Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee, 57699-57700 [2019-23462]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2019 / Notices 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 19, 2019, from 8:45 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 8, 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 8, 2019, 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. Topics to be considered: During the November 19 meeting, which is the fourth in-person meeting of the current charter term, the ETTAC will receive briefings from ITA as well as the interagency and will discuss its priorities and objectives for potential recommendations to the interagency through the Secretary of Commerce. Topics to be considered during the afternoon subcommittee breakout sessions will fall under the three themes of Trade Policy and Trade Negotiations, Trade Promotion and Export Market Development, and Cooperation on Standards, Certifications and Regulations. OEEI will make the final agenda available to the public one week prior to the meeting. Please email amy.kreps@trade.gov or contact 202– 482–3835 for a copy. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Oct 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 products. The ETTAC was most recently re-chartered through August 16, 2020. Dated: October 21, 2019. Amy Kreps, Designated Federal Officer, ETTAC. [FR Doc. 2019–23460 Filed 10–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, November 7, 2019. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Commerce Research Library, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted to: Mr. Devin Horne, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Fax: 202– 482–5665; email: devin.horne@ trade.gov). Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Devin Horne, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202– 482–0775; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: devin.horne@trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57699 Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 10, 2018. This meeting is being convened under the sixth charter of the CINTAC. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the Tuesday, November 12, 2019 CINTAC meeting is as follows: Closed Session (8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)—Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). Public Session (3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.)—Opportunity to Hear from Members of the Public. Members of the public wishing to attend the public session of the meeting must notify Mr. Devin Horne at the contact information above by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in order to pre-register to participate. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill. A limited amount of time will be available for brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 60 minutes. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Mr. Horne and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, ITA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the CINTAC’s affairs at any time before and after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Civil Nuclear Trade E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 57700 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2019 / Notices Advisory Committee, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. For consideration during the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Dated: October 22, 2019. Devin Horne, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2019–23462 Filed 10–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration America Crece Industry Roundtable and Request for Public Comment International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Request for public comments and notice of a roundtable discussion on energy and other infrastructure opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean under the America Crece initiative. AGENCY: The International Trade Administration (ITA) of the Department of Commerce seeks individual comments from industry on government programs aimed at catalyzing U.S. private sector participation in commercial opportunities in energy and other infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Through this notice, ITA announces a request for written public comments and announces a roundtable discussion with industry representatives and U.S. government staff. This notice serves as an initial step in improving ITA’s understanding of private sector interests and programmatic and policy needs in energy and other infrastructure sectors in the LAC region under the new America Crece initiative. This notice further sets forth topics for discussion and comment. DATES: Event: The roundtable will be held on November 7, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Written Comments: To be ensured of consideration, written public comments must be received on or before November khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Oct 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 22, 2019. Comments should not include any business confidential information. Event Registration: ITA will evaluate registrations based on the submitted information (see below) and inform applicants of selection decisions, which will be made on a rolling basis until 30 participants have been selected. ADDRESSES: Event: The roundtable will be held at the Department of Commerce, Commerce Research Library, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. Comments: Written comments should be sent by electronic mail addressed to AmericaCreceOutreach@trade.gov. Comments may also be submitted by mail addressed to: Attn: America Crece, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 30019, Washington, DC 20230. Although comments may be submitted by mail, ITA prefers to receive comments via electronic mail. For alternatives to online or mail submissions, please contact Christian Herman, International Trade Specialist, ITA, at (202) 482–5430. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AmericaCreceOutreach@trade.gov or Christian Herman, International Trade Specialist, ITA, at (202) 482–5430. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 2018, the government of the United States launched the America Crece (Growth in the Americas) initiative to foster coordinated, whole-of-government efforts in support of all U.S. energy and infrastructure engagement in the LAC region. This request for comment and event notification seeks public comment on priorities and strategies to enhance commercial engagement in energy and other infrastructure in the LAC region through programs under the umbrella of the America Crece initiative. The Department seeks individual input and views at the November 7, 2019 roundtable regarding the LAC region, including the following topics: • The principal foreign regulatory and policy barriers to growing sales and exports to the LAC region and how to prioritize these barriers for USG engagement. • The principal foreign barriers to investment in the energy and infrastructure sectors in LAC countries. • The challenges U.S. companies face in seeking and/or providing competitive financing for projects in the LAC region. • Proactive solutions or actions that the U.S. government could pursue that would have an impact on catalyzing U.S. private sector participation in commercial opportunities in LAC. