FR Alert – Covering:09/01/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 54352] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19178] [[Page 54352]] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-132] Twist Ties From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR tires) from India for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable September 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene Calvert, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3586. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 2, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on OTR tires from India for the POR of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.\1\ On March 30, 2020, Commerce received a timely-filed request from Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) for an administrative review of BKT, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).\2\ ————————————————————————— 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 54349-54351] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19233] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482- 4735. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 54347] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19231] ———————————————————————– 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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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 54345] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19263] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-55-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 84–Houston, Texas Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Reslink Product Center (Sand Screens and Related Accessories); Baytown and Houston, Texas Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Reslink Product Center (STC Reslink) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Baytown and Houston, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 54346] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19200] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee will meet September 15, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, via remote teleconference. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. Agenda 
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on [[Page 54367]] August 20, 2020, by Rio Grande LNG, LLC (Rio Grande LNG). Rio Grande LNG seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 4492, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. Rio Grande LNG filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, “Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050” (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, September 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on August 12, 2020, by Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC (Calcasieu Pass). Calcasieu Pass seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 4346, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. Calcasieu Pass filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, “Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050” (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, September 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026-4375 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on August 12, 2020, by Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC (Plaquemines LNG). Plaquemines LNG seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 4446, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. Plaquemines LNG filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, “Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050” (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, September 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026-4375 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on August 24, 2020, by Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP (DECP). DECP seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 3331-A, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. DECP filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, “Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050” (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on [[Page 54364]] the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, September 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, 
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on three individuals and one entity pursuant to E.O. 13894, Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria. DATES: The Secretary of State’s determination and selection of certain sanctions to be imposed upon the one individual identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section were effective on July 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: (202) 647 7677, email: RugglesTV@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 2(a) of E.O. 13894, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the United States Trade Representative, and with the President of the Export-Import Bank, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and other agencies and officials as appropriate, is authorized to impose on a person any of the sanctions described in section 2(c) of E.O. 13894 upon determining that the person met any criteria set forth in section 2(a)(i)(A) or section 2(a)(ii) of E.O. 13894. The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to Se
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 54401] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-19194] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1132 and 1134 (Second Review)] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from China and the United Arab Emirates; Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from China and the United Arab Emirates would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
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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 antidumping and countervailing duty orders on boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from China 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 September 1, 2020. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is October 1, 2020. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by November 16, 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 this proceeding may be viewed on the Commission’
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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 antidumping and countervailing duty orders on prestressed concrete steel wire strand from China 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 September 1, 2020. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is October 1, 2020. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by November 16, 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 this proceeding may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: 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 (September 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 analytical issues relevant to Commerce’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is 
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