Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea, 20202 [2021-07758]

Download as PDF 20202 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 72 / Friday, April 16, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES (March 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1175’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https:// www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_ on_filing_procedures.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. The Commission vote for this determination took place on April 12, 2021. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 12, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–07765 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:13 Apr 15, 2021 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1474 (Final)] Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is not materially retarded by reason of imports of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea, provided for in subheadings 3901.10.10 and 3901.20.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Background The Commission instituted this investigation effective March 4, 2020, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Celanese Corporation, Irving, Texas. The Commission scheduled the final phase of the investigation following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigation and of a public hearing 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 October 20, 2020 (85 FR 66576). In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its hearing through written testimony and video conference on February 18, 2021. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determination 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 11497 (February 25, 2021). Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in this investigation on April 12, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5178 (April 2021), entitled Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene from Korea: Investigation No. 731–TA–1474 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 12, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–07758 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On April 12, 2021, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. Axiall Corp., CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Firestone Polymers, LLC, Occidental Chemical Corporation, OXY USA Inc., PPG Industries, Inc. and Westlake Polymers LLC, Civil Action No. 2:21– cv–00970–JDC–KK. The Consent Decree resolves the claims of the United States against the Defendants for response costs incurred by the United States for response actions to investigate and address contamination within the Calcasieu Estuary Site (Site) in Louisiana. The United States’ Complaint seeks to recover its response costs incurred in connection with the Site pursuant to Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). The Consent Decree provides for payment by the Defendants of $5.5 million in reimbursement of the United States’ past response costs. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States of America v. Axiall Corp., et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11– 2–1284/2. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 72 (Friday, April 16, 2021)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1474 (Final)]


Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea

Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured 
or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an 
industry in the United States is not materially retarded by reason of 
imports of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea, 
provided for in subheadings 3901.10.10 and 3901.20.10 of the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. 
Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be sold in the United States 
at less than fair value (``LTFV'').\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 11497 (February 25, 2021).
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Background

    The Commission instituted this investigation effective March 4, 
2020, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Celanese Corporation, Irving, Texas. The Commission 
scheduled the final phase of the investigation following notification 
of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of ultra-high 
molecular weight polyethylene from Korea were being sold at LTFV within 
the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice 
of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's investigation 
and of a public hearing 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 October 20, 2020 (85 FR 66576). In 
light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to 
the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its hearing through 
written testimony and video conference on February 18, 2021. All 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate.
    The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its 
determination in this investigation on April 12, 2021. The views of the 
Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5178 (April 2021), 
entitled Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene from Korea: 
Investigation No. 731-TA-1474 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 12, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-07758 Filed 4-15-21; 8:45 am]
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