Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 68853-68854 [2014-27371]

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Thompson, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2014–27438 Filed 11–18–14; 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. AGENCY: 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 [11/4/2014 through 11/13/2014] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Firm name Date accepted for investigation Firm address ETM Enterprises I, Inc., d/b/a ETM Enterprises, Inc. 920 N. Clinton Street, Ledge, MI 48837. Grand 11/13/2014 Gulf Fish, Inc. ................................. 5885 Highway 311, Houma, LA 70360. 3505 Centennial Drive, Midland, MI 48642. 542 W. Factory Road, Addison, IL 33272. 11/13/2014 Ingersoll CM Systems, LLC ........... Pioneer Service, Inc. ...................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:16 Nov 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 11/12/2014 11/12/2014 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures compression molded fiberglass reinforced plastic parts for heavy-duty transportation vehicles. The firm processes shrimp and prawn for consumption. The firm manufactures machine tool equipment for crankshaft and camshaft machining lines. The firm manufactures machined metal parts and components. E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 68854 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 223 / Wednesday, November 19, 2014 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE— Continued [11/4/2014 through 11/13/2014] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address American Standard Company, Inc. 1570 Water Street, Southington, CT 06489. 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 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: November 13, 2014. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2014–27371 Filed 11–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–82–2014] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 23—Buffalo, New York Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the County of Erie, grantee of FTZ 23, requesting authority to reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees for the 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:16 Nov 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 11/12/2014 Product(s) The firm manufactures fiber optic wire strippers, dog tags, blades for knives, tree pruning tools, various metal stamped products and various tools assemblies. part 400). It was formally docketed on November 13, 2014. FTZ 23 was approved by the FTZ Board on March 31, 1976 (Board Order 110, 41 FR 14824, 4/7/1976) and expanded on November 2, 1979 (Board Order 148, 44 FR 65802, 11/15/1979); April 16, 1982 (Board Order 187, 47 FR 18014, 4/27/1982); February 7, 1985 (Board Order 291, 50 FR 6372, 2/15/ 1985); October 30, 1989 (Board Order 445, 54 FR 46431, 11/3/1989); and, June 25, 1993 (Board Order 645, 58 FR 36390, 7/7/1993). The current zone includes the following sites: Site 1 (225 acres)— Gateway Trade Center, Buffalo Harbor near the Lackawanna Canal, Buffalo and Lackawanna, Erie County, City; Site 2 (298 acres)—Wehrle International Business Park, adjacent to the Greater Buffalo International Airport, Amherst, Erie County; Site 3 (13 acres)—OakMichigan Industrial Corridor, 225 Oak Street, Buffalo, Erie County; Site 5 (55 acres)—Grand Island Industrial Park, 353 Lang Boulevard, Grand Island, Erie County; Site 6 (11 acres)—Speed Transportation, 2299 Kenmore Avenue, Tonawanda, Erie County; Site 7 (189 acres)—Aero and Airport Business Parks, bounded by Holtz Road, Ellicott Creek, Rein Road, and the New York State Thruway, (immediately adjacent to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport), Cheektowaga, Erie County; Site 8 (194 acres)—Buffalo Niagara International Airport’s Air Cargo Facility and Airport Commerce Center, bounded by Genesee Street, Wehrle Drive, and Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, Erie County; Site 9 (5 acres)—Starline U.S.A. Inc., 3036 Alt Boulevard, Grand Island, Erie County; Site 10 (14.2 acres)—Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park, 283 and 315 Ship Canal Parkway, Buffalo, Erie County; and, Site 11 (5.8 acres)—Sonwil Distribution Center, 4900 North America Drive, West Seneca, Erie County. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be Erie County, New York, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the Buffalo Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone to include Site 1 as a ‘‘magnet’’ site and Sites 5, 6, 9, 10 and 11 as ‘‘usage-driven’’ sites, as well as to remove Sites 2, 3, 7 and 8. 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 be so exempted. The application would have no impact on FTZ 23’s previously authorized subzones. 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 January 20, 2015. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to February 2, 2015. 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: November 13, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–27406 Filed 11–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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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
                                         [11/4/2014 through 11/13/2014]
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                                                               Date accepted
            Firm name                     Firm address              for                   Product(s)
                                                               investigation
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ETM Enterprises I, Inc., d/b/a     920 N. Clinton Street,         11/13/2014  The firm manufactures compression
 ETM Enterprises, Inc.              Grand Ledge, MI 48837.                     molded fiberglass reinforced
                                                                               plastic parts for heavy-duty
                                                                               transportation vehicles.
Gulf Fish, Inc...................  5885 Highway 311, Houma,       11/13/2014  The firm processes shrimp and
                                    LA 70360.                                  prawn for consumption.
Ingersoll CM Systems, LLC........  3505 Centennial Drive,         11/12/2014  The firm manufactures machine tool
                                    Midland, MI 48642.                         equipment for crankshaft and
                                                                               camshaft machining lines.
Pioneer Service, Inc.............  542 W. Factory Road,           11/12/2014  The firm manufactures machined
                                    Addison, IL 33272.                         metal parts and components.

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American Standard Company, Inc...  1570 Water Street,             11/12/2014  The firm manufactures fiber optic
                                    Southington, CT 06489.                     wire strippers, dog tags, blades
                                                                               for knives, tree pruning tools,
                                                                               various metal stamped products
                                                                               and various tools assemblies.
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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 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: November 13, 2014.
Michael DeVillo,
Eligibility Examiner.
[FR Doc. 2014-27371 Filed 11-18-14; 8:45 am]
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