FR Alert – Covering:04/26/2019

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that manufacturers/exporters of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People’s Republic of China (China), sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2016, through July 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 26, 2019 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, 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) 482-1398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review on September 11, 2018.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. Subsequent to the Preliminary Results, several separate rate entities sought to withdraw their requests for administrative review.\2\ Between November 6 and 8, 2018, the petitioner (United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers
[19-08454][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 17825] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08434] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19-31-000] Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. Lines DT and DS Replacement Project On December 21, 2018, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) filed an application in Docket No. CP19-31-000 requesting authorization pursuant to Section 7(b) and 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and abandon certain natural gas pipeline facilities in Anderson and Franklin Counties, Kansas. The proposed project is known as the Lines DT and DS Replacement Project 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

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 May 28, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. 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 20229-1177, Telephone number (202) 325-0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking info
[19-08431][Full Article] [PDF]

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 (AD) order on rubber bands from Thailand. DATES: Applicable April 26, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Berger at (202) 482-2483 and Laurel LaCivita at 202-482-4243, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. 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 March 7, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less- than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of rubber bands from Thailand.\1\ On April 22, 2019, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination, pursuant to section 735(d) of the Act, that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of LTFV imports of rubber bands from Thailand, within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act.\2\ 
[19-08450][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. DATES: March 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (Christopher Watson (202-205-2684), 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 reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.–On March 11, 2019, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (83 FR 54936, November 1, 2018) of the subject five-year reviews was 
[19-08388][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 17890-17891] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08386] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-620 and 731-TA-1445 (Preliminary)] Wooden Cabinets and Vanities From China Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigations, 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 by reason of imports of wooden cabinets and vanities from China, provided for in subheadings 9403.40.90, 9403.60.80, and 9403.90.70 of the Harmonized Tariff 
[19-08386][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 17889] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08387] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731-TA-1410 (Final)] Rubber Bands From Thailand 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 an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of rubber bands from Thailand, provided for in subheading 4016.99.35 \2\ of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
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