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[Federal Register: September 23, 1994]


[Docket 29-94)]

Foreign-Trade Zone 122--Corpus Christi, TX; Application for

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ
122, requesting authority to expand its zone in the Corpus Christi,
Texas, area, within the Corpus Christi Customs port of entry. 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 August 25, 1994.
    FTZ 122 was approved on September 5, 1985 (Board Order 310, 50 FR
38020; 9/19/85) and expanded on December 6, 1991 (Board Order 545, 56
FR 65884; 12/19/91). The zone project includes 4 general-purpose sites
and 11 subzones in the Corpus Christi port of entry area. The general-
purpose zone sites are:

Site 1 (613 acres)--ship channel portion of the Port of Corpus Christi
Inner Harbor Terminal Complex
Site 2 (150 acres)--Corpus Christi Industrial Technology Park, owned by
the City
Site 3 (14 acres)--Ray West Warehouse Company warehouse, located within
two miles of the Port and downtown
Site 4 (176 acres)--American Petrofina Marketing, Inc. bulk storage
facility, located at the mouth of the ship channel

    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the existing
site and add two new sites:

--Expand Site 1 to include the entire Port of Corpus Christi Inner
Harbor terminal complex (7,275 acres, excluding the area on which
Subzone 122H (Hitox) is located)
--Add two general-purpose sites:
    --(Proposed Site 5, 3 acres)--Brownsville Gulfside Warehouse, Inc.,
located at 6530 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, owned by L.L. Harris
Warehouse Properties, Inc.
    --(Proposed Site 6, 3 acres)--South Texas Freezer Company, Inc.,
located at 260 McBride Lane, Corpus Christi

    No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time.
Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, 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 November 22, 1994. Rebuttal comments in response
to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted
during the subsequent 15-day period (to December 6, 1994).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:

Office of the Port Director, U.S. Customs Service, Government Plaza,
400 Mann Street, Suite 305, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S.
Department of Commerce, Room 3716, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC 20230

    Dated: September 9, 1994.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-23646 Filed 9-22-94; 8:45 am]