Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From China; Determinations, 12712-12713 [2021-04432]

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[FR Doc. 2021–04439 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–662 and 731– TA–1554 (Preliminary)] Pentafluoroethane (R–125) From China; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of pentafluoroethane (R–125) (‘‘R–125’’) from China, provided for in subheading 2903.39.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and may also be included in certain mixtures provided for in subheading 3824.78.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and to be subsidized by the government of China.2 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 86 FR 8583 and 86 FR 8589 (February 8, 2021). PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in § 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under §§ 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under §§ 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On January 12, 2021, Honeywell International, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina filed petitions with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized imports of R–125 from China and LTFV imports of R–125 from China. Accordingly, effective January 12, 2021, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation no. 701–TA–662 and antidumping duty investigation no. 731–TA–1554 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 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 January 19, 2021 (86 FR 5247). In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its conference through written testimony and video conference on February 2, 2021. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to §§ 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on February 26, 2021. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 41 / Thursday, March 4, 2021 / Notices The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5170 (March 2021), entitled Pentafluoroethane (R–125) from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–662 and 731–TA–1554 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 26, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–04432 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1125–0003] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection Comments Requested; Fee Waiver Request Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), 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. 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If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12713 Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 26, 2021. Melody D. Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–04418 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act On January 20, 2021, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Utah in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. Magnesium Corporation of America, et al., Civil Action No. 2:01CV0040–DBB. 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The consent decree would require USM to: (1) Make extensive process modifications at the facility, including construction of a filtration plant to treat all wastewaters, that will reduce the environmental impacts from its production operations and ensure greater protection for its workers; (2) establish appropriate financial assurance for closure or corrective action of certain waste management areas in the operating areas of the facility; (3) pay a civil penalty of $250,000; and (4) perform the CERCLA Response Action, which includes construction of a barrier wall around 1,700 acres of the operating portions of the facility to prevent leaks or breaches of hazardous materials to the Great Salt Lake, and the payment of EPA costs incurred in connection with the CERCLA Response Action. In return for the Settling Defendants’ compliance with these requirements, the consent decree would resolve past RCRA violations at the Rowley facility that the United States’ complaint alleges. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 41 (Thursday, March 4, 2021)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-662 and 731-TA-1554 (Preliminary)]


Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From China; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of 
pentafluoroethane (R-125) (``R-125'') from China, provided for in 
subheading 2903.39.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States and may also be included in certain mixtures provided for in 
subheading 3824.78.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than 
fair value (``LTFV'') and to be subsidized by the government of 
China.\2\
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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\ 86 FR 8583 and 86 FR 8589 (February 8, 2021).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in Sec.  207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the U.S. 
Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under Sec. Sec.  703(b) or 733(b) 
of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under Sec. Sec.  705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed 
entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations 
need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the 
investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under 
investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission 
antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will 
prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all 
persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigations.

Background

    On January 12, 2021, Honeywell International, Inc., Charlotte, 
North Carolina filed petitions with the Commission and Commerce, 
alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or 
threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized imports of R-
125 from China and LTFV imports of R-125 from China. Accordingly, 
effective January 12, 2021, the Commission instituted countervailing 
duty investigation no. 701-TA-662 and antidumping duty investigation 
no. 731-TA-1554 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
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 January 19, 2021 (86 FR 5247). In 
light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to 
the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its conference through 
written testimony and video conference on February 2, 2021. All persons 
who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to Sec. Sec.  
703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It 
completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on 
February 26, 2021.

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The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5170 
(March 2021), entitled Pentafluoroethane (R-125) from China: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-662 and 731-TA-1554 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 26, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-04432 Filed 3-3-21; 8:45 am]
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