DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket No. 42-84]
49 FR 37132
September 21, 1984
Foreign-Trade Zone 31, Granite City, IL (St. Louis Customs Port of Entry);
Application for Expansion
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Tri-City Regional Port District (Port District), grantee
of Foreign-Trade Zone 31, requesting authority to expand the zone to include
an additional warehouse building in Granite City, within the St. Louis
Customs port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the
provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (18 USC 81a-81u), and
the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on
September 7, 1984. The applicant is authorized to make this proposal under
Section 1, Illinois P.A. 79-613.
The Port District received authority from the Board to establish a
foreign-trade zone in the Illinois portion of the St. Louis port of entry
area (Board Order 122, 42 FR 46568, 9/16/77). The zone project currently
involves a 47-acre industrial tract in the Port District's harbor area and
a 90,000 square foot warehouse at 1603 State Street, which was activated in
The expansion would add to the zone's approved space a 330,000 square
foot warehouse at 1100 Niedringhaus Avenue, Granite City, two blocks from
the State Street zone site. The proposed zone facility is owned and operated
by Fox Industries, the current zone operator. The purpose of the expansion
is to provide zone space to users who cannot be accommodated at the current
In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has
been appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The
committee consists of: Dennis Puccinelli (Chairman), Foreign-Trade Zones
Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230; William L.
Duncan, District Director, U.S. Customs Service, North Central Region, 120
South Central Av., St. Louis, MO 63105; and Colonel Gary D. Beech, District
Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District St. Louis, 210 Tucker Blvd., N., St.
Louis, MO 63101.
Comments concerning the proposed zone expansion are invited in writing
from interested persons and organizations. They should be addressed to the
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before
October 25, 1984.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of
the following locations:
U.S. Dept. of Commerce District Office,
Suite 400, 120 South Central Ave.,
St. Louis, MO 63105
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1529,
14th and Pennsylvania, NW.,
Washington, D.C. 20230.
Dated: September 14, 1984.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 84-25168 Filed 9-20-84; 8:45 am]
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