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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
                                [Order No. 445] 
                                  54 FR 46431 
                                November 3, 1989 
   Approval for Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 23; County of Erie, NY  
TEXT: Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 USC 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
has adopted the following Resolution and Order: 
   Whereas, the County of Erie, New York, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 
No. 23, has applied to the Board for authority to expand its general-
purpose zone at the Gateway Trade Center in Buffalo and Lackawanna, New 
York, within the Buffalo Customs port of entry; 
   Whereas, the application was accepted for filing on December 16, 1987, 
and notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on 
December 24, 1987 (Docket 45-87, 52 FR 48732); 
   Whereas, an examiners committee has investigated the application in 
accordance with the Board's regulations and recommends approval;  
   Whereas, the expansion is necessary to improve and expand zone services 
in the Buffalo area; and, 
   Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that 
approval of the application is in the public interest; 
   Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: 
   That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone in accordance with the 
application filed December 16, 1987. The grant does not include authority 
for manufacturing operations, and the Grantee shall notify the Board for 
approval prior to the commencement of any manufacturing or assembly 
operations. The authority given in this Order is subject to settlement 
locally by the District Director of Customs and the District Army Engineer 
regarding compliance with their respective requirements relating to 
foreign-trade zones.  
   Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of October, 1989.  
Eric I. Garfinkel, 
   Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman, 
Committee of Alternates, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 89-25982 Filed 11-02-89; 8:45 am]