Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) Public Meeting, 50613-50614 [2017-23811]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices DOC case No. ITC case No. Country Product A–552–812 ........ C–552–813 ........ 731–TA–1198 .... 731–TA–487 ...... Vietnam ............. Vietnam ............. Steel Wire Garment Hangers (1st Review) ................................ Steel Wire Garment Hangers (1st Review) ................................ With respect to the orders on Steel Garment Hangers from Vietnam, we have advanced the initiation date of these Sunset Reviews upon determining that initiation of the Sunset Reviews for all of the Steel Garment Hangers orders on the same date would promote administrative efficiency. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Filing Information As a courtesy, we are making information related to sunset proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statute and Department’s regulations, the Department’s schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, available to the public on the Department’s Web site at the following address: http:// enforcement.trade.gov/sunset/. All submissions in these Sunset Reviews must be filed in accordance with the Department’s regulations regarding format, translation, and service of documents. These rules, including electronic filing requirements via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS), can be found at 19 CFR 351.303.1 This notice serves as a reminder that any party submitting factual information in an AD/CVD proceeding must certify to the accuracy and completeness of that information.2 Parties are hereby reminded that revised certification requirements are in effect for company/ government officials as well as their representatives in these segments.3 The formats for the revised certifications are provided at the end of the Final Rule. The Department intends to reject factual submissions if the submitting party does not comply with the revised certification requirements. On April 10, 2013, the Department modified two regulations related to AD/ CVD proceedings: The definition of factual information (19 CFR 351.102(b)(21)), and the time limits for the submission of factual information 1 See also Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011). 2 See section 782(b) of the Act. 3 See Certification of Factual Information To Import Administration During Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 42678 (July 17, 2013) (Final Rule) (amending 19 CFR 351.303(g)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 Department contact (19 CFR 351.301).4 Parties are advised to review the final rule, available at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/ 1304frn/2013-08227.txt, prior to submitting factual information in these segments. To the extent that other regulations govern the submission of factual information in a segment (such as 19 CFR 351.218), these time limits will continue to be applied. Parties are also advised to review the final rule concerning the extension of time limits for submissions in AD/CVD proceedings, available at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/ 1309frn/2013-22853.txt, prior to submitting factual information in these segments.5 Letters of Appearance and Administrative Protective Orders Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(d), the Department will maintain and make available a public service list for these proceedings. Parties wishing to participate in any of these five-year reviews must file letters of appearance as discussed at 19 CFR 351.103(d)). To facilitate the timely preparation of the public service list, it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding submit an entry of appearance within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge interested parties who want access to proprietary information under administrative protective order (APO) to file an APO application immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The Department’s regulations on submission of proprietary information and eligibility to receive access to business proprietary information under APO can be found at 19 CFR 351.304–306. Information Required From Interested Parties Domestic interested parties, as defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b), wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of 4 See Definition of Factual Information and Time Limits for Submission of Factual Information: Final Rule, 78 FR 21246 (April 10, 2013). 5 See Extension of Time Limits, 78 FR 57790 (September 20, 2013). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50613 Matthew Renkey (202) 482–2312. Matthew Renkey (202) 482–2312. this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department’s regulations, if we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the Department will automatically revoke the order without further review.6 If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate from a domestic interested party, the Department’s regulations provide that all parties wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must file complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. Also, note that the Department’s information requirements are distinct from the Commission’s information requirements. Consult the Department’s regulations for information regarding the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews. Consult the Department’s regulations at 19 CFR part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information concerning antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at the Department. This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c). Dated: October 16, 2017. James Maeder, Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–23763 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) Public Meeting International Trade Administration, DOC. AGENCY: 6 See E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii). 01NON1 50614 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. ACTION: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, November 3, 2017. The deadline for members of the public to request auxiliary aids is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 6057–59 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. The address to register, submit comments, or request auxiliary aids is: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 or email: amy.kreps@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 202–482–3835; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: amy.kreps@trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place on November 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The general meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00–3:30 p.m. EDT. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are required to register in advance. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via the contact information provided above. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at (202) 482–3835 no less than one week prior to the meeting. Requests received after this date will be accepted, but it may not be possible to accommodate them. