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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2011 / Notices Section 19, N89°46′28″ W; Thence southeastwardly with the center line of said Creek N40°34′08″ E a distance of 779.20 feet to its intersection with the North right-of-way line of Oklahoma State Highway No. 49; Thence northwestwardly with said right-ofway line N83°59′09″ W a distance of 271.57 feet; Thence continuing northwestwardly with said right-of-way line on a curve to the right having a radius of 1372.69 feet for a distance of 863.68 feet; Thence continuing northeastwardly with said right-of-way line N42°03′51″ E a distance of 20.00 feet; Thence continuing northwestwardly with said rightof-way line N47°56′09″ W a distance of 306.74 feet to the north line of said Section 19; Thence east with said north line S89°46′28″ E a distance of 753.48 feet to the point of beginning. The area described contains 8.45 acres, more or less, in Comanche County. 2. At 8 a.m. on February 14, 2011 the land described in Paragraph 1 will be opened to the operation of the public land laws generally, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. All valid applications received at or prior to 8 a.m. on February 14, 2011 shall be considered as simultaneously filed at that time. Those received thereafter shall be considered in the order of filing. William Merhege, Deputy State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–603 Filed 1–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–522] Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2010 Review of Competitive Need Limitation Waivers United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing. AGENCY: Following receipt of a request on December 22, 2010, from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332–522, Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2010 Review of Competitive Need Limitation Waivers. DATES: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Jan 12, 2011 Jkt 223001 January 28, 2011: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. February 4, 2011: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. February 17, 2011: Public hearing. February 24, 2011: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements and other written submissions. April 11, 2011: Transmittal of classified report to the United States Trade Representative. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/edis.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this investigation may be obtained from Shannon Gaffney, Project Leader, Office of Industries (202–205–3316 or shannon.gaffney@usitc.gov) or Alberto Goetzl, Deputy Project Leader, Office of Industries (202–205–3323 or alberto.goetzl@usitc.gov). For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: The Commission, as requested by the USTR under the authority delegated by the President, pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 and in accordance with section 503(d)(1)(A) of the Trade Act of 1974 (1974 Act) (19 U.S.C. 2463(d)(1)(A)), will provide advice on whether any industry in the United States is likely to be adversely affected by a waiver of the competitive need limitations specified in section 503(c)(2)(A) of the 1974 Act for the PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2415 following countries and articles provided for in the noted subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff System (HTS): Brazil for HTS subheading 2922.41.00 (lysine and esters); Sri Lanka for HTS subheading 4011.93.80 (pneumatic tires); Thailand for HTS subheading 4015.19.10 (rubber gloves); and Argentina for HTS subheading 7202.99.20 (calcium silicon ferroalloys). As requested, the Commission will also provide advice as to the probable economic effect on U.S. industries producing like or directly competitive articles, on total U.S. imports, and on U.S. consumers, by a waiver of such limitations. In addition, as requested, the Commission will provide information as to whether like or directly competitive products were being produced in the United States on January 1, 1995. As requested, for purposes of section 503(c)(2)(A)(i)(I) of the 1974 Act, the Commission will use the dollar value limit of $145,000,000. As requested by the USTR, the Commission will provide its advice by April 11, 2011. The USTR indicated that the portions of the Commission’s report and its working papers which relate to the Commission’s advice will be classified as ‘‘confidential,’’ and that USTR considers the Commission’s report to be an inter-agency memorandum that will contain predecisional advice and be subject to the deliberative process privilege. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on February 17, 2011. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m. on January 28, 2011. Any prehearing briefs and other statements relating to the hearing should be filed with the Secretary not later than 5:15 p.m. on February 4, 2011, and all posthearing briefs and statements and any other written submissions should be filed with the Secretary not later than 5:15 p.m. on February 24, 2011. All requests to appear and pre- and posthearing briefs and statements must be filed in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Written Submissions’’ section below. In the event that, as of the close of business on January 28, 2011, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Persons interested in learning whether the hearing has been canceled should call the Office of the Secretary after January 28, 2011, at 202–205–2000. Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 2416 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2011 / Notices interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All such submissions should be addressed to the Secretary and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m. on February 24, 2011 (see earlier dates for filing requests to appear and for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements). All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 requires that a signed original (or a copy so designated) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means only to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business information submitted in the course of the investigation in the report it sends to the USTR. As requested by the USTR, the Commission will publish a public version of the report, which will exclude portions of the report that the USTR has classified as well as any confidential business information. Issued: January 7, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Jan 12, 2011 Jkt 223001 By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-522]


Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized 
System of Preferences, 2010 Review of Competitive Need Limitation 
Waivers

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing.

