Proposed Reestablishment and Expansion of Site-Foreign-Trade Zone 276 Kern County, California, 56213-56214 [2017-25655]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 / Notices detectors; ventilation systems; ceiling fans; wall fans; metal ducting; programmable logic controllers; dampeners; moisture eliminators; electrical systems; electrical wire-plastic covered copper; automatic circuit breakers; electric switches; surge suppressors; junction boxes and enclosures (electrical system); programmable logic controller modules; monitoring systems; lighting fixtures and lamp holders; light bulbs; compressors and pumps (air conditioning); copper evaporator coils; fan coil units and blowers; enclosures (shore power system); heat exchangers (air conditioning system); deck winches; captive winches; mast and exhaust stack outlets; hot tubs; swimming pools; aluminum booms; boom vang; aluminum masts; sails; aluminum spreaders; EC6 carbon rigging; aluminum solid rods; furlers; mandrels; yokes; bulb keels; fins for sailboats; stainless steel anchors; stainless steel chains for anchors; electric windlasses; stainless steel snubber hooks; life rafts; helm stations; double and single loudspeakers; davits; inflatable motorboats (tender); outboard motorboats (tender); spotlights; stainless steel fairleads; stainless steel bollards; stainless steel stanchions; synthetic fiber lifelines; inflatable water toys; water skies, surfboards and paddleboards; fuel spill kits; stainless steel tender chocks; boat dock fenders; safety equipment including life jackets and belts; stainless steel freeing port scuppers; outdoor cushions made of man-made fibers; awnings and canvas covers; helm screens; radars; control modules; automatic identification systems; global marine distress and safety systems; bridge computers; navigation software; vinyl helm or captain chairs; navigational charts; electronic components (navigational and radio aid); gyro compasses; satellite domes; communication domes; depth sounders; sonars; binoculars; wood laminate flooring; ceramic tile flooring; marble flooring; carpet flooring; textile and vinyl wall coverings; vinyl ceilings; refrigerators; microwave ovens; ovens and cooktops; toasters; water heaters; coffee makers; dishwashers; blinds; curtains; shades (window treatments); leather, polyester, polyurethane fabric, and PVC coated vinyl upholstery replacements; electric door closer; manual door hinges; self-enclosed saunas; elevators; dumb waiters; kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and cabinetry hardware; wood veneers; desk and table lamp lighting; wall mounted lighting; soft furnishings including sofas, chairs, wood tables, wall units, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:51 Nov 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 bedroom sets, and mattresses; stainless steel cutlery; lead crystal glassware; glassware (other); bathroom and kitchen fixtures and fittings; toilets; marble countertops; bathtubs; shower enclosures; glass partitions; computer equipment racks; computers; programmable data communication processors; televisions; television lifts and enclosures; DVD players; digital movie and music storage; remote controls for electronics; digital media switches; IT switches; in room AV processors; infrared pick-ups; AC rack coolers; coaxial cabling; docking stations; video projectors; custom theater seating; sound installations; control pads; patch panels; grounding plates; aerial-antennas for radio reception; cell modules; lighting modules; mounting hardware; projector screens; internal and external communication telephone systems; cabling wire for telephone systems; steel sheets; aluminum sheets; aluminum profiles; carbon fiber sheets; glass reinforced plastic-fiberglass for repairs; epoxy fairing compound; polyurethane paint for yachts; enamel paint for yachts; and aliphatic hydrocarbon based anti-fouling paint (duty rate ranges from duty free to 22.5%). The request indicates that thrust, linear, and strut bearings; naval brass bearings; steel sheets; aluminum sheets; aluminum profiles, and wood laminate flooring are subject to antidumping/ countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders when imported from certain countries. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of liquidation under AD/ CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs territory, be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). The request also indicates that the following components will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on those components): Aluminum piping; rubber v-belts combined with textiles; gear box mounts; aluminum sound shields; aluminum tank fittings; aluminum booms; aluminum masts; aluminum spreaders; aluminum solid rods; synthetic fiber lifelines; awnings and canvas covers; carpet flooring; textile wall coverings; blinds; curtains; shadeswindow treatments; leather, polyester and polyurethane fabrics; PVC coated vinyl upholstery replacements; electric door closers; manual door hinges; kitchen, bedroom and bathroom cabinetry; cabinetry hardware; wood PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56213 veneers; television lifts and enclosures; and, mounting hardware. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is January 8, 2018. 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 Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Qahira El-Amin at Qahira.El-Amin@ trade.gov or (202) 482–5928. Dated: November 21, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25656 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–75–2017] Proposed Reestablishment and Expansion of Site—Foreign-Trade Zone 276 Kern County, California Pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), an application has been submitted to the FTZ Board by Kern County, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 276, requesting to reestablish the zone adjacent to the Los Angeles/Long Beach U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The reestablished zone would be comprised of previously approved Site 2, which the application proposes to expand. FTZ 276 was initially approved on January 19, 2010, as a new zone adjacent to the Meadows Field user-fee airport (Board Order 1653, 75 FR 8920– 8921, February 26, 2010). A user-fee airport may serve as a port of entry for purposes of establishing, operating and maintaining a FTZ pursuant to the FTZ Board’s regulations (see 15 CFR 400.2(m)). The grantee now proposes to reestablish the zone as an additional zone adjacent to the Los Angeles/Long Beach U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The reestablished zone would be comprised of Site 2—within the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center, located at the E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 56214 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 / Notices intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 99, Lebec, California—which the application proposes to expand from 247 to 1,093 acres. The application was formally docketed on November 21, 2017. The applicant is authorized to make the proposal under the California Government Code, Sections 6300–6305. The application indicates a need for expanded zone designation within the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center. Specific manufacturing approvals are not being sought at this time. Such requests would be made to the FTZ Board on a case-bycase basis. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. 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 January 8, 2018. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 22, 2018. A copy of the application 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 Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: November 21, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25655 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES [S–135–2017] Approval of Subzone Status; Ekornes Inc.; Somerset, New Jersey On September 7, 2017, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the New Jersey Department of State, grantee of FTZ 44, requesting subzone status subject to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:51 Nov 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 existing activation limit of FTZ 44, on behalf of Ekornes Inc., in Somerset, New Jersey. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (82 FR 42784, September 12, 2017). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 44J was approved on November 13, 2017, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 44’s 407.5- acre activation limit. Dated: November 21, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25653 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–822–806, A–821–824, A–520–808] Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Belarus, the Russian Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Finding of Critical Circumstances Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from Belarus, the Russian Federation (Russia), and the United Arab Emirates (the UAE) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final estimated dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in in the ‘‘Final Determinations’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable November 28, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz at (202) 482–2972 (Belarus), Kaitlin Wojnar at (202) 482– 3857 (Russia), Carrie Bethea (UAE) at (202) 482–1491, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background On September 12, 2017, the Department published the preliminary affirmative determination of critical circumstances concerning Russia and the preliminary determinations of sales at LTFV in the investigations of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE.1 We invited interested parties to comment on these preliminary determinations. We received no comments on the Preliminary LTFV Determinations but did receive comments on the scope of these investigations. Additionally, no interested party requested a hearing. Scope of the Investigations The products covered by these investigations are wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE. For a complete description of the scope of the Belarus, Russia, and the UAE investigations, see the Appendix to this notice. Scope Comments During the course of these investigations, the Department received numerous scope comments from interested parties. Prior to the Preliminary LTFV Determinations, the Department issued a Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum to address these comments. As a result of these comments, the Department made no changes to the scope of these investigations as it appeared in the Initiation Notice.2 In September 2017, we received scope case and rebuttal briefs. On November 20, 2017, we issued the Final Scope Decision Memorandum in response to these comments in which we did not 1 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative Preliminary Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances for Imports of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the Russian Federation, 82 FR at 42794 (September 12, 2017) (Preliminary LTFV Determinations Russia & UAE), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM); and Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 82 FR 42796 (September 12, 2017) (Preliminary LTFV Determination Belarus), and accompanying PDM (collectively, Preliminary LTFV Determinations). 2 For discussion of these comments, see Memorandum, ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus, Italy, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom: Scope Comments Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination’’ (Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum), dated August 7, 2017; see also Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus, Italy, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 82 FR 19207 (April 20, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56213-56214]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-25655]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-75-2017]


