DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket No. 45-90]
55 FR 49317
November 27, 1990
Foreign-Trade Zone 122 -- Nueces County, TX, Corpus Christi Customs Port
of Entry; Application for Expansion
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of Foreign-
Trade Zone 122, requesting authority to expand its zone in Nueces County,
Texas, within the Corpus Christi 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 November 14, 1990.
On September 5, 1985, the Port received authority from the Board to
establish a foreign-trade zone (5 sites -- 393 acres) in Nueces County,
Texas (Board 310, 50 FR 38020, 9/19/85). The main site (50 acres) is at the
Port of Corpus Christi complex in Nueces County, adjacent to the City of
The grantee requests authority to expand the main site to include
additional sections of the Port terminal complex along the Ship Channel
(560 acres). No manufacturing approvals are being sought at this time.
Such approvals would be requested from 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 Dennis Puccinelli (Chairman), Foreign-Trade Zones
Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; Paul Rimmer,
Deputy Assistant Regional Commissioner, U.S. Customs Service, Southwest
Region, 5850 San Felipe Street, Houston, Texas 77057-3012 and Colonel Brink
P. Miller, District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District Galveston, PO Box
1229, Galveston, Texas 77553-1229.
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 January 10, 1991.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of
the following locations:
Office of the Port Director,
U.S. Customs Service, Government Plaza,
400 Mann Street, suite 305,
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, room 4213,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: November 20, 1990.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 90-27848 Filed 11-26-90; 8:45 am]
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