Sodium Nitrite From India and Russia, 12487 [2022-04569]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 43 / Friday, March 4, 2022 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–679–680 and 731–TA–1585–1586 (Preliminary)] Sodium Nitrite From India and Russia 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 sodium nitrite from India and Russia, provided for in subheading 2834.10.10 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 governments of India and Russia.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. 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. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 By order of the Commission. Issued: February 28, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. On January 13, 2022, Chemtrade Chemicals U.S. LLC, Parsippany, New 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 87 FR 7108 (February 8, 2022); 87 FR 7122 (February 8, 2022). 17:05 Mar 03, 2022 Jkt 256001 You may submit comments identified by Docket No. MSHA–2022– 0007 by any of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments for MSHA–2022–0007. 2. Fax: 202–693–9441. 3. Email: petitioncomments@dol.gov. 4. Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. Attention: S. Aromie Noe, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. Persons delivering documents are required to check in at the receptionist’s desk in Suite 4E401. Individuals may inspect copies of the petition and comments during normal business hours at the address listed above. Before visiting MSHA in person, call 202–693–9455 to make an appointment, in keeping with the Department of Labor’s COVID–19 policy. Special health precautions may be required. MSHA will consider only comments postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service or proof of delivery from another delivery service such as UPS or Federal Express on or before the deadline for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: S. Aromie Noe, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202–693– 9440 (voice), petitionsformodification@ dol.gov (email), or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). [These are not toll-free numbers.] ADDRESSES: Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2022–04569 Filed 3–3–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR I. Background Mine Safety and Health Administration Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) allows the mine operator or representative of miners to file a petition to modify the application of any mandatory safety standard to a coal or other mine if the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) determines that: 1. An alternative method of achieving the result of such standard exists which will at all times guarantee no less than the same measure of protection afforded the miners of such mine by such standard; or 2. The application of such standard to such mine will result in a diminution of safety to the miners in such mine. 3. In addition, sections 44.10 and 44.11 of 30 CFR establish the Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below. DATES: All comments on the petition must be received by MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances on or before April 4, 2022. SUMMARY: Background VerDate Sep<11>2014 Jersey 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 sodium nitrite from India and Russia and LTFV imports of sodium nitrite from India and Russia. Accordingly, effective January 13, 2022, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–679–680 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1585– 1586 (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 21, 2022 (87 FR 3333). The Commission conducted its conference on February 3, 2022. 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 28, 2022. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5294 (March 2022), entitled Sodium Nitrite from India and Russia: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–679–680 and 731–TA– 1585–1586 (Preliminary). 12487 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 43 (Friday, March 4, 2022)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-679-680 and 731-TA-1585-1586 (Preliminary)]


Sodium Nitrite From India and Russia

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 sodium 
nitrite from India and Russia, provided for in subheading 2834.10.10 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 governments of India and Russia.\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\ 87 FR 7108 (February 8, 2022); 87 FR 7122 (February 8, 
2022).
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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 13, 2022, Chemtrade Chemicals U.S. LLC, Parsippany, New 
Jersey 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 sodium nitrite 
from India and Russia and LTFV imports of sodium nitrite from India and 
Russia. Accordingly, effective January 13, 2022, the Commission 
instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-679-680 and 
antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1585-1586 (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 21, 2022 (87 FR 3333). The 
Commission conducted its conference on February 3, 2022. 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 28, 2022. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 5294 (March 2022), entitled Sodium Nitrite from India and 
Russia: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-679-680 and 731-TA-1585-1586 
(Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 28, 2022.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2022-04569 Filed 3-3-22; 8:45 am]
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