Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, 9319-9320 [2022-03525]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 34 / Friday, February 18, 2022 / Notices to its respective Section. The Secretary of Commerce will appoint the U.S. Section and the U.S. Section’s private sector co-chair. The Forum will allow the private sector to develop and provide joint recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs, concerns, and suggestions about the creation of an environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade and economic links between the United States and India. The Forum will work in tandem with, and provide input to, the governmentto-government U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue. Candidates are currently being sought for membership in the U.S. Section. Each candidate must be the Chief Executive Officer, President, or equivalent chief executive of a company that is (1) U.S.-owned or controlled, (2) is incorporated in or has its main headquarters or principal place of business in the United States, and (3) is currently conducting business in both countries. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and be generally able to travel to India and locations in the United States to attend Forum meetings as well as U.S. Section meetings. Travel and in-person activities are contingent upon the safety and health conditions in the United States and India. Should safety or health conditions not be appropriate for travel and/or in-person activities, a meeting may be postponed or a virtual meeting may be scheduled instead. The candidate may not be a registered foreign agent, nor required to be registered, with the Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) of 1938, as amended. Applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be evaluated based on the following criteria: (1) A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Indian market either through exports or investment. (2) A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic development. (3) The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. (4) The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. (5) The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. (6) A demonstrated commitment by the individual and/or the individual’s VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 company, particularly through activities in India, to: • Support inclusive economic growth; • uphold worker rights and labor standards in its global supply chain; • tackle the COVID–19 pandemic and bolster public health efforts; • strengthen the resiliency of U.S. supply chains; • advance environmental sustainability; and • address climate change. The U.S. Section of the Forum should include members who represent a diversity of business sectors. Applications from individuals representing companies in all sectors and of all sizes will be considered. The Department of Commerce is committed to achieving diversity in the membership of the U.S. Section of the Forum to the maximum extent permitted by law and consistent with the need for balanced industry representation. Where possible, the Department of Commerce will also consider the ethnic, racial, and gender diversity of the United States. U.S. Section members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation, including attendance at Forum and Section meetings. At the meetings, the U.S. and Indian Sections will be expected to offer recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates may not participate. U.S. Section members will serve for three-year terms but may be reappointed. Members serve at the discretion of the Secretary. This notice supersedes the notice announcing membership opportunities for appointment, or reappointment, to the U.S. Section of the Forum published in the Federal Register on May 18, 2021 (86 FR 26907). To be considered for membership in the U.S. Section, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATE captions above: Name and title of the applicant; the applicant company’s name, place of incorporation, main headquarters address, and principal place of business address (if different); size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in India; and a brief statement describing the candidate’s qualifications that should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9319 Forum will be active. The application should also include sufficient information to demonstrate the applicant’s company is U.S.-owned or controlled, which may include, for example, an affirmation from the company that a majority of its voting stock is owned by U.S. citizens or other U.S. entities, an affirmation that a majority of its board of directors are U.S. citizens, or other indicia of U.S. ownership or control. Candidates who have previously been members of the U.S. Section or who applied under the previous notice will need to submit new application materials if they want to be considered. All candidates will be notified once selections have been made. Dated: February 14, 2022. Noor Sclafani, International Trade Specialist, Office of South Asia. [FR Doc. 2022–03514 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting of a Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 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. EST on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held virtually via Webex. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted via email to Ms. Victoria Yue, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, at Victoria.yue@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Victoria Yue, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 9320 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 34 / Friday, February 18, 2022 / Notices Trade Administration (Phone: 202–482– 3492; email: Victoria.yue@trade.gov). The meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. The general meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are required to register in advance. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. EST, 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 Victoria Yue at Victoria.Yue@trade.gov or (202) 482–3492 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 Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. EST 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 March 8 meeting, which will be the fifth meeting of the current charter term, the Committee will review draft recommendations and conduct subcommittee breakouts under the themes of Trade Policy and Export Competitiveness, Climate Change Mitigation and Resilience Technologies, and Waste Management and Circular Economy. An agenda will be made available one week prior to the meeting upon request to Victoria Yue. 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 products. The ETTAC was most recently re-chartered through August 15, 2022. