Certain Cloud-Connected Wood-Pellet Grills and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest, 70860-70861 [2021-26937]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 70860 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 236 / Monday, December 13, 2021 / Notices hearing, will be posted on the Commission’s website at https:// www.usitc.gov/calendarpad/ calendar.html. Interested parties should check the Commission’s website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before May 11, 2022. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on May 18, 2022. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission’s rules. 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Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 7, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–26872 Filed 12–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1237] Certain Cloud-Connected Wood-Pellet Grills and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that on December 6, 2021, the presiding chief administrative law judge (‘‘CALJ’’) issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337. The CALJ also issued a Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be found in the abovecaptioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notice is soliciting comments from the public only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that, if the Commission finds a violation, it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States: unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds that such articles should not be excluded from entry. 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation, specifically: A limited exclusion order directed to certain cloud-connected wood-pellet grills and components thereof imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after importation by respondent GMG Products LLC (‘‘GMG’’) of Lakeside, Oregon; and a cease and desist order directed to GMG. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, members of the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the CALJ’s Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding issued in this investigation on December 6, 2021. Comments should address whether issuance of the recommended remedial orders in this investigation, should the Commission find a violation, would E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 236 / Monday, December 13, 2021 / Notices affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or thirdparty suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended orders within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the recommended orders would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed no later than by the close of business on January 5, 2022. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The Commission’s paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently waived. 85 FR 15798 (Mar. 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1237’’) 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 (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment by marking each document with a header indicating that the document contains confidential information. This marking will be deemed to satisfy the request procedure set forth in Rules 201.6(b) and 210.5(e)(2) (19 CFR 201.6(b) & 210.5(e)(2)). Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. A redacted nonconfidential version of the document must also be filed simultaneously with any confidential filing. All information, including confidential business VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Dec 10, 2021 Jkt 256001 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 nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection on EDIS. This action is taken under the authority of 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: December 8, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–26937 Filed 12–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–586] Foreign Censorship Part 2: Trade and Economic Effects on U.S. Businesses; Written Submission Deadline International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of request for written submissions from the public regarding Investigation No. 332–586. AGENCY: The Commission seeks information from the public on the impacts of foreign censorship on U.S. businesses, in connection with Investigation No. 332–586, Foreign Censorship Part 2: Trade and Economic Effects on U.S. Businesses. DATES: January 14, 2022: Deadline for filing written submissions for Investigation No. 332–586. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices are located in the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Commission’s building is currently closed to the public. Once the building reopens, persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70861 Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The project leaders for this investigation are Ricky Ubee, Shova KC, and George Serletis. The Commission is currently unable to accept paper correspondence for this investigation. Please direct all questions and comments about this investigation electronically to the project leaders via email at foreign.censorship@usitc.gov or by phone at 202–205–3493. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may be obtained by accessing its internet address (https://www.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD terminal on 202–205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission seeks written submissions in connection with Investigation No. 332–586, Foreign Censorship Part 2: Trade and Economic Effects on U.S. Businesses, instituted under the authority of section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)). This investigation and report were requested by the Committee on Finance (Committee) of the U.S. Senate in a letter dated April 7, 2021 (revised from a request received January 4, 2021). This investigation was initiated on May 6, 2021 and notice was published in the Federal Register on May 12, 2021 (86 FR 26064). As stated in the initiating notice for this investigation, the Committee has asked the Commission to provide an analysis of the impacts of foreign censorship policies and practices in key markets on U.S. businesses. The report will include, to the extent practicable, including through the use of survey data, an analysis of the trade and economic effects of such policies and practices on affected businesses in the United States and their global operations. The analysis will include to the extent practicable, quantitative and qualitative impacts of the identified policies, including by reference, where identifiable, to: a. Impact on employment; b. direct costs (e.g., compliance and entry costs); c. foregone revenue and sales; d. self-censorship; and e. other effects the Commission considers relevant for the Committee to know. Written Submissions: ‘‘Written submissions’’ refers to any written E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1237]


Certain Cloud-Connected Wood-Pellet Grills and Components 
Thereof; Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that on December 6, 2021, the presiding 
chief administrative law judge (``CALJ'') issued an Initial 
Determination on Violation of Section 337. The CALJ also issued a 
Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be 
found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is 
soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the 
recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This notice 
is soliciting comments from the public only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-2310. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email 
[email protected]. General information concerning the Commission may 
also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on 
this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 
provides that, if the Commission finds a violation, it shall exclude 
the articles concerned from the United States:

unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the 
public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United 
States economy, the production of like or directly competitive 
articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds 
that such articles should not be excluded from entry.

19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist 
orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).
    The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues 
raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a 
violation, specifically: A limited exclusion order directed to certain 
cloud-connected wood-pellet grills and components thereof imported, 
sold for importation, and/or sold after importation by respondent GMG 
Products LLC (``GMG'') of Lakeside, Oregon; and a cease and desist 
order directed to GMG. Parties are to file public interest submissions 
pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4).
    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, members of 
the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) 
pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in 
light of the CALJ's Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding 
issued in this investigation on December 6, 2021. Comments should 
address whether issuance of the recommended remedial orders in this 
investigation, should the Commission find a violation, would

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affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive 
conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or 
directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States 
consumers.
    In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that:
    (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended 
remedial orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended orders;
    (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States 
which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded;
    (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third-party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the recommended orders within a 
commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) explain how the recommended orders would impact consumers in 
the United States.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by the close of 
business on January 5, 2022.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The 
Commission's paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently 
waived. 85 FR 15798 (Mar. 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the 
investigation number (``Inv. No. 337-TA-1237'') 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 (202-205-2000).
    Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in 
confidence must request confidential treatment by marking each document 
with a header indicating that the document contains confidential 
information. This marking will be deemed to satisfy the request 
procedure set forth in Rules 201.6(b) and 210.5(e)(2) (19 CFR 201.6(b) 
& 210.5(e)(2)). Documents for which confidential treatment by the 
Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. A redacted 
non-confidential version of the document must also be filed 
simultaneously with any confidential filing. 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 nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public 
inspection on EDIS.
    This action is taken under the authority of 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: December 8, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-26937 Filed 12-10-21; 8:45 am]
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