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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 627)

              Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 130; Blaine, WA

                         Thursday, January 21, 1993

Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), and the FTZ Board 
Regulations (15 CFR part 400), the FTZ 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. 130, for authority to
expand its general-purpose zone in Blaine, Washington, within the Blaine
Customs port of entry, was filed by the Board on November 6, 1991, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on January
16, 1992 (Docket 84-91, 57 FR 1897);

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 Blaine, Washington, 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 November 6, 1991, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10-8-91), including  400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of January, 1993.

Alan M. Dunn,

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

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 93-1350 Filed 1-19-93; 8:45 am)