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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
 
                               [Docket No. 28-87] 
 
                                  52 FR 43378 
 
                               November 12, 1987 
 
 
Foreign-Trade Zone 22, Chicago, IL; Application for Expansion  
 
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Illinois International Port District (Port District),
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 22, requesting authority to expand the zone 
to include 2 sites in the Joliet/Will County, Illinois area, adjacent to the
Chicago 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 October 26, 1987.  
 
   Foreign-Trade Zone 22, approved in 1975, currently consists of 603 acres
at 3 sites. Site 1, in the Lake Calumet area, is composed of 20 acres. Site
2, at O'Hare Airport, comprises 225,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space. Site 3,
in Manteno Township, Kankakee County, is an industrial park area of some 
578 acres.   

   The expansion would involve 2 sites in the Joliet/Will County area 
totalling 49 acres. Site A (34 acres) is located at 143rd St. and Van Dyke 
Rd., Plainfield, Illinois. Site B consists of two parcels at McDonough St.
in Joliet. Parcel 1 (5 acres) is located at 1408 McDonough St., and parcel 
2 (10 acres) adjoins this site. Both sites would be operated by the Joliet 
Regional Port District. No approvals for manufacturing are sought in this 
application. Such requests would be reviewed by the Board on a case by case 
basis.  
 
   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: Joseph Lowry (Chairman), Foreign-Trade Zones Staff, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; Larry Shirk, Assistant 
District Director, U.S. Customs Service, North Central Region, 610 S. Canal
St., Chicago, Ill. 60607; and Lt. Colonel Jess J. Franco, District Engineer,
U.S. Army Engineer District Chicago, 219 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill. 
60604-1797.  
 
   Comments concerning the proposed expansion are invited in writing from 
interested parties. They should be addressed to the Board's Executive 
Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before December 18, 1987.
 
   A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of
the following locations: 
 
 
U.S. Department of Commerce District Office, 
1406 Mid Continental Plaza Bldg., 
55 East Monroe Street, 
Chicago, Illinois 60603 
 
 
Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 
14th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Room 1529, 
Washington, DC 20230.  
 
   Dated November 5, 1987. 
 
 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
 
   Executive Secretary.  
FR Doc. 87-26133 Filed 11-10-87; 8:45 am] 
 
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