Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From China, 11591 [2016-04701]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 43 / Friday, March 4, 2016 / Notices Issued: March 1, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. [FR Doc. 2016–04820 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] Background On January 13, 2016, Tensar Corporation, Morrow, Georgia filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from China. Accordingly, effective January 13, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–554 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1309 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of January 20, 2016 (81 FR 3157). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 3, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on February 29, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4596 (March 2016), entitled Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–554 and 731–TA–1309 (Preliminary). BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–554 and 731– TA–1309 (Preliminary)] Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From China jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from China, provided for in subheading 3926.90.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and that are allegedly subsidized by the government of China. Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:22 Mar 03, 2016 Jkt 238001 By order of the Commission. Issued: February 29, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–04701 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On February 26, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States and North Coast Unified Air Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Quality Management District v. Blue Lake Power, LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16– cv–00961. The United States and the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (‘‘District’’) filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7470–92, and the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Rules at Defendant Blue Lake Power, LLC’s biomass-fired electric generating plant in Blue Lake, California. Specifically, the complaint alleges that, when defendant restarted the plant in 2010, it failed to obtain appropriate permits and failed to install and operate required pollution control devices to reduce emissions of carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and/or particulate matter with a diameter of 10 microns (PM10) at its facility. The proposed consent decree requires the defendant to perform injunctive relief and pay a $5,000 civil penalty to be shared between the United States and the District. The defendant is required to install and operate pollution control equipment at its facility, meet emission limitations for CO, NOX, and PM10, and adopt operational procedures to reduce additional emissions of particulate matter from the facility. In addition, Blue Lake Power will contribute $10,000 to the District’s wood stove replacement program in order to mitigate the adverse effects of past particulate matter emissions from the facility. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District v. Blue Lake Power LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11038. 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: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PO 00000 11591 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 ..... During the public comment period, the consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 43 (Friday, March 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-04701]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-554 and 731-TA-1309 (Preliminary)]


Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From China

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain 
biaxial integral geogrid products from China, provided for in 
subheading 3926.90.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than 
fair value (``LTFV'') and that are allegedly subsidized by the 
government of China.
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR Sec.  207.2(f)).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of 
the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries 
of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not 
enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 
Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold 
at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the 
right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing 
duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.

Background

    On January 13, 2016, Tensar Corporation, Morrow, Georgia filed a 
petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in 
the United States is materially injured or threatened with material 
injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of certain biaxial 
integral geogrid products from China. Accordingly, effective January 
13, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted 
countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-554 and antidumping duty 
investigation No. 731-TA-1309 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register of January 20, 2016 (81 FR 3157). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 3, 2016, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 
703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 
1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on February 29, 2016. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 4596 (March 2016), entitled Certain 
Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products from China: Investigation Nos. 701-
TA-554 and 731-TA-1309 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: February 29, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-04701 Filed 3-3-16; 8:45 am]
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