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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              [Docket No. 7-91

			Foreign-Trade Zone 40--Cleveland,
                       OH; Application for Expansion

                        Wednesday, February 20, 1991

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) by the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, 
requesting authority to expand its general-purpose foreign-trade zone in 
Cleveland, Ohio, within the Cleveland 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 January 30, 1991.

FTZ 40 was approved by the Board on September 29, 1978 (Board Order 135, 43
FR 46886, 10/11/78), and expanded in 1982 (Board Order 194, 47 FR 27579,
6/25/82). The zone currently involves a site (30 acres) at the Port of
Cleveland and a site (175 acres) adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins
International Airport. The Port Authority is now requesting authority to
expand its zone site at the port to include the entire Port of Cleveland
complex (94 acres) on Lake Erie at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River.

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; John F. Nelson, 
District Director, U.S. Customs Service, 55 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland, Ohio 
44114; and, Major David P. Plank, District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer 
District Buffalo, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, New York 14207.

Comments concerning the proposed zone expansion 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 April 5, 1991.

A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of the
following locations;
U.S. Department of Commerce District Office, 
666 Euclid Avnue, Room 668,
Cleveland, Ohio 44114.

Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4213,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

Dated: February 11, 1991.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-3979 Filed 2-19-91; 8:45 am]