FR Alert – Covering:02/20/2019

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 5056] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-02785] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable February 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade
[19-02785][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 5055-5056] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-02786] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-475-818] Certain Pasta From Italy: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable February 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy Zhang or George McMahon, AD/CVD 
[19-02786][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producers and/or exporters subject to this administrative review received countervailable subsidies. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. DATES: Applicable February 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene H. 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 February 23, 2018, Commerce initiated the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells) from the People’s Republic of China (China).\1\ The period of review is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. ————————————————————————— \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 37 (February 23, 2018). 
[19-02787][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On December 21, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (Court) issued a final judgment in Qingdao Qihang Tyre Co., Ltd., et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 16-00075; Slip Op. 18-176 (CIT Dec. 21, 2018) (Qihang Tyre), sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) remand results for the sixth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the- road tires (OTR tires) from the People’s Republic of China (China) covering the period of review (POR) September 1, 2013, through August 31, 2014. Commerce is notifying the public that the Court has made a final judgment that is not in harmony with Commerce’s final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to certain exporters identified herein. DATES: Applicable December 31, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Haynes, 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) 482-5139. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 20, 2016, Commerce issued its Final Results \1\ in the
[19-02784][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that certain companies covered by this administrative review made sales of chlorinated isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China (China) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) June 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable February 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Carey, 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) 482-3964. Background This administrative review covers three producers/exporters: (1) Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Heze Huayi); (2) Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co. Ltd. (Jiheng); and (3) Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co. Ltd. (Kangtai). We determine that Heze Huayi and Kangtai have demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate, and have made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (NV). With respect to Jiheng, we continue to treat this company as part of the China-wide entity, because it did not participate in this administrative review and failed to respond to our questionnaires. On July 10, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published
[19-02782][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Emera Energy U.S. Subsidiary No. 1, Inc. (Applicant or EE US No. 1) has applied to renew its authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before March 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for more information should be addressed to: Office of Electricity, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0350. Because of delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to Electricity.Exports@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to (202) 586-8008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Energy (DOE) regulates exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country, pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b) and 7172(f)). Such exports require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On April 17, 2014, DOE issued Order No. EA-287-B, which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing 
[19-02791][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number regarding Efficient and Flexible Building Loads. Through this RFI, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) seeks input from industry to better understand where flexible building loads research goals can be refined to reflect market needs and inform related R&D activities. DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on March 1, 2019. ADDRESSES: Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to RFI_GEB2019@ee.doe.gov. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. Responses must be provided as a Microsoft Word (.docx) attachment to the email, and no more than five (5) pages in length per category of questions, 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will be accepted. Please identify your answers by responding to a specific question or topic if applicable. Respondents may answer as many or as few questions as they wish. DOE will not respond to individual submissions or publish publicly a compendium of responses. A response to this RFI will not be viewed as a binding commitment to develop or pursue the project or id
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the revocation of customs brokers’ licenses by operation of law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melba Hubbard, Branch Chief, Broker Management, Office of Trade, (202) 325-6986, melba.hubbard@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document provides notice that, pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), and section 111.30(d) of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.30(d)), the following customs brokers’ licenses were revoked by operation of law, without prejudice, for failure to file a triennial status report. A list of revoked customs brokers’ licenses appears below with both the ports which issued the licenses and the brokers’ names within each port of issuance whose licenses were revoked, set forth alphabetically. —————————————————————————————————————- Last/company name First name License Port of issuance —————————————————————————————————————- Barber…………………………. Karen……………… 28306 Atlanta. Dennison……………………….. Jonathan…………… 30796 Atlanta. Foster……………….
[19-02837][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the revocation by operation of law of a customs broker’s license. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melba Hubbard, Branch Chief, Broker Management, Office of Trade, (202) 325-6986, melba.hubbard@cbp.dhs.gov. [[Page 5101]] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document provides notice of the revocation of a customs broker’s license pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), and section 111.45(a) of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.45(a)). The following customs broker’s license and all associated permits were revoked by operation of law for failure to employ at least one qualifying individual who holds a valid customs broker’s license. ———————————————————————— Company name License Port of issuance ———————————————————————— Stars Design Group Inc……… 32197 St. Louis. ———————————————————————— Dated: December 21, 2018.
[19-02842][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than April 22, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0080 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 
[19-02781][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than April 22, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0082 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 
[19-02760][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will increase from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2019, the interest rates for overpayments will be 5 percent for corporations and 6 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 6 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel. DATES: The rates announced in this notice are applicable as of January 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Ingalls, Revenue Division, Collection Refunds & Analysis Branch, 6650 Telecom Drive, Suite #100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278; telephone (317) 298-1107. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1505 and Treasury Decision 85-93, published in the Federal Register on May 29, 1985 (50 FR 21832), the interest rate paid on applicable overpayments or underpayments of customs duties must be in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code rate established
[19-02834][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 5106-5107] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-02876] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-392] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Curium US, LLC ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the
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