FR Alert – Covering:04/24/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Al Jazeera Steel Products Co. SAOG (Al Jazeera) made sales of certain welded carbon-quality steel pipe from Oman at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis McClure or Robert Palmer, 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) 482-5973 or (202) 482-9068, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results on December 11, 2018.\1\ For events subsequent to the Preliminary Results, see Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from the Sultanate of Oman: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating an effort to determine whether to amend the current energy conservation standards for single package vertical air conditioners (SPVACs) and single package vertical heat pumps (SPVHPs), collectively referred to as single package vertical units (SPVUs). This request for information (RFI) solicits information from the public to help DOE determine whether amended standards for SPVUs, a category of covered commercial equipment, would result in significant additional energy savings and whether such standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified. 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. DATES: Written comments and information are requested and will be accepted on or before June 23, 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-0033 and/or RIN 1904-AE78, by any of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.
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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 March 23, 2020, by Epcilon LNG LLC (Epcilon). The Application requests long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced natural gas to Mexico in a volume up to 395 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year (Bcf/yr) (1.083 Bcf per day), and to re-export a portion of this natural gas as liquefied natural gas (LNG). Epcilon seeks to re-export this LNG from the proposed AMIGO LNG production and storage facility to be located in the state of Sonora, Mexico (the LNG Facility). Epcilon 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, May 26, 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 Servi
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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 March 10, 2020, by Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (SPL). SPL requests blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States by vessel from foreign sources in a volume equivalent to 500 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a cumulative basis over a two-year period commencing on June 7, 2020. SPL seeks to export this LNG from the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. SPL 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, May 26, 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, etc.): U.S. Department 
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This proposed rule would amend the civil money penalty (CMP or penalty) rules of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or Department) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to: Incorporate new authorities for CMPs, assessments, and exclusions related to HHS grants, contracts, other agreements; incorporate new CMP authorities for information blocking; and increase the maximum penalties for certain CMP violations. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments must be delivered to the address provided below by no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on June 23, 2020. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please reference file code OIG-2605-P. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (fax) transmission. However, you may submit comments using one of three ways (no duplicates, please): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. (Attachments should be in Microsoft Word, if possible.) 2. By regular, express, or overnight mail. You may mail your printed or written submissions to the following address: Aaron S. Zajic, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: OIG-2605-P, Cohen Building, 330 Independence Avenue SW, Room 5527, Washington, DC 20201. Please allow sufficient time
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 23064] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08672] [[Page 23064]] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 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”), IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. (“IMS Global”) has filed written notifications simultaneously
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 23064] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08669] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-632] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Andersonbrecon, Inc, DBA PCI of Illinois ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to issue a limited exclusion order (“LEO”) and cease and desist orders (“CDOs”) directed to respondent Eonsmoke, LLC (“Eonsmoke”) and defaulted respondent XFire, Inc. (“XFire”) in the above-captioned investigation. The investigation is terminated in its entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-2392. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (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 https://www.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: On December 13, 2018, the Commission instituted this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based on a complaint filed on behalf of Juul Labs, Inc. (“JLI”) of San Francisco, California. 83 FR 64156 (Dec. 13, 2018). The complaint, as amended a
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On March 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) received a countervailing duty (CVD) petition (Petition) concerning imports of mattresses from the People’s Republic of China (China), filed in proper form on behalf of the petitioners, domestic producers of mattresses and certified unions that represent workers engaged in the domestic production of mattresses. DATES: Applicable April 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodore Pearson, 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) 482-2631. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Petition On March 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) received a countervailing duty (CVD) petition (Petition) concerning imports of mattresses from the People’s Republic of China (China), filed in proper form on behalf of the petitioners,\1\ domestic producers of mattresses and certified unions that represent workers engaged in the domestic production of mattresses.\2\ The petition was accompanied by antidumping (AD) petitions concerning imports of
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 23063] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08691] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731-TA-1474 (Preliminary)] Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea Determination On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea, provided for in subheadings 3901.10.10 and 3901.20.10 of the 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 23063] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08733] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-513 and 731-TA-1249 (Review)] Sugar From Mexico Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that termination of the suspended investigations on imports of sugar from Mexico would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. —————————————————————————
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 23060-23061] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08690] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 701-TA-501 (Review)] Chlorinated Isocyanurates From China Determination On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year review, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that revocation of the countervailing duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 23002-23009] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08758] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-555-001, A-560-836, A-557-818, A-801-002, A-549-841, A-489-841, A- 552-827] Mattresses From Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable April 20, 2020.
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In September 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 a technical error in a previously announced exclusion. DATES: The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of September 24, 2018, the effective date of the $200 billion action, and extend to August 7, 2020. The amendments announced in this notice are retroactive to the date that 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
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