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. To be considered during the meeting, written comments must be received by Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EDT to ensure transmission to the members before the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topic To Be considered: The agenda for the November 14, 2017 meeting includes briefings from the U.S. interagency on ongoing NAFTA negotiations and ITA’s Trade Promotion Programs. Also during the meeting, the three ETTAC subcommittees will discuss their top priorities for this charter period, with the goal of generating recommendations for the Secretary of Commerce. Topics under discussion include optimizing the U.S. Government’s trade promotion programs, identifying market access barriers, pros and cons of existing trade agreements, and discussing procurement policy, including issues with financing mechanisms, localization requirements and non-tariff barriers. The ETTAC’s subcommittees are: Trade Promotion and Export Market Development, Professional Services and Infrastructure Advancement, and Trade Policy and American Competitiveness. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until August 2018. Dated: October 25, 2017. Man Cho, Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2017–23811 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–067, A–475–839, and A–583–863] Forged Steel Fittings From the People’s Republic of China, Italy, and Taiwan: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik at (202) 482–6905 or Robert Palmer at (202) 482–9068 (Taiwan), Katherine Johnson at (202) 482–4929 or Renato Barreda at (202) 482–0317 (the People’s Republic of AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 China (PRC)), and Denisa Ursu at (202) 482–2285 or Michael Bowen at (202) 482–0768 (Italy), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Petitions On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) received antidumping duty (AD) Petitions concerning imports of forged steel fittings from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Italy, and Taiwan, filed in proper form, on behalf of Bonney Forge Corporation and United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW) (collectively, the petitioners).1 The AD Petitions were accompanied by a countervailing duty (CVD) Petition concerning imports of forged steel fittings from the PRC. The petitioners are domestic producers of forged steel fittings and a certified union that represents workers who produce forged steel fittings.2 On October 6 and 10, 2017, the Department requested supplemental information pertaining to certain areas of the Petitions.3 The petitioners filed responses to these supplemental questions on October 11, 2017.4 The Department also issued second supplemental questionnaires with 1 See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce re: ‘‘Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties: Forged Steel Fittings from the People’s Republic of China, Italy, and Taiwan’’ (October 5, 2017) (the Petitions). 2 See Volume I of the Petitions at 2 and 4. 3 See Letters from the Department to the petitioners re: ‘‘Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from the People’s Republic of China, Italy, and Taiwan: Supplemental Questions,’’ ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from the People’s Republic of China: Supplemental Questions,’’ ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from Taiwan: Supplemental Questions,’’; Letter from the Department to the petitioners re: ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from Italy: Supplemental Questions,’’ dated October 10, 2017. 4 See Letters from the petitioners, re: ‘‘Forged Steel Fittings from the People’s Republic of China, Italy, and Taiwan: Response to Supplemental Questions—General Issues’’ (General Issues Supplement); ‘‘Forged Steel Fittings from Italy: Response to Supplemental Questions,’’ dated October 11, 2017 (Italy AD Supplemental Response); ‘‘Forged Steel Fittings from the People’s Republic of China: Response to Supplemental Questions,’’ (PRC AD Supplemental Response); and ‘‘Forged Steel Fittings from Taiwan: Response to Supplemental Questions,’’ (Taiwan AD Supplemental Response), dated October 11, 2017. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 210 (Wednesday, November 1, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50613-50614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23811]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) 
Public Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

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ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for 
members of the public to register or to submit written comments for 
dissemination prior to the meeting is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, November 
3, 2017. The deadline for members of the public to request auxiliary 
aids is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 6057-59 at the U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. The address to register, 
submit comments, or request auxiliary aids is: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of 
Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade 
Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20230 or email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 
202-482-3835; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: [email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place on November 14 
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The general meeting is open to the 
public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00-3:30 
p.m. EDT. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are 
required to register in advance. Those interested in attending must 
provide notification by Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via 
the contact information provided above. This meeting is physically 
accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language 
interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at 
(202) 482-3835 no less than one week prior to the meeting. Requests 
received after this date will be accepted, but it may not be possible 
to accommodate them.
    Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time 
before or after the meeting. To be considered during the meeting, 
written comments must be received by Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 
p.m. EDT to ensure transmission to the members before the meeting. 
Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting.
    Topic To Be considered: The agenda for the November 14, 2017 
meeting includes briefings from the U.S. interagency on ongoing NAFTA 
negotiations and ITA's Trade Promotion Programs. Also during the 
meeting, the three ETTAC subcommittees will discuss their top 
priorities for this charter period, with the goal of generating 
recommendations for the Secretary of Commerce. Topics under discussion 
include optimizing the U.S. Government's trade promotion programs, 
identifying market access barriers, pros and cons of existing trade 
agreements, and discussing procurement policy, including issues with 
financing mechanisms, localization requirements and non-tariff 
barriers. The ETTAC's subcommittees are: Trade Promotion and Export 
Market Development, Professional Services and Infrastructure 
Advancement, and Trade Policy and American Competitiveness.
    Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export 
Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the 
Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating 
Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and 
administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental 
technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was originally 
chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until 
August 2018.

    Dated: October 25, 2017.
Man Cho,
Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
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