Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom; Determinations, 22991-22992 [2018-10507]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 96 / Thursday, May 17, 2018 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1096] Certain Microperforated Packaging Containing Fresh Produce; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Terminate the Investigation as to Respondent Apio, Inc. Based On A Settlement and License Agreement; Termination of the Investigation in Its Entirety U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 19) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’), granting complainant’s motion to terminate the investigation as to respondent Apio, Inc. (‘‘Apio’’) of Guadalupe, California, based on a settlement and license agreement. As Apio is the last respondent, the investigation is terminated in its entirety. SUMMARY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2392. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on January 22, 2018, based on a complaint filed on behalf of Windham Packaging, LLC (‘‘Windham’’) of Windham, New Hampshire. 83 FR 3020 (Jan. 22, 2018). The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, by reason of infringement of claims 1–6, 11, and 13 of U.S. Patent VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 May 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 No. 7,083,837. 83 FR 4269 (Jan. 30, 2018). The complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents Alpine Fresh, Inc. (‘‘Alpine Fresh’’) of Miami, Florida; B&G Foods North America, Inc. (‘‘B&G Foods’’) of Parsippany, New Jersey; Taylor Farms California, Inc. (‘‘Taylor Farms’’) of Salinas, California; Apio; and Glory Foods, Inc. (‘‘Glory Foods’’) of Columbus, Ohio. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not participating in the investigation. Respondents B&G Foods, Taylor Farms, Alpine Fresh, and Glory Foods have been terminated from the investigation under Commission Rule 210.21(a)(1). See Order No. 9 (Feb. 21, 2018); Comm’n Notice (Mar. 15, 2018); Order No. 16 (Mar. 13, 2018); Comm’n Notice (Mar. 26, 2018); Order No. 17 (Mar. 27, 2018); Comm’n Notice (Apr. 25, 2018). On April 9, 2018, Windham filed a motion to terminate the investigation as to the last remaining respondent Apio based on a settlement and license agreement. Order No. 19 at 1 (Apr. 20, 2018). On April 20, 2018, the ALJ issued the subject ID granting the motion. Id. at 2. The ALJ found that the motion complies with the Commission Rules, and that no public interest factors prohibit the termination of this investigation. Id. No petitions for review were filed. The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The investigation is terminated in its entirety. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: May 11, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–10521 Filed 5–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 22991 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. Nos. 701–TA–573–574 and 731–TA– 1350, 1351, 1354, 1355, and 1358 (Final)] Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines,2 pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, provided for in subheadings 7213.91.30, 7213.91.45, 7213.91.60, 7213.99.00, 7227.20.00, and 7227.90.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and imports of such wire rod found by Commerce to be subsidized by the governments of Italy and Turkey.3 Background The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these investigations effective March 28, 2017, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Charter Steel, Saukville, Wisconsin; Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Tampa, Florida; Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., Peoria, Illinois; and Nucor Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina. Effective September 5, 2017, the Commission established a general schedule for the conduct of the final phase of its investigations on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod, following preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of the subject wire rod were subsidized by the governments of Italy and Turkey. Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Chairman Schmidtlein, Vice Chairman Johanson, and Commissioners Williamson and Broadbent voted in the affirmative. Commissioner Kearns did not participate in these investigations. 3 The Commission also finds that imports of wire rod subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determinations are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the antidumping duty orders on imports from Spain and the United Kingdom and the countervailing duty order on imports from Turkey. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 22992 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 96 / Thursday, May 17, 2018 / Notices 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 September 20, 2017 (82 FR 44001). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on November 16, 2017 and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on May 11, 2018. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4782, May 2018, entitled Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom (Inv. Nos. 701–TA–573–574 and 731– TA–1350–1351, 1354–1355, and 1358 (Final)). By order of the Commission. Issued: May 11, 2018. Katherine Hiner, Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2018–10507 Filed 5–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1105–0008] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Claim for Damage, Injury, or Death Civil Division, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Division, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until July 16, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments are encouraged and all comments should reference the 8 digit OMB number for the collection or the title of the collection. If you have questions concerning the collection, please contact James G. Touhey, Jr., Director, Torts Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 888, Benjamin Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044, Telephone: (202) 616–4400. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 May 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate 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; —Evaluate 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; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. 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Abstract: This form is used by those persons making a claim against the United States Government under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 5 An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that there will be 100,000 respondents who will each require 6 hours to respond. 6 An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual burden hours to complete the certification form is 600,000 hours. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 11, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–10492 Filed 5–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–12–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2016–0005] Preparations for the 35th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice is to advise interested persons that on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 35th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held July 4 through July 6, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public meeting when developing the U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting. OSHA also will give an update on the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC). Also, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No. PHMSA–2018–0024; Notice No. 2018– 07) to discuss proposals in preparation for the 53rd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCE TDG) to be held June 25 through July 4, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. During this meeting, PHMSA is also requesting comments relative to potential new work items that may be considered for inclusion in its international agenda. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. Nos. 701-TA-573-574 and 731-TA-1350, 1351, 1354, 1355, and 1358 
(Final)]


Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy, Korea, Spain, 
Turkey, and the United Kingdom; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines,\2\ pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 
(``the Act''), that an industry in the United States is materially 
injured by reason of imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod 
from Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, provided for 
in subheadings 7213.91.30, 7213.91.45, 7213.91.60, 7213.99.00, 
7227.20.00, and 7227.90.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be sold in the United States at less than fair value 
(``LTFV'') and imports of such wire rod found by Commerce to be 
subsidized by the governments of Italy and Turkey.\3\
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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 207.2(f)).
    \2\ Chairman Schmidtlein, Vice Chairman Johanson, and 
Commissioners Williamson and Broadbent voted in the affirmative. 
Commissioner Kearns did not participate in these investigations.
    \3\ The Commission also finds that imports of wire rod subject 
to Commerce's affirmative critical circumstances determinations are 
not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the 
antidumping duty orders on imports from Spain and the United Kingdom 
and the countervailing duty order on imports from Turkey.
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these 
investigations effective March 28, 2017, following receipt of a 
petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Charter Steel, 
Saukville, Wisconsin; Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Tampa, Florida; 
Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., Peoria, Illinois; and Nucor 
Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina. Effective September 5, 2017, 
the Commission established a general schedule for the conduct of the 
final phase of its investigations on carbon and certain alloy steel 
wire rod, following preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports 
of the subject wire rod were subsidized by the governments of Italy and 
Turkey. Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's 
investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection 
therewith was given by

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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 September 20, 2017 (82 FR 44001). The 
hearing was held in Washington, DC, on November 16, 2017 and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 
705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on May 11, 2018. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 4782, May 2018, entitled Carbon and 
Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the 
United Kingdom (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-573-574 and 731-TA-1350-1351, 1354-
1355, and 1358 (Final)).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: May 11, 2018.
Katherine Hiner,
Supervisory Attorney.
[FR Doc. 2018-10507 Filed 5-16-18; 8:45 am]
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