Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice, 16696-16697 [2015-07282]

Download as PDF 16696 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 60 / Monday, March 30, 2015 / Notices Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 20, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of BASF Corporation of Florham Park, New Jersey and UChicago Argonne LLC of Lemont, Illinois. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on March 13, 2015. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain lithium metal oxide cathode materials, lithium metalion batteries for power tool products containing same, and power tool products with lithium-ion batteries containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,677,082 (‘‘the ’082 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 6,680,143 (‘‘the ’143 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. SUMMARY: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is 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., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (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. ADDRESSES: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:48 Mar 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 23, 2015, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain lithium metal oxide cathode materials, lithium-ion batteries for power tool products containing same, and power tool products with lithium-ion batteries containing same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–4, 7, 8, 13, and 14 of the ’082 patent and claims 1–4, 8, 9, and 17 of the ’143 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.50(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(1), the presiding administrative law judge shall take evidence or other information and hear arguments from the parties and other interested persons with respect to the public interest in this investigation, as appropriate, and provide the Commission with findings of fact and a recommended determination on this issue, which shall be limited to the statutory public interest factors set forth in 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1), (f)(1), (g)(1); (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainants are: BASF Corporation, 100 Campus Drive, Florham Park, NJ 07932 UChicago Argonne LLC, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Lemont, IL 60439 (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Umicore N.V., Broekstraat 31, 1000 Brussels, Belgium Umicore USA Inc., 3600 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27612 Makita Corporation, 3–11–8, Sumiyoschino, 446–0072 Anjo 446– 0072 Aichi, Japan Makita Corporation of America, 2650 Buford Highway, Buford, GA 30518 Makita U.S.A. Inc., 14930 Northam Street, La Mirada, CA 90638 (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 24, 2015. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2015–07146 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–15–011] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: April 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote in Inv. No. 731–TA–1269 (Preliminary) (Silicomanganese from Australia). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determination on April 6, 2015; views of AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 60 / Monday, March 30, 2015 / Notices the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on April 13, 2015. 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. Dated: Issued: March 25, 2015. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. 300 South Fourth Street, Suite 202, Minneapolis, MN 55415. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined electronically at http:// www.justice.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. Cherie L. Rogers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2015–07150 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P [FR Doc. 2015–07282 Filed 3–26–15; 11:15 am] DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in Herberg, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., Civil No. 14–1443 DWF/LIB, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota on February 27, 2015. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed against the United States by Thomas Lloyd Herberg, Bruce Allen Herberg, and D & G Drainage, Inc., pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., and the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 551, et seq., to challenge an Administrative Order for Compliance issued to Plaintiffs for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these allegations, as well as the United States’ potential enforcement counterclaims, by requiring the Plaintiffs to perform mitigation and to pay a civil penalty. The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Daniel R. Dertke, Senior Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section, Post Office Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044 and refer to Herberg, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., DJ #90–5–1–4–20160. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, United States Courthouse, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Mar 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 On March 24, 2015, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the lawsuit entitled United States v. MTU America Inc., Civil Action No. 15–cv– 429. The complaint was filed on the same day. In the complaint, the United States, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, seeks civil penalties and injunctive relief based on allegations that MTU America, Inc. (formerly Tognum America, Inc., and prior to that MTU Detroit Diesel), (hereinafter, ‘‘MTU’’) violated Sections 203(a) and 213 of Title II of the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’), 42 U.S.C. 7522(a) and 7547, by selling 895 non-road engines without valid certificates of conformity. Under the Consent Decree, MTU will pay a civil penalty of $1.2 million, conduct three annual audits of its compliance with the CAA’s Title II requirements, and remedy any noncompliance revealed by the audits. 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. MTU America Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–10493. 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: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ......... PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16697 During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// 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 $9.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2015–07178 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; VehicleMounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms Standard ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘VehicleMounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms 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. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before April 29, 2015. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAView ICR?ref_nbr=201501-1218-005 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 60 (Monday, March 30, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16696-16697]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-07282]


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UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[USITC SE-15-011]


Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: United States International Trade 
Commission.

TIME AND DATE: April 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: 
(202) 205-2000.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 
    1. Agendas for future meetings: None.
    2. Minutes.
    3. Ratification List.
    4. Vote in Inv. No. 731-TA-1269 (Preliminary) (Silicomanganese from 
Australia). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file 
its determination on April 6, 2015; views of

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the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on 
April 13, 2015.
    5. Outstanding action jackets: None.
    In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, 
not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the 
agenda of the following meeting.

    Dated: Issued: March 25, 2015.

    By order of the Commission.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-07282 Filed 3-26-15; 11:15 am]
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