Foreign-Trade Zone 1 and 111-New York, New York; Application for Merger and Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework, 63963 [2013-25211]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices . . . 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 and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved; Whereas, the City of New Bedford, grantee of FTZ 28, has made application to the Board for the establishment of a subzone at the facility of Talbots Import, LLC, located in Lakeville, Massachusetts (FTZ Docket B–61–2013, docketed 06– 13–13); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (78 FR 37203, June 20, 2013), and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves subzone status at the facility of Talbots Import, LLC, located in Lakeville, Massachusetts (Subzone 28G), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of September 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2013–25218 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–90–2013] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 1 and 111—New York, New York; Application for Merger and Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the City of New York, grantee of FTZ 1 and 111, requesting authority to reorganize under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) and merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 111 under FTZ 1. The ASF is an option for grantees for the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usage-driven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the FTZ Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to 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 docketed on October 21, 2013. FTZ 1 was approved by the FTZ Board on January 30, 1936 (Board Order 2) and reorganized/expanded on February 23, 1942 (Board Order 7, 7 FR 2074, 3/14/1942), March 23, 1942 (Board Order 8, 7 FR 2883, 4/17/1942), June 23, 1943 (Board Order 9, 8 FR 8885, 6/29/1943), November 18, 1943 (Board Order 10, 9 FR 1917, 2/18/1944), December 12, 1945 (Board Order 11, 10 FR 15190, 12/19/1945), October 17, 1946 (Board Order 14, 11 FR 12588, 10/ 25/1947), August 25, 1950 (Board Order 23, 15 FR 5920, 8/31/1950), October 16, 1951 (Board Order 26, 16 FR 10829, 10/ 24/1951), May 19, 1967 (Board Order 73, 32 FR 7726, 5/26/1967), September 26, 1972 (Board Order 89, 37 FR 20893, 10/4/1972), June 27, 1974 (Board Order 99, 39 FR 24541, 7/3/1974), September 25, 1978 (Board Order 134, 43 FR 45424, 10/2/1978), and November 16, 1998 (Board Order 1010, 63 FR 65171, 11/25/ 1998). FTZ 1 currently includes the following sites: Site 1 (23 acres)— Building 77, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn; Site 2 (352 acres)—Howland Hook Marine Terminal Facility and Port Ivory Factory, North Washington/ Western Avenues and Richmond Terrace/Western Avenue, Staten Island; Site 3 (.55 acres)—International Gem Tower, 50 West 47th Street, New York; Site 4 (.5 acres)—Malca Amit, 153–66 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica; and, Site 5 (.57 acres)—World Diamond Tower, 580 5th Avenue, New York. FTZ 111 was approved by the FTZ Board on November 30, 1984 (Board Order 280, 49 FR 48203, 12/11/1984). FTZ 111 currently consists of one site: Site 1 (1,713 acres)—JFK International Airport—Cargo Center, Main Terminal Complex, Queens. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Richmond Counties, New York, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the New York/Newark and PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63963 John F. Kennedy International Airport Customs and Border Protection ports of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize the zones under the ASF, to merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 111, and to include Sites 1–3 and 5 of FTZ 1 and Site 1 of FTZ 111 as ‘‘magnet’’ sites. The applicant is also requesting that Site 4 of FTZ 1 be included as a ‘‘usage-driven site’’ and that Site 1 of FTZ 111 be renumbered as Site 6 of FTZ 1 in the merged zone. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 of FTZ 1 be so exempted. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman 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 December 24, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 8, 2014. 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@ trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: October 21, 2013. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25211 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-90-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 1 and 111--New York, New York; Application for 
Merger and Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board by the City of New York, grantee of FTZ 1 and 111, requesting 
authority to reorganize under the alternative site framework (ASF) 
adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) and merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 
111 under FTZ 1. The ASF is an option for grantees for the 
establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly 
greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ``usage-
driven'' FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee's 
``service area'' in the context of the FTZ Board's standard 2,000-acre 
activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to 
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 docketed on 
October 21, 2013.
    FTZ 1 was approved by the FTZ Board on January 30, 1936 (Board 
Order 2) and reorganized/expanded on February 23, 1942 (Board Order 7, 
7 FR 2074, 3/14/1942), March 23, 1942 (Board Order 8, 7 FR 2883, 4/17/
1942), June 23, 1943 (Board Order 9, 8 FR 8885, 6/29/1943), November 
18, 1943 (Board Order 10, 9 FR 1917, 2/18/1944), December 12, 1945 
(Board Order 11, 10 FR 15190, 12/19/1945), October 17, 1946 (Board 
Order 14, 11 FR 12588, 10/25/1947), August 25, 1950 (Board Order 23, 15 
FR 5920, 8/31/1950), October 16, 1951 (Board Order 26, 16 FR 10829, 10/
24/1951), May 19, 1967 (Board Order 73, 32 FR 7726, 5/26/1967), 
September 26, 1972 (Board Order 89, 37 FR 20893, 10/4/1972), June 27, 
1974 (Board Order 99, 39 FR 24541, 7/3/1974), September 25, 1978 (Board 
Order 134, 43 FR 45424, 10/2/1978), and November 16, 1998 (Board Order 
1010, 63 FR 65171, 11/25/1998).
    FTZ 1 currently includes the following sites: Site 1 (23 acres)--
Building 77, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn; Site 2 (352 acres)--Howland 
Hook Marine Terminal Facility and Port Ivory Factory, North Washington/
Western Avenues and Richmond Terrace/Western Avenue, Staten Island; 
Site 3 (.55 acres)--International Gem Tower, 50 West 47th Street, New 
York; Site 4 (.5 acres)--Malca Amit, 153-66 Rockaway Boulevard, 
Jamaica; and, Site 5 (.57 acres)--World Diamond Tower, 580 5th Avenue, 
New York.
    FTZ 111 was approved by the FTZ Board on November 30, 1984 (Board 
Order 280, 49 FR 48203, 12/11/1984). FTZ 111 currently consists of one 
site: Site 1 (1,713 acres)--JFK International Airport--Cargo Center, 
Main Terminal Complex, Queens.
    The grantee's proposed service area under the ASF would be New 
York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Richmond Counties, New York, as 
described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to 
serve sites throughout the service area based on companies' needs for 
FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to 
the New York/Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport Customs 
and Border Protection ports of entry.
    The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize the zones under 
the ASF, to merge FTZ 1 and FTZ 111, and to include Sites 1-3 and 5 of 
FTZ 1 and Site 1 of FTZ 111 as ``magnet'' sites. The applicant is also 
requesting that Site 4 of FTZ 1 be included as a ``usage-driven site'' 
and that Site 1 of FTZ 111 be renumbered as Site 6 of FTZ 1 in the 
merged zone. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet 
site from the ``sunset'' time limits that generally apply to sites 
under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 of FTZ 1 be so 
exempted.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman 
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 December 24, 
2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to January 8, 2014.
    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 Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: October 21, 2013.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-25211 Filed 10-24-13; 8:45 am]
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