FR Alert – Covering:03/19/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), covering the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 19, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn Turlo, 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) 482-3870. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on rebar from Turkey.\1\ On July 30, 2019, the Rebar Trade Action Coalition (the petitioner) timely requested that Commerce conduct an administrative review of Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustrisi A.S. (Habas).\2\ We received no other requests for review. On September 9, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation with respect to Habas, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\3\ On September
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 15762-15763] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-05716] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Self- Disclosure of Violations of the Export Administration Regulations The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on this request. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from India for the period December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable March 19, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Ayache, 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) 482-2623. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 6, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CVP 23 from India for the period of review (POR) December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2019.\1\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 66880 (December 6, 2019).
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 15763] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-05719] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Self- Disclosure of Antiboycott Violations The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on this request. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that mandatory respondents, Icdas Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanayi A.S. (Icdas) and Kaptan Demir Celik End[uuml]strisi ve Ticaret A.S. (Kaptan Demir) did not make sales of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), March 7, 2017 through June 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 19, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne or Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482-2328 or (202) 482-6251, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results on September 16, 2019.\1\ On January 30, 2020, Commerce issued the Post-Preliminary Particular Market Situation (PMS) Memorandum, finding that a PMS did not exist with respect to the Turkish billet market during the POR.\2\ On February 11 and 18, 2020, we received case and rebuttal briefs, respectively, from interested parties.\3\ Commerce conducted this
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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 January 31, 2020, and supplemented on February 7, 2020, by Cameron LNG, LLC (Cameron LNG). Cameron LNG requests blanket authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a volume equivalent to 254 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a cumulative basis over a two-year period commencing on June 30, 2020. Cameron LNG seeks to export this LNG from the Cameron LNG Terminal located in Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes, Louisiana. Cameron LNG filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments 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, April 20, 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. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services e.g., FedEx, UPS, et
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the United Kingdom, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe, or the Republic of Ireland to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document updates the previous decisions of the Secretary of DHS: To direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People’s Republic of China (excluding the Special Regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective February 2, 2020); to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 2, 2020); and to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the countries of the Schengen Area, to arrive at one of the Unite
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice
Summary: This NOGA is published in connection with the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury). Through this NOGA, the CDFI Fund announces the availability of up to $500 million of Guarantee Authority in FY 2020. This NOGA explains application submission and evaluation requirements and processes, and provides agency contacts and information on CDFI Bond Guarantee Program outreach. Parties interested in being approved for a Guarantee under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program must submit Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for consideration in accordance with this NOGA. Capitalized terms used in this NOGA and not defined elsewhere are defined in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program regulations (12 CFR 1808.102) and the CDFI Program regulations (12 CFR 1805.104). I. Guarantee Opportunity Description A. Authority. The CDFI Bond Guarantee Program was authorized by the
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigations Nos. 731-TA-1455 and 731-TA- 1457 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether 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 polyethylene terephthalate (PET) sheet from Korea and Oman, provided for in subheading 3920.62.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) to be sold at less-than-fair-value. DATES: March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristina Lara (202-205-3386), 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s ele
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

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, to date, has granted ten sets of exclusions. The second set of exclusions was published in March 2019 and will expire in March 2020. On December 30, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative established a process for the public to comment on whether to extend particular exclusions granted in March 2019 for up to 12 months. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to extend certain exclusions for 12 months. DATES: The product exclusion extensions announced in this notice will apply as of March 25, 2020 and extend for one year. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will issue instructions on entry guidance and implementation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this notice, contact Assistant General Counsels Philip Butler or Benjamin Allen, or Director of Industrial Goods Justin Hoffmann at (202) 395- 5725. For specific questions on customs classification or implementation of the product excl
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) requires [[Page 15848]] the establishment of a roster of individuals who would be available to serve as panelists for general state-to-state dispute settlement panels and for specialized labor panels. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) invites applications from eligible individuals wishing to be included on either or both rosters. DATES: To ensure consideration, USTR must receive your application by April 20, 2020. ADDRESSES: You should submit your application through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov (Regulations.gov), using docket number USTR-2020-0012. Follow the submission instructions below. For alternatives to online submissions, please contact Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395-9483 before transmitting your application and in advance of the deadline. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the application process, contact Sandy McKinzy, Legal Technician, Office of Monitoring and Enforcement, at (202) 395-9483. For all other inquiries, contact Assistant General Counsel Nicholas Paster at Nicholas.K.Paster@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-3580.
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