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Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 225 Under Alternative Site Framework Springfield, Missouri

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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) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones;

Whereas, the City of Springfield Airport Board, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 225, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B-51-2015, docketed August 10, 2015, amended February 19, 2016) for authority to expand the zone under the ASF to include a new magnet site (proposed Site 4) in Neosho, Missouri, adjacent to the Springfield Customs and Border Protection port of entry;Start Printed Page 52614

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (80 FR 48806-48807, August 14, 2015) and the amended application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,

Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied;

Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:

The amended application to expand FTZ 225 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, and to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 4 if not activated within five years from the month of approval.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of July, 2016.

Ronald K. Lorentzen,

Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

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[FR Doc. 2016-18791 Filed 8-8-16; 8:45 am]