Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 14459-14460 [2020-05022]

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[FR Doc. 2020–05215 Filed 3–10–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8610–01–P Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Sunshine Act Meeting Notice 14459 Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Thursday, March 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EDT. PLACE: Cohen Building, Room 3321, 330 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20237. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The U.S. Agency for Global Media’s (USAGM) Board of Governors (Board) may conduct a special meeting closed to the public at any given time during the periods of time and location listed above to consider a personnel matter. This meeting is closed to the public pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) in order to protect the privacy interests of personnel involved in the actions under consideration. The Board also determined that shorter than usual notice for a meeting was required by TIME AND DATE: 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 [2/27/2020 through 3/3/2020] Firm name Ben Hughes Communication Products Co., d/b/a Cable Prep. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Mar 11, 2020 Firm address Date accepted for investigation 207 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06412. Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 2/27/2020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures hand tools for installing cable and fiber-optic telecommunication systems. E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 14460 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 49 / Thursday, March 12, 2020 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE—Continued [2/27/2020 through 3/3/2020] Firm name Firm address Technodic, Inc ........................ 245 Carolina Avenue, Providence, RI 02905. 118 North 800 West, Building 6D, Suite A, Ogden, UT 84404. 327 West 36th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Custom Store Fixtures, LLC .. New York Embroidery Studio, Inc. 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. 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The firm manufactures wooden cabinetry and display racks. The firm provides embroidery, laser-cutting, printing, beading, and pleating services to garment manufacturers. the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: March 6, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Dated: March 5, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2020–05074 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–261–2019] On December 19, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, grantee of FTZ 2, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 2, on behalf of Packard Pipe Terminals, LLC, in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 71895, December 30, 2019). The FTZ staff examiners 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 Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 2M was approved on March 6, 2020, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 2’s 2,000-acre activation limit. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2020–05073 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Foreign-Trade Zones Board Approval of Subzone Status, Packard Pipe Terminals, LLC, Belle Chasse, Louisiana Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Date accepted for investigation Sfmt 4703 [B–13–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 124— Gramercy, Louisiana, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Offshore Energy Services, Inc. (Line Pipe With Weld-On Housings and Connectors), Broussard, Louisiana The Port of South Louisiana, grantee of FTZ 124, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Offshore Energy Services, Inc. (Offshore Energy), located in Broussard, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 5, 2020. Offshore Energy already has authority to produce API specification 5L line pipe with welded on pin and box connections within FTZ 124. The current request would add two finished products and three foreign status materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Offshore Energy from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus materials/components used in export production. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 49 (Thursday, March 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14459-14460]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05022]


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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
                                          [2/27/2020 through 3/3/2020]
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                                                                   Date accepted
              Firm name                      Firm address               for                  Product(s)
                                                                   investigation
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Ben Hughes Communication Products      207 Middlesex Avenue,            2/27/2020  The firm manufactures hand
 Co., d/b/a Cable Prep.                 Chester, CT 06412.                          tools for installing cable
                                                                                    and fiber-optic
                                                                                    telecommunication systems.

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Technodic, Inc.......................  245 Carolina Avenue,             2/28/2020  The firm provides metal
                                        Providence, RI 02905.                       finishing services,
                                                                                    primarily anodizing and
                                                                                    powder-coating services.
Custom Store Fixtures, LLC...........  118 North 800 West,              2/28/2020  The firm manufactures wooden
                                        Building 6D, Suite A,                       cabinetry and display racks.
                                        Ogden, UT 84404.
New York Embroidery Studio, Inc......  327 West 36th Street,             3/3/2020  The firm provides embroidery,
                                        11th Floor, New York,                       laser-cutting, printing,
                                        NY 10018.                                   beading, and pleating
                                                                                    services to garment
                                                                                    manufacturers.
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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. 2020-05022 Filed 3-11-20; 8:45 am]
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