and High Definition Metrology intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On December 13, 2007, High Definition Metrology filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 10, 2008 (73 FR 12762). The last notification was filed with the Department on September 17, 2008. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 21, 2008 (73 FR 62542). Notice is hereby given that, on March 10, 2010, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), DVD Copy Control Association (‘‘DVD CCA’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Chongqing Xugang Electronic Co., Ltd., Jiangbei, Chongqing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Huizhou Aihua Multimedia Co., Ltd., Huizhou, Guangdong, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; digiCon AG, Kornwestheim, GERMANY; Mimeos V0F, Baarlo Noord Limburg, THE NETHERLANDS; MIT Technology Co., Ltd., Dongguan, Guangdong, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; ShenZhen Sea Star Technology Co., Ltd., Longhua Town, Baoan, Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; and Yuban & Co., Nan-Kang, Taipei, TAIWAN, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, ATI Technologies, Inc., Unionville, Ontario, CANADA; Axiom Technologies Mfg Pte Ltd., Singapore, SINGAPORE; DOCdata media b.v., Tilburg, THE NETHERLANDS; Mattel PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Inc., El Segundo, CA; nVidia Corporation, Santa Clara, CA; OPT Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN; Seagate Technology LLC, Longmont, CO; Tonic Electronics Limited, Kowloon, HONG KONG-CHINA; and Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. In addition, Mediachain Co., Ltd. has changed its name to SD RAY Co., Ltd., Hwasung-Si, Kyounggi-do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and DVD CCA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 11, 2001, DVD CCA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 3, 2001 (66 FR 40727). The last notification was filed with the Department on December 3, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 19, 2010 (75 FR 2890). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2010–10464 Filed 5–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Joint Venture To Perform Project Entitled Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors Notice is hereby given that, on April 5, 2010, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Joint Venture to Perform Project Entitled Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors (‘‘VOTERS’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Trilion Quality Systems, Plymouth Meeting, PA, has been added as a party to this venture. Also, Witten Technologies, Inc., Somerville, MA, has withdrawn as a party to this venture. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 88 (Friday, May 7, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25293-25294]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10465]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Rare Earth Industry and Technology Association

    Notice is hereby given that, on March 22, 2010, pursuant to Section 
6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), the Rare Earth Technology 
Consortium (``RETC'') has filed written notifications simultaneously 
with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing 
(1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and 
objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose 
of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust 
plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties 
to the venture are: Rare Earth Industry and Tecimology Association, 
Greenwood Village, CO; Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., Towanda, PA; 
General Electric Company, Niskayuna, NY; Arnold Magnetic Technologies 
Corp., Rochester, NY; Electron Energy Corp., Landisville, PA; Colorado 
School of Mines, Golden, CO; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 
Worcester, MA; Iowa State University, Ames, IA; University of Delaware, 
Newark, DE; Rare Element Resources, Vancouver, British Columbia, 
CANADA; and Molycorp Minerals LLC, Greenwood Village, CO. The general 
areas of RETC's planned activities are to (a) improve the business 
conditions of entities engaged in all points of the production chain 
for rare earths magnets and other materials and products beginning with 
extraction of rare earths and ending with marketing and sale of such 
materials and products (``Rare Earth Companies''), while providing 
guidance for such companies to act as responsible stewards of rare 
earth resources; (b) promote the common business interests of Rare 
Earth Companies by establishing a consortium compromised of commercial, 
charitable, academic and state and local government organizations that 
work together to identify, develop, manage and implement rare earth 
projects that benefit for profit, nonprofit, government and charitable 
entities, including, without limitation, military and commercial 
entities, and in doing so to commercialize rare earth research, 
technology and use for dual-purpose

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military/civilian use; (c) create an effective teaming environment 
among its members for purposes of identifying rare earth related 
opportunities that can be developed into applications that serve 
military and commercial markets through shared public and private 
investment; and (d) enter into, or coordinate with Rare Earth Industry 
and Technology Association (REITA) and/or the individual members of the 
Consortium as they enter into, agreements with the U.S. Army (REITA and 
the U.S. Army shall designate the parties to each such agreement) known 
as a ``Section 845 Other Transactions Agreement'' or ``OTA'' for the 
purpose of funding certain work to be conducted in partnership with the 
U.S. government and the Consortium or any one or more of its members 
acting through the Consortium for the benefit of the U.S. Army Armament 
Research, Development and Engineering Center (``ARDEC'') to utilize 
rare earth products and technology to enhance the U.S. military's war 
fighting capabilities for the national defense.

Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-10465 Filed 5-6-10; 8:45 am]
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