DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(Order No. 594)
Resolution and Order Approving the Application of Northern Express
Transportation, Inc., for a Foreign-Trade Zone in Toole County, Montana;
Resolution and Order
Tuesday, September 15, 1992
Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18,
1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) adopts the following Resolution and Order:
The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:
After consideration of the application of Northern Express Transportation,
Inc., a Montana non-profit corporation, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones
Board (the Board) on June 26, 1991, and amended on January 22, 1992,
requesting a grant of authority to establish a general-purpose foreign-trade
zone in Toole County, Montana, within the Sweetgrass Customs port of entry,
the Board finding that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as
amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal
is in the public interest, approves the application.
The approval is subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board's regulations (as
revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10/8/91), including § 400.28. The Secretary of
Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Board, is hereby
authorized to issue a grant of authority and appropriate Board Order.
Grant of Authority Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone Toole County,
Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To provide
for the establishment of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United
States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,"
as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) is authorized to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of
establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of
Whereas, Northern Express Transportation, Inc. (the Grantee), a Montana
non- profit corporation also known as Northern Express Transportation
Authority, has made application (filed 6-26-91, FTZ Docket 37-91, 56 FR
31377, 7-10-91, and amended on 1-22-92) to the Board, requesting the
establishment of a foreign- trade zone at sites in Toole County, Montana,
within the Sweetgrass Customs port of entry;
Whereas, notice of said application has been given in the Federal Register
and public comment has been invited; and,
Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is
in the public interest;
Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of
establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board
as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 187, at the sites described in the application,
as amended, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations (as revised, 56
FR 50790-50808, 10-8-91), including § 400.28.
Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of September 1992.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Barbara H. Franklin,
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.
(FR Doc. 92-22271 Filed 9-14-92; 8:45 am)