Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 13430-13431 [2017-04862]

Download as PDF 13430 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 47 / Monday, March 13, 2017 / Notices M313P—Cotton, Manmade Fiber, Staple ........................................................ M311H—Cotton In Private Storage .................................................................. MQ311A—Flour Milling Products ..................................................................... M311C—Dry Mill Producers ............................................................................. M311C—Wet Mill Producers ............................................................................ The National Agricultural Statistics Service will use the information collected only for statistical purposes and will publish the data only as aggregated totals. Authority: The Census of Agriculture and subsequent follow-on censuses are required by law under the ‘‘Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,’’ 7 U.S.C. 2204(g). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. This Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 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 8–40 minutes per response. Publicity materials and instruction sheets will account for about 15 minutes of additional burden per respondent, annually. Respondents: The target population will consist of managers of processing facilities that produce oils and fats from animals, grains, oilseeds, nuts, tree fruits or vegetables; or operations that Æ Oil—refined—delete. Æ Oil—offsite stocks—delete. —All Other Primary Fats and Oils such as babassu, oiticica, etc.—delete. —Fatty Acids—delete. —Glycerin—crude—delete. —Glycerin—refined—delete. —All Other Products (blood meal, plasma, etc.)—delete. —Total upland cotton—delete. —Upland Cotton destroyed—delete. —Extra Long Staple cotton destroyed—delete. —Estimated burden minutes to complete, reduced to 10 minutes. —No changes. —No changes. —No changes. are involved in the storing, rendering, or marketing of these products. Managers of ethanol plants, cotton gins, and flour mills will also be included in the target population for this group of surveys. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,600 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, including 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, February 21, 2017. Hubert Hamer, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2017–04803 Filed 3–10–17; 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. 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. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [2/11/2017 through 3/7/2017] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Firm name Cooper Gear and Manufacturing, Inc. The Steinlite Corporation ....... D & N Machining, Inc ............. National Wiper Alliance, Inc ... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Mar 10, 2017 Firm address Date accepted for investigation 310 Mill Street, Anderson, MO 64831. 1015 Main Street, Atchison, KS 66002. 18320 Highway 71, South, Greenwood, AR 72936. 875 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778. Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Product(s) 2/13/2017 2/23/2017 2/24/2017 The firm manufactures metal fabricated grain moisture meters (2 in production) and a metal mill to grind solids. The firm manufactures CNC machined component parts. 2/27/2017 Fmt 4703 The firm manufactures gears and splines. The firm manufactures nonwoven wipes and materials. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 47 / Monday, March 13, 2017 / Notices 13431 LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE— Continued [2/11/2017 through 3/7/2017] Firm name Bazooka-Farmstar, LLC ......... Firm address 800 East 7th Street, Washington, IA 52353. 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. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–04862 Filed 3–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2027] Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 257 Under Alternative Site Framework; Imperial County, California mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, Imperial County, California, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 257, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B–81–2015, docketed December 3, 2015) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Imperial County, California, in and adjacent to the Calexico, California, U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 257’s existing Sites 1–5 and 7–14 would be categorized as magnet sites and existing VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Mar 10, 2017 Date accepted for investigation Jkt 241001 2/28/2017 Product(s) The firm farm manufactures machinery and equipment such as grain augers and manure injection equipment. Sites 6, 15 and 16 would be categorized as usage-driven sites; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (80 FR 76443–76444, December 9, 2015) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize FTZ 257 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 1–5 and 7–14 if not activated within five years from the month of approval, and to an ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Sites 6, 15 and 16 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose within three years from the month of approval. Dated: March 1, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–04826 Filed 3–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2029] Approval of Expansion of Subzone 115B; ExxonMobil Oil Corporation; Jefferson and Liberty Counties, Texas Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones for specific uses; Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zone of Southeast Texas, Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 115, has made application to the Board to expand Subzone 115B on behalf of ExxonMobil Oil Corporation to include an additional site in Jefferson County, Texas (FTZ Docket B–78–2016, docketed November 15, 2016); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (81 FR 83799, November 22, 2016) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s memorandum, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves the expansion of Subzone 115B on behalf of ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Dated: March 1, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–04823 Filed 3–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 47 (Monday, March 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04862]


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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
                                          [2/11/2017 through 3/7/2017]
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                                                                   Date accepted
              Firm name                      Firm address               for                  Product(s)
                                                                   investigation
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Cooper Gear and Manufacturing, Inc...  310 Mill Street,                 2/13/2017  The firm manufactures gears
                                        Anderson, MO 64831.                         and splines.
The Steinlite Corporation............  1015 Main Street,                2/23/2017  The firm manufactures metal
                                        Atchison, KS 66002.                         fabricated grain moisture
                                                                                    meters (2 in production) and
                                                                                    a metal mill to grind
                                                                                    solids.
D & N Machining, Inc.................  18320 Highway 71, South,         2/24/2017  The firm manufactures CNC
                                        Greenwood, AR 72936.                        machined component parts.
National Wiper Alliance, Inc.........  875 Warren Wilson Road,          2/27/2017  The firm manufactures
                                        Swannanoa, NC 28778.                        nonwoven wipes and
                                                                                    materials.

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Bazooka-Farmstar, LLC................  800 East 7th Street,             2/28/2017  The firm farm manufactures
                                        Washington, IA 52353.                       machinery and equipment such
                                                                                    as grain augers and manure
                                                                                    injection equipment.
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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.

Miriam Kearse,
Lead Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-04862 Filed 3-10-17; 8:45 am]
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