Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-American Wood Protection Association, Inc., 48251-48252 [2014-19322]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 158 / Friday, August 15, 2014 / Notices (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract Primary: State, DC, and territory Attorney General offices. Abstract: The State and Local White Collar Crime Program (SLWCCP) will survey all state Attorney General (AG) offices on their criminal and civil white collar crime cases through a web-based questionnaire. For this collection, a white collar offense is defined as ‘‘any violation of law committed through non-violent means, involving lies, omissions, deceit, misrepresentation, or violation of a position of trust, by an individual or organization for personal or organizational profit.’’ The SLWCCP will obtain data on the types of offenses each AG office handles, the number of cases, the types of defendants (individual vs. business), and the outcomes of the cases. The SLWCCP will also collect information on AG office cooperation with regulatory agencies and federal and local governments. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 56 respondents with an average of 31 minutes to respond. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,736 annual burden hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E.405B, Washington DC 20530. Dated: August 12, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–19367 Filed 8–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Clean Water Act On August 11, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed settlement agreement (the ‘‘Settlement Agreement’’) with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in the bankruptcy case of Metro Affiliates, Inc., and its affiliates (collectively ‘‘Metro’’), In re Metro Affiliates, Inc., et al., Case No. 13–13591. The parties to the proposed Settlement Agreement are Metro Affiliates, Inc., and its affiliates (the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:31 Aug 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 ‘‘Debtors’’), the United States, and the Liquidating Trust established in the bankruptcy. The Settlement Agreement provides for a $400,000 allowed general unsecured claim for the United States on behalf of EPA, subject to any valid right of setoff, and $25,000.00 of allowed administrative expenses, again subject to any valid right to setoff. The Settlement Agreement resolves the claims of the Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) against Debtors for civil penalties resulting from violations of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1311, 1318, and 1342, at facilities maintained by the following debtors: Amboy Bus Company, Inc., Raybern Bus Service, Inc., and Staten Island Bus Company, Inc. Courtesy Bus Company, Inc., and Atlantic Express of New Jersey, Inc., and Staten Island Bus Company, Inc.. These violations included: failing to obtain stormwater discharge permits at nine locations; continuing discharges of stormwater associated with industrial activity without a permit; and, after obtaining permits for certain locations, violating the terms of those permits on multiple occasions. The locations at issue are the following: 399 Exterior Street, 586 River Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451; 2352 and 2384 East 69th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234; 500 Oak Point Avenue, Bronx, NY 10474; 46–81 Metropolitan Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385; 127–45 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354; 107 and 3535 Lawson Boulevard, Oceanside, NY 11572; 91 Baiting Place Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735; 260 and 280 Meredith Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314; 107 How Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, and 230 Red Lion Road, Vincentown, NJ 08088. As part of the Settlement Agreement, Defendants will receive a covenant not to file a civil action or take administrative action against the Debtors for civil penalties under Section 309 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1319, with respect to the violations alleged in the proofs of claim and administrative expense request filed by the United States on behalf of EPA in the bankruptcy, through the date of lodging of the Settlement Agreement. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Settlement Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to In re Metro Affiliates, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–11079. All comments must be received no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48251 Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By e-mail pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... Public comments timely received will be filed on the public court docket. During the public comment period, the Settlement Agreement may be examined and downloaded at a Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Settlement Agreement 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 $3.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen M. Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2014–19342 Filed 8–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–CW–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—American Wood Protection Association, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on July 7, 2014, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), American Wood Protection Association, Inc. (‘‘AWPA’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: American Wood E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 48252 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 158 / Friday, August 15, 2014 / Notices Protection Association, Inc., Birmingham, AL. The nature and scope of AWPA’s standards development activities are: to develop standards for products and processes which improve resistance of wood to degradation, standards for preserved wood products, standards for evaluation of wood protectants, chemical analysis methods, quality control procedures, and other miscellaneous related standards. