FR Alert – Covering:06/10/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable June 10, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leo Ayala or Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482-3945 or (202) 482-6251, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from China for the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019.\1\ On November 27, 2019, the petitioner \2\ filed a timely request for review with respect to the China-wide entity and of entries from certain exporters comprising that entity.\3\ Based on this request, on January 17, 2020, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 35415] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-12562] [[Page 35415]] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-128] Mattresses 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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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) is undertaking an early assessment review for amended energy conservation standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines (“beverage vending machines”) to determine whether to amend applicable energy conservation standards for this equipment. 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 the 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 information concerning this early assessment review. DATES: Written comments and information are requested and will be accepted on or before August 10, 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-2020-BT- STD-0014
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On April 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a request for information (RFI) pertaining to the test procedures for consumer water heaters and residential-duty commercial water heaters. The RFI provided an opportunity for submission of written comments, data, and information to the Department by June 1, 2020. Prior to the end of the comment period for the RFI, DOE received requests from the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), as well as from the American Public Gas Association (APGA), seeking additional time to consider the issues raised in the RFI and possibly to conduct further testing, in order to establish the applicability and impact of a different test procedure on water heating equipment. In light of these request, DOE is announcing its decision to reopen the comment period on the subject RFI for an additional 14 days. DATES: The comment period for the consumer water heaters and residential-duty commercial water heaters test procedures RFI, published in the Federal Register on April 16, 2020, which closed on June 1, 2020, is hereby reopened and extended. Accordingly, DOE will accept written comments, data, and information in response to the RFI submitted no later than June 24, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the CBP User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC or Committee) to apply for appointment. UFAC is tasked with providing advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the Commissioner of CBP on matters related to the performance of inspections coinciding with the assessment of a customs or immigration user fee. DATES: Applications for membership should be submitted to CBP at the address below on or before July 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should be submitted by one of the following means: Email: TRADEEVENTS@cbp.dhs.gov. Fax: (202) 325-4290. Mail: Ms. Sonja Grant, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sonja Grant, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344-1440; facsimile (202) 325-4290. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: UFAC is an advisory committee established in 
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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 commercial prerinse spray valves (“CPSVs”). 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 also welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including those topics not specifically raised), as well as the submission of data and other relevant information concerning this early assessment review. DATES: Written comments and information are requested and will be accepted on or before July 10, 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-2019-BT- STD-0034, by any of the following methods: (1
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Completion Drill Bits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3458; 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’
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On May 22, 2020, the Binational Panel issued its Final Decision and Order in the matter of Softwood Lumber Injury from Canada (Determination on Remand). The Binational Panel affirmed the United States International Trade Commission’s Determination on Remand. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul E. Morris, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438, tradeagreementssecretariat@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of Article 1904 of NAFTA provides a dispute settlement mechanism involving trade remedy determinations issued by the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico. Following a Request for Panel Review, a Binational Panel is composed to review the trade remedy determination being challenged and issue a binding Panel Decision. There are established NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (Rules) and the NAFTA Panel Decision has been notified in accordance with Rule 70. For the complete Rules and access to the Final Panel Decision and Order, please see https://www.nafta-sec-alena.org. Dated: June 4, 2020. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020-12511 Filed 6-9-20; 8:45 am] 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 35442] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-12512] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-647 and 731-TA-1517-1520 (Preliminary)] Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam; Revised Schedule for the Subject Investigations AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. ———————————————————————– DATES: June 4, 2020. 
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 35454-35457] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-12514] ———————————————————————– SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34-89007; File No. SR-CboeEDGX-2020-010] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Cboe EDGX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Amendment No. 1 and Order Granting Accelerated Approval of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Amend the Rule Relating to MidPoint Discretionary Orders To Allow Optional Offset or Quote Depletion Protection Instructions June 4, 2020. I. Introduction On February 19, 2020, Cboe EDGX Exchange, Inc. (the “Exchange” or 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 35488-35490] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-12521] ———————————————————————– SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34-89016; File No. SR-CboeEDGA-2020-005] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Cboe EDGA Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Amendment No. 1 and Order Granting Accelerated Approval of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Amend the Rule Relating to MidPoint Discretionary Orders To Allow Optional Offset or Quote Depletion Protection Instructions June 4, 2020. I. Introduction On February 28, 2020, Cboe EDGA Exchange, Inc. (the “Exchange” or 
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