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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 906]

Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 81 Pease International Tradeport 
Portsmouth, NH
    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, an application from the New Hampshire State Port 
Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 81, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 
for authority to expand FTZ 81 to include an additional site at the 
Pease International Tradeport in Portsmouth, was filed by the Board on 
October 23, 1996 (FTZ Docket 79-96, 61 FR 57383, 11/6/96);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act 
and the Board's regulations; 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 are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to expand FTZ 81 is approved, subject to the Act 
and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to 
the standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall zone project.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of June 1997.
Robert S. LaRussa,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 97-17523 Filed 7-3-97; 8:45 am]