Foreign-Trade Zone 65 -- Panama City, Florida, Application for Expansion, 79048 [E8-30689]

Download as PDF 79048 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 24, 2008 / Notices Training and Chief Operating Officer/ FPI, Department of Justice. All appointments are made pursuant to Section 4314 of Chapter 43 of Title 5 of the United States Code. DATES: Effective Date: December 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly M. Zeich, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@abilityone.gov. Kimberly M. Zeich, Deputy Executive Director. [FR Doc. E8–30626 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board (Docket 71–2008) mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Foreign–Trade Zone 65 -- Panama City, Florida, Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Panama City Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 65, requesting authority to expand its existing zone to include additional sites within and adjacent to the Panama City, Florida Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign–Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on December 16, 2008. FTZ 65 was approved by the Board on January 16, 1981 (Board Order 171, 46 FR 8072, 1/26/81) and expanded on March 3, 1987 (Board Order 343, 52 FR 7634, 3/12/87). The general–purpose zone project currently consists of three sites (558 acres) in the Panama City area: Site 1 (125 acres) -- the Panama City Industrial Park located on St. Andrew Bay and the intra–coastal waterway in Panama City; Site 2 (174 acres) -- the Hugh Nelson Industrial Park located off of Highway 390 in Panama City; and, Site 3 (259 acres) -- the Bay Industrial Park located northeast of the intersection of Highway 231 and Highway 167 in Bay County. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general–purpose zone to include two additional sites as follows: Proposed Site 4 (78 acres) -within the 130–acre Tommy R. McDonald Industrial Park, located at Industrial Drive and Commerce Avenue in Chipley (Washington County); and, Proposed Site 5 (214 acres) the Washington County Industrial park, located north of Highway 90 at the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:45 Dec 23, 2008 Jkt 217001 intersection of Highway 273 and North Boulevard in Chipley (Washington County). The applicant is also requesting authority to expand existing Site 3 to include the adjacent Bay Intermodal Park (251 acres), located at Highway 231 and Commerce Boulevard in Panama City. Proposed Site 4 is owned by the City of Chipley as well as various private companies, proposed Site 5 is owned by Washington County and the City of Chipley, and the acreage to be included in the proposed expansion of Site 3 is owned by the applicant. The sites will be used primarily for warehousing and distribution activities. No specific manufacturing authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a case– by-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ staff is designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address listed below. The closing period for their receipt is February 23, 2009. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to March 9, 2009. A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: The Panama City Port Authority, 5321 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401; and, Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign–Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20230. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at christopherlkemp@ita.doc.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: December 16, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–30689 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board Docket 72–2008 Foreign–Trade Zone 26 Atlanta, GA, Request for Manufacturing Authority, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (Motor Vehicles) An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Georgia Foreign–Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 26, pursuant to Section 400.28(a)(2) of the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400), requesting authority on behalf of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG), to produce light–duty passenger vehicles under FTZ procedures within FTZ 26. It was formally filed on December 16, 2008. The KMMG plant (635 acres/2.4 million sq.ft.) is to be located at 7777 Kia Parkway in West Point (Troup County), Georgia (FTZ 26, Site T2). The facility, currently under construction, will be used to produce sedans, sport utility vehicles, and minivans for export and the domestic market. At full capacity, the facility (about 2,500 employees) will manufacture up to approximately 300,000 vehicles annually. Components to be purchased from abroad (representing up to 30% of total material inputs, by value) would include: oils, hydraulic fluids, pipe/tube of plastics, paint, plastic knobs, flexible rubber tubes/hoses, self–adhesive plastic or polyurethane sheets/foil/film, labels, tape, rubber belts, tires, gaskets, seals, floor mats, carpet sets, safety glass, mirrors, pipe fittings, stranded wire of steel and copper, pins, hangers, brake cables, body parts, trim parts, articles of base metals, doors, fasteners, cotter pins, helical springs, catalytic converters, locks and keys, spark– ignition and diesel engines, engine parts, pumps, compressors, air conditioner components, filters, valves, parts of steering systems, steering wheels, hubs and flanges, universal joints, clutches, half/drive shafts, transmissions and parts of transmissions, torque converters, differentials, bearings and parts thereof, compasses, thermostats, motors, batteries, ignition parts, electrical parts, lighting equipment, horns, windshield wipers, audio/video components, speakers, antennas, wiring harnesses, seats, seat belts, airbag modules/ inflators, brake components, wheels, wheel locks, lug nuts, lug wrenches, suspension components, radiators, flat– rolled steel mill products (steel mill products subject to AD/CVD orders will be admitted in domestic (duty–paid) E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

(Docket 71-2008)


Foreign-Trade Zone 65 -- Panama City, Florida, Application for 
Expansion

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the Panama City Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 65, 
requesting authority to expand its existing zone to include additional 
sites within and adjacent to the Panama City, Florida Customs and 
Border Protection port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant 
to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 
81a-81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was 
formally filed on December 16, 2008.
    FTZ 65 was approved by the Board on January 16, 1981 (Board Order 
171, 46 FR 8072, 1/26/81) and expanded on March 3, 1987 (Board Order 
343, 52 FR 7634, 3/12/87).
    The general-purpose zone project currently consists of three sites 
(558 acres) in the Panama City area: Site 1 (125 acres) -- the Panama 
City Industrial Park located on St. Andrew Bay and the intra-coastal 
waterway in Panama City; Site 2 (174 acres) -- the Hugh Nelson 
Industrial Park located off of Highway 390 in Panama City; and, Site 3 
(259 acres) -- the Bay Industrial Park located northeast of the 
intersection of Highway 231 and Highway 167 in Bay County.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general-
purpose zone to include two additional sites as follows: Proposed Site 
4 (78 acres) -- within the 130-acre Tommy R. McDonald Industrial Park, 
located at Industrial Drive and Commerce Avenue in Chipley (Washington 
County); and, Proposed Site 5 (214 acres) the Washington County 
Industrial park, located north of Highway 90 at the intersection of 
Highway 273 and North Boulevard in Chipley (Washington County). The 
applicant is also requesting authority to expand existing Site 3 to 
include the adjacent Bay Intermodal Park (251 acres), located at 
Highway 231 and Commerce Boulevard in Panama City. Proposed Site 4 is 
owned by the City of Chipley as well as various private companies, 
proposed Site 5 is owned by Washington County and the City of Chipley, 
and the acreage to be included in the proposed expansion of Site 3 is 
owned by the applicant. The sites will be used primarily for 
warehousing and distribution activities. No specific manufacturing 
authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made 
to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Christopher Kemp of the 
FTZ staff is designated examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
(original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's Executive 
Secretary at the address listed below. The closing period for their 
receipt is February 23, 2009. Rebuttal comments in response to material 
submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the 
subsequent 15-day period to March 9, 2009.
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations: The 
Panama City Port Authority, 5321 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL 
32401; and, Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, D.C. 20230.
    For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at christopher_
kemp@ita.doc.gov or (202) 482-0862.

    Dated: December 16, 2008.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-30689 Filed 12-23-08; 8:45 am]
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