Ethyl Alcohol for Fuel Use: Determination of the Base Quantity of Imports, 82320-82321 [2011-33560]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 82320 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Notices search for information pertinent to the lease sales, including consideration of the Deepwater Horizon event, surveys of scientific journals and credible scientific data and information from academic institutions and Federal, State, and local agencies, and interviews with personnel from academic institutions and Federal, State, and local agencies. The BOEM has examined potential impacts of routine activities and accidental events, including a possible low probability, catastrophic event associated with the proposed lease sales, as well as the proposed lease sales’ incremental contribution to the cumulative impacts on environmental and socioeconomic resources. 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Larry Walkoviak, Regional Director—Upper Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2011–33538 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–288] Ethyl Alcohol for Fuel Use: Determination of the Base Quantity of Imports United States International Trade Commission. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Notices ACTION: Notice of determination. Section 423(c) of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2703 note), requires the United States International Trade Commission to determine annually the amount (expressed in gallons) that is equal to 7 percent of the U.S. domestic market for fuel ethyl alcohol during the 12-month period ending on the preceding September 30. This determination is to be used to establish the ‘‘base quantity’’ of imports of fuel ethyl alcohol with a zero percent local feedstock requirement that can be imported from U.S. insular possessions or CBERA-beneficiary countries. The base quantity to be used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the administration of the law is the greater of 60 million gallons or 7 percent of U.S. consumption, as determined by the Commission. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2011, the Commission has determined the level of U.S. consumption of fuel ethyl alcohol to be 12.955 billion gallons; 7 percent of this amount is 906.9 million gallons (these figures have been rounded). Therefore, the base quantity for 2012 should be 906.9 million gallons. The Commission’s determination is based on official data of the U.S. Department of Energy. 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 https://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information specific to this investigation, contact project leader Douglas Newman (202) 205–3328, douglas.newman@usitc.gov, in the Commission’s Office of Industries. For information on legal aspects of the investigation contact William Gearhart, william.gearhart@usitc.gov, of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel at (202) 205–3091. 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 (https://www.usitc.gov). srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:02 Dec 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 published its notice instituting this investigation in the Federal Register of March 21, 1990 (55 FR 10512), and published its most recent previous determination for the 2011 amount in the Federal Register of December 29, 2010 (75 FR 82069). By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-288]


Ethyl Alcohol for Fuel Use: Determination of the Base Quantity of 
Imports

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

[[Page 82321]]


ACTION: Notice of determination.

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SUMMARY: Section 423(c) of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 2703 note), requires the United States International Trade 
Commission to determine annually the amount (expressed in gallons) that 
is equal to 7 percent of the U.S. domestic market for fuel ethyl 
alcohol during the 12-month period ending on the preceding September 
30. This determination is to be used to establish the ``base quantity'' 
of imports of fuel ethyl alcohol with a zero percent local feedstock 
requirement that can be imported from U.S. insular possessions or 
CBERA-beneficiary countries. The base quantity to be used by U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection in the administration of the law is the 
greater of 60 million gallons or 7 percent of U.S. consumption, as 
determined by the Commission.
    For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2011, the Commission 
has determined the level of U.S. consumption of fuel ethyl alcohol to 
be 12.955 billion gallons; 7 percent of this amount is 906.9 million 
gallons (these figures have been rounded). Therefore, the base quantity 
for 2012 should be 906.9 million gallons. The Commission's 
determination is based on official data of the U.S. Department of 
Energy.

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 https://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information specific to this 
investigation, contact project leader Douglas Newman (202) 205-3328, 
douglas.newman@usitc.gov, in the Commission's Office of Industries. For 
information on legal aspects of the investigation contact William 
Gearhart, william.gearhart@usitc.gov, of the Commission's Office of the 
General Counsel at (202) 205-3091. 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 (https://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 published its notice instituting this 
investigation in the Federal Register of March 21, 1990 (55 FR 10512), 
and published its most recent previous determination for the 2011 
amount in the Federal Register of December 29, 2010 (75 FR 82069).

    By order of the Commission.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-33560 Filed 12-29-11; 8:45 am]
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