Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 9291-9292 [2019-04735]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2019 / Notices the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by April 15, 2019. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Survey of Customers of the Official Grain Inspection and Weighing System. OMB Control Number: 0581–0310. Summary of Collection: The United States Grain Standards Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 71–87) (USGSA), and the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) (AMA), authorizes the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture to establish official inspection, grading, and weighing programs for grains and other agricultural commodities. Under the USGSA and AMA, Grain Inspection, the Packers and Stockyard Administration’s (GIPSA) Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) offers inspecting, weighing, grading, quality assurance, and certification services for a user-fee to facilitate the efficient marketing of grain, oilseeds, rice, lentils, dry peas, edible beans, and related agricultural commodities in the global marketplace. The goal of FGIS and the official inspection, grading, and weighing system is to provide timely, high-quality, accurate, consistent, and professional services that facilitates the orderly marketing of grain and related commodities. FGIS will collect information using a link to the survey available on its main website. Need and Use of the Information: The survey is separated into two parts, customers and non-customers. FGIS is seeking feedback from customers to evaluate the services provided by the official inspection, grading, and weighing programs. Information collected will help to determine where and to what extent services are satisfactory, and where and to what extent they can be improved. FGIS will collect information from entities, such as potential customers or industry representatives that are not currently utilizing FGIS services. Information collected from non-customers will assist FGIS in fully meeting the domestic and international needs of the grain industry as they evolve. The information will be shared with other managers and program leaders who will be responsible 9291 for making any necessary improvements at the office/agency, program, and project level. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 1,100. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 109. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04764 Filed 3–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–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 [02/19/2019 through 02/27/2019] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Skin, Mind, Body Essentials, LLC .. 130 Satellite Boulevard NE, Suite C, Suwanee, GA 30024. 2/21/2019 Z-Axis Connector Company ........... 345 Ivyland Road, Warminster, PA 18974. 2/25/2019 T&C Stainless, Inc ......................... 1016 Progress Street, Vernon, MO 65712. Mount 2/25/2019 Blase Manufacturing Company ...... 60 Watson Boulevard, Stratford, CT 06615. 2/26/2019 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Mar 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures cosmetics and skin care products, including cleansers, moisturizers, masks, and facial exfoliators. The firm manufactures miniature elastomeric connectors made from fine wire, polyimide substrates, and silicone rubber. The firm manufactures stainless steel pressure vessels for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The firm manufactures precision ball bearing assemblies and components, including retainers, seals, shields, and caps. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 9292 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2019 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE—Continued [02/19/2019 through 02/27/2019] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Andrews Family Corporation, d/b/a Wool Shop. Charles Loomis, Inc., d/b/a Charles Loomis Lighting. 21935 Highway E, Grant City, MO 64456. 11828 NE 112th Street, Kirkland, WA 98033. 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 (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. 2019–04735 Filed 3–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration 2/27/2019 2/27/2019 Product(s) The firm manufactures lambswool cleaning products, primarily dusters. The firm manufactures lighting fixtures, including lamps, sconces, and chandeliers. CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2201, and (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan. The POR is May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018, through the resumption of operations on January 29, 2019.1 If the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance with Commerce’s practice, the deadline will become the next business day. Accordingly, the revised deadline for the preliminary results is now March 12, 2019. Scope of the Order [A–583–848] Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Teh Fong Min International Co., Ltd. (TFM), the sole producer and/or exporter subject to this administrative review, has made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 14, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andre Gziryan or Minoo Hatten, AD/ AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Mar 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 The merchandise subject to the Order 2 is OBAs and is currently classifiable under subheadings 3204.20.8000, 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000 and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description is dispositive. A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Constructed export price is calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this notice. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine that the following weighted-average dumping margin exists for TFM for the period May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. Producer/exporter 1 See memorandum to the record from Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown of the Federal Government,’’ dated January 28, 2019. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 40 days. 2 See Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27419 (May 10, 2012) (Order). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Teh Fong Min International Co., Ltd ........................................... Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) 19.82 3 See ‘‘Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan: Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018,’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 50 (Thursday, March 14, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9291-9292]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04735]


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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
                                         [02/19/2019 through 02/27/2019]
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                                                               Date accepted
            Firm name                     Firm address              for                   Product(s)
                                                               investigation
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Skin, Mind, Body Essentials, LLC.  130 Satellite Boulevard         2/21/2019  The firm manufactures cosmetics
                                    NE, Suite C, Suwanee, GA                   and skin care products, including
                                    30024.                                     cleansers, moisturizers, masks,
                                                                               and facial exfoliators.
Z-Axis Connector Company.........  345 Ivyland Road,               2/25/2019  The firm manufactures miniature
                                    Warminster, PA 18974.                      elastomeric connectors made from
                                                                               fine wire, polyimide substrates,
                                                                               and silicone rubber.
T&C Stainless, Inc...............  1016 Progress Street,           2/25/2019  The firm manufactures stainless
                                    Mount Vernon, MO 65712.                    steel pressure vessels for the
                                                                               pharmaceutical and biotechnology
                                                                               industries.
Blase Manufacturing Company......  60 Watson Boulevard,            2/26/2019  The firm manufactures precision
                                    Stratford, CT 06615.                       ball bearing assemblies and
                                                                               components, including retainers,
                                                                               seals, shields, and caps.

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Andrews Family Corporation, d/b/a  21935 Highway E, Grant          2/27/2019  The firm manufactures lambswool
 Wool Shop.                         City, MO 64456.                            cleaning products, primarily
                                                                               dusters.
Charles Loomis, Inc., d/b/a        11828 NE 112th Street,          2/27/2019  The firm manufactures lighting
 Charles Loomis Lighting.           Kirkland, WA 98033.                        fixtures, including lamps,
                                                                               sconces, and chandeliers.
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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 (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. 2019-04735 Filed 3-13-19; 8:45 am]
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