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Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance

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Petitions for transitional adjustment assistance under the North American Start Printed Page 3511Free Trade Agreement-Transitional Adjustment Assistance Implementation Act (Pub. L. 103-182), hereinafter called (NAFTA-TAA), have been filed with State Governors under section 250(b)(1) of Subchapter D, Chapter 2, Title II, of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, are identified in the Appendix to this Notice. Upon notice from a Governor that a NAFTA-TAA petition has been received, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance (DTAA), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the filing of the petition and takes action pursuant to paragraphs (c) and (e) of section 250 of the Trade Act.

The purpose of the Governor's actions and the Labor Department's investigations are to determine whether the workers separated from employment on or after December 8, 1993 (date of enactment of Pub. L. 103-182) are eligible to apply for NAFTA-TAA under Subchapter D of the Trade Act because of increased imports from or the shift in production to Mexico or Canada.

The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing with the Director of DTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, DC provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than February 4, 2002.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the petitions to the Director of DTAA at the address shown below not later than February 4, 2002.

Petitions filed with the Governors are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, DTAA, ETA, DOL, Room C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC this 16th day of January 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix

Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition numberArticles produced
Chemical Lime (Co)Douglas, AZ12/12/2001NAFTA-5,685Lime (calcium oxide).
Road Machinery—Phelps Dodge Chino (Wkrs)Bayard, NM12/31/2001NAFTA-5,686Machine parts.
Valhoma Corp.—Nexus Management (Wkrs)Tulsa, OK12/28/2001NAFTA-5,687Horse holters.
Greenwood Mills—Liberty Mfg. (Co.)Liberty, SC12/28/2001NAFTA-5,688Finished denim fabric.
Knitcraft (Co.)Belmont, NC01/02/2002NAFTA-5,689Unfinished knit goods.
Titan Plastic Group—Plastic Engineered (Wkrs)El Paso, TX01/02/2002NAFTA-5,690Plastic injection molded parts.
International Paper (PACE)Menasha, WI11/13/2001NAFTA-5,691Silicon coated substrate.
Emerson Electric—Alco Controls (Co.)Hazlehurst, GA12/28/2001NAFTA-5,692Refrigeration filter driers.
Braeco (Co.)Marshall, NC12/31/2001NAFTA-5,693Tee shirts and shorts.
King Press (Co.)Joplin, MO12/28/2001NAFTA-5,694Printing presses.
B.B. Walker Co. and Bender Shoe Co. (Co.)Asheboro, NC12/27/2001NAFTA-5,695Western boots, work shoes.
Pittsburgh Gear (USWA)Pittsburgh, PA12/28/2001NAFTA-5,696Gears and transmissions.
R.B. and W Corp. (USWA)Coraoplis, PA12/28/2001NAFTA-5,697Fasterns for automotive.
Leech Tool and Die Works (Wkrs)Meadville, PA12/28/2001NAFTA-5,698Tool and dies (molds).
Applied Concepts (Wkrs)Warrendale, PA12/28/2001NAFTA-5,699Hand tools.
Hein Werner—Snap On (Co.)Baraboo, WI01/03/2002NAFTA-5,700Collision repair equipment.
Treno Technologies (Wkrs)Round Rock, TX01/04/2002NAFTA-5,701Plastic and sheetmetal computer cases.
Meridian Automotive Systems (Wkrs)Portland, OR01/02/2002NAFTA-5,702Rigs.
ITT Industries (Wkrs)Newton, MA01/07/2002NAFTA-5,703Switches.
Odetics, Inc. (Co.)Anaheim, CA12/07/2001NAFTA-5,704Viedo surveilance recorder.
Denso Sales California (Co.)Long Beach, CA11/10/2001NAFTA-5,705Automotive tube, hoses, air conditioning.
Clearwater Forest Industries (Co.)Kooskia, ID01/03/2002NAFTA-5,706Dimensional lumber.
Hunter Sadler—Lanier Clothes (Co.)Tupelo, MS01/04/2002NAFTA-5,707Clothing.
Seco Warwick Corporation (Co.)Meadville, PA01/11/2002NAFTA-5,708Industrial heat treating equipment.
Precision Twist Drill (Wkr)Rhinelander, WI12/20/2001NAFTA-5,709Twist drill bits.
Rockwell Collins (Co.)Pomona, CA01/07/2002NAFTA-5,710In flight entertainment system.
FCI USA (Wkrs)Emigsville, PA01/11/2002NAFTA-5,711Electrical connectors.
Crown, Corky and Seal Pakaging (Wkrs)So. Connellsville, PA01/11/2002NAFTA-5,712Plastical lined closures.
Borg Warner Automotive (Wkrs)Coldwater, MI01/08/2002NAFTA-5,713Automotive transmission components.
Artex International (Wkrs)Highland, IL01/08/2002NAFTA-5,714Table linens (napkins & tablecloths).
Bilco Manufacturing (Co.)Macon, GA01/09/2002NAFTA-5,715Wooden shell rolls.
VF Jeanswear (Wkrs)Prague, OK01/08/2002NAFTA-5,716Jeans and causalwear.
National Oilwell (Wkrs)McAlester, OK01/08/2002NAFTA-5,717Pumps.
Iris Graphics—A Creo Co. (Co.)Billerila, MA01/07/2002NAFTA-5,718Proofing products.
Monona Wire (Co.)Livington, WI01/09/2001NAFTA-5,719Wiring harnesses for medical.
Hershey Chocolate and Confectionery (Wkrs)Wheatridge, CO12/13/2001NAFTA-5,720Hard candy.
Steelcase (Wkrs)Fletcher, NC01/10/2002NAFTA-5,721Wood.
Siemens Energy and Automation (Co.)Osceola, IA01/04/2002NAFTA-5,722Elevator starters.
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Screen Creations (Wkrs)O'Fallon, MO01/10/2002NAFTA-5,723T-shirts.
Credence Systems (Wkrs)Hillsboro, OR11/09/2001NAFTA-5,724Automative test equipment.
Inoac Packaging Group (Co.)Leitchfield, KY01/10/2002NAFTA-5,725Plastic bottle decoration.
Agere Systems (Co.)Breingsville, PA01/14/2002NAFTA-5,726Optic devices.
Burlington Industries (Wkrs)Cordova, NC01/08/2002NAFTA-5,727Synthetic fabrics.
Quality Metal Products (Co.)Bessener City, NC01/14/2002NAFTA-5,728Fabricated truck parts.
M.S. Chambers and Son (Co.)Baltic, CTNAFTA-5,729Gravure print cylinders.
SDS Lumber (Co.)Bingan, WA01/14/2002NAFTA-5,730Plywood.
Hammond Power Solutions (Co.)Baraboo, WI01/14/2002NAFTA-5,731Transformers.
New Era Textile Parts (Co.)Gastonia, NC01/11/2002NAFTA-5,732Card screens and card plates.
Charmilles Technologies (Wkrs)Owosso, MI01/11/2002NAFTA-5,733Electrical discharge machinery.
Emerson (Co.)Oxford, MS01/08/2002NAFTA-5,734Fractional horse power motor.
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[FR Doc. 02-1781 Filed 1-23-02; 8:45 am]

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