Foreign-Trade Zone 249-Pensacola, Florida, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, GE Renewables North America, LLC, Subzone 249A, (Wind Turbine Nacelles, Blades and Hubs), Pensacola, Florida, 39626-39627 [2016-14318]

Download as PDF 39626 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices submission request toward Office of Management and Budget approval. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Dated: June 9, 2016. Carlos Rodriguez-Franco, Acting Deputy Chief for Research and Development. Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance [FR Doc. 2016–14316 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 3411–15–P 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 [5/11/2016 through 6/10/2016] Firm name Servant’s Heart Christian Gifts, Inc. Firm address Date accepted for investigation 2285 County Home Road, Greenville, NC 27858. 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: June 10, 2016. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. 6/7/2016 Product(s) The firm produces and assembles a variety of inspirational gifts, including baby apparel. (FTZ) Board on behalf of Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, within FTZ 134, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 8682, February 22, 2016). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: June 9, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–14299 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2016–14368 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P Foreign-Trade Zones Board DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [B–41–2016] Foreign-Trade Zones Board sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [B–7–2016] Authorization of Production Activity, Foreign-Trade Zone 134, Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Passenger Motor Vehicles), Chattanooga, Tennessee On February 10, 2016, the Chattanooga Chamber Foundation, grantee of FTZ 134, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Jun 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 Foreign-Trade Zone 249—Pensacola, Florida, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, GE Renewables North America, LLC, Subzone 249A, (Wind Turbine Nacelles, Blades and Hubs), Pensacola, Florida GE Renewables North America, LLC (GE Renewables) (formerly, GE Generators (Pensacola), L.L.C.), operator of Subzone 249A, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board, for its facility located in Pensacola, Florida. The PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 23, 2016. GE Renewables already has authority to produce wind turbines and related blades, hubs and nacelles within Subzone 249A. The current request would add foreign-status components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 GE Renewables from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, GE Renewables would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to wind turbines and related blades, hubs and nacelles (duty free or 2.5%) for the foreign-status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components sourced from abroad include: Blade root spacers; pitch transformers; brake calipers; brake hydraulic power units; elastomeric generator mounts; labyrinth rings; sonic wind sensors; upwind covers; and, vibration monitors (duty rate ranges from free to 4.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices closing period for their receipt is July 27, 2016. A copy of the notification 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: June 10, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–14318 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904, Request for Panel Review United States Section, NAFTA Secretariat, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Request for Panel Review. AGENCY: A Request for Panel Review was filed on behalf of Selenis Canada, Inc. with the United States Section of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Secretariat on June 6, 2016 pursuant to NAFTA Article 1904. Panel Review was requested of the International Trade Commission’s final determination regarding Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from Canada. The final injury determination was published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2016 (81 FRN 26832) and the effective antidumping order was published in the Federal Register on May 6, 2016 (81 FRN 27929). The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned case number USA–CDA–2016–1904–01 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul E. Morris, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the NAFTA established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Jun 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms to the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under NAFTA Article 1904, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686) and subsequently amended on April 10, 2008 (73 FR 19458). The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is July 6, 2016); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is July 21, 2016); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: June 13, 2016. Paul E. Morri,s United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–14339 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–588–869] Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated FlatRolled Steel Products From Japan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013– 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39627 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on diffusionannealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products from Japan.1 The period of review (POR) is November 19, 2013, through April 30, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd. (Toyo Kohan). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Toyo Kohan were not made at less than normal value during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective June 17, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dena Crossland or Brian Davis, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3362 or (202) 482– 7924, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products included in this order are flat-rolled, cold-reduced steel products, regardless of chemistry; whether or not in coils; either plated or coated with nickel or nickel-based alloys and subsequently annealed (i.e., ‘‘diffusion-annealed’’); whether or not painted, varnished or coated with plastics or other metallic or nonmetallic substances; and less than or equal to 2.0 mm in nominal thickness. For purposes of this order, ‘‘nickel-based alloys’’ include all nickel alloys with other metals in which nickel accounts for at least 80 percent of the alloy by volume. Imports of merchandise included in the scope of this order are classified primarily under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7212.50.0000 and 7210.90.6000, but may also be classified under HTSUS subheadings 7210.70.6090, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7219.90.0020, 7219.90.0025, 7219.90.0060, 7219.90.0080, 7220.90.0010, 7220.90.0015, 7225.99.0090, or 7226.99.0180. The foregoing HTSUS subheadings are provided only for convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 80 FR 37588 (July 1, 2015). E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 117 (Friday, June 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39626-39627]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-14318]


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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-41-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone 249--Pensacola, Florida, Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity, GE Renewables North America, LLC, Subzone 
249A, (Wind Turbine Nacelles, Blades and Hubs), Pensacola, Florida

    GE Renewables North America, LLC (GE Renewables) (formerly, GE 
Generators (Pensacola), L.L.C.), operator of Subzone 249A, submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board, for its 
facility located in Pensacola, Florida. The notification conforming to 
the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) 
was received on May 23, 2016.
    GE Renewables already has authority to produce wind turbines and 
related blades, hubs and nacelles within Subzone 249A. The current 
request would add foreign-status components to the scope of authority. 
Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the 
specific foreign-status 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 GE Renewables from 
customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, GE Renewables would be able to 
choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to 
wind turbines and related blades, hubs and nacelles (duty free or 2.5%) 
for the foreign-status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of 
authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on 
foreign status production equipment.
    The components sourced from abroad include: Blade root spacers; 
pitch transformers; brake calipers; brake hydraulic power units; 
elastomeric generator mounts; labyrinth rings; sonic wind sensors; 
upwind covers; and, vibration monitors (duty rate ranges from free to 
4.5%).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The

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closing period for their receipt is July 27, 2016.
    A copy of the notification 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: June 10, 2016.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
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