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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
                               [Docket No. 33-85] 
                                  50 FR 40884 
                                October 7, 1985 
Foreign-Trade Zone 49, Newark/Elizabeth, NJ; Application for Expansion  
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone 49, requesting authority to expand its zone to include 
a new site at a marine terminal on Upper New York Bay in Jersey City/
Bayonne, New Jersey, within the New York Customs port of entry. The 
application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the 
Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on September 23, 1985.
   On April 6, 1979, the Port Authority received authority from the Board 
to establish a foreign-trade zone within the Port Newark/Elizabeth Port 
Authority Marine Terminal on Newark Bay (Board Order 146, 44 FR 22502, 
4/16/79). In May 1983, the zone was expanded to include the entire 2200-
acre terminal complex (Board Order 211, 49 FR 24958, 6/3/83). 
   This proposal would add 41 acres within a nearby, private marine terminal
complex on Upper New York Bay in Jersey City and Bayonne, New Jersey, some 4
miles from the Narrows. The facility is owned and operated by Global 
Terminal and Container Services, Inc. 
   In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has 
been appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The 
committee consists of: John J. Da Ponte, Jr. (Chairman), Director, Foreign-
Trade Zones Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230; 
Max G. Willis, Area Director, U.S. Customs Service, New York Region, 
Airport International Plaza, Room 210A, Newark, NJ 07114; and Colonel F.H. 
Griffis, District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District New York, 26 
Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10007.  
   Comments concerning the proposed zone expansion are invited in writing 
from interested persons and organizations. They should be addressed to the 
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or 
before November 8, 1985. 
   A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of 
the following locations: 
Area Director's Office, U.S. Customs Service, 
Airport International Plaza, Room 210A, 
Newark, NJ 07114. 
Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1529, 
14th and Pennsylvania NW., 
Washington, DC. 20230.  
   Dated: October 2, 1985. 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 85-23904 Filed 10-4-85; 8:45 am]