[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 29 (Monday, February 12, 1996)]
[Page 5409]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-3010]



Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Center for Waste Reduction Technologies; Novel 
Reactor Design Joint Venture

    Notice is hereby given that, on December 19, 1995, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301, et seq. (``the Act''), the Center for Waste 
Reduction Technologies, for itself and for the participants in the 
Novel Reactor Design project, (hereinafter ``Novel Reactor Design Joint 
Venture'') filed a written notification simultaneously with the 
Attorney General and with the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) 
the identities of the parties participating in the joint venture and 
(2) the nature and objectives of the joint venture. The notification 
was filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the 
recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified 
circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of 
the parties are: Center for Waste Reduction Technologies, New York, NY; 
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY; Air Products 
and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA; Eastman Chemical Company, 
Batesville, AK; Monsanto Company, St. Louis, MO; Olin Corporation, Lake 
Charles, LA; Rhone Poulenc Inc., Monmouth Junction, NJ; SRI 
International, Menlo Park, CA; and U.S. Department of Energy, 
Washington, DC.
    The nature and objectives of this joint venture are to conduct an 
experimental demonstration to confirm the operational utility and 
advantages of the basic concept for a novel reactor design for complex, 
exothermic reactions, such as oxidations or sulfonations, in such a way 
that yields are maximized and by-product formation and waste generation 
are minimized.
    Participation in this joint venture will remain open to qualified 
persons and organizations. Information regarding participation in this 
joint venture may be obtained from: Center for Waste Reduction 
Technologies, 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017-2395.
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 96-3010 Filed 2-9-96; 8:45 am]