Notice is hereby given that, on April 16, 2009, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), National Shipbuilding Research Program (“NSRP”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. The following members have changed their names: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., Newport News, VA; Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc. (Ingalls Operation) to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc.—Gulf Coast Operations (Pascagoula Shipyard) Pascagoula, MS; and Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc. (Avondale Operations) to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc.—Gulf Coast Operations (Avondale Shipyard), Avondale, LA.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and NSRP intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On March 13, 1998, NSRP filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 29, 1999 (64 FR 4708).
The last notification was filed with the Department on December 20, 2007. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 8, 2008 (73 FR 7591).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-11819 Filed 5-21-09; 8:45 am]
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