83 FR 177 pgs. 46142-46143 - Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 179 Under Alternative Site Framework, Madawaska, Maine

Type: NOTICEVolume: 83Number: 177Pages: 46142 - 46143
Docket number: [Order No. 2061]
FR document: [FR Doc. 2018-19844 Filed 9-11-18; 8:45 am]
Agency: Commerce Department
Sub Agency: Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version
Pages: 46142, 46143

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Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 2061]

Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 179 Under Alternative Site Framework, Madawaska, Maine

Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

Whereas , the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act provides for ". . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes," and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry;

[top] Whereas , the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; page 46143

Whereas , the Madawaska Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 179, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ DocketB-5-2018, docketed January 25, 2018) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of the towns of Fort Kent, Frenchville, Grand Isle, Madawaska, St. Agatha and Van Buren, Maine, in and adjacent to the Madawaska Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and FTZ 179's existing Site 1 would be removed;

Whereas , notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (83 FR 4466, January 31, 2018), and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,

Whereas , the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied;

Now, therefore , the Board hereby orders:

The application to reorganize FTZ 179 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone.

Dated: September 6, 2018.

Gary Taverman,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

[FR Doc. 2018-19844 Filed 9-11-18; 8:45 am]