FR Alert – Covering:06/01/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 33087-33088] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-11708] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-32-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 277–Western Maricopa County, Arizona; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Rauch North America, Inc. (Non-Alcoholic Beverages), Waddell, Arizona Rauch North America, Inc. (RNA) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Waddell, Arizona. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 15, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 33119] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-11745] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Background Every five years, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct reviews to 
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating a data collection process through this request for information (RFI) to consider whether to amend DOE’s test procedure for illuminated exit signs. Specifically, DOE seeks data and information pertinent to whether amended test procedures would more accurately or fully comply with the requirement that the test procedure produces results measure energy use during a representative average use cycle or period of use for the product without being unduly burdensome to conduct, or reduce testing burden. DOE welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including topics not raised in this RFI), as well as the submission of data and other relevant information. DATES: Written comments and information are requested and will be accepted on or before July 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2019-BT- TP-0013, by any of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 2. Email: exitsigns2019TP0013@ee.doe.gov. Include doc
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing a countervailing duty order on ceramic tile from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable June 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, Moses Song, or John McGowan, 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- 3813, (202) 482-7885, or (202) 482-3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), on February 28, 2020, Commerce published its affirmative final determination that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of ceramic tile from China.\1\ On May 21, 2020, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from China.\2\ 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the preliminary determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of certain glass containers (glass containers) from the People’s Republic of China (China) to correct certain significant ministerial errors. DATES: Applicable June 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian or Aleksandras Nakutis, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6412 or (202) 482-3147, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 29, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Determination in the LTFV investigation of glass containers from China.\1\ On May 5, 2020, separate rate applicants, Zibo Modern International Co., Ltd (Zibo Modern), Zibo Shelley Trading Co., Ltd (Zibo Shelley), and Zibo Sunfect International Trade Co., Ltd. (Zibo Sunfect) alleged that Commerce made certain ministerial errors in its Preliminary Determination.\2\ On May 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on ceramic tile from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable June 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Flessner, 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) 482-6312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(c), on April 7, 2020, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less- than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of ceramic tile from China.\1\ In addition, Commerce made an affirmative determination of critical circumstances, in part, pursuant to section 735(a)(3) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.206.\2\ On May 21, 2020, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 24, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Kirsch Research and Development, LLC, of Simi Valley, California. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale within the United certain synthetic roofing underlayment products and components thereof States after importation of certain synthetic roofing underlayment products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,765,251 (“the ‘251 patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov . For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Person
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty order on steel nails from Vietnam and revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel nails from Korea, Malaysia, Oman, Taiwan, and Vietnam would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission. DATES: Instituted June 1, 2020. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is July 1, 2020. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by August 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202-205-3193), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 thi
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the ITC) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s). DATES: Applicable June 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commerce official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. For information from the ITC, contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205-3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or 
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 33454-33491] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-11651] [[Page 33453]] Vol. 85 Monday, No. 105 June 1, 2020 Part IV Securities and Exchange Commission 
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