Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 70160-70161 [2014-27877]

Download as PDF 70160 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 / Notices Mandatory dairy product information reporting is based on the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended by the Dairy Market Enhancement Act of 2000 and the Farm Security and Rural Development Act of 2002 (U.S.C. 1637– 1637b). This program requires each manufacturer to report to USDA the price, quantity, and moisture content of dairy products sold and each entity storing dairy products to report information on the quantity of dairy products stored. Any manufacturer that processes, markets, or stores less than 1,000,000 pounds of dairy products per year is exempt. USDA is required to maintain information, statistics, or documents obtained under these Acts in a manner that ensures that confidentiality is preserved regarding the identity of persons and proprietary business information, subject to verification by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) under Public Law 106–532. This Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320. NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, ‘‘Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 33362. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 11 minutes per response. This average is based on the 7 different surveys in the information collection: 2 monthly, 4 quarterly, and 1 annual. The estimated total number of responses is 63,100 annually, with an average annual frequency of 4.44 responses per respondent. NASS also plans to increase the use of cover letters to explain the importance and uses of this data series along with how the respondent can access and report their data using the secure internet connection that NASS will be using. Respondents: Farms and businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,200. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 11,100 hours. Comments: 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, November 14, 2014. R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–27896 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–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. AGENCY: Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. ACTION: 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 [11/14/2014 through 11/18/2014] Firm name Genesis Acquisition Company, Inc., d/b/a Northland Furniture Company. Main Street Pedicabs, Inc ...... Firm address Date accepted for investigation Product(s) 681 SE Glenwood Drive, Suite 5, Bend, OR 97702. 11/18/2014 The firm manufactures wood products, molding, panels, veneer or laminated panels. 11811 Upham Street, #9, Broomfield, CO 80020. 11/14/2014 Perennial Energy, LLC ........... 1375 County Road 8690, West Plains, MO 65775. 11/18/2014 Vforge, Inc .............................. 5567 West 6th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214. 1708 H Avenue, Thurston, NE 68062. 1570 Water Street, Southington, CT 06489. 11/14/2014 The firm manufactures human powered transportation pedicabs, made of steel frames, fiberglass bodies, and bicycle components. The firm manufactures customized biogas handling systems (Skids, Flares)—extract/remove waste gases from landfills, digesters & other sources. The firm manufactures high precision aluminum alloy forged components for various industries. The firm manufactures agricultural equipment. Thurston Manufacturing, Inc .. wreier-aviles on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES American Standard Company, Inc. 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 Sep<11>2014 14:41 Nov 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 11/18/2014 11/12/2014 The firm manufactures fiber optic wire strippers, dog tags, blades for knives, tree pruning tools, various metal stamped products and various tools assemblies. Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no PO 00000 Frm 00005 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\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 / 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: November 18, 2014. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2014–27877 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Diocenyr Ribamar Barbosa-Santos, 3928 Shiver Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244–8692; Order Denying Export Privileges wreier-aviles on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On October 3, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Diocenyr Ribamar BarbosaSantos (‘‘Barbosa-Santos’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Specifically, BarbosaSantos knowingly and willfully engaged in a transaction involving the attempted export, sale, brokering and financing of an A–300 Airbus aircraft from China to Iran, in violation, inter alia, of IEEPA. Barbosa-Santos was sentenced to 24 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2014). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. §§ 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 7, 2014 (79 FR 46959 (August 11, 2014)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:41 Nov 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. § 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. § 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. BIS has received notice of BarbosaSantos’s conviction for violating the IEEPA, and in accordance with Section 766.25 of the Regulations, BIS has provided notice and an opportunity for Barbosa-Santos to make a written submission to BIS. BIS has not received a submission from Barbosa-Santos. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Barbosa-Santos’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of five (5) years from the date of Barbosa-Santos’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Barbosa-Santos had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until October 3, 2018, Diocenyr Ribamar Barbosa-Santos, with a last known address of 3928 Shiver Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244–8692, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70161 or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. Third, after notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Barbosa-Santos by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. Fourth, in accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Barbosa-Santos may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the Regulations. Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Barbosa-Santos. This E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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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
                                         [11/14/2014 through 11/18/2014]
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                                                                   Date accepted
              Firm name                      Firm address               for                  Product(s)
                                                                   investigation
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Genesis Acquisition Company, Inc., d/  681 SE Glenwood Drive,          11/18/2014  The firm manufactures wood
 b/a Northland Furniture Company.       Suite 5, Bend, OR 97702.                    products, molding, panels,
                                                                                    veneer or laminated panels.
Main Street Pedicabs, Inc............  11811 Upham Street, #9,         11/14/2014  The firm manufactures human
                                        Broomfield, CO 80020.                       powered transportation
                                                                                    pedicabs, made of steel
                                                                                    frames, fiberglass bodies,
                                                                                    and bicycle components.
Perennial Energy, LLC................  1375 County Road 8690,          11/18/2014  The firm manufactures
                                        West Plains, MO 65775.                      customized biogas handling
                                                                                    systems (Skids, Flares)--
                                                                                    extract/remove waste gases
                                                                                    from landfills, digesters &
                                                                                    other sources.
Vforge, Inc..........................  5567 West 6th Avenue,           11/14/2014  The firm manufactures high
                                        Lakewood, CO 80214.                         precision aluminum alloy
                                                                                    forged components for
                                                                                    various industries.
Thurston Manufacturing, Inc..........  1708 H Avenue, Thurston,        11/18/2014  The firm manufactures
                                        NE 68062.                                   agricultural equipment.
American Standard Company, Inc.......  1570 Water Street,              11/12/2014  The firm manufactures fiber
                                        Southington, CT 06489.                      optic 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

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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: November 18, 2014.
Michael DeVillo,
Eligibility Examiner.
[FR Doc. 2014-27877 Filed 11-24-14; 8:45 am]
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