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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 608)

          Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 129, Whatcom County, WA

                         Tuesday, December 1, 1992

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18,
1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), and the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board Regulations (15 CFR part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) adopts the following Resolution and Order:

Whereas, An application from the Port of Bellingham of Whatcom County,
Washington, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 129, for authority to expand
its general-purpose zone in Whatcom County, Washington, within the
Bellingham Customs port of entry, was filed by the Board on October 25,
1991, and notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register
on November 6, 1991 (Docket 67-91, 56 FR 56629);

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 Whatcom County area; and,

Whereas, The Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval is in the public 

Now, Therefore, The Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone in accordance with the
application filed on October 25, 1991, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, October 8, 1991, including
section 400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of November, 1992.

Alan M. Dunn,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Chairman, Committee of Alternates, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Attest: Dennis Puccinelli,

Acting Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-29122 Filed 11-30-92; 8:45 am)