Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 66488-66489 [2015-27423]

Download as PDF 66488 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 209 Thursday, October 29, 2015 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended), the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 28, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Development, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Fax: (202) 720–8435. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:37 Oct 28, 2015 Jkt 238001 submitting to OMB as a revision to an existing collection. 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, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1522, Room 5164, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Title: 7 CFR part 1786, Prepayment of Rural Utilities Service Guaranteed and Insured Loans to Electric and Telephone Borrowers. OMB Control Number: 0572–0088. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service relies on the information provided by the borrowers in their financial statements to make lending decisions as to borrowers’ credit worthiness and to assure that loan funds are approved, advanced and disbursed for proper RE Act purposes. These financial statements are audited by a certified public accountant to provide independent assurance that the data being reported are properly measured and fairly presented. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2.00 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Number of Respondents: 38. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.00. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 76 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Rebecca Hunt, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 205–3660, Fax: (202) 720–8435. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: October 22, 2015. Brandon McBride, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2015–27602 Filed 10–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–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. E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 209 / Thursday, October 29, 2015 / Notices 66489 LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [10/7/2015 through 10/22/2015] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Bonamar Corporation ............................. 7990 NW. 53rd Street, Suite 336, Doral, FL 33166. 10/22/2015 Hastings Irrigation Pipe Co .................... 1801 East South Street, Hastings, ND 68901. 2001 N. 17th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160. 10/22/2015 Automation Systems, LLC ...................... 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: October 22, 2015. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2015–27423 Filed 10–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–68–2015] asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 102—St. Louis, Missouri; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; H–J Enterprises, Inc./H–J International, Inc. (Electrical Transformer Bushing Assemblies); High Ridge, Missouri The St. Louis County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 102, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of H–J Enterprises, Inc./H–J International, Inc. (H–J), located at two sites in High Ridge, Missouri. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on October 20, 2015. A separate application for subzone designation at the H–J facilities is VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:37 Oct 28, 2015 Jkt 238001 10/22/2015 planned and will be processed under Section 400.31 of the FTZ Board’s regulations. The facilities are used for the production of electrical transformer bushing assemblies for utility companies. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt H–J from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, H–J would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to porcelain and epoxy electrical transformer bushing assemblies (duty rates 2.7% and 3%, respectively) for the foreignstatus inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Rubber bushing plugs; iron/steel bolts, screws, studs and washers; steel ground pads; copper tubes, studs and terminals; brass washers, bolts, screws, nuts, studs and terminals; aluminum/steel bushing inserts and caps; aluminum clamps and plugs; steel hinges, steel/brass fittings and connectors; copper/brass/steel drain valves; steel/brass inserts and bushing caps; bayonet fuses; porcelain/epoxy bushing assemblies; fuse end bells; electrical leads; porcelain insulators; and level gauges (duty rates range from 1.8% to 8.5%). 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 December 8, 2015. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures crabmeat using a process that consists of pasteurizing/cooking and packing the crabmeat. The firm manufactures alumimun pipe. The firm manufactures bolt, screw, and washer assembled components for the automotive and commercial markets. 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 Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: October 22, 2015. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–27620 Filed 10–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Business Directory Survey International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Opportunity to participate in the RE3 app. AGENCY: The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Energy (the ‘‘Interagency Team’’) announce an opportunity for U.S.-based suppliers and providers of clean energy, smart grid, and energy efficiency solutions to participate in the launch of an interactive directory of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. The Interagency Team has developed the beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters. The app will highlight deployments of sustainable technologies and systems at U.S. diplomatic missions and provide potential business partners around the world with a searchable interface to find information on potential U.S. technology and service providers. The app will showcase a diverse array of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 209 (Thursday, October 29, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66488-66489]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-27423]


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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.

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    List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                         [10/7/2015 through 10/22/2015]
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                                                                     Date accepted
              Firm name                       Firm address                for                 Product(s)
                                                                     investigation
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Bonamar Corporation.................  7990 NW. 53rd Street, Suite        10/22/2015  The firm manufactures
                                       336, Doral, FL 33166.                          crabmeat using a process
                                                                                      that consists of
                                                                                      pasteurizing/cooking and
                                                                                      packing the crabmeat.
Hastings Irrigation Pipe Co.........  1801 East South Street,            10/22/2015  The firm manufactures
                                       Hastings, ND 68901.                            alumimun pipe.
Automation Systems, LLC.............  2001 N. 17th Avenue,               10/22/2015  The firm manufactures bolt,
                                       Melrose Park, IL 60160.                        screw, and washer
                                                                                      assembled components for
                                                                                      the automotive and
                                                                                      commercial markets.
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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: October 22, 2015.
Miriam Kearse,
Lead Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2015-27423 Filed 10-28-15; 8:45 am]
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