Modification of Regulations Regarding the Definition of Factual Information and Time Limits for Submission of Factual Information
On July 10, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register requesting comments regarding a proposed modification to the definition of factual information and to the time limits for the submission of factual information in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings. The Department has decided to extend the comment period, making the new deadline for the submission of public comment September 24, 2012.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, Request for Nominations
The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) is requesting nominations for memberships on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). The ETTAC was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., and pursuant to Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c). ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC advises the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), through the Secretary of Commerce in his capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services and products that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements. The Department of Commerce anticipates rechartering ETTAC for a new two-year term in October 2012, and is seeking nominations for membership on the ETTAC for the new charter term.