Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 64104-64105 [2018-26946]

Download as PDF 64104 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 239 / Thursday, December 13, 2018 / Notices the NCSES and the Census Bureau is mailed to the Governor’s Office to announce the survey collection and to solicit assignment of a State Coordinator. The State Coordinator’s Announcement is sent electronically at the beginning of each survey period to solicit assistance in identifying state agencies which may perform or fund R&D activities. Form SRD–1. This form contains item descriptions and definitions of the research and development items collected by the Census Bureau on behalf of the NCSES. It is used primarily as a worksheet and instruction guide by the state agencies providing research and development expenditure data in their respective states. All states supply their data by electronic means. II. Method of Collection The Census Bureau mails the 50 State governors, the mayor of DC, and the governor of Puerto Rico a letter requesting that they appoint a state coordinator for the survey. They are asked to respond within 30 days. The Census Bureau then emails the state coordinators a spreadsheet asking them to identify state agencies that may be active R&D performers. State coordinators are asked to respond within 30 days. The Census Bureau subsequently emails each state agency identified by the respective state coordinators a pdf version of the survey form, which contains embedded data checks and auto-summing functionality. Agencies are asked to complete and email back this pdf version of the form. Alternatively, agencies can download the pdf form from the Census Bureau’s Help Site or contact the Census Bureau to request an spreadsheet version of the form with similar data checks and autosumming. Agencies are also able to report over the telephone by calling the Census Bureau. Agencies are asked to respond within 60 days. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0607–0933. Form Number: SRD–1. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State government agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 51 governors, 1 mayor, 52 state coordinators, and approximately 500 state government agencies. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for each governor, 1 hour for each state coordinator, and 2 hours for each state agency surveyed. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,056. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $0. (This is not the cost of respondents’ time, but the indirect costs respondents may incur for such things as purchases of specialized software or hardware needed to report, or expenditures for accounting or records maintenance services required specifically by the collection.) Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: National Science Foundation Act of 1950 as amended and the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, Title 42 U.S.C. 1861–76; Title 13, U.S.C. Section 8(b). IV. Request for 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 shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (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 respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2018–26964 Filed 12–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–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, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: 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 the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms’ workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [11/20/2018 through 12/5/2018] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Firm name Firm address Date accepted for investigation Plattco Corporation ................ 7 White Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. 11/21/2018 Premier Manufacturing and Supply Chain Services, Inc. Silvex Incorporated ................ 7755 Miller Drive, Frederick, CO 80504. 45 Thomas Drive, Westbrooke, ME 04092. 11/27/2018 Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Dec 12, 2018 Jkt 247001 12/3/2018 Product(s) The firm manufactures valves, especially double-flap airlock valves and slide-gate valves, as well as custom metal castings. The firm manufactures circuit boards for electrical apparatuses. The firm provides services for electroplating, anodizing, and surface finishing metals. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Division, Room 71030, PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 239 / Thursday, December 13, 2018 / Notices (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. 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. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–26946 Filed 12–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–475–819] Certain Pasta From Italy: Rescission of 2017 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain pasta from Italy for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable December 13, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ethan Talbott or Mary Kolberg, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1030, or (202) 482–1785, respectively. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: Background On July 3, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on certain past from Italy for the POR.1 On July 30, 2018, Commerce received a timely request from Tesa SrL (Tesa), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.213(b), to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 On July 31, 2018, Commerce received timely requests from Industria 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 31121 (July 3, 2018). 2 See Tesa’s Letter, ‘‘Pasta from Italy; Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 30, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Dec 12, 2018 Jkt 247001 Alimentare Colavita, S.p.A (Indalco) and GR.A.M.M. S.r.l., (GRAMM), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(b), to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.3 On September 10, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of the administrative review with respect to Tesa, Indalco, and GRAMM.4 On October 4, 2018, Tesa timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.5 On October 15, 2018, GRAMM timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.6 On November 19, 2018, Indalco timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.7 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party who requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, Tesa, Indalco, and GRAMM withdrew their requests for review by the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of this order. Therefore, we are rescinding, in its entirety, the administrative review of the CVD order on certain pasta from Italy covering the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of certain pasta from Italy during January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit rate for estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends 3 See Indalco’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Pasta from Italy: Request for Administrative Review on Behalf of Industria Alimentare Colavita, S.p.A.,’’ dated July 31, 2018; see also GR.A.M.M.’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Dry Pasta from Italy, C–475–819; Request for Review,’’ dated July 31, 2018. 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 45596 (September 10, 2018). 5 See Tesa’s Letter, ‘‘Pasta from Italy; Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated October 4, 2018. 6 See GRAMM’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Dry Pasta from Italy, C–475–819; Withdrawal Request for Review,’’ dated October 15, 2018. 7 See Indalco’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Pasta from Italy: Withdrawal of Request for CVD Administrative Review of Indalco S.p.A.,’’ dated November 19, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64105 to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: December 7, 2018. James Maeder, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2018–27001 Filed 12–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–864] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Rescission of 2017 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing order on certain corrosion-resistant steel from India for the period of review (POR), January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable December 13, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Omar Qureshi, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–5307 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 239 (Thursday, December 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64104-64105]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-26946]


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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, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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SUMMARY: 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 the firms contributed importantly to the total or 
partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a 
decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

   List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                         [11/20/2018 through 12/5/2018]
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                                                                   Date accepted
              Firm name                      Firm address               for                  Product(s)
                                                                   investigation
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Plattco Corporation..................  7 White Street,                 11/21/2018  The firm manufactures valves,
                                        Plattsburgh, NY 12901.                      especially double-flap
                                                                                    airlock valves and slide-
                                                                                    gate valves, as well as
                                                                                    custom metal castings.
Premier Manufacturing and Supply       7755 Miller Drive,              11/27/2018  The firm manufactures circuit
 Chain Services, Inc.                   Frederick, CO 80504.                        boards for electrical
                                                                                    apparatuses.
Silvex Incorporated..................  45 Thomas Drive,                 12/3/2018  The firm provides services
                                        Westbrooke, ME 04092.                       for electroplating,
                                                                                    anodizing, and surface
                                                                                    finishing metals.
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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 Division, Room 
71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten

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(10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These 
petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 
1974, as amended.
    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.

Irette Patterson,
Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-26946 Filed 12-12-18; 8:45 am]
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