Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 63963-63964 [2013-25066]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved; Whereas, the City of New Bedford, grantee of FTZ 28, has made application to the Board for the establishment of a subzone at the facility of Talbots Import, LLC, located in Lakeville, Massachusetts (FTZ Docket B–61–2013, docketed 06– 13–13); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (78 FR 37203, June 20, 2013), and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves subzone status at the facility of Talbots Import, LLC, located in Lakeville, Massachusetts (Subzone 28G), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of September 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2013–25218 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–90–2013] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 1 and 111—New York, New York; Application for Merger and Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the City of New York, grantee of FTZ 1 and 111, requesting authority to reorganize under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) and merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 111 under FTZ 1. The ASF is an option for grantees for the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usage-driven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the FTZ Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on October 21, 2013. FTZ 1 was approved by the FTZ Board on January 30, 1936 (Board Order 2) and reorganized/expanded on February 23, 1942 (Board Order 7, 7 FR 2074, 3/14/1942), March 23, 1942 (Board Order 8, 7 FR 2883, 4/17/1942), June 23, 1943 (Board Order 9, 8 FR 8885, 6/29/1943), November 18, 1943 (Board Order 10, 9 FR 1917, 2/18/1944), December 12, 1945 (Board Order 11, 10 FR 15190, 12/19/1945), October 17, 1946 (Board Order 14, 11 FR 12588, 10/ 25/1947), August 25, 1950 (Board Order 23, 15 FR 5920, 8/31/1950), October 16, 1951 (Board Order 26, 16 FR 10829, 10/ 24/1951), May 19, 1967 (Board Order 73, 32 FR 7726, 5/26/1967), September 26, 1972 (Board Order 89, 37 FR 20893, 10/4/1972), June 27, 1974 (Board Order 99, 39 FR 24541, 7/3/1974), September 25, 1978 (Board Order 134, 43 FR 45424, 10/2/1978), and November 16, 1998 (Board Order 1010, 63 FR 65171, 11/25/ 1998). FTZ 1 currently includes the following sites: Site 1 (23 acres)— Building 77, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn; Site 2 (352 acres)—Howland Hook Marine Terminal Facility and Port Ivory Factory, North Washington/ Western Avenues and Richmond Terrace/Western Avenue, Staten Island; Site 3 (.55 acres)—International Gem Tower, 50 West 47th Street, New York; Site 4 (.5 acres)—Malca Amit, 153–66 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica; and, Site 5 (.57 acres)—World Diamond Tower, 580 5th Avenue, New York. FTZ 111 was approved by the FTZ Board on November 30, 1984 (Board Order 280, 49 FR 48203, 12/11/1984). FTZ 111 currently consists of one site: Site 1 (1,713 acres)—JFK International Airport—Cargo Center, Main Terminal Complex, Queens. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Richmond Counties, New York, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the New York/Newark and PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63963 John F. Kennedy International Airport Customs and Border Protection ports of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize the zones under the ASF, to merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 111, and to include Sites 1–3 and 5 of FTZ 1 and Site 1 of FTZ 111 as ‘‘magnet’’ sites. The applicant is also requesting that Site 4 of FTZ 1 be included as a ‘‘usage-driven site’’ and that Site 1 of FTZ 111 be renumbered as Site 6 of FTZ 1 in the merged zone. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 of FTZ 1 be so exempted. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 24, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 8, 2014. A copy of the application 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@ trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: October 21, 2013. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25211 Filed 10–24–13; 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 63964 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Meeting of the Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration DATES: The meeting will be held in Room 4830 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. ADDRESSES: Ms. Maureen Hinman, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 202–482–0627; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: maureen.hinman@trade.gov.) This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at (202) 482–5225 no less than one week prior to the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The meeting will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. The general meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00–3:30 p.m. EST. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST, via the contact information provided above. 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 this meeting will include discussions about proposed recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce. The status of the U.S. Environmental Export Initiative will also be discussed. 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 September 2014. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Catherine Vial, Acting Office Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2013–25066 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting to discuss the work the Council will focus on for the remainder of its term. At the meeting, the Council will hear updates from its four subcommittees on workforce development and public perception of manufacturing; manufacturing energy policy; tax policy and export growth; and innovation, research and development. The Council will discuss current workforce development efforts by the federal government, the importance of alternative energy technologies for manufacturers, the effects of current tax policies on manufacturers, and the importance of continued research and development for the manufacturing industry. A final agenda will be available on the Council’s Web site one week prior to the meeting. The Council was re-chartered on April 5, 2012, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on government programs and policies that affect U.S. manufacturing and provide a means of ensuring regular contact between the U.S. Government and the manufacturing sector. DATES: November 13, 2013, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Americas—Houston, 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010 in the Lanier Grand Ballroom. Due to building security, all attendees must pre-register. This meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Requests for sign language interpretation, other auxiliary aids, or pre-registration, should be submitted no later than November 6, 2013, to Elizabeth Emanuel, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone 202–482–1369, elizabeth.emanuel@ trade.gov. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Emanuel, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230, telephone: 202–482–1369, email: elizabeth.emanuel@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A limited amount of time, from 11:30–12, will be SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 made available for pertinent brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to 5 minutes per person. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Ms. Emanuel and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed speaker, by 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, November 7, 2013. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the members of the Manufacturing Council and to the public at the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Manufacturing Council’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Elizabeth Emanuel, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230, telephone: 202–482–1369, email: elizabeth.emanuel@trade.gov. To be considered during the meeting, written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2013, to ensure transmission to the Manufacturing Council prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of Council meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Dated: October 22, 2013. Elizabeth Emanuel, Executive Secretary, The Manufacturing Council. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 207 (Friday, October 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63963-63964]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-25066]


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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

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meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 9:00 
a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 4830 at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Maureen Hinman, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 
202-482-0627; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: maureen.hinman@trade.gov.) This 
meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for sign language interpretation or other 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 9:00 a.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. EST. The general meeting is open to the public and time 
will be permitted for public comment from 3:00-3:30 p.m. EST. Those 
interested in attending must provide notification by Tuesday, November 
12, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST, via the contact information provided above. 
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 this meeting will include 
discussions about proposed recommendations to the Secretary of 
Commerce. The status of the U.S. Environmental Export Initiative will 
also be discussed.
    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 September 2014.

Catherine Vial,
Acting Office Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2013-25066 Filed 10-24-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DR-P