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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket 24-96]

Foreign-Trade Zone 126--Reno, Nevada Area; Application for

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Nevada Development Authority (NDA), grantee of FTZ 126, requesting authority to expand its zone in the Reno, Nevada area, within the Reno 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 March 15, 1996.

FTZ 126 was approved on April 4, 1986 (Board Order 328, 51 FR 12904; 4/16/86). The zone currently consists of the following two sites in Sparks, Nevada, adjacent to the City of Reno: Site 1: (15 acres) located on Spice Island Drive near the Reno International Airport; and, Site 2: (9 acres, 482,000 sq. ft.) located at 450-475 Lillard Drive.

The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general- purpose zone to include a site Proposed Site 3: (30 acres) consisting of four related but non-contiguous parcels in Reno, Nevada: Parcel A (10 acres)--205 Parr Blvd.; Parcel B (9 acres)--365 Parr Circle; Parcel C (7 acres)--345 Parr Circle; Parcel D (4 acres)--800 Stillwell Road. Each of the four parcels contains a warehouse facility and together they comprise a warehouse complex operated by Bender Warehouse Company. Zone services will be provided by Nevada Foreign Trade Services, Inc., the operator of FTZ 126.

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 (original and 3 copies) is invited from interested parties (see FTZ Board address below). The closing date for their receipt is May 31, 1996. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to June 17, 1996).

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, 1755 East Plumb Lane, Room 152, Reno, Nevada 89502 Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 3716, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

Dated: March 21, 1996. John J. Da Ponte, Jr., Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 96-7777 Filed 3-29-96; 8:45 am]