DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) has been sold in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2019. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable December 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis McClure, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5973. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 6, 2020, Commerce initiated the antidumping duty administrative review of the order \1\ on circular welded carbon- quality steel pipe from the Sultanate of Oman.\2\ This review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Al Jazeera Steel Products Co. SAOG (Al Jazeera). On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days.\3\ On July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by an

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that the Norma Group and R.N. Gupta & Co. Ltd. (Gupta), producers/exporters of finished carbon steel flanges (flanges) from India, did not sell subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019. Additionally, Commerce preliminarily determines that Silbo Industries, Inc. (Silbo) had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable December 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker, George McMahon, or Margaret Collins, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2924, (202) 482-1167, or (202) 482-6250, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 2, 2019, we published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on flanges from India, for the period August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019.\1\ Subsequently, Commerce received timely requests for an

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails (nails) from the [[Page 83055]] People’s Republic of China (China) were sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable December 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benito Ballesteros, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-7425. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 7, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on nails from China.\1\ This administrative review covers 308 \2\ companies, including two mandatory respondents: Shandong Oriental Cherry Hardware

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) is initiating an early assessment review to determine whether any new or amended standards would satisfy the relevant requirements of EPCA for a new or amended energy conservation standard for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (“PTACs”) and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps (“PTHPs). Specifically, through this request for information (“RFI”), DOE seeks data and information that could enable the agency to determine whether DOE should propose a “no new standard” determination because a more stringent standard: Would not result in a significant savings of energy; is not technologically feasible; is not economically justified; or any combination of foregoing. DOE welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including those topics not specifically raised in this RFI), as well as the submission of data and other relevant concerning this early assessment review. DATES: Written comments and information will be accepted on or before March 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2019-BT- STD-0035, by any of the fo

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is codifying the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) in regulation. The NISPOM establishes requirements for the protection of classified information disclosed to or developed by contractors, licensees, grantees, or certificate holders (hereinafter referred to as contractors) to prevent unauthorized disclosure. In addition to adding the NISPOM to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this rule incorporates the requirements of Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3, “Reporting Requirements for Personnel with Access to Classified Information or Who Hold a Sensitive Position.” SEAD 3 requires reporting by all contractor cleared personnel who have been granted eligibility for access to classified information. This NISPOM rule provides for a single nation-wide implementation plan which will, with this rule, include SEAD 3 reporting by all contractor cleared personnel to report specific activities that may adversely impact their continued national security eligibility, such as reporting of foreign travel and foreign contacts. NISP Cognizant Security Agencies (CSAs) shall conduct an analysis of such reported activities to determine whether they pose a potential threat to national security and take appropriate action. Finally, the rule also implements the provisions of Se

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (the SDN List) based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202- 622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treas.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Czech Republic is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable December 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dmitry Vladimirov at (202) 482-0665, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on August 4, 2020.\1\ Liberty Ostrava A.S. (Liberty Ostrava) and Moravia Steel A.S. (Moravia Steel) are the mandatory respondents in this investigation. For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\2\ A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The

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SUMMARY: On December 11, 2020, the Department of Commerce published notice in the Federal Register of a negative final determination of sales at less than fair value in connection with the subject investigation concerning India. Accordingly, the antidumping duty investigation concerning fluid end blocks from India (Investigation No. 731-TA-1467 (Final)) is terminated. DATES: December 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristina Lara (202-205-3386), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Authority: This investigation is being terminated under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 and pursuant to section 207.40(a) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.40(a)). This notice is

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that on November 19, 2020, the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) issued an Initial Determination on granting summary determination of Violation of Section 337. The ALJ 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. Parties are to file public interest submissions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin S. Richards, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5453. 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,

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