Foreign-Trade Zone 168-Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas Application for Reorganization/Expansion, 32238-32239 [2013-12781]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 32238 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 29, 2013 / Notices and spent according to individual State Expenditure Plans. The State Expenditure Plans must be consistent with the goals and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan and are subject to the Council’s approval. Remaining RESTORE Act funds are not within Council responsibility. The Council is seeking public and tribal comment on all aspects of the Draft Plan. In particular, the Council seeks public and tribal comment on the following: (1) The Draft Plan includes restoration Priority Criteria established in the RESTORE Act and applicable to the Council’s selection of projects and programs for at least the first three years after publication of the Initial Comprehensive Plan. The Council is considering further defining these criteria and developing additional criteria for consideration. a. Should the Council further define the Priority Criteria? If so, how? b. 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How should the Council structure such advisory committees? What role should such advisory committees play? In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321–4335, and the Council on Environmental Quality’s regulations implementing NEPA, 40 C.F.R. Parts 1500–1507, the Council has prepared a Draft PEA on the Draft Plan. The Council is also seeking public comment on all aspects of the Draft PEA in addition to all aspects of the Draft Plan and the preliminary list of ‘‘authorized VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:07 May 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 but not yet commenced’’ ecosystem restoration projects compiled by Council Members. Document Availability: Copies of the Draft Plan, the preliminary list of ‘‘authorized but not yet commenced’’ projects and programs, and Draft PEA are available at the following office during regular business hours: Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4077, Washington, DC 20230. Electronic versions of both documents can be viewed and downloaded at www.restorethegulf.gov. Legal Authority: The statutory program authority for the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan is found in subtitle F of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (‘‘MAP–21’’), Pub. L. 112–141, 126 Stat. 405 (Jul. 6, 2012). Dated: May 22, 2013. Rebecca M. Blank, Acting Secretary of Commerce, Chair, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council. [FR Doc. 2013–12608 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–EA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–52–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone 168—Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas Application for Reorganization/Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Metroplex International Trade Development Corporation, grantee of FTZ 168, requesting authority to reorganize and expand its existing sites in Gainesville (Site 8) and Coppell (Site 9), Texas. 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 FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on May 23, 2013. FTZ 168 was approved on November 1, 1990 (Board Order 491, 55 FR 46974, 11/8/90), and expanded on October 8, 1992 (Board Order 603, 57 FR 47619, 10/19/92), on April 23, 1997 (Board Order 873, 62 FR 24081, 5/2/97), twice on May 8, 1997 (Board Orders 885 and 886, 62 FR 28445, 5/23/97), and on May 28, 1998 (Board Order 982, 63 FR 31200, 6/8/98). The zone currently consists of nine sites (one of which is temporary) totaling 2,010 acres: Site 1 (21 acres)— within the Carter Industrial Park located at Alta Mesa and Will Rogers Boulevards (5 acres) and at 1301 Joel East Road (16 acres) in southern Fort PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Worth; Site 2 (263 acres)—within the Centreport Industrial Development located at Highways 183 and 360 in Fort Worth; Site 3 (195 acres)—within the Fossil Creek Business Park located at Interstates 35W and 820 in Fort Worth; Site 4 (91 acres)—Regency Business Park located at Post and Paddock Road in Grand Prairie; Site 5 (630 acres)— within the 1,200-acre Mercantile Center located at Interstate 35 and Meacham Boulevard in Fort Worth; Site 6 (168 acres)—Frankford Trade Center located adjacent to Interstate 35E and Frankford Road in Carrollton; Site 7 (185 acres)— Corporate Square Industrial Park/ Armco/National Industrial Center, 3333 North I.H. 35, Gainesville; Site 8 (421 acres)—Gainesville Municipal Airport, 2300 Bonnavilla Drive, Gainesville; and, Temporary Site 9 (36 acres, expires 12/ 31/2013)—located at 400 Dividend Drive, Coppell. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize and expand the zone as follows: modify Site 8 by removing 101 acres due to changed circumstances (new total acreage—320 acres); and, modify and expand Site 9 by requesting permanent status for the site’s current 36 acres and including an additional 65.156 acres within the Point West Industrial Park (new total acreage— 101.156 acres). No request for production authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the FTZ Board on a case-bycase basis. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Camille Evans of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is July 29, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to August 12, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov or at (202) 482–2350. E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 29, 2013 / Notices Dated: May 23, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12781 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces membership opportunities for up to twelve individuals for appointment as American representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The term of the current representatives to the U.S. Section will expire August 12, 2013. DATES: Applications should be received no later than June 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Ashley Rosen, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by email at ashley.rosen@trade.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room CC333, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ashley Rosen, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–6311. