FR Alert – Covering:08/05/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain amorphous silica fabric (silica fabric) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. DATES: Applicable August 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marc Castillo, 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) 482-0519. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 2, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order \1\ on amorphous silica fabric from China for the POR.\2\ On March 31, 2020, Commerce received a timely request from Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. (the petitioner), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), to conduct an administrative review of the Order for 89 companies.\3\ On May 6, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber (ESB rubber) from Brazil to correct two ministerial errors. DATES: Applicable August 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson, 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) 482-4406. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 29, 2020, Commerce published its Final Results of the 2017- 2018 administrative review of the AD order on ESB rubber from Brazil.\1\ On June 30, 2020, ARLANXEO Brasil S.A. (ARLANXEO Brasil), the sole respondent in this administrative review, timely submitted ministerial error comments regarding Commerce’s Final Results.\2\ On July 6, 2020, the petitioner \3\ filed timely ministerial error rebuttal comments.\4\ Commerce is amending its Final Results to correct two ministerial errors raised by ARLANXEO Brasil. ————————————————————————— 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47357-47358] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17033] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-124] Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 99cc and Up to 225cc, and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable August 5, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies have been provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable August 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Davina Friedmann, 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) 482-0698. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the notice of initiation of this administrative review on July 15, 2019, covering 257 companies, based on requests from the Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee (petitioner) and Endura Products Inc. (Endura).\1\ On October 15, 2019, the petitioner and Endura withdrew their requests for review for all but the following nine companies: (1) Activa International Inc. (Activa); (2) Changzhou Tenglong Auto Parts Co. Ltd. (Changzhou Tenglong); (3) CRRC Changzhou 
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during June 2020, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), and vacating prior authorization. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE website at https://www.energy.gov/fe/listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issued-2020. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9387. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 31, 2020. Amy Sweeney, Director, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Oil and Natural Gas. APPENDIX DOE/FE Orders Granting Import/Export Authorizations —————————————————————————————————————- 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended (“EPCA”), directs DOE to determine whether standards for metal halide lamp fixtures (“MHLFs”) should be amended. In this notice of proposed determination (“NOPD”), DOE has initially determined that the energy conservation standards for metal halide lamp fixtures do not need to be amended and also asks for comment on this proposed determination and associated analyses and results. DATES: Meeting: DOE will hold a webinar on Thursday, August 27, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. See section VII, “Public Participation,” for webinar registration information, participant instructions, and information about the capabilities available to webinar participants. If no participants register for the webinar than it will be cancelled. DOE will hold a public meeting on this proposed determination if one is requested by August 19, 2020. Comments: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this NOPD no later than October 19, 2020. 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-2017-BT- STD-0016, by any of the following methods: 1. Federal 
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 47404] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17049] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–Space Enterprise Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on July 28, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Space Enterprise Consortium (“SpEC”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 47404] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17048] [[Page 47404]] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–Cooperative Research Group on ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas Notice is hereby given that, on July 24, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Southwest Research Institute– 
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47353-47357] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17031] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-134] Certain Metal Lockers and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 29, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-657 and 731-TA-1537 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of certain chassis and subassemblies thereof (“chassis”) from China, provided for in subheadings 8716.39.00 and 8716.90.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by September 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by September 21, 2020. DATES: July 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Harriman ((202) 205-2610), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW,
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Blowers and Components Thereof, DN 3481; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (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 United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov . The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.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: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to Sec. 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47343-47348] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17064] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-133] Certain Metal Lockers and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Barton at (202) 482-0012 or 
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