Proposed Reestablishment and Expansion of Site--Foreign-Trade 
Zone 276 Kern County, California

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act, as 
amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 
CFR part 400), an application has been submitted to the FTZ Board by 
Kern County, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 276, requesting to 
reestablish the zone adjacent to the Los Angeles/Long Beach U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The reestablished zone 
would be comprised of previously approved Site 2, which the application 
proposes to expand.
    FTZ 276 was initially approved on January 19, 2010, as a new zone 
adjacent to the Meadows Field user-fee airport (Board Order 1653, 75 FR 
8920-8921, February 26, 2010). A user-fee airport may serve as a port 
of entry for purposes of establishing, operating and maintaining a FTZ 
pursuant to the FTZ Board's regulations (see 15 CFR 400.2(m)). The 
grantee now proposes to reestablish the zone as an additional zone 
adjacent to the Los Angeles/Long Beach U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection port of entry. The reestablished zone would be comprised of 
Site 2--within the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center, located at the

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intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 99, Lebec, California--which 
the application proposes to expand from 247 to 1,093 acres.
    The application was formally docketed on November 21, 2017. The 
applicant is authorized to make the proposal under the California 
Government Code, Sections 6300-6305. The application indicates a need 
for expanded zone designation within the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center. 
Specific manufacturing approvals are not being sought at this time. 
Such requests would be made to the FTZ Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Christopher Kemp of 
the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts 
and information presented in the application and case record and to 
report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board.
    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 January 8, 2018. 
Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to January 22, 2018.
    A copy of the application 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 Christopher Kemp at 
Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482-0862.

    Dated: November 21, 2017.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-25655 Filed 11-27-17; 8:45 am]
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