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[Federal Register: August 23, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 163)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[Docket 44-95]


Foreign-Trade Zone 21, Charleston, South Carolina; Application
for Expansion

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA),
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 21, Charleston, South Carolina,
requesting authority to expand its zone to include a site in Myrtle
Beach, South Carolina, adjacent to the Georgetown 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
August 15, 1995.
    FTZ 21 was approved on June 12, 1975 (Board Order 106, 40 FR 25613,
6/17/75) and expanded on February 28, 1995 (Board Order 734, 60 FR
12735, 3/8/95). The zone project includes 6 general-purpose sites in
the Charleston, South Carolina, Customs port of entry: Site 1 (134
acres)--Tri-County Industrial Park, Summerville; Site 2 (57 acres)--
Cainhoy Industrial Park, Wando; Site 3 (160 acres)--Crowfield Corporate
Center, Goose Creek; Site 4 (998 acres)--Low Country Regional
Industrial Park, Early Branch; Site 5 (2,017 acres)--SCSPA's terminal
complex, Charleston; Site 6 (19 acres)--Meadow Street Business Park,
Loris; and, Temporary Site (23 acres; expires December 31, 1997)--Wando
Park, Mount Pleasant.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to further expand the
general-purpose zone to include an additional site (proposed Site 7--
1,782 acres) at the Myrtle Beach International Airport, including a
portion of the former Myrtle Beach U.S. Air Force Base, Myrtle Beach
(Horry County), South Carolina. The former Air Force Base site is in
the process of being transferred to the Myrtle Beach Air Base
Redevelopment Authority.
    No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time.
Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, 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 October 23, 1995. Rebuttal comments in response to
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during
the subsequent 15-day period (to November 6, 1995).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:

U.S. Department of Commerce, District Office, 81 Mary Street,
Charleston, South Carolina 29402;
      and
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: August 17, 1995
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary
[FR Doc. 95-20931 Filed 8-22-95; 8:45 am]
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