Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Vestas Nacelles America, Inc.; Subzone 123E (Wind Turbines); Brighton, Denver, Pueblo, and Windsor, Colorado, 31517 [2013-12346]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 101 / Friday, May 24, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–47–2013] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Vestas Nacelles America, Inc.; Subzone 123E (Wind Turbines); Brighton, Denver, Pueblo, and Windsor, Colorado Vestas Nacelles America, Inc. (Vestas), operator of Subzone 123E, submitted a notification of proposed production activity for its facilities in Brighton, Denver, Pueblo, and Windsor, Colorado. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 3, 2013. The subzone currently has authority to produce wind turbines and related products (nacelles, hubs, blades, and towers) under FTZ procedures using certain foreign inputs. The current request involves the use of additional inputs in the production of the finished products noted above. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b) of the regulations, FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Vestas from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Vestas would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to wind turbines, nacelles, hubs, blades, and towers (free, 2.5%) for the foreign status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. Components and materials sourced from abroad include: ethyl alcohol (denatured); acrylic/poly-based paints; caulking/sealants; liquid soaps; degreasers; oils and lubricants; assembly pastes; antifreeze/coolants; fiberglass plates; plastic pipes/tubes/hoses/tapes/ sheeting/trays/cable supports/covers/ bags/plugs/bottles/collectors; rubber profiles/strips/sealing lips/hoses/blocks; cardboard containers and frames; gloves; oil sampling kits, of glass; exhaust hoses; cover plates; steel pipes/ fittings/containers/cables/chain/grills/ locks; fasteners; terminals; bushings; grips; shims; aluminum plates/sleeves/ covers/rivets; pumps; wheel assemblies; guards; dehumidifiers; cooling units; condensate heaters; heat exchangers; slip rings; filters; kabi sprayers; bearings; shafts; yaw gears; couplings; VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:14 May 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 gaskets; seals; actuators; rotors; electrical components (terminals, transformers, toroids, coils, cables, insulators); heaters; batteries; lamps/ lights; valves; consoles; cabinets; lightning conductors; sensors; aspiration boxes; torque arm modules; hubs; and, parts of transport units (duty rate ranges from free to 12.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is July 3, 2013. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov, or (202) 482–1378. Dated: May 17, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. 31517 The 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 certification in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act 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. Description of Amended Certificate CAEA’s Export Trade Certificate of Review has been amended to: 1. Add the following new Member of the Certificate within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 CFR 325.2(1)): Roche Brothers International (Escalon, CA). 2. Delete the following company as a Member of CAEA’s Certificate: Quality Nut Co. (Escalon, CA). Dated: May 21, 2013. Joseph E. Flynn, Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001–21) (‘‘the Act’’) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325 (2013). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda for an open meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). The Board will meet to discuss and deliberate on proposed recommendations addressing travel facilitation and visa policy; aviation infrastructure; public-private partnerships; and data and research. The Board will also hear updates from representatives of the U.S. government on the implementation of the National Travel and Tourism Strategy and the progress on implementing the President’s Executive Order 13597 on travel and tourism. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-47-2013]


Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Vestas Nacelles 
America, Inc.; Subzone 123E (Wind Turbines); Brighton, Denver, Pueblo, 
and Windsor, Colorado

    Vestas Nacelles America, Inc. (Vestas), operator of Subzone 123E, 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity for its 
facilities in Brighton, Denver, Pueblo, and Windsor, Colorado. The 
notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 3, 2013.
    The subzone currently has authority to produce wind turbines and 
related products (nacelles, hubs, blades, and towers) under FTZ 
procedures using certain foreign inputs. The current request involves 
the use of additional inputs in the production of the finished products 
noted above. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b) of the regulations, FTZ 
activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished products described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Vestas from customs 
duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Vestas would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to wind turbines, 
nacelles, hubs, blades, and towers (free, 2.5%) for the foreign status 
inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or 
reduced on foreign status production equipment.
    Components and materials sourced from abroad include: ethyl alcohol 
(denatured); acrylic/poly-based paints; caulking/sealants; liquid 
soaps; degreasers; oils and lubricants; assembly pastes; antifreeze/
coolants; fiberglass plates; plastic pipes/tubes/hoses/tapes/sheeting/
trays/cable supports/covers/bags/plugs/bottles/collectors; rubber 
profiles/strips/sealing lips/hoses/blocks; cardboard containers and 
frames; gloves; oil sampling kits, of glass; exhaust hoses; cover 
plates; steel pipes/fittings/containers/cables/chain/grills/locks; 
fasteners; terminals; bushings; grips; shims; aluminum plates/sleeves/
covers/rivets; pumps; wheel assemblies; guards; dehumidifiers; cooling 
units; condensate heaters; heat exchangers; slip rings; filters; kabi 
sprayers; bearings; shafts; yaw gears; couplings; gaskets; seals; 
actuators; rotors; electrical components (terminals, transformers, 
toroids, coils, cables, insulators); heaters; batteries; lamps/lights; 
valves; consoles; cabinets; lightning conductors; sensors; aspiration 
boxes; torque arm modules; hubs; and, parts of transport units (duty 
rate ranges from free to 12.5%).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address 
below. The closing period for their receipt is July 3, 2013.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Pierre Duy at 
Pierre.Duy@trade.gov, or (202) 482-1378.

    Dated: May 17, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-12346 Filed 5-23-13; 8:45 am]
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