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SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request on December 22, 2010, from the 
United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade 
Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332-522, Advice 
Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of 
Preferences, 2010 Review of Competitive Need Limitation Waivers.

DATES: 
January 28, 2011: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public 
hearing.
February 4, 2011: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and 
statements.
February 17, 2011: Public hearing.
February 24, 2011: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and 
statements and other written submissions.
April 11, 2011: Transmittal of classified report to the United States 
Trade Representative.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions 
should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade 
Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record 
for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic 
docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/edis.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this 
investigation may be obtained from Shannon Gaffney, Project Leader, 
Office of Industries (202-205-3316 or shannon.gaffney@usitc.gov) or 
Alberto Goetzl, Deputy Project Leader, Office of Industries (202-205-
3323 or alberto.goetzl@usitc.gov). For information on the legal aspects 
of these investigations, contact William Gearhart of the Commission's 
Office of the General Counsel (202-205-3091 or 
william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret 
O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819 or 
margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also 
be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). 
Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in 
gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the 
Secretary at 202-205-2000.
    Background: The Commission, as requested by the USTR under the 
authority delegated by the President, pursuant to section 332(g) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 and in accordance with section 503(d)(1)(A) of the 
Trade Act of 1974 (1974 Act) (19 U.S.C. 2463(d)(1)(A)), will provide 
advice on whether any industry in the United States is likely to be 
adversely affected by a waiver of the competitive need limitations 
specified in section 503(c)(2)(A) of the 1974 Act for the following 
countries and articles provided for in the noted subheadings of the 
Harmonized Tariff System (HTS): Brazil for HTS subheading 2922.41.00 
(lysine and esters); Sri Lanka for HTS subheading 4011.93.80 (pneumatic 
tires); Thailand for HTS subheading 4015.19.10 (rubber gloves); and 
Argentina for HTS subheading 7202.99.20 (calcium silicon ferroalloys). 
As requested, the Commission will also provide advice as to the 
probable economic effect on U.S. industries producing like or directly 
competitive articles, on total U.S. imports, and on U.S. consumers, by 
a waiver of such limitations. In addition, as requested, the Commission 
will provide information as to whether like or directly competitive 
products were being produced in the United States on January 1, 1995. 
As requested, for purposes of section 503(c)(2)(A)(i)(I) of the 1974 
Act, the Commission will use the dollar value limit of $145,000,000.
    As requested by the USTR, the Commission will provide its advice by 
April 11, 2011. The USTR indicated that the portions of the 
Commission's report and its working papers which relate to the 
Commission's advice will be classified as ``confidential,'' and that 
USTR considers the Commission's report to be an inter-agency memorandum 
that will contain pre-decisional advice and be subject to the 
deliberative process privilege.
    Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this 
investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on 
February 17, 2011. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be 
filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m. on January 28, 2011. 
Any pre-hearing briefs and other statements relating to the hearing 
should be filed with the Secretary not later than 5:15 p.m. on February 
4, 2011, and all post-hearing briefs and statements and any other 
written submissions should be filed with the Secretary not later than 
5:15 p.m. on February 24, 2011. All requests to appear and pre- and 
post-hearing briefs and statements must be filed in accordance with the 
requirements in the ``Written Submissions'' section below. In the event 
that, as of the close of business on January 28, 2011, no witnesses are 
scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. 
Persons interested in learning whether the hearing has been canceled 
should call the Office of the Secretary after January 28, 2011, at 202-
205-2000.
    Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in 
the hearing,

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interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning 
this investigation. All such submissions should be addressed to the 
Secretary and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m. on February 
24, 2011 (see earlier dates for filing requests to appear and for 
filing pre-hearing briefs and statements). All written submissions must 
conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules 
of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 requires that a 
signed original (or a copy so designated) and fourteen (14) copies of 
each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of a 
document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be 
filed in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the 
following paragraph for further information regarding confidential 
business information). The Commission's rules authorize filing 
submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means only to 
the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for 
Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons 
with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary 
(202-205-2000).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information must 
also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the 
rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages 
be clearly marked as to whether they are the ``confidential'' or ``non-
confidential'' version, and that the confidential business information 
be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, 
except for confidential business information, will be made available in 
the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by 
interested parties. The Commission may include some or all of the 
confidential business information submitted in the course of the 
investigation in the report it sends to the USTR.
    As requested by the USTR, the Commission will publish a public 
version of the report, which will exclude portions of the report that 
the USTR has classified as well as any confidential business 
information.

     Issued: January 7, 2011.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-553 Filed 1-12-11; 8:45 am]
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