Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 58808-58809 [2012-23466]

Download as PDF 58808 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 185 / Monday, September 24, 2012 / Notices Responsible Official for Lead Agency Barry Paulson, Forest Supervisor, Huron-Manistee National Forests, 1755 S. Mitchell Street, Cadillac, MI 49601. Responsible Official for Cooperating Agency Mark Storzer, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Milwaukee Field Office, 626 E. Wisconsin Ave. Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202–4617. Dated: September 18, 2012. Barry Paulson, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2012–23458 Filed 9–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Funds Availability for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Rural Housing Services published a document in the Federal Register on July 18, 2012, (77 FR 42258) concerning the availability of funds in the Agency’s Farm Labor Housing Program. The document contained a deadline date of September 17, 2012, that the Agency is extending to October 31, 2012, and a funding restriction that is no longer applicable. The document also contained a documentation requirement concerning tax credits that the Agency is loosening and clarifying. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mirna Reyes-Bible, Finance and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division, SUMMARY: STOP 0781 (Room 1263–S), USDA Rural Development, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0781, telephone: (202) 720–1753 (this is not a toll free number.), or via email: Mirna.ReyesBible@wdc.usda.gov. 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[FR Doc. 2012–23410 Filed 9–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [09/01/2012 through 09/07/2012] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Windo-Therm, LLC ......................... P.O. Box 405, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. 1001 S. Centennial Street, High Point, NC 27260. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Marsh Furniture Company ............. Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Sep 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 9/6/2012 9/4/2012 Product(s) Manufactures aluminum frame panels with a clear film for windows and other structures. Manufactures kitchen and bathroom cabinets; primarily manufacturing materials including wood. 7106, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 185 / Monday, September 24, 2012 / Notices these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: September 7, 2012. Miriam Kearse, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2012–23466 Filed 9–21–12; 8:45 am] Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council, the Texas Rice Producers’ Board, the USA Rice Merchants’ Association, the USA Rice ´ Millers’ Association, and, Federacion Nacional de Arroceros de Colombia (FEDEARROZ). BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P Description of Certified Conduct COL–RICE is certified to engage in the Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation described below in the following Export Trade and Export Markets. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 12–00005] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Colombia Rice Export Quota, Inc. (‘‘COL–RICE’’) (Application #12–00005). ACTION: On August 28, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Colombia Rice Export Quota, Inc. (‘‘COL–RICE’’). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph E. Flynn, Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR Part 325 (2010). The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis (‘‘OCEA’’) is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR 325.6(b), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to publish a summary of the issuance in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Export Trading Company Act (15 U.S.C. 4012(b)(1)) and 15 CFR 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the Secretary’s determination may, within 30 days of the date of this notice, bring an action in any appropriate district court of the United States to set aside the determination on the ground that the determination is erroneous. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Members (Within the Meaning of 15 CFR 325.2(l) COL–RICE’s members under this certificate are: the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board, the California Rice Research Board, the Louisiana Rice Research Board, the Mississippi Rice Promotion Board, the VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Sep 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 Export Trade COL–RICE plans to export rice products as described in the Agricultural Tariff Schedule of the Republic of Colombia, as appended to the United States—Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), and including the following Colombian HTS Codes: 1006.1090—rice in hull, except for seed (arroz con cascara, except para siembra); 1006.2000—hulled rice, rough rice or brown rice (arroz descascarillado, arroz cargo o arroz pardo); 1006.3000—rice semi-milled or milled, whether polished or glazed (arroz semiblanqueado o blanqueado, incluso pulido o glaseado); 1006.4000— broken rice (arroz partido). Export Market The Republic of Colombia. Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation With respect to the conduct of Export Trade in the Export Market, COL–RICE may, subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, engage in the following Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation: 1. Purpose: COL–RICE will manage on an open tender basis the tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for rice products granted by the Republic of Colombia to the United States under the terms of the TPA or any amended or successor agreement providing for Colombian TRQs for rice from the United States. Specifically, the TRQs for rice products are set forth at Paragraph 20 of Appendix I of the General Notes of Colombia, Annex 2.3 to the TPA. COL– RICE also will provide for distributions of the proceeds received from the tender process based on exports of rice products to support the operation and administration of COL–RICE and to fund research projects for the benefit of the rice industry of the United States and to fund market development and/or competitiveness projects for the benefit of the rice production sector of the Republic of Colombia, as established by paragraph 6 of Article 5 of Decree No. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58809 0728 of 2012, issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Colombia. 2. Administrator. COL–RICE shall contract with a neutral third party Administrator who shall administer the TRQ System, subject to general supervision and oversight by the Board of Directors of COL–RICE. 3. Open Tender Process. COL–RICE shall offer TRQ Certificates for duty-free shipments of rice to the Republic of Colombia solely and exclusively through an open tender process with certificates (‘‘TRQ Certificates’’) awarded to the highest bidders. COL– RICE shall hold tenders in accordance with established tranches at least once each year. The award of TRQ Certificates under the open tender process shall be determined solely and independently by the Administrator without any participation by the members of COL–RICE or the COL–RICE Board of Directors. 4. Persons or Entities Eligible to Bid. Any person or entity incorporated or with a legal address in the United States of America shall be eligible to bid in the open tender process. 5. Notice. The Administrator shall publish notice (‘‘Notice’’) of each open tender process to be held to award TRQ Certificates in the Journal of Commerce and, at the discretion of the Administrator, in other publications of general circulation within the U.S. rice industry or in the Republic of Colombia. The Notice will invite independent bids and will specify (i) the total amount (in metric tons) that will be allocated pursuant to the applicable tender; (ii) the shipment period for which the TRQ Certificates will be valid; (iii) the date and time by which all bids must be received by the Administrator in order to be considered (the ‘‘Bid Date’’); and (iv) a minimum bid amount per ton, as established by the Board of Directors, to ensure the costs of administering the auction are recovered. The Notice normally will be published not later than 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the auction process and will specify the Bid Date. The Notice will specify the format for bid submissions. Bids must be received by the Administrator not later than 5 p.m. EST on the Bid Date. 6. Contents of Bid. The bid shall be in a format established by the Administrator and shall state (i) the name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address of the bidder; (ii) the quantity of rice bid, in an amount stated in metric tons or fractions thereof; (iii) the bid price in U.S. dollars per metric ton; and (iv) the total value of the bid. The bid form shall contain E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-23466]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To 
Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment.

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    Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has 
received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has 
initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into 
the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those 
produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or 
partial separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a 
decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

    List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                         [09/01/2012 through 09/07/2012]
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                                                              Date accepted
            Firm name                    Firm address              for                    Product(s)
                                                              investigation
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Windo-Therm, LLC.................  P.O. Box 405, Hoosick            9/6/2012  Manufactures aluminum frame panels
                                    Falls, NY 12090.                           with a clear film for windows and
                                                                               other structures.
Marsh Furniture Company..........  1001 S. Centennial               9/4/2012  Manufactures kitchen and bathroom
                                    Street, High Point, NC                     cabinets; primarily manufacturing
                                    27260.                                     materials including wood.
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    Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may 
request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing 
must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms 
Division, Room 7106, Economic Development Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) 
calendar days following publication of this notice.
    Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA's regulations at 13 
CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of 
Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program 
under which

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these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance 
for Firms.

     Dated: September 7, 2012.
Miriam Kearse,
Eligibility Examiner.
[FR Doc. 2012-23466 Filed 9-21-12; 8:45 am]
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