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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[Docket 17-97]


Foreign-Trade Zone 143; West Sacramento, CA Area; Application for 
Expansion

    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.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-8263 Filed 3-31-97; 8:45 am]
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