DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket No. 15-85]
50 FR 24551
June 11, 1985
Foreign-Trade Zone 98 -- Birmingham, AL; Application for Expansion
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the City of Birmingham, Alabama, grantee of Foreign-Trade
Zone 98, to expand its zone in Birmingham, within the Birmingham 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
On April 27, 1984, the City received authority from the Board to
establish a zone within the 116-acre Airport Industrial Park adjacent to
Birmingham Municipal Airport (Board Order 247, 49 FR 19367, 5/7/84). The
proposed expansion would involve several existing warehouses on 10.3 acres
at 2700 Second Avenue South in Birmingham. The facilities are owned and
operated by Shaw Warehouse Company.
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; Harvey Perry,
District Director, U.S. Customs Service, South Central Region, 250 N.
Water St., P.O. Box 2248, Mobile, Al 36601; and Colonel Patrick J. Kelly,
District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District, Mobile, P.O. Box 2288,
Mobile, AL 36628.
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 July 12, 1985.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of
the following locations.
U.S. Department of Commerce District Office,
908 S. 20th St., Suite 200,
Birmingham, AL 35205
Offie of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1529,
14th and Pennsylvania, NW.,
Washington, D.C. 20230.
Dated: June 5, 1985.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 85-14014 Filed 6-10-85; 8:45 am]
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