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 Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides 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,” and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry;
Whereas, the Oroville Economic Development Corporation, a California non-profit corporation (the Grantee), has made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 9-2001, filed 2/6/01) and amended on August 21, 2001 (66 FR 45278, 8/28/01), requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone at sites in Butte County, California, adjacent to the San Francisco/Oakland/ Sacramento, California Customs port of entry;
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (66 FR 10668, 2/16/01); and,
Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest;
Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 253, at the sites described in the application, and subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of February, 2002.
Donald L. Evans,
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-4427 Filed 2-22-02; 8:45 am]
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