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Insights from working with USG agencies—such as State, Commerce, Treasury, Energy, USTDA, EXIM, OPIC, USAID—in doing business in LAC, including assessments of the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. government tools to promote U.S. businesses in the energy and infrastructure sectors in LAC countries. Event: The November 7, 2019 roundtable will provide an overview of the America Crece initiative and will include a discussion session during which participants will provide insights and feedback related to the initiative and energy and infrastructure in the LAC region. Due to limited space, the event is closed to press and observers. Industry participation is limited to 30 qualifying industry representatives. Selection To attend, participants should submit the below information to AmericaCreceOutreach@trade.gov by November 1, 2019. I&A will evaluate registrations based on the submitted information (and based on the criteria below) on a rolling basis until 30 participants have been selected and inform applicants of selection decisions. Applicants are encouraged to send representatives at a sufficiently senior level to be knowledgeable about their organization’s capabilities, interests and challenges in the LAC region. Registrations should include the following information in their registration email: • Name of attendee and short bio. • Organization and brief organization description. • A statement self-certifying how the organization meets each of the following criteria: 1. It is not majority owned by a foreign government entity (or entities). 2. Its existing products or services are either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have demonstrable U.S. content as a percentage of the value of the finished product or service and/or it is a major investor in projects in LAC in which companies with such products may compete. 3. It has already exported from the United States to or invested in the LAC region. 4. In the case of a trade association, academic or research institution, the applicant will only be representing companies during the Roundtable that satisfy each of the criteria above. Selection will be based on the following criteria: • Suitability of the company’s (or in the case of another organization, represented companies’ or constituents’) E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 208 (Monday, October 28, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57699-57700]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23462]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The deadline for 
members of the public to register to participate, including requests to 
make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit 
written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 
Herbert C. Hoover Building, Commerce Research Library, 1401 
Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. Requests to register to 
participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written 
comments should be submitted to: Mr. Devin Horne, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, Room 
28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Fax: 202-482-
5665; email: [email protected]). Members of the public are 
encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via 
email to ensure timely receipt.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Devin Horne, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, Room 
28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202-
482-0775; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: [email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary 
authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an 
identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. 
Government regarding the development and administration of programs to 
expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in 
accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice 
on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, 
and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry's 
competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market.
    The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 10, 
2018. This meeting is being convened under the sixth charter of the 
CINTAC.
    Topics to be considered: The agenda for the Tuesday, November 12, 
2019 CINTAC meeting is as follows:
    Closed Session (8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)--Discussion of matters 
determined to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. 
(10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).
    Public Session (3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)--Opportunity to Hear from 
Members of the Public.
    Members of the public wishing to attend the public session of the 
meeting must notify Mr. Devin Horne at the contact information above by 
5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in order to pre-register to 
participate. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation 
at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute 
requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill. A limited 
amount of time will be available for brief oral comments from members 
of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as 
possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) 
minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 60 minutes. 
Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must 
contact Mr. Horne and submit a brief statement of the general nature of 
the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 
5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019. If the number of 
registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be 
reasonably accommodated during the meeting, ITA may conduct a lottery 
to determine the speakers.
    Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the 
CINTAC's affairs at any time before and after the meeting. Comments may 
be submitted to the Civil Nuclear Trade

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Advisory Committee, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 
28018, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. For 
consideration during the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the 
Committee prior to the meeting, comments must be received no later than 
5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Comments received after 
that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered 
at the meeting.
    Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days 
of the meeting.

    Dated: October 22, 2019.
Devin Horne,
Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental 
Industries.
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