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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 136 / Friday, July 16, 2010 / Notices during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the import data did not meet the regulatory requirement for the most recent, official USDA full marketing year or full marketing season data. Because the petition was unable to meet this regulatory requirement, it did not qualify for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. of articles like or directly competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the import data did not meet the regulatory requirement for the most recent, official USDA full marketing year or full marketing season data. Because the petition was unable to meet this regulatory requirement, it did not qualify for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. [FR Doc. 2010–17343 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. BILLING CODE 3410–10–P [FR Doc. 2010–17341 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010009) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for apples that was filed by the Michigan Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association and accepted for review by USDA on May 4, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to demonstrate that an increase in imports VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the quantity of spiny lobsters imported during January-December 2009 was 22 percent lower, compared to the previous 3-year average. In order to qualify, recent marketing period imports must be higher than the previous 3-year average. Because the petition was unable to meet the regulatory requirement for increased imports, it did not qualify for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17346 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers 41431 Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. Foreign Agricultural Service The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010007) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for spiny lobsters that was filed by the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen’s Association and accepted for review by USDA on May 3, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has certified a petition (No. 2010001) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for catfish that was filed by the Catfish Farmers of America and accepted for review by USDA on May 3, 2010. Individual producers, nationwide, will be eligible to apply for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 benefits during an application period ending September 23, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 41432 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 136 / Friday, July 16, 2010 / Notices the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. Upon a review, the Administrator (FAS) determined that increased imports of catfish during January-December 2009 contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decline in the value of production in 2009, compared to the previous 3-year average. This conforms to the eligibility requirements stipulated in Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–210). Individual catfish producers, nationwide, interested in applying for technical training and cash benefits must complete and submit a written application to their local Farm Service Agency Service Center by the application deadline of September 23, 2010. After submitting a completed application, producers may receive technical assistance at no cost and may receive cash benefits, if the applicable program eligibility requirements are satisfied. Applicants must complete the technical assistance under the program in order to be eligible for cash benefits. Producers Certified as Eligible for TAA for Farmers’ Program Should Contact: USDA, Farm Service Agency (at your local service center). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17348 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has certified a petition (No. 2010005) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for shrimp that was filed by the Southern Shrimp Alliance and accepted for review by USDA on May 3, 2010. Individual producers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas will be eligible to apply for Fiscal Year (FY) VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 2010 benefits during an application period ending September 23, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. Upon a review, the Administrator (FAS) determined that increased imports of shrimp during January-December 2008 contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decline in the quantity of production in 2008, compared to the previous 3-year average. This conforms to the eligibility requirements stipulated in Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–210). Individual shrimp producers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas interested in applying for technical training and cash benefits must complete and submit a written application to their local Farm Service Agency Service Center by the application deadline of September 23, 2010. After submitting a completed application, producers may receive technical assistance at no cost and may receive cash benefits, if the applicable program eligibility requirements are satisfied. Applicants must complete the technical assistance under the program in order to be eligible for cash benefits. Producers Certified as Eligible for TAA for Farmers’ Program Should Contact: USDA, Farm Service Agency (at your local service center). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17350 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010002) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for U.S. lobster (Homarus americanus) that was filed by the Maine Lobstermen’s Association and accepted for review by USDA on May 3, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that while the petition meets the program’s ‘greater than 15-percent decline’ eligibility requirement, import data for the same time period showed a 1.1-percent decrease, rather than the required increase. For this reason, the petition does not meet the regulatory requirements for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: http:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17351 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 136 (Friday, July 16, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41431-41432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-17348]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has 
certified a petition (No. 2010001) for trade adjustment assistance 
(TAA) for catfish that was filed by the Catfish Farmers of America and 
accepted for review by USDA on May 3, 2010. Individual producers, 
nationwide, will be eligible to apply for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 
benefits during an application period ending September 23, 2010.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All petitions were analyzed by USDA's 
Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review 
Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA's Office of

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the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing 
Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service. Upon a review, the 
Administrator (FAS) determined that increased imports of catfish during 
January-December 2009 contributed importantly to a greater than 15-
percent decline in the value of production in 2009, compared to the 
previous 3-year average. This conforms to the eligibility requirements 
stipulated in Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 
107-210).
    Individual catfish producers, nationwide, interested in applying 
for technical training and cash benefits must complete and submit a 
written application to their local Farm Service Agency Service Center 
by the application deadline of September 23, 2010. After submitting a 
completed application, producers may receive technical assistance at no 
cost and may receive cash benefits, if the applicable program 
eligibility requirements are satisfied. Applicants must complete the 
technical assistance under the program in order to be eligible for cash 
benefits.
    Producers Certified as Eligible for TAA for Farmers' Program Should 
Contact: USDA, Farm Service Agency (at your local service center).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for 
Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720-0638, or (202) 690-0633; 
or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for 
Farmers' Web site: http://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.

    Dated: July 8, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-17348 Filed 7-15-10; 8:45 am]
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