Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 38040-38041 [2012-15529]

Download as PDF 38040 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices standing metal-top ironing tables from the People’s Republic of China with respect to the margin assigned to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Since Hardware) covering the period August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008.2 DATES: Effective Date: June 26, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Heaney or Robert James, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4475 or (202) 482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 6, 2012, the Court remanded the Final Results, and instructed the Department to reconcile its exclusion of Indian data from the labor value with certain concerns raised in Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., v. United States, 774 F.Supp. 2d 1307 (2011) (Shandong).3 On remand, the Department recalculated Since Hardware’s labor value using additional labor data, including labor data from the primary surrogate country, India. As a result, Since Hardware’s margin changed from 67.37 percent to 66.06 percent. On June 14, 2012, the Court sustained the Department’s Final Results and Remand Results.4 rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Timken Notice In its decision in Timken, 893 F.2d at 341, as clarified by Diamond Sawblades, the Federal Circuit has held that, pursuant to section 516A(e) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act) the Department must publish a notice of a court decision not ‘‘in harmony’’ with a Department determination, and must suspend liquidation of entries pending a ‘‘conclusive’’ court decision. The Court’s June 14, 2012, judgment sustaining the Final Results and Remand Results constitutes a final decision of the Court that is not in harmony with the Department’s Final Results. This notice is published in fulfillment of the publication requirement of Timken. Accordingly, the Department will continue the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise pending the expiration of the period of appeal, or if appealed, pending a final and conclusive court 2 See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 2011) (Final Results) 3 See Home Products International v. United States, Slip Op. 12–4, p.12 (January. 6, 2012). 4 See Home Products International, Inc. v United States Court No., 11–00104 Slip Op. 12–84 (CIT June 14, 2012) VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 decision. The cash deposit rate will remain the company-specific rate established for Since Hardware for the subsequent and most recent period during which the respondent was reviewed.5 Amended Final Determination Because there is now a final court decision, we are amending the Final Results with respect to Since Hardware’s margin for the period August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. The revised weighted-average dumping margin is as follows: Exporter Percent margin Since Hardware ........................ 66.06 In the event the Court’s ruling is not appealed, or if appealed, upheld by the Federal Circuit, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on entries of the subject merchandise exported by Since Hardware using the revised assessment rate calculated by the Department in the Remand Results. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516(A)(e)(1), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 20, 2012. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–15576 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership Notice of Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership. ACTION: Pursuant to provisions under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (the Committee). The Committee shall advise the Secretary regarding the development and SUMMARY: 5 See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 2011). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administration of programs and policies to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable United States regulations. The Committee’s work on energy efficiency will focus on technologies, services, and platforms that provide system-level energy efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy efficiency as it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are considered renewable (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are included. This notice also requests nominations for membership. Nominations for members must be received on or before 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), July 16, 2012. Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to the committee of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. companies in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector that trade internationally, or U.S. trade associations or U.S. private sector organizations with activities focused on the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services. No member may represent a company that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity or foreign government entities. Nominees meeting the eligibility requirements will be considered based upon their ability to carry out the goals of the Committee as articulated above. Self-nominations will be accepted. If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of the Committee, please provide the following information: (1) Name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone, fax, and email address) of the individual requesting consideration; (2) Sponsor letter on the company’s, trade association’s, or organization’s letterhead containing a brief description why the nominee should be considered for membership, including the nominee’s ability to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes the ability to attend in person approximately four committee meetings a year (lasting one day each), plus additional work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed, and frequently draft, prepare, or comment on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings; DATES: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices (3) Short biography of nominee including credentials; (4) Brief description of the company, trade association, or organization to be represented and its business activities; company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served; (5) An affirmative statement that the nominee is not a Federally registered lobbyist, and that the nominee understands that if appointed, the nominee will not be allowed to continue to serve as a Committee member if the nominee becomes a Federally registered lobbyist; (6) An affirmative statement that the nominee meets all Committee eligibility requirements. Please do not send company, trade association, or organization brochures or any other information. Nominations may be emailed to jennifer.derstine@trade.gov or faxed to the attention of Jennifer Derstine at 202– 482–5665, or mailed to Jennifer Derstine, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, and must be received before July 16, 2012. Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified by return mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Derstine, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–3889; fax 202–482–5665; email jennifer.derstine@trade.gov. Dated: June 20, 2012. Brian P. O’Hanlon, Acting Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2012–15529 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Advisory Board; Closed Meeting AGENCY: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Meeting notice. Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 (2001)), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102– 3.10, DoD hereby announces that the DIA Advisory Board will meet on July SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Board. The Designated Federal Official will ensure that written statements are provided to the Board for its consideration. Written statements may also be submitted in response to the stated agenda of planned board meetings. Statements submitted in response to this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Official at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after that date may not be provided or considered by the Board until its next meeting. All submissions provided before that date will be presented to the Board before the meeting that is subject of this notice. Contact information for the Designated Federal Official is listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Dated: June 20, 2012. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. Purpose of the Meeting [FR Doc. 2012–15433 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] For the Advisory Board to discuss DIA operations and capabilities in support of current intelligence operations. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Agenda Office of the Secretary July 23, 2012 TRICARE Management Activity Adoption of Department of the Treasury’s Administrative Wage Garnishment Procedures 1 p.m.—Call to Order Mr. William Caniano, Designated Federal Official, Mrs. Mary Margaret Graham, Chairman 1 p.m.—Working Lunch 2 p.m.—Break 2:15 p.m.—Administrative Business 2:30 p.m.—Classified Briefing 3:30 p.m.—Adjourn Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the Director, DIA, has determined that the all meetings shall be closed to the public. The Director, DIA, in consultation with the DIA Office of the General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the Board’s meetings be closed to the public because they include discussions of classified information and matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Written Statements DIA, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: 23, 2012. The meeting is closed to the public. The meeting necessarily includes discussions of classified information relating to DIA’s intelligence operations including its support to current operations. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 23, 2012 (from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Joint-Base Bolling-Anacostia, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Harrison, (703) 697–5102, Alternate Designated Federal Official, DIA Office for Congressional and Public Affairs, Pentagon 1A874, Washington, DC 20340–5100. Committee’s Designated Federal Official: Mr. William Caniano, (703) 614–4774, DIA Office for Congressional and Public Affairs, Pentagon 1A874, Washington, DC 20340–5100. William.Caniano@dodiis.mil. 38041 Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Board Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements at any time to the DIA Advisory Board regarding its missions and functions. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Official for the DIA Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), DoD. ACTION: Adoption of Department of the Treasury administrative wage garnishment procedures. AGENCY: This notice is to advise TRICARE sponsors, beneficiaries, providers, physicians, other suppliers of services or supplies, and any other persons who for any reason have been erroneously paid under TRICARE, that TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) is adopting by reference Department of the Treasury (Treasury) administrative wage garnishment procedures as established at 31 CFR 285.11. By adopting this regulation, TMA will authorize Treasury’s Financial Management Service (FMS), to use administrative wage garnishment as an additional tool to collect TMA’s debts once such legally enforceable non-tax debts are transferred to Treasury for collection through cross servicing pursuant to 32 CFR 199.11(f)(6)(vi). When a TMA debtor is employed in the private sector or by a state or local government, Treasury may be able to collect the debt by garnishing a portion of the debtor’s disposable pay as defined SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38040-38041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15529]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 
Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

