Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 77648-77649 [2013-30730]

Download as PDF 77648 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 24, 2013 / Notices Maps for locating housing units for enumeration activities. In addition, for follow-on to the 2014 Census Site Test, the Census Bureau will experiment with using employee owned commercially owned smartphones to conduct the NRFU. The use of employee owned equipment/ services is commonly referred to as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD. A sample of 250 households will be contacted at the end of the field operation using this methodology. The objectives of this component of the test are to: • Design and develop software solutions, deployment, and support processes that run on commercially available employee owned mobile devices (i.e., iPhone). • Deploy and support secure software solutions that can be installed on commercially available employee owned mobile devices. • Conduct interviews of respondents using employee owned mobile devices (i.e., iPhone). • Capture lessons learned. III. Data OMB Control Number: None. Form Number: Paper questionnaires: DC–1A and DC–1B; electronic questionnaires with numbers as yet to be determined. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 192,500. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,083. Estimated Total Annual Cost: Respondents who are contacted by cell phone and/or text message may incur charges depending on their plan with their service provider. The Census Bureau estimates that the total cost to respondents will be no more than $840,000. There are no other costs to respondents other than their time to participate in this data collection. Respondents Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. 141 and 193. they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: December 18, 2013. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–30611 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–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 IV. Request for Comments AGENCY: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; 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 ø12/06/2013 through 12/18/2013¿ Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address GKI, Inc ..................................... 6204 Factory Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. 16055 Highway E, Lebanon, MO 65536. Metaltech Products, Inc ............ Decker Manufacturing, Inc ........ emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Novatek, Inc .............................. Mountainside Medical Colorado, LLC. Trent Spendrup Corporation (dba Spendrup Fan Co.). 312 Blondeau St, Keokuk, IA 52632. 2185 Tracy Hall Parkway, Provo, UT 84606. 6165 Lookout Road, Boulder CO 80301. 2768 C 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81501. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:36 Dec 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 12/13/2013 12/17/2013 12/17/2013 12/17/2013 12/17/2013 12/17/2013 Product(s) The firm manufactures metal cutting tools for the stamped metal part manufacturing industry. The firm manufactures custom metal fabrications—including radiator covers, generator covers/enclosures, weather boxes, back-up power supply -battery racks, and mobile feed troughs. The firm manufactures metal curry combs, grooming brushes, hog catchers & rings, and farrier supplies. The firm is a machine shop manufacturer specializing in asphalt and concrete milling products. The firm manufactures electromechanical products and subassemblies for the medical industry. The firm manufactures custom industrial fans. Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 24, 2013 / Notices hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: December 18, 2013. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2013–30730 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–106–2013] Dated: December 17, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Xylem Water Systems USA LLC, Subzone 37D, (Centrifugal, Submersible Pumps and Related Components), Auburn, New York [FR Doc. 2013–30667 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Xylem Water Systems USA LLC (Xylem), operator of Subzone 37D, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in Auburn, New York. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 2, 2013. Xylem already has authority to produce centrifugal pumps, submersible pumps, and related controllers. The current request would add a new finished product (control panels) and certain foreign components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 Xylem from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Xylem would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to control panels (2.7%) and centrifugal and submersible pumps (free) for the foreign status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: control panels; steel rivets; rubber diaphragms; axial fans; aluminum capacitors; metal brackets; and pump stands (duty rate ranges from free to 2.9%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:36 Dec 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is February 3, 2014. 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–520–803] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011–2012 Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2012. The review covers two producer/exporters of the subject merchandise, JBF RAK LLC (JBF) and FLEX Middle East FZE (FLEX). The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have been made below normal value by JBF and FLEX. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: December 24, 2013. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Huston, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4261. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77649 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all gauges of raw, pre-treated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate film, whether extruded or co-extruded. Excluded are metallized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer more than 0.00001 inches thick. Also excluded is roller transport cleaning film which has at least one of its surfaces modified by application of 0.5 micrometers of SBR latex. Tracing and drafting film is also excluded. Polyethylene terephthalate film is classifiable under subheading 3920.62.00.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Constructed export price is calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.1 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit in room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 1 See the Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the United Arab Emirates’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 247 (Tuesday, December 24, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30730]


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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
                                   [lsqbb]12/06/2013 through 12/18/2013[rsqbb]
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                                                        Date accepted
           Firm name                 Firm address            for                       Product(s)
                                                        investigation
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GKI, Inc......................  6204 Factory Road,        12/13/2013   The firm manufactures metal cutting tools
                                 Crystal Lake, IL                       for the stamped metal part manufacturing
                                 60014.                                 industry.
Metaltech Products, Inc.......  16055 Highway E,          12/17/2013   The firm manufactures custom metal
                                 Lebanon, MO 65536.                     fabrications--including radiator covers,
                                                                        generator covers/enclosures, weather
                                                                        boxes, back-up power supply -battery
                                                                        racks, and mobile feed troughs.
Decker Manufacturing, Inc.....  312 Blondeau St,          12/17/2013   The firm manufactures metal curry combs,
                                 Keokuk, IA 52632.                      grooming brushes, hog catchers & rings,
                                                                        and farrier supplies.
Novatek, Inc..................  2185 Tracy Hall           12/17/2013   The firm is a machine shop manufacturer
                                 Parkway, Provo, UT                     specializing in asphalt and concrete
                                 84606.                                 milling products.
Mountainside Medical Colorado,  6165 Lookout Road,        12/17/2013   The firm manufactures electromechanical
 LLC.                            Boulder CO 80301.                      products and subassemblies for the
                                                                        medical industry.
Trent Spendrup Corporation      2768 C 1/2 Road, Grand    12/17/2013   The firm manufactures custom industrial
 (dba Spendrup Fan Co.).         Junction, CO 81501.                    fans.
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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 71030, 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

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hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and 
title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 
11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms.

     Dated: December 18, 2013.
Michael DeVillo,
Eligibility Examiner.
[FR Doc. 2013-30730 Filed 12-23-13; 8:45 am]
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