DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Foreign-Trade Zone 137--Washington Dulles International Airport,
Virginia; Application for Expansion
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ)
Board (the Board) by Washington Dulles Foreign Trade Zone, Inc.,
grantee of FTZ 137, requesting authority to expand its zone in Loudoun
County, Virginia, within the Washington, DC, 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 May 8, 1997.
FTZ 137 was approved on April 17, 1987 (Board Order 350, 52 F.R.
13489, 4/23/87). The zone project currently consists of the following
sites (250 acres): Site 1--within the Washington Dulles International
Airport complex, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties; and, Site 2--warehouse
facility, 110 Terminal Drive, Sterling.
This application is requesting authority to expand the general-
purpose zone to include an additional site (proposed Site 3--161
acres)--located near the intersection of Routes 606 and 621, Loudoun
County, two miles west of Washington Dulles International Airport. The
site is being developed as an industrial park by Hazout, S.A., the
owner of the property. No 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
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Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their
receipt is July 22, 1997. Rebuttal comments in response to material
submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the
subsequent 15-day period (to August 6, 1997).
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:
Trade Zone Services Corporation, 600 West Service Road, Suite 307A,
Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC 20041
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230
Dated: May 13, 1997.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 97-13664 Filed 5-22-97; 8:45 am]
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