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Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 176 (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, Rockford, IL

 

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, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (74 FR 1170, 01/12/09; correction 74 FR 3987, 01/22/09; 75 FR 71069-71070, 11/22/10) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones;

Whereas, the Greater Rockford Airport Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 176, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket 62-2010, filed 10/26/2010) for authority to expand the service area of the zone to include portions of LaSalle and Putnam Counties, as described in the application, adjacent to the Rockford Customs and Border Protection port of entry;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (75 FR 67081-67082, 11/1/2010) 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 reorganize FTZ 176 to expand the service area under the alternative site framework is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall general-purpose zone project.

Signed at Washington, DC this 18th day of April 2011.

Ronald K. Lorentzen,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

ATTEST:

Andrew McGilvray,

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 2011-9854 Filed 4-21-11; 8:45 am]

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