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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                               (Docket 31-92)

    Foreign-Trade Zone 152; Burns Harbor, IN; Application for Expansion

                        Wednesday, October 21, 1992


An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) by the Indiana PortCommission, grantee of FTZ 152, requesting 
authority to expand the zone to include a site in Gary, Indiana. 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 13, 1992.

FTZ 152 was approved on December 9, 1988 (Board Order 393, 53 FR 52454;
12/28/88), and expanded on March 9, 1992 (Board Order 563, 57 FR 9103;
3/16/92). The zone currently consists of two sites in the Burns
Harbor/Gary, Indiana, area:

Site 1: (441 acres) within the Port of Indiana/Burns International Harbor,
Porter County, Indiana.

Site 2: (12 acres) located at 201 Mississippi Street, within the Great
Lakes Industrial Center, Gary, Indiana.

The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general-purpose
zone to include the Gary Regional Airport Complex, Gary, (Lake County),
Indiana. The facility is owned and operated by the Gary Regional Airport
Authority. The proposed zone site (390 acres) includes all airport property
except runways and taxiways.

In accordance with the Board's regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808,
10- 8-91), a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to
investigate the application and report to the Board.

Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties.
Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's
Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their
receipt is December 21, 1992. Rebuttal comments in response to material
submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the
subsequent 15-day period (to January 6, 1993).

A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for
public inspection at each of the following locations:

Port Administration Building, 
Burns International Harbor, 
6600 U.S. Highway 12, 
Portage, Indiana 46368.

Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, room 3716,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

Dated: October 15, 1992.

Dennis Puccinelli,

Acting Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-25549 Filed 10-20-92; 8:45 am)