DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
54 FR 30773
July 24, 1989
Proposed Foreign-Trade Zone -- Clark County, Indiana Application and
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Indiana Port Commission (IPC), requesting authority to
establish a general-purpose foreign-trade zone in Clark County, Indiana,
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 July 17, 1989. The applicant is authorized to make this
proposal under Indiana Code 8-10-3-2.
The proposed foreign-trade zone plan calls for a site at the Clark
Maritime Center and at the Clark County Airport. The Maritime Center site
covers 35 acres on Utica Pike at Port Road in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It
is part of the 830-acre Clark Maritime Center Complex on the Ohio River,
owned and operated by the IPC. The Airport site covers 22 acres on airport
property between State Route 31 and the airport terminal area in
Sellersburg, Indiana. The airport is owned and operated by the Clark County
The application contains evidence of the need for zone services in the
Clark County area. Several firms have indicated an interest in using zone
procedures for warehousing/distribution activity involving products such
as machinery and robotics, chemicals, steel mill products, animal oils,
battery parts, cable, and sports equipment. Specific manufacturing
approvals are not being sought at this time. Such requests would be made
to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
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, DC 20230; John F. Nelson,
District Director, U.S. Customs Service, North Central Region, 6th Floor,
Plaza Nine Building, 55 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland, Ohio 44114; and Colonel
David E. Peixotto, District Engineer, U.S. Engineer District Louisville,
P.O. Box 59, Louisville, Kentucky 40201.
As part of its investigation, the examiners committee will hold a
public hearing on September 13, 1989, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the 4th
Floor Conference Room of the City-County Building, 501 E. Court Avenue,
Interested parties are invited to present their views at the hearing.
Persons wishing to testify should notify the Board's Executive Secretary in
writing at the address below or by phone (202/377-2862) by August 31.
Instead of an oral presentation, written statements may be submitted in
accordance with the Board's regulations to the examiners committee, care of
the Executive Secretary, at any time from the date of this notice through
October 13, 1989.
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,
District Office, Room 636B,
Gene Snyder Courthouse and Customhouse Building,
601 W. Broadway,
Louisville, Kentucky 40202.
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce,
14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 2835,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: July 18, 1989.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 89-17277 Filed 7-21-89; 8:45 am]
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