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2014–19322 Filed 8–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice is hereby given that, on July 17, 2014, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (‘‘PCI’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago, IL. The nature and scope of PCI’s standards development activities are: to develop and maintain voluntary consensus standards for the design, detailing, fabrication, transportation, and erection of precast and precast, prestressed concrete products. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2014–19318 Filed 8–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:31 Aug 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 Office of Justice Programs [OJP (OCR) Docket No. 1668] Hearings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape Office of Justice Programs, Justice. ACTION: Notice of hearing. AGENCY: The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announces that the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel) will hold hearings in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2014. The hearing times and location are noted below. The purpose of the hearings is to assist the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in identifying common characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual victimization in U.S. prisons and jails, and the common characteristics of U.S. prisons and jails with the highest and lowest incidence of sexual victimization, respectively, based on anonymous surveys by the BJS of inmates in representative samples of U.S. prisons and jails. In May 2013, the BJS issued the report Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2011–12. The report provides a listing of prisons and jails grouped according to the prevalence of reported sexual victimization, and formed the basis of the Panel’s decision about which prison and jail facilities would be the subject of testimony. These hearings will supplement the record that the Panel developed during its January 8, 2014, hearings on sexual victimization in certain U.S. prisons and jails. DATES: The hearing schedule is as follows: 1. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.: Mabel Bassett Correctional Center, Oklahoma Department of Corrections—facility with a high prevalence of sexual victimization; Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, Oklahoma Department of Corrections—facility with a low prevalence of sexual victimization; Richard L. Smothermon, District Attorney, 23rd Judicial District of Oklahoma; and Viktoria Kristiansson, Attorney Advisor, AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women. 2. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Cameron County Carrizales-Rucker Detention Center, Cameron County, Tex., Sheriff’s Office—facility with a low incidence of sexual victimization. ADDRESSES: The hearings will take place at the Office of Justice Programs PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Building, Main Conference Room, Third Floor, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher P. Zubowicz, Designated Federal Official, OJP, Christopher.Zubowicz@usdoj.gov, (202) 307–0690. [Note: This is not a toll-free number.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel, which was established pursuant to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, Public Law 108–79, 117 Stat. 972 (codified as amended at 42 U.S.C. 15601–15609 (2012)), will hold its next hearings to carry out the review functions specified at 42 U.S.C. 15603(b)(3)(A). Testimony from these supplemental hearings will assist the Panel in carrying out its statutory obligations. The witness list is subject to amendment; please refer to the Review Panel on Prison Rape’s Web site at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/reviewpanel/ reviewpanel.htm for any updates regarding the hearings schedule. Space is limited at the hearings location. Members of the public who wish to attend the hearings in Washington, DC, must present government-issued photo identification upon entrance to the Office of Justice Programs. Special needs requests should be made to Christopher P. Zubowicz, Designated Federal Official, OJP, Christopher.Zubowicz@usdoj.gov or (202) 307–0690, at least one week before the hearings. Michael Alston, Director, Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs. [FR Doc. 2014–19298 Filed 8–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Ionizing Radiation Standard ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Ionizing Radiation Standard,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 158 (Friday, August 15, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48251-48252]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19322]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--American Wood Protection Association, Inc.

    Notice is hereby given that, on July 7, 2014, pursuant to Section 
6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), American Wood Protection 
Association, Inc. (``AWPA'') has filed written notifications 
simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade 
Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of 
the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of 
its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for 
the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of 
antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place 
of business of the standards development organization is: American Wood

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Protection Association, Inc., Birmingham, AL. The nature and scope of 
AWPA's standards development activities are: to develop standards for 
products and processes which improve resistance of wood to degradation, 
standards for preserved wood products, standards for evaluation of wood 
protectants, chemical analysis methods, quality control procedures, and 
other miscellaneous related standards.

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-19322 Filed 8-14-14; 8:45 am]
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