Foreign-Trade Zone 149-Freeport, Texas: Application for Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework, 58464 [2015-24683]

Download as PDF 58464 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 188 / Tuesday, September 29, 2015 / Notices underlying paved, dirt, and gravel National Forest System roads and trails. 5. To restrict OSV use on approximately 2,015 acres, limiting OHV travel to existing routes, to improve consistency with national guidelines for bald eagle management. Within these restricted Areas, existing route segments totaling approximately 7 miles would be designated for OSV use. 6. To enact new OSV prohibitions on approximately 5,940 acres in a portion of the Lakes Basin Management Area and a portion of the Black Gulch/Clear Creek Area. 7. To designate 21 locations where OSVs would be allowed to cross the Pacific Crest Trail. These actions would begin immediately upon the issuance of the record of decision, which is expected in December of 2017. The Forest Service would produce an OSV use map (OSVUM) that would look like the existing motor vehicle use map (MVUM) for the Plumas National Forest. Such a map would allow OSV enthusiasts to identify the routes and Areas where OSV use would be allowed on the Plumas National Forest. Responsible Official The Plumas National Forest Supervisor will issue the decision. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Nature of Decision To Be Made This decision will designate OSV use on National Forest System roads, on National Forest System trails, and in Areas on National Forest System lands on the Plumas National Forest where snowfall is adequate for that use to occur. It will also identify the snow trails where grooming for OSV use would occur. The decision would only apply to the use of over-snow vehicles as defined in the Forest Service’s Travel Management Regulations (36 CFR 212.1). The Forest Supervisor will consider all reasonable alternatives and decide whether to continue current management of OSV uses on the Plumas National Forest, implement the proposed action, or select an alternative for the management of OSV uses. Scoping Process This notice of intent initiates the scoping process, which guides the development of the environmental impact statement. It is important that reviewers provide their comments at such times and in such manner that they are useful to the agency’s preparation of the environmental impact statement. Written comments should be within the scope of the proposed action, have a direct relationship to the proposed VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 28, 2015 Jkt 235001 action, and must include supporting reasons for the responsible official to consider. Therefore, comments should be provided prior to the close of the comment period and should clearly articulate the reviewer’s concerns and contentions. The preferred format for attachments to electronically submitted comments would be as an MS Word document. Attachments in portable document format (pdf) are not preferred, but are acceptable. Comments received in response to this solicitation, including names and addresses of those who comment, will be part of the public record for this proposed action. Comments submitted anonymously will be accepted and considered, however. The Plumas National Forest OverSnow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation is an activity implementing a land management plan. It is not an activity authorized under the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 108– 148). Therefore, this activity is subject to pre-decisional administrative review consistent with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112–74) as implemented by subparts A and B of 36 CFR part 218. Dated: September 23, 2015. Daniel A. Lovato, Acting Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2015–24644 Filed 9–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–65–2015] Foreign-Trade Zone 149—Freeport, Texas: Application for Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by Port Freeport, grantee of FTZ 149, requesting authority to expand the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)). 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 September 22, 2015. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FTZ 149 was approved by the FTZ Board on June 28, 1988 (Board Order 385, 53 FR 26096, 7/11/1988), and reorganized under the alternative site framework on August 29, 2012 (Board Order 1853, 77 FR 54891, 9/6/2012). The zone currently has a service area that includes Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The zone includes the following magnet sites: Site 1 (280 acres)—Port Freeport Primary Facility, 1001 Navigation Boulevard, Freeport; Site 3 (1,063.10 acres, sunset 8/31/2017)—Port Freeport (Parcels 13, 14 & 19)—State Highway 288, Freeport; and, Site 10 (8 acres, sunset 8/31/2017)—Alvin Santa Fe Industrial Park, 200 Avenue I, Alvin. The applicant is requesting authority to expand existing Site 1 to include an additional 40 acres at the Port Freeport Primary Facility (new total—320 acres). 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 November 30, 2015. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to December 14, 2015. 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 (202) 482– 2350. Dated: September 22, 2015. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–24683 Filed 9–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration University of Pittsburgh, et al.; Notice of Decision on Application for DutyFree Entry of Scientific Instruments This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 188 (Tuesday, September 29, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 58464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-24683]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-65-2015]


Foreign-Trade Zone 149--Freeport, Texas: Application for 
Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board by Port Freeport, grantee of FTZ 149, requesting authority to 
expand the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by 
the FTZ Board (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)). 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 September 22, 2015.
    FTZ 149 was approved by the FTZ Board on June 28, 1988 (Board Order 
385, 53 FR 26096, 7/11/1988), and reorganized under the alternative 
site framework on August 29, 2012 (Board Order 1853, 77 FR 54891, 9/6/
2012). The zone currently has a service area that includes Brazoria and 
Fort Bend Counties, Texas.
    The zone includes the following magnet sites: Site 1 (280 acres)--
Port Freeport Primary Facility, 1001 Navigation Boulevard, Freeport; 
Site 3 (1,063.10 acres, sunset 8/31/2017)--Port Freeport (Parcels 13, 
14 & 19)--State Highway 288, Freeport; and, Site 10 (8 acres, sunset 8/
31/2017)--Alvin Santa Fe Industrial Park, 200 Avenue I, Alvin.
    The applicant is requesting authority to expand existing Site 1 to 
include an additional 40 acres at the Port Freeport Primary Facility 
(new total--320 acres).
    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 November 30, 
2015. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to December 14, 2015.
    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 (202) 482-2350.

     Dated: September 22, 2015.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-24683 Filed 9-28-15; 8:45 am]
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