DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Foreign-Trade Zone 29-Louisville, Kentucky; Application for
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones
(FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Louisville and Jefferson County
Riverport Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 29, requesting
authority to expand FTZ 29, Louisville, Kentucky, within the
Louisville 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 12, 1997.
FTZ 29 was approved on May 26, 1977 (Board Order 118, 42
FR 29323, 6/8/77), and expanded on January 31, 1989 (Board Order
429, 54 FR 5992, 2/7/89). The zone project currently consists
of two sites in the Louisville, Kentucky area: Site 1 (1,319
acres)-located within the Riverport Industrial Complex; and
Site 2 (675 acres)-located at the junction of Gene Snyder Freeway
and La Grange Road in eastern Jefferson County. In addition,
an application is currently pending with the Board for three
additional sites in Louisville (Docket 71-96; 61 FR 52909, 10/9/96).
The applicant is now requesting authority to add yet another
site: Proposed Site 6 (205 acres)-along Johnstown Road. The
site is adjacent to the Riverport Industrial Complex (Site 1),
and is also owned by the applicant. No specific manufacturing
authority is being requested 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 21, 1997. Rebuttal
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing
period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period
(to November 5, 1997).
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will
be available during this time for public inspection at each
of the following locations:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Assistance Center, 601 W.
Broadway, Room 634B, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zone Board,
Room 3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania
Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: August 14, 1997.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 97-22272 Filed 8-21-97; 8:45 am]
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