Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval SGS North America, Inc., Deer Park, TX as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 77039-77040 [E6-21928]

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E6–21914 Filed 12–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Bureau of Customs and Border Protection [CBP Dec. 06–40] Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval SGS North America, Inc., Deer Park, TX as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of re-approval of SGS North America, Inc., of Deer Park, AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 77040 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 246 / Friday, December 22, 2006 / Notices Texas, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.I2 and 151.I3, SGS North America, Inc., 2759 Battleground Road, Deer Park, Texas 77536, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. DATES: The re-approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on January 4, 2005. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene J. Bondoc, Ph.D, or Randall Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. Dated: December 19, 2006. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. E6–21928 Filed 12–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR—5045–N–51] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 246 (Friday, December 22, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77039-77040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-21928]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

[CBP Dec. 06-40]


Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval SGS North America, Inc., Deer 
Park, TX as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of re-approval of SGS North America, Inc., of Deer Park,

[[Page 77040]]

Texas, as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.I2 and 
151.I3, SGS North America, Inc., 2759 Battleground Road, Deer Park, 
Texas 77536, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum 
products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum 
and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the 
provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13.

DATES: The re-approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial 
gauger and laboratory became effective on January 4, 2005. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene J. Bondoc, Ph.D, or Randall 
Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, Bureau of Customs and 
Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, 
Washington, DC 20229, 202-344-1060.

    Dated: December 19, 2006.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. E6-21928 Filed 12-21-06; 8:45 am]
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