Notice is hereby given that, on January 6, 2012, 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, W. L. Gore, Newark, DE, has been added as a party to this venture. Also, Texas-Lehigh Cement Company, Buda, TX; Arizona Cement Association, Phoenix, AZ; Concrete Promotion Council of Northern California, Roseville, CA; and Slag Cement Association, Sugar Land, TX, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 May 12, 2011. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on June 13, 2011 (76 FR 34252).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-2383 Filed 2-2-12; 8:45 am]
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