Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 45092 [2010-18712]

Download as PDF 45092 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 147 / Monday, August 2, 2010 / Notices in establishing policy for agricultural air quality and to avoid duplication of efforts; (4) Assist, to the extent practical, Federal agencies in correcting erroneous data with respect to agricultural air quality; and (5) Ensure that air quality research, related to agriculture, receives adequate peer review and considers economic feasibility. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AAQTF Membership The task force will be made up of United States citizens and be composed of: (1) Individuals with expertise in agricultural air quality and agricultural production; (2) Representatives of institutions with expertise in the impacts of air quality on human health; (3) Representatives from agriculture interest groups having expertise in production agriculture; (4) Representatives from State or local agencies having expertise in agriculture and air quality; and (5) Atmospheric scientists. 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Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Signed this 28th day of July, 2010, in Washington, DC. Dave White, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18882 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment assistance filed under the FY 2011 program by the New Hampshire Commercial Fishermen’s Association on behalf of American lobster (Homarus PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in New Hampshire. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the average annual price of lobster compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If the determination is affirmative, fishermen who land and market American lobster in New Hampshire will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for free technical assistance and cash benefits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program Staff, FAS, USDA by phone: (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690– 0633; or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 21, 2010. John D. Brewer Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18712 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment assistance under the FY 2011 program, filed by the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association on behalf of American lobster (Homarus americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in Massachusetts. The FAS Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the production value of lobster compared to the average of the three preceding marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, fishermen who land and market American lobster in Massachusetts will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for free technical assistance and cash benefits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, USDA, at (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690–0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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[FR Doc No: 2010-18712]


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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) today 
accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment 
assistance filed under the FY 2011 program by the New Hampshire 
Commercial Fishermen's Association on behalf of American lobster 
(Homarus americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in 
New Hampshire. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether 
or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed importantly 
to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the average annual price of 
lobster compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If 
the determination is affirmative, fishermen who land and market 
American lobster in New Hampshire will be eligible to apply to the Farm 
Service Agency for free technical assistance and cash benefits.

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

    Dated: July 21, 2010.
John D. Brewer
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-18712 Filed 7-30-10; 8:45 am]
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