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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                               [Docket 51-91]

  			Foreign Trade Zone 152--Burns
                   Harbor, IN; Application for Expansion

                        Thursday, September 12, 1991

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) by the Indiana Port Commission, grantee of FTZ 152, requesting 
authority to expand its zone in Burns Harbor, Indiana. It 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), and was
formally filed on September 5, 1991.

FTZ 152 was approved on December 9, 1988 (Board Order 393, 53 FR 52454,
12/28/88), and currently covers 441 acres within the Port of Indiana/Burns
International Harbor (Burns Harbor) in Porter County, Indiana.

The grantee is now requesting authority to expand the zone to include an
additional warehousing site (533,288 sq. ft.) located at 201 Mississippi
Street, within the Great Lakes Industrial Center, in Gary, Indiana, some 10
miles from the existing site. The site is owned by Great Lakes Investors I
and is operated by Roll and Hold Warehousing and Distribution, a division
of Area Transportation Company. No manufacturing requests are being made at
this time. Such approvals would be requested from 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; Larry K. Shirk, 
Assistant District Director, U.S. Customs Service, North Central Region, 
610 S. Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60607; and Lt. Colonel Frank R. Finch, 
District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District Chicago, 219 S. Dearborn St.,
Chicago, IL 60604. Comments concerning the proposed expansion are invited 
in writing from interested parties. They should be addressed to the Board's 
Executive Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before 
October 21, 1991.

A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of the
following locations:
Port Administration Building, 
Burns International Harbor, 
6600 U.S. Highway 12, 
Portage, Indiana 46368.

Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 
14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., room 3716, 
Washington, DC 20230.

Dated: September 6, 1991.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-22002 Filed 9-11-91; 8:45 am]