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	U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
	FOREIGN-TRADE ZONES BOARD
	ORDER NO. 894
 
	GRANT OF AUTHORITY FOR SUBZONE STATUS

	COASTAL EAGLE POINT OIL COMPANY
	(Oil Refinery)
	GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY


	Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) adopts the following Order:

	WHEREAS, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To 
provide for the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry 
of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for 
other purposes," as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) is authorized to grant to qualified corporations the 
privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs 
ports of entry;

	WHEREAS, the Board's regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the 
establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities 
cannot serve the specific use involved;

 	WHEREAS, an application from the South Jersey Port Corporation, 
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 142, for authority to establish special-
purpose subzone status at the oil refinery complex of Coastal Eagle Point 
Oil Company, located in Gloucester County, New Jersey, was filed by the 
Board on June 25, 1996, and notice inviting public comment was given in the 
Federal Register (FTZ Docket 54-96, 61 FR 35710, 7-8-96); and, 

	WHEREAS, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
Board's regulations would be satisfied, and that approval of the application 
would be in the public interest if approval is subject to the conditions 
listed below;

	NOW, THEREFORE, the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a 
subzone (Subzone 142C) at the oil refinery complex of Coastal Eagle Point 
Oil Company, located  in Gloucester County, New Jersey, at the location 
described in the application, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's 
regulations, including 400.28, and subject to the following conditions:

	1.	Foreign status (19 CFR  146.41, 146.42) products consumed 
as fuel for the refinery shall be subject to the applicable duty rate.

	2.	Privileged foreign status (19 CFR  146.41) shall be elected
on all foreign merchandise admitted to the subzone, except that non-
privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR  146.42) may be elected on refinery 
inputs covered under HTSUS Subheadings  # 2709.00.1000 - # 2710.00.1050, # 
2710.00.2500 and # 2710.00.4510 which are used in the production of:
		-petrochemical feedstocks and refinery by-products 
			(examiners report, Appendix C);
		-products for export; and,
		-products eligible for entry under HTSUS # 9808.00.30 
			and 9808.00.40 (U.S. Government purchases).

	3.	The authority with regard to the NPF option is initially 
granted until September 30, 2000, subject to extension. 


	Signed at Washington, DC, this ______ day of ____________ 1997.




__________________________________
Robert S. LaRussa
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce
  for Import Administration
Alternate Chairman
Foreign-Trade Zones Board



ATTEST:_________________________
               John J. Da Ponte, Jr.
               Executive Secretary