1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China, 79007-79008 [2013-30958]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–895] Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant’s Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 12) granting the Complainant’s motion to amend the Complaint and the Notice of Investigation. SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Pitcher Fisherow, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2737. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on September 26, 2013, based on a complaint filed on behalf of A&J Manufacturing, LLC of St. Simons, Georgia and A&J Manufacturing, Inc. of Green Cove Springs, Florida. 78 FR 59373 (Sept. 26, 2013). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the sale for importation, importation, or sale within the United States after importation of certain multiple mode outdoor grills and parts thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,381,712, U.S. Patent No. D660,646, and U.S. Patent No. D662,773 patent. The Commission’s notice of VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 investigation named as respondents Kamado Joe Company of Duluth, Georgia; Outdoor Leisure Products, Incorporated of Neosho, Missouri; Rankam Group of Gardena, California; Academy Ltd., d/b/a/Academy Sports + Outdoors of Katy, Texas; HEB Grocery Company, LP, d/b/a H–E–B of San Antonio, Texas; Kmart Corporation of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Sears Brands Management Corporation, Sears Holdings Corporation, and Sears, Roebuck & Company, all of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Tractor Supply Company of Brentwood, Tennessee; Guangdong Canbo Electrical Co., Ltd. of Foshan City, China; Chant Kitchen Equipment (HK), Ltd. of Jordan, Hong Kong; Dongguan Kingsun Enterprises Co., Ltd. of Dongguan City, China; Zhejiang Fudeer Electric Appliance Co., Ltd. of Taizhou Economic Development Zone, China; Ningbo Huige Outdoor Products Co., Ltd. of Fenghua City, China; Keesung Manufacturing Co., Ltd. of Panyu, China; Ningbo Spring Communication Technologies Co. Ltd. of Ningbo, China; Wuxi Joyray International Corporation of Wuxi, China; The Brinkmann Corporation of Dallas, Texas; W.C. Bradley Company of Columbus, Georgia; and GHP Group, Incorporated of Morton Grove, Illinois. On November 19, 2013, Complainants filed an unopposed motion to amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation. Complainants A&J sought to amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation to (1) change the name of Respondent Kamado Joe Company to Premier Specialty Brands, LLC, (2) change the name of Respondent Rankam Group to Rankam Metal Products Manufactory Limited, USA, and (3) substitute Char-Broil, LLC for Respondent W.C. Bradley Co. A&J represented that Kamado Joe Company is a trade name for the legal entity Premier Specialty Brands, LLC; Rankam Metal Products Manufactory Limited, USA is the correct legal name for Rankam Group; and Char-Broil, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of W.C. Bradley Co. On December 4, 2013, the ALJ granted the motion. The ALJ found that good cause exists to amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation to correct the names of two of the Respondents and substitute Char-Broil, LLC for W.C. Bradley Co. to prevent confusion among the parties and the public by identifying the correct legal names of the parties in interest. The ALJ also found that the attorneys for the corrected parties were served in compliance with Commission Rule 210.14(b)(1). No petitions for review were filed. PO 00000 Frm 00198 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79007 The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in section 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 23, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–31056 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–509 and 731– TA–1244 (Preliminary)] 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports from China of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, provided for in subheadings 2903.39.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and by reason of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane that are allegedly subsidized by the Government of China. Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 79008 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On October 22, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, LA, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China. Accordingly, effective October 22, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–509 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1244 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64243). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 12, 2013, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on December 13, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4444 (December 2013), entitled 1,1,1,2Tetrafluoroethane from China, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–509 and 731–TA–1244 (Preliminary). Issued: December 20, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree under the Clean Water Act On December 19, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United States v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3:13–cv– 01883–JCH. In the Complaint the United States, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alleges that the defendant City of West Haven (‘‘West Haven’’) violated the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., and applicable regulations relating to West Haven’s unauthorized discharges from the waste water collection system owned and operated by the City. Specifically, the United States alleges that on numerous occasions between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2011, the collection system experienced sanitary sewer overflows (‘‘SSOs’’), resulting in the discharge of untreated municipal wastewater containing pollutants from unpermitted point sources to waters of the United States. The Consent Decree requires West Haven to pay a civil penalty of $125,000 in three installments, with interest, divided between the United States and the State of Connecticut, and to undertake various measures to study and correct the problems causing the SSOs in order to achieve compliance with the CWA and applicable regulations. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 10543. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: By e-mail By mail ..... [FR Doc. 2013–30958 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 Send them to: Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00199 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $13.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost), not including Appendices, payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–31032 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration [OMB Control No. 1219–0024] Proposed Information Collection; Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities’ Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines) Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to assure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities’ Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines). DATES: All comments must be postmarked or received by midnight Eastern Standard Time on February 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements of this notice may be sent by any of the methods listed below. • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 249 (Friday, December 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 79007-79008]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30958]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-509 and 731-TA-1244 (Preliminary)]


1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that 
there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured by reason of imports from China of 1,1,1,2-
Tetrafluoroethane, provided for in subheadings 2903.39.20 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be 
sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), and by 
reason of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane that are allegedly subsidized by 
the Government of China.
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of 
the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations

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under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries 
of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not 
enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 
Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold 
at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the 
right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing 
duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.

Background

    On October 22, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, LA, alleging that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with 
material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of 1,1,1,2-
Tetrafluoroethane from China. Accordingly, effective October 22, 2013, 
the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-
509 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1244 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register of October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64243). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 12, 2013, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission transmitted its determinations in these 
investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on December 13, 2013. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4444 
(December 2013), entitled 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China, 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-509 and 731-TA-1244 (Preliminary).

     Issued: December 20, 2013.

    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-30958 Filed 12-26-13; 8:45 am]
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