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Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

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Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.


Notice and opportunity for public comment.

Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.Start Printed Page 15493

List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

[3/14/2017 through 3/23/2017]

Firm nameFirm addressDate accepted for investigationProduct(s)
Giering Metal Finishing, Inc2655 State Street, Hamden, CT 065173/16/2017The firm is a metal finishing job shop that specializes in the application of organic coatings, with processes such as: Electrocoating, powder coating, compliant paint coating, conversion coating, silk screening, masking, and packaging.
Coastal Woodworking, Inc16 Sand Hill Road, Post Office Box 137, Nobleboro, ME 045553/17/2017The firm manufactures custom wood displays and consumer packaging products.
Dechert Dynamics Corporation713 West Main Street, Palmyra, PA 170783/21/2017The firm offers machining services, such as milling and turning, utilizing CNC technology.
Consolidated Storage Companies, Inc. d/b/a Equipto, Inc225 Main Street, Tatamy, PA 180853/21/2017The firm manufactures industrial grade storage systems, of steel, such as shelving, cabinetry, and the like.

Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice.

Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA's regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms.

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Miriam Kearse,

Lead Program Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2017-06165 Filed 3-28-17; 8:45 am]