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Federal Register / Vol. 66, No.

14 / Monday, January 22, 2001 / Notices 6585

International Trade Administration International Trade Administration

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Environmental Technologies Trade North American Free-Trade
Advisory Committee (ETTAC) Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel
International Trade Administration Reviews; Request for Panel Review
AGENCY: International Trade
[A–351–605] Administration, U.S. Department of AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United
Commerce. States Section, International Trade
Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice Administration, Department of
from Brazil; Preliminary Results of ACTION: Notice of open meeting.
Antidumping Duty Administrative
Review; Time Limits Date: February 8, 2001. ACTION: Notice of first request for panel
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. review.
AGENCY: Import Administration,
Place: Room 3407, U.S. Department of
International Trade Administration, SUMMARY: On December 28, 2000,
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution
Department of Commerce. Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. Dofasco filed a First Request for Panel
ACTION: Notice of Extension of Time Review with the United States Section
SUMMARY: The Environmental
Limits of Preliminary Results of 1999– of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to
Technologies Trade Advisory Article 1904 of the North American Free
2000 Administrative Review. Committee will hold a plenary meeting Trade Agreement. Panel review was
on February 8, 2001, in Room 3407 of requested of the final results of the full
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 22, 2001.
the U.S. Department of Commerce. sunset review of antidumping duty
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irina During the morning, the ETTAC will
Itkin, Office of AD/CVD Enforcement, orders made by the United States
hear reports on cross-cutting trade and International Trade Commission,
Office 2, Import Administration, environment issues including those at
International Trade Administration, respecting Certain Corrosion-Resistant
issue in the U.S.-Jordan, and U.S. Steel Flat Products from Canada and the
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Singapore free trade agreements
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, continuation of antidumping duty order
negotiations and the Free Trade by the U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC, 20230; telephone (202) Agreement of the Americas. The ETTAC
482–0656. based on the International Trade
will also hear a report from its Commission’s determination. These
Postponement of Preliminary Results of Government Resources Subcommittee determinations were published in the
Administrative Review and review past initiatives. In the Federal Register, (65 FR 75301) on
The Department issued the initiation afternoon, the ETTAC will conduct a December 1, 2000 and (65 FR 78469) on
of the thirteenth administrative review strategic planning session. December 15, 2000. The NAFTA
of the antidumping duty order on frozen The ETTAC is mandated by Public Secretariat has assigned Case Number
concentrated orange juice from Brazil on Law 103–392). It was created to advise USA–CDA–00–1904–11 to this request.
June 30, 2000 (65 FR 41942 (July 7, on the environmental trade policies and
2000)). The current deadline for the programs of the U.S. Government and to
Caratina L. Alston, United States
preliminary results in this review is help it to focus its resources on
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite
January 30, 2001. In accordance with increasing the exports of the U.S.
2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue,
section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of environmental industry. The ETTAC
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438.
1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR operates as an advisory committee to the
Secretary of Commerce and the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter
351.213(h)(2), the Department finds that
interagency Environmental Trade 19 of the North American Free-Trade
the preliminary results cannot be issued
Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) establishes a
within the original time frame due to
Promotion Coordinating Committee mechanism to replace domestic judicial
the extraordinarily complicated nature
(TPCC). The ETTAC was originally review of final determinations in
of certain cost issues in this review.
chartered in May of 1994. It was most antidumping and countervailing duty
Because it is not practicable to
recently rechartered until May 30, 2002. cases involving imports from a NAFTA
complete the administrative review
The ETTAC was created on May 31, country with review by independent
within the time limits mandated by the
1994, to advise the U.S. government on binational panels. When a Request for
Uruguay Round Agreements Act (245
policies and programs to expand U.S. Panel Review is filed, a panel is
days from the last day of the anniversary
exports of environmental products and established to act in place of national
month for preliminary results), pursuant
services. courts to review expeditiously the final
to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, and 19
For further information phone Jane determination to determine whether it
CFR 351.213(h)(2), the Department is
Siegel, Office of Technologies conforms with the antidumping or
extending the time limit for completion
Industries, (ETI), U.S. Department of countervailing duty law of the country
of the preliminary results of the
Commerce at (202) 482–5225. This that made the determination.
administrative review until May 30,
2001. meeting is physically accessible to Under Article 1904 of the Agreement,
This extension is in accordance with people with disabilities. Requests for which came into force on January 1,
section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. sign language interpretation or other 1994, the Government of the United
auxiliary aids should be directed to ETI. States, the Government of Canada and
Dated: January 16, 2001. the Government of Mexico established
Richard W. Moreland, Dated: January 12, 2001. Rules of Procedure for Article 1904
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Carlos F. Montoulieu, Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’).
Administration. Deputy Assistant Secretary. These Rules were published in the
[FR Doc. 01–1842 Filed 1–19–01; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 01–1602 Filed 1–19–01; 8:45 am] Federal Register on February 23, 1994

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