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University of Wisconsin-Madison, et al., Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscopes

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This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 3705, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C.

Docket Number: 08-054. Applicant: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53715-1218. Instrument: FEI Titan 80-200 Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 5819, February 2, 2009.

Docket Number: 08-059. Applicant: Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322-4250. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM-1011. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 5819, February 2, 2009.

Docket Number: 08-060. Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. Instrument: FEI Inspect S Scanning Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 5819, February 2, 2009.

Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument.

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Dated: March 4, 2009.

Chris Cassel,

Acting Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration

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[FR Doc. E9-5088 Filed 3-9-09; 8:45 am]

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