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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 897]

 
Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 43 Battle Creek, Michigan Area

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, an application from the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, 
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 43, for authority to expand its 
general-purpose zone to include a site at the St. Joseph River Harbor 
Development Area, Benton Harbor (Berrien County), Michigan, adjacent to 
the Battle Creek Customs port of entry, was filed by the Foreign-Trade 
Zones (FTZ) Board on May 7, 1996 (Docket 37-96, 61 FR 25190, 5/20/96);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act 
and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and 
the regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public 
interest;
    Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The grantee is authorized to expand its zone as requested in the 
application, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including 
Section 400.28.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of Jine 1997.
Jeffrey P. Bialos.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

    Attest:
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-17394 Filed 7-2-97; 8:45 am]
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