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 10, 2021. Devin Horne, Senior International Trade Specialist, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2022–03525 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Recruitment for the Clean EDGE Asia Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The International Trade Administration (ITA), United States Department of Commerce, is announcing recruitment for the Clean EDGE Asia Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam (previously announced and published in the Federal Register as the Asia EDGE Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam). The Mission will be hosted from June 6–10, 2022, with dates, fee structure, and scope as outlined below. The Mission includes stops to Indonesia and Vietnam, with an optional stop to the Philippines. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of dates, pricing, and scope for the Clean EDGE Asia Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam. SUMMARY: Background The International Trade Administration (ITA), United States Department of Commerce, is announcing dates, pricing, and scope for the executive-led Clean EDGE Asia Business Development Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam. The Mission will take place from June 6–10, 2022 and includes stops to Indonesia (Jakarta) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi), with an optional program in the Philippines (Manila) from June 13–14, 2022. The Mission was previously announced and published in the Federal Register as the Asia EDGE Business Development Mission (84 FR 48590) and was initially scheduled for March 16–24, 2020. The Mission was postponed multiple times due to COVID–19. The Mission is now being organized under the Biden-Harris Administration’s new Indo-Pacific clean energy initiative, Clean EDGE Asia, and is focused on promoting U.S. products and services exports that strengthen energy security, enhance energy access, promote open and efficient energy markets, and advance clean energy and climate goals in Southeast Asia. The Mission will support the U.S. vision to grow sustainable, secure, and clean energy markets throughout Asia by promoting U.S. exports, mobilizing private sector investment, removing trade barriers, and strengthening PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 standards and procurement practices. Drawing on expertise and resources from across the U.S. government, this trade mission will advance global efforts to realize net-zero emissions by midcentury, while supporting the strategic objectives of strengthening energy security, expanding energy access, and promoting energy markets that are open, efficient, rule-based, and transparent. The Mission will highlight the range of energy sectors in which U.S. companies are competitive, including those that are at the forefront of supporting efforts to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the energy sector. The Mission will build on several existing energy programs and events, including those organized under the U.S.Indonesia and U.S.-Vietnam Energy Industry Networks. Mission participants will have the opportunity to meet with key Southeast Asian decision makers to discuss how to foster policies, regulations, and financial investment that support the development of sustainable, secure, and profitable energy markets. Mission participants will network with regional government officials, be introduced to prospective business partners, and facilitate discussions on best practices in their areas of technical expertise. Participants will gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, discuss enabling policies, and advance specific projects, with the primary goal of increasing U.S. exports of products and services to the Indo-Pacific. The Mission will include customized one-on-one business appointments, meetings with state and local government officials, and networking events. Participation will be open to energy sector stakeholders meeting the prerequisites for participation outlined in the Conditions of Participation. Best Prospects The below list, while not exhaustive, identifies key products, services, and technologies that would be an appropriate fit for the trade mission. Companies across all energy sectors are welcome to apply. ITA is committed to assembling a trade mission delegation that is representative of a broad range of energy sectors, with an emphasis on those sectors that advance clean and sustainable energy goals. • Renewable Power Generation (Solar, Wind, Geothermal, etc.) • Civil Nuclear Power Generation • Carbon Abatement Technologies for Thermal Power Generation • Distributed Energy Resources • Microgrids E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 34 (Friday, February 18, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9319-9320]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-03525]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting of a Federal advisory committee.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 10:00 
a.m. to 2:00 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. 
EST on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually via Webex. Requests to 
register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and 
any written comments should be submitted via email to Ms. Victoria Yue, 
Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade 
Administration, at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Victoria Yue, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, International

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Trade Administration (Phone: 202-482-3492; email: 
[email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 
March 8, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. The general meeting is 
open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment. 
Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are required to 
register in advance. Those interested in attending must provide 
notification by Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. EST, 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 Victoria 
Yue at [email protected] or (202) 482-3492 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 Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5:00 
p.m. EST 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 March 8 meeting, which will be 
the fifth meeting of the current charter term, the Committee will 
review draft recommendations and conduct subcommittee breakouts under 
the themes of Trade Policy and Export Competitiveness, Climate Change 
Mitigation and Resilience Technologies, and Waste Management and 
Circular Economy. An agenda will be made available one week prior to 
the meeting upon request to Victoria Yue.
    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 products. The ETTAC was most 
recently re-chartered through August 15, 2022.

    Dated: February 10, 2021.
Devin Horne,
Senior International Trade Specialist, Office of Energy and 
Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2022-03525 Filed 2-17-22; 8:45 am]
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