FR Alert – Covering:02/05/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Transportation (Department or DOT) is seeking comment in this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on proposed amendments to the Department’s Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air. The proposed amendments are intended to ensure that our air transportation system is safe for the traveling public and accessible to individuals with disabilities. DATES: Comments should be filed by April 6, 2020. Late-filed comments will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: You may file comments identified by the docket number DOT- OST-2018-0068 by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Fax: (202) 493-2251. Instructions: You must include the agency name and docket number DOT-OST-2018-0068 or the Regulatory Identification Number (RIN) for the rulemaking at the begin
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from the People’s Republic of China (China), covering the period May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. Commerce preliminarily determines that Tianjin Magnesium International, Co., Ltd. and Tianjin Magnesium Metal, Co., Ltd. (collectively TMI/TMM) did not have reviewable entries during the period of review (POR). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kyle Clahane, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5449. Background On May 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from China for the POR.\1\ On July 15, 2019, in response to a timely request from the petitioner,\2\ and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from China with respect to 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain cold-rolled steel flat products from Brazil for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Langley, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3861. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 6509]] Background On September 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) from Brazil for the POR of September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.\1\ United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) timely filed requests for administrative review of Aperam Inox America do Sul S.A. (Aperam Inox); 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on steel concrete reinforcing bars (rebar) from Mexico would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the “Final Results of Sunset Review” section of this notice. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482- 3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the sunset review of the AD Order \1\ on rebar from Mexico.\2\ We received a notice of intent to participate in the review from the Rebar Trade Action Coalition (RTAC) and its individual members, Nucor Corporation, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Commercial Metals Company, Steel Dynamics, Inc., and Byer Steel Group, Inc. (collectively, domestic interested parties).\3\ Commerce received complete substantive responses from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that The Siam Industrial Wire Co., Ltd. (SIW) did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Samantha Kinney, 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) 482-1766 or (202) 482-2285, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 1, 2019, based on a timely request for review filed by the petitioners,\1\ we initiated an administrative review on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from Thailand for SIW,\2\ the only company for which a review was requested.\3\ In September 2019, we extended the preliminary results of this review to no later than January 31, 2020.\4\ For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets (fish fillets) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the “Final Results of Sunset Reviews” section of this notice. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Matthew Renkey, 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) 482-2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published the Notice of Initiation of the five-year review of the antidumping duty order on fish fillets from Vietnam, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ On October 11, 2019, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate in this review from the domestic interested parties,\2\ within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 6499-6500] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02265] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-05-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158–Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Manganese and Aluminum Alloying Agents); Burnsville, Mississippi Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Traxys Cometals) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Burnsville, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 6576] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02222] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Notice is hereby given that, on January 16, 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”), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (“CWMD”) 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] [Pages 6575-6576] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02221] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–Telemanagement Forum Notice is hereby given that, on January 14, 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”), TeleManagement Forum (“The Forum”) 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
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Agency Notice
[Presidential Documents] [Pages 6725-6729] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02439] Presidential Documents Federal Register / Vol. 85 , No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2020 / Presidential Documents [[Page 6725]] Executive Order 13904 of January 31, 2020 Ensuring Safe and Lawful E-Commerce for United States Consumers, Businesses, Government Supply Chains, and Intellectual Property Rights Holders
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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 an antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from Taiwan. DATES: Applicable February 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom or Mary Kolberg, AD/CVD Operations Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5075 or (202) 482-1785, respectively. 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 December 9, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation with respect to imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from Taiwan.\1\ On January 23, 2020, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination pursuant to section 735(b)(1)(A) of the Act that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of the LTFV imports of carbon and alloy
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 6513-6517] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02153] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-118] Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable January 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik at (202) 482-6905, AD/
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) has 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 limited exclusion order against certain multi-stage fuel vapor canister systems and activated carbon components thereof imported or sold for importation by respondents MAHLE Filter Systems North America, Inc.; MAHLE Filter Systems Japan Corp.; MAHLE Sistemas de Filtraci[oacute]n de Mexico S.A. de C.V.; MAHLE Filter Systems Canada, ULC; Kuraray Co., Ltd.; Calgon Carbon Corporation (referred to herein together with Kuraray Co., Ltd. as “Kuraray”); and Nagamine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. The Commission is also soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the cease and desist order recommended to be issued against Kuraray. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Traud, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3427. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be a
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part a final initial determination (“FID”) of the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. The Commission requests briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as set forth in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties, interested persons, and government agencies on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-4716. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at 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. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 6502-6508] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-02155] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-351-853, A-570-117] Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From Brazil and the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable January 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Ayache at (202) 482-2623
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In September of 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated a product exclusion process in June 2019, and interested persons have submitted requests for the exclusion of specific products. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to grant certain exclusion requests, as specified in the Annex to this notice, and corrects technical errors in previously announced exclusions. DATES: The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of September 24, 2018, the effective date of the $200 billion action, to August 7, 2020. The amendments announced in this notice are retroactive to the date the original exclusions were published. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this notice, contact Assistant General Counsels Philip Butler or Megan Grimball, or Director of Industrial Goods Justin Hoffmann at (202) 395- 5725. For specific questions on customs classification or implementation of the product exclusions identified in the Annex to this notice, contact traderemedy@cbp.dhs.gov. SU
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated the exclusion process in July 2018 and has granted multiple sets of exclusions. The third set of exclusions was granted in April 2019, and is scheduled to expire on April 18, 2020. The U.S. Trade Representative has decided to consider a possible extension for up to 12 months of particular exclusions granted in April 2019. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) invites public comment on whether to extend particular exclusions. DATES: February 16, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. ET: The docket–USTR-2020-0002– will open for submitting comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions. March 16, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET: To be assured of consideration, submit written comments by March 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit public comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. The docket number is USTR-2020- 0002. USTR strongly encourages all commenters to use Form A in submitting comments. If applicable, Form B (which requests Business Conf
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