[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Page 73023]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29658]



International Trade Administration

U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth a request for input from U.S. 
businesses capable of exporting their goods or services relevant to 
emissions control from non-road diesel engines. These engines are 
utilized by machines that perform a wide range of functions, including 
excavators and other construction equipment; farm tractors and other 
agricultural equipment; heavy forklifts; airport ground service 
equipment; and utility equipment such as generators, pumps, and 
compressors. The Department of Commerce continues to develop the web-
based U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit to be used by foreign 
environmental officials and foreign end-users of environmental 
technologies that will outline U.S. approaches to a series of 
environmental problems and highlight participating U.S. vendors of 
relevant U.S. technologies. The Toolkit will support the President's 
National Export Initiative by fostering export opportunities for the 
U.S. environmental industry, as well as advancing global environmental 

DATES: U.S. companies capable of exporting goods or services relevant 
to the environmental issue outlined above that are interested in 
participating in the U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit should self-
identify by December 31, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time 

ADDRESSES: Please indicate interest in participating in the U.S. 
Environmental Solutions Toolkit by post, email, or fax to the attention 
of Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Ave. NW., Room 4053, Washington, DC 20230; 202-482-4877; 
email [email protected]; fax 202-482-5665.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The development of the U.S. Environmental 
Solutions Toolkit requires the identification of U.S. vendors capable 
of supplying relevant goods and services to foreign buyers. United 
States exporters interested in being listed on the Toolkit Web site are 
encouraged to submit their company's name, Web site address, contact 
information, and non-road diesel engine emissions reduction solution 
categories of interest from the following list: (a) Diesel oxidation 
catalysts; (b) diesel particulate filters.
    For purposes of participation in the Toolkit, ``United States 
exporter'' has the meaning found in 15 U.S.C. 4721(j), which provides: 
``United States exporter means (A) a United States citizen; (B) a 
corporation, partnership, or other association created under the laws 
of the United States or of any State; or (C) a foreign corporation, 
partnership, or other association, more than 95 percent of which is 
owned by persons described in subparagraphs (A) and (B), that exports, 
or seeks to export, goods or services produced in the United States * * 
    An expression of interest in being listed on the Toolkit Web site 
in response to this notice will serve as a certification that the 
company is a United States exporter, as defined by 15 U.S.C. Sec.  
4721(j), and seeks to export environmental solutions that fall within 
the category or categories indicated in your response. Responding to 
this notification constitutes consent to participate in the Toolkit and 
to the public sharing of the company name. It also constitutes consent 
to the inclusion of the name of the company on the Toolkit Web site. 
The company name will be listed along with a link to the company-
specific Web site you indicate in your response to this notice. No 
additional company information will be posted.
    The U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit will refer users in 
foreign markets to U.S. approaches to solving environmental problems 
and to U.S. companies that can export related technologies. The Toolkit 
Web site will note that its contents and links do not constitute an 
official endorsement or approval by the U.S. Commerce Department or the 
U.S. Government of any of the companies, Web sites, products, or 
services listed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 
202-482-4877; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: [email protected]).

Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2012-29658 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]