Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 77776-77777 [2011-32098]

Download as PDF 77776 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 240 / Wednesday, December 14, 2011 / Notices hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (HRCS) from India covering the 2008 POR, to reflect the CIT’s order in Tata. DATES: Effective Date: December 14, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gayle Longest, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–3338. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On July 26, 2010, the Department published its final results in the countervailing duty administrative review of HRCS from India covering the POR of January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008. See Certain HotRolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 43448 (July 26, 2010) (Final Results), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. Tata filed a lawsuit challenging certain aspects of the final results concerning Tata. The Department entered into a settlement agreement with Tata. Pursuant to the Order Of Judgment By Stipulation Of The Parties, the CIT directed the Department to: (1) Amend the Final Results with respect to Tata, setting the final countervailing duty rate for the 2008 POR to 102.74 percent, and specifying the future countervailing duty cash deposit rate for Tata to be 102.74 percent; (2) calculate the total amount of duties due on the three entries covered by the litigation based on 102.74 percent and issue instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requiring the total amount of duties due to be assessed on the remaining two entries; and (3) issue instructions to CBP establishing the future cash deposit rate for Tata at the rate of 102.74 percent, which will remain in place until it is changed by the Department in a future administrative review of the firm with respect to the countervailing duty order on HRCS from India. Amended Final Results In accordance with the CIT’s order, the countervailing duty rate for Tata for the period January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008, is 102.74 percent. In addition, the cash deposit rate for Tata is 102.74 percent. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Dec 13, 2011 Jkt 226001 Assessment of Duties In accordance with the CIT’s order, CBP shall assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by these amended final results. The Department intends to issue liquidation instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of these amended final results in the Federal Register. The Department will also instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties on shipments of the subject merchandise produced by Tata, entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of these amended final results. Notification We are issuing and publishing these amended final results of administrative review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Dated: December 8, 2011. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–32103 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 3407 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: (202) 482–4877; Fax: (202) 482–5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov). This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at (202) 482–5225 no less than one week prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00–3:30 p.m. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the January 26, 2012 ETTAC meeting will be set by the recent activities of the group’s four subcommittees: Trade Promotion Subcommittee; Trade Liberalization Subcommittee; Standards, Regulations, and Certification Subcommittee; and Innovation Subcommittee. Each group will provide an overview of the issues on which they have been gathering information since the previous quarterly ETTAC meeting. The full ETTAC will discuss those issues further and begin to develop related policy recommendations. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103–392. It was created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce and the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until October 2012. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2011–32101 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The teleconference meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 29, 2011, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 240 / Wednesday, December 14, 2011 / Notices (EST). Please register by 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 22, 2011 to listen in on the teleconference meeting. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via teleconference. For logistical reasons, all participants are required to register in advance by the date specified above. Please contact Mr. Todd DeLelle at the contact information below to register and obtain call-in information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Phone: (202) 482–4877; Fax: (202) 482–5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topic to be considered: The agenda for the December 29, 2011 ETTAC meeting has only the following item: Deliberation on an ETTAC draft recommendation letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce regarding U.S. Government’s efforts to liberalize environmental trade within the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until October 2012. The teleconference will be accessible to people with disabilities. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation when registering to participate in the teleconference. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. No time will be available for oral comments from members of the public during this meeting. As noted above, any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Committee’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Mr. Todd DeLelle at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Dec 13, 2011 Jkt 226001 later than 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, December 22, 2011, to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2011–32098 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P 77777 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). The panel review in this matter was requested and terminated pursuant to these Rules. Dated: December 8, 2011. Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2011–32011 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Termination of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: On December 6, 2011, a Motion to Terminate Panel Review of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s final determination of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico was filed by the Government of Mexico (Secretariat File No. USA–MEX–2010– 1904–02). AGENCY: Pursuant to the Motion to Terminate Panel Review by a participant and consented to by all the participants, the panel review is terminated as of December 6, 2011. A panel has not been appointed to this panel review. Pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, this panel review is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico (Secretariat File No. USA– MEX–2010–1904–03). AGENCY: Pursuant to Rule 71(3) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, ‘‘A panel review is deemed to be terminated on the day after the expiration of the limitation period established pursuant to subrule 39(1) if no Complaint has been filed in a timely manner.’’ Pursuant to Rule 39(1), no Complaint was filed on January 21, 2011. No panel was appointed to this panel review. The panel review terminated effective January 22, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 240 (Wednesday, December 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77776-77777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-32098]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public 
Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The teleconference meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 
29, 2011, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

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(EST). Please register by 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 22, 2011 to 
listen in on the teleconference meeting.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via teleconference. For 
logistical reasons, all participants are required to register in 
advance by the date specified above. Please contact Mr. Todd DeLelle at 
the contact information below to register and obtain call-in 
information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Phone: 
(202) 482-4877; Fax: (202) 482-5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 
p.m. This meeting is open to the public. Written comments concerning 
ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. Minutes 
will be available within 30 days of this meeting.
    Topic to be considered: The agenda for the December 29, 2011 ETTAC 
meeting has only the following item: Deliberation on an ETTAC draft 
recommendation letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce regarding U.S. 
Government's efforts to liberalize environmental trade within the Asia-
Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.
    Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export 
Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the 
Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating 
Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and 
administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental 
technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was originally 
chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until 
October 2012.
    The teleconference will be accessible to people with disabilities. 
Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation when 
registering to participate in the teleconference. Last minute requests 
will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
    No time will be available for oral comments from members of the 
public during this meeting. As noted above, any member of the public 
may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Committee's 
affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be 
submitted to Mr. Todd DeLelle at the contact information indicated 
above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received 
no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, December 22, 
2011, to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting. 
Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members 
but may not be considered at the meeting.

Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2011-32098 Filed 12-13-11; 8:45 am]
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