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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

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Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.



The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today accepted a petition, and began a review Start Printed Page 23226of a petition, for trade adjustment assistance by three fresh blue crab fishermen in the state of Georgia. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of blue crabs contributed importantly to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the quantity of production of fresh blue crabs compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, commercial fishermen who land and market fresh blue crabs in Georgia will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance at no cost and cash benefits.

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720-0638, or by e-mail at: Additional program information can be obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program. The URL is​itp/​taa.

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Dated: April 27, 2010.

John D. Brewer,

Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.

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[FR Doc. 2010-10272 Filed 4-30-10; 8:45 am]