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[Federal Register: September 19, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 181)]
[Page 48502]
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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket 52-95]

Foreign-Trade Zone 12--McAllen, Texas, Area Application for

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the McAllen Economic Development Corporation, grantee of
Foreign-Trade Zone 12, McAllen, Texas, requesting authority to expand
its zone to include an additional site in the McAllen, Texas, area,
within the Hidalgo 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 September 11, 1995.
    FTZ 12 was approved on October 23, 1970 (Board Order 84, 35 FR
16962, 11/3/70) and expanded on May 2, 1984 (Board Order 254, 49 FR
22842, 6/1/84) and June 19, 1990 (Board Order 469, 55 FR 26225, 6/27/
90). The zone currently consists of: Site 1 (80 acres)--within the
McAllen Southwest Industrial Area, FM 1016 and Ware Road, Hidalgo
County, and, Site 2 (8.5 acres)--at the Air Cargo Facility within
McAllen Miller International Airport complex, McAllen, Texas.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand Site 1 to
include an adjacent 695-acre industrial park area located on FM 1016
between Bentsen Road and Shary Road, Hidalgo County, 5 miles south of
the McAllen Miller International Airport.
    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 (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 November 20, 1995. Rebuttal comments in response
to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted
during the subsequent 15-day period (to December 4, 1995).
    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, Administration
Building, International Bridge, Hidalgo, Texas 78557
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230

    Dated: September 13, 1995.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-23221 Filed 9-18-95; 8:45 am]