Notice is hereby given that, on February 02, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Portland Cement Association (“PCA”) 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. Specifically, Albemarle, Baton Rouge, LA, and Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Dallas, TX, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Praxair, Danbury, CT; Metso Minerals, York, PA; Lehigh Cement Company LLC, Allentown, PA; Lehigh Northwest Cement Company, Seattle, WA; Lehigh Southwest, Concord, CA; Lehigh White Cement, Riverside, CA; Lehigh Inland Cement, Edmonton, CANADA; and Lehigh Start Printed Page 12371Northwest Cement Ltd., Delta, CANADA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
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 PCA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On January 7, 1985, PCA 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 February 5, 1985 (50 FR 5015).
The last notification was filed with the Department on December 14, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act January 27, 2010 (75 FR 4423).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-4920 Filed 3-4-11; 8:45 am]
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