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum (Forum), pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, as amended, which set forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http:// trade.gov/press/press_releases/2007/ brazilceo_02.asp. The Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:07 May 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 countries. The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian co-chairs and a Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee is composed of two Sections, each consisting of ten to twelve members from the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government appoints the members to its respective Section. The Committee provides joint recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade between the United States and Brazil. Candidates are currently sought for membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be the Chief Executive Officer or President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or -controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters in the United States and that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Applicants may not be federallyregistered lobbyists, and, if appointed, will not be allowed to continue to serve as members of the U.S. Section of the Committee if the member becomes a federally-registered lobbyist. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: —A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Brazilian market either through exports or investment. —A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil and its economic development. —The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. —The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. —The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Members will be selected on the basis of who will best carry out the objectives PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 32239 of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members that represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. According to the current Terms of Reference, members are normally to serve two-year terms, but may be reappointed. However, we are currently pursuing a modification to the Terms of Reference which would provide for a three-year term with the possibility for reappointment. To be considered for membership, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: Name(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement that the applicant is neither registered nor required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended; an affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally-registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as a member of the U.S. Section of the Forum if the applicant becomes a federally registered lobbyist; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Applications will be considered as they are received. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: May 21, 2013. Anne Driscoll, Director for the Office of South America. [FR Doc. 2013–12646 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-12781]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-52-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 168--Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas Application for 
Reorganization/Expansion

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board by the Metroplex International Trade Development Corporation, 
grantee of FTZ 168, requesting authority to reorganize and expand its 
existing sites in Gainesville (Site 8) and Coppell (Site 9), Texas. 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 FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on May 23, 
2013.
    FTZ 168 was approved on November 1, 1990 (Board Order 491, 55 FR 
46974, 11/8/90), and expanded on October 8, 1992 (Board Order 603, 57 
FR 47619, 10/19/92), on April 23, 1997 (Board Order 873, 62 FR 24081, 
5/2/97), twice on May 8, 1997 (Board Orders 885 and 886, 62 FR 28445, 
5/23/97), and on May 28, 1998 (Board Order 982, 63 FR 31200, 6/8/98). 
The zone currently consists of nine sites (one of which is temporary) 
totaling 2,010 acres: Site 1 (21 acres)--within the Carter Industrial 
Park located at Alta Mesa and Will Rogers Boulevards (5 acres) and at 
1301 Joel East Road (16 acres) in southern Fort Worth; Site 2 (263 
acres)--within the Centreport Industrial Development located at 
Highways 183 and 360 in Fort Worth; Site 3 (195 acres)--within the 
Fossil Creek Business Park located at Interstates 35W and 820 in Fort 
Worth; Site 4 (91 acres)--Regency Business Park located at Post and 
Paddock Road in Grand Prairie; Site 5 (630 acres)--within the 1,200-
acre Mercantile Center located at Interstate 35 and Meacham Boulevard 
in Fort Worth; Site 6 (168 acres)--Frankford Trade Center located 
adjacent to Interstate 35E and Frankford Road in Carrollton; Site 7 
(185 acres)--Corporate Square Industrial Park/Armco/National Industrial 
Center, 3333 North I.H. 35, Gainesville; Site 8 (421 acres)--
Gainesville Municipal Airport, 2300 Bonnavilla Drive, Gainesville; and, 
Temporary Site 9 (36 acres, expires 12/31/2013)--located at 400 
Dividend Drive, Coppell.
    The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize and expand the 
zone as follows: modify Site 8 by removing 101 acres due to changed 
circumstances (new total acreage--320 acres); and, modify and expand 
Site 9 by requesting permanent status for the site's current 36 acres 
and including an additional 65.156 acres within the Point West 
Industrial Park (new total acreage--101.156 acres). No request for 
production authority is being requested at this time. Such requests 
would be made to the FTZ Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Camille Evans of 
the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts 
and information presented in the application and case record and to 
report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is July 29, 2013. 
Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to August 12, 2013.
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For 
further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov 
or at (202) 482-2350.


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    Dated: May 23, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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