DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zone 143; West Sacramento, CA Area; Application for
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ)
Board (the Board) by the Sacramento-Yolo Port District, grantee of FTZ
143, requesting authority to expand its zone in the West Sacramento and
Lincoln, California area, adjacent to the San Francisco/Oakland/
Sacramento 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 March 19, 1997.
FTZ 143 was approved on August 6, 1987 (Board Order 360, 52 F.R.
30698, 8/17/87). The zone project currently consist of the following
sites: Site 1 (8 acres)--within the Port of Sacramento terminal area at
2650 Industrial Blvd. and Boatman Ave., West Sacramento; and, Site 2 (6
acres, 2 Bldgs.)--within the Lincoln Airport Business Park, Aviation
Boulevard, Lincoln, some 25 miles northeast of Sacramento.
This application is requesting authority to expand both existing
sites as follows: Site 1--include the Southport area (505 acres) of the
port complex located south of the Port's terminal facilities, West
Sacramento, and include certain port property (173 acres) located at
Industrial Boulevard and -2-Boatman Avenue, West Sacramento; and, Site
2--include the entire Lincoln Airport Business Park (1,280 acres), in
Lincoln. The proposed expansion areas would be used primarily for
warehousing/distribution and freight forwarding activity. 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 June 2, 1997. Rebuttal comments in response to
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during
the subsequent 15-day period (to June 16, 1997). A copy of the
application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public
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inspection at each of the following locations:
Office of the Port Director, Sacramento-Yolo Port District, 1251 Beacon
Boulevard, Suite 210, West Sacramento, CA 95691
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230
Dated: March 24, 1997.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 97-8263 Filed 3-31-97; 8:45 am]
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