ACTION: Notice of Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy 
Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for 
Membership.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to provisions under the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the Department of Commerce announces the 
reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory 
Committee (the Committee). The Committee shall advise the Secretary 
regarding the development and administration of programs and policies 
to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and 
energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable 
United States regulations. The Committee's work on energy efficiency 
will focus on technologies, services, and platforms that provide 
system-level energy efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, 
and distribution. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and 
services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy 
efficiency as it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are 
considered renewable (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are included. 
This notice also requests nominations for membership.

DATES: Nominations for members must be received on or before 4 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), July 16, 2012.
    Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to the 
committee of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. companies in the 
renewable energy and energy efficiency sector that trade 
internationally, or U.S. trade associations or U.S. private sector 
organizations with activities focused on the competitiveness of U.S. 
exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services. 
No member may represent a company that is majority owned or controlled 
by a foreign government entity or foreign government entities. Nominees 
meeting the eligibility requirements will be considered based upon 
their ability to carry out the goals of the Committee as articulated 
above. Self-nominations will be accepted. If you are interested in 
nominating someone to become a member of the Committee, please provide 
the following information:
    (1) Name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone, 
fax, and email address) of the individual requesting consideration;
    (2) Sponsor letter on the company's, trade association's, or 
organization's letterhead containing a brief description why the 
nominee should be considered for membership, including the nominee's 
ability to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. 
Committee work includes the ability to attend in person approximately 
four committee meetings a year (lasting one day each), plus additional 
work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee 
conference calls or meetings as needed, and frequently draft, prepare, 
or comment on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee 
meetings;

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    (3) Short biography of nominee including credentials;
    (4) Brief description of the company, trade association, or 
organization to be represented and its business activities; company 
size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served;
    (5) An affirmative statement that the nominee is not a Federally 
registered lobbyist, and that the nominee understands that if 
appointed, the nominee will not be allowed to continue to serve as a 
Committee member if the nominee becomes a Federally registered 
lobbyist;
    (6) An affirmative statement that the nominee meets all Committee 
eligibility requirements. Please do not send company, trade 
association, or organization brochures or any other information.
    Nominations may be emailed to jennifer.derstine@trade.gov or faxed 
to the attention of Jennifer Derstine at 202-482-5665, or mailed to 
Jennifer Derstine, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 
4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, and must be received before July 16, 2012. 
Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified by 
return mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Derstine, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-482-3889; fax 
202-482-5665; email jennifer.derstine@trade.gov.

    Dated: June 20, 2012.
Brian P. O'Hanlon,
Acting Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2012-15529 Filed 6-25-12; 8:45 am]
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