Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 63437-63438 [2010-26011]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 199 / Friday, October 15, 2010 / Notices the meeting. Public input sessions are provided and individuals who made written requests by May 17, 2010 have the opportunity to address the committee at those sessions. Dated: October 6, 2010. Eduardo Olmedo, Designated Federal Official, Glenn/Colusa County RAC Meeting Agenda. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2011032) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for blueberries filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 program by three producers on behalf of blueberry producers in New Hampshire. The petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 13, 2010. [FR Doc. 2010–26010 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Del Norte Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Del Norte Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Crescent City, California. The committee meeting is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination (SRS) Act (Pub. L. 110– 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The meeting will be held November 9, 2010, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Del Norte County Unified School District, Redwood Room, 301 West Washington Boulevard, Crescent City, California 95531. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Ranieri, Committee Coordinator, Six Rivers National Forest, at (707) 441– 3673; e-mail: jranieri@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of this meeting is to vote on which projects the RAC will recommend for funding. Public input opportunity will be provided and individuals will have the opportunity to address the Committee at that time. SUMMARY: Dated: October 8, 2010. Tyrone Kelley, Forest Supervisor. Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720– 0638, or (202) 690–0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov, or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site at: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Oct 14, 2010 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 like or directly competitive articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition was unable to demonstrate the ‘greater than 15-percent decline’ criterion, because it showed a 26.4percent increase in production quantity for 2009, instead of the required decrease, when compared to the previous 3-year period. Because the petition was unable to meet the ‘greater than 15-percent decline’ criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify it, making blueberry producers in New Hampshire ineligible for trade adjustment assistance in FY 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2010–25970 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 63437 Jkt 223001 Dated: October 6, 2010. Susanne Hale, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–26008 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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) has denied a petition (No. 2011016) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for northeast multi-species fish filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 program by the New Hampshire Commercial Fisherman’s Association. The petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 16, 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 15percent 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 like or directly competitive articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition was able to demonstrate the ‘‘greater than 15-percent decline’’ criterion, because it showed a 17percent decline in the average annual price for 2009, when compared to the previous 3-year period. However, the import data provided for the same time period showed a 5.8-percent decrease, instead of the required increase, under the program. Because the petition was unable to meet the ‘‘increase in imports’’ criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify the petition, making northeast multispecies fish producers in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island ineligible for trade adjustment assistance in FY 2011. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 63438 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 199 / Friday, October 15, 2010 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720– 0638, or (202) 690–0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov, or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site at: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: October 6, 2010. Suzanne Hale, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–26011 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Statement of Financial Interests, Regional Fishery Management Councils. OMB Control Number: 0648–0192. Form Number(s): 88–195. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of an existing information collection). Number of Respondents: 330. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Burden Hours: 193. Needs and Uses: The MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson Stevens Act) authorizes the establishment of Regional Fishery Management Councils to exercise sound judgment in the stewardship of fishery resources through the preparation, monitoring, and revision of such fishery management plans under circumstances (a) which will enable the States, the fishing industry, consumers, environmental organizations, and other interested persons to participate in the development of such plans, and (b) which take into account the social and economic needs of fishermen and dependent communities. Section 302(j) of the MagnusonStevens Act requires that Council members appointed by the Secretary, Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) members appointed by a Council under Section 302(g)(1), or individuals nominated by the Governor of a State for possible appointment as a Council member, disclose their financial interest VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Oct 14, 2010 Jkt 223001 in any Council fishery. These interests include harvesting, processing, lobbying, advocacy, or marketing activity that is being, or will be, undertaken within any fishery over which the Council concerned has jurisdiction, or with respect to an individual or organization with a financial interest in such activity. Seated Council members appointed by the Secretary, including the Tribal Government appointee and SSC members, must file a financial interest form within 45 days of taking office and must provide an update of their statements at any time any such financial interest is acquired, or substantially changed. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. 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 6616, 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 OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Dated: October 12, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–25985 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Conflict of Interest Disclosure for Nonfederal Government Individuals Who Are Candidates To Conduct Peer Reviews. OMB Control Number: 0648–0567. Form Number(s): NA. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of Request: Regular submission (renewal of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 320. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Burden Hours: 160. Needs and Uses: The Office of Management and Budget’s Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review (‘‘Peer Review Bulletin’’ or PRB) establishes minimum peer review standards for influential scientific information that Federal agencies intend to disseminate. The PRB also directs federal agencies to adopt or adapt the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) policy for evaluating conflicts of interest when selecting peer reviewers who are not Federal government employees (Federal employees are subject to Federal ethics requirements which address conflict of interest). For peer review purposes, the term ‘‘conflict of interest’’ means any financial or other interest which conflicts with the service of the individual because it could: (1) Significantly impair the individual’s objectivity; or (2) create an unfair competitive advantage for any person or organization. NOAA has adapted the NAS policy and developed three confidential conflict of interest disclosure forms which will be used to examine prospective reviewers’ potential financial conflicts and other interests that could impair objectivity or create an unfair advantage. The forms are for peer reviewers of studies related to government regulation; peer reviewers of any other influential scientific information subject to the Peer Review Bulletin; and potential reviewers of scientific laboratories. The forms include questions about employment as well as investment and property interests, and research funding. All three forms also require the submission of a curriculum vitae. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 199 (Friday, October 15, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63437-63438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-26011]


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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 
denied a petition (No. 2011016) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) 
for northeast multi-species fish filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 
program by the New Hampshire Commercial Fisherman's Association. The 
petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 16, 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 like or directly competitive 
articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of 
representatives from USDA's Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service 
Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the 
Administrator determined that the petition was able to demonstrate the 
``greater than 15-percent decline'' criterion, because it showed a 17-
percent decline in the average annual price for 2009, when compared to 
the previous 3-year period. However, the import data provided for the 
same time period showed a 5.8-percent decrease, instead of the required 
increase, under the program.
    Because the petition was unable to meet the ``increase in imports'' 
criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify the petition, 
making northeast multi-species fish producers in Connecticut, Maine, 
Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode 
Island ineligible for trade adjustment assistance in FY 2011.

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

    Dated: October 6, 2010.
Suzanne Hale,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-26011 Filed 10-14-10; 8:45 am]
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