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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                               (Docket 21-92)

   Foreign-Trade Zone 177--Evansville, Indiana; Application for Expansion

                           Thursday, July 9, 1992

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) by the Indiana Port Commission, grantee of FTZ 177, requesting 
authority to expand its zone in Evansville, Indiana. 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 June 29, 1992.

FTZ 177 was approved on March 12, 1991 (Board Order 513, 56 FR 12155,
3/22/91). The zone currently involves three sites in the Evansville-Mount
Vernon area: Site 1 (40 acres) within the Southwind Maritime Centre, Posey
County, Indiana; Site 2 (30,000 sq. ft.) Central Warehouse Inc., 301 East
Indiana Street, Evansville; and Site 3 (40,000 sq. ft.) Morton Avenue
Warehouse, Inc., East Lynch Road, Evansville.

The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the zone to add a
fourth site (78 acres) at the Evansville Regional Airport, Evansville. The
site consists of 2 parcels: a warehouse facility (75,000 sq. ft.) within
the airport terminal building, and an industrial park (76 acres) on Oakhill
Road in the northeast corner of the Airport complex. The facilities are
owned and operated by the Evansville-Vanderburgh Airport Authority.
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 (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808,
10- 8-91), a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to
investigate the application and report to the Board.

Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties.
Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's
Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their
receipt is September 8, 1992. Rebuttal comments in response to material
submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the
subsequent 15-day period (to September 22, 1992).

A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for
public inspection at each of the following locations:
Port Director's Office, 
Federal Building, room 238, 
101 NW. Seventh,
Evansville, Indiana 47708.

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

Dated: July 1, 1992.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-16000 Filed 7-8-92; 8:45 am)