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Terrebonne Parish
Houma-Terrebonne Airport Commission
Ord: 1771
Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone Under the Alternative Site Framework, Terrebonne Parish, LA

Federal Register, Volume 76 Issue 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)]
[Pages 43653-43654]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2011-18518]







Foreign-Trade Zones Board


[Order No. 1771]



Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone Under
the Alternative Site Framework, Terrebonne Parish, LA


    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:


    Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ``* * * the
establishment * * * 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
    Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) in
December 2008 (74 FR 1170-1173, 01/12/2009 (correction 74 FR 3987, 01/
22/2009); 75 FR 71069-71070, 11/22/2010) as an option for the
establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones;
    Whereas, the Houma-Terrebonne Airport Commission (the Grantee) has
made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 69-2010, filed 12/6/2010)
requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone under the ASF with
a service area of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, adjacent to the Morgan
City Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and proposed Sites 1

and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the
Federal Register (75 FR 77614-77615, 12/13/2010) and the application
has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations;
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the
public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the
privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the
records as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 279, as described in the


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application, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations,
including Section 400.28, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation
limit for the overall general-purpose zone project, and to an ASF
sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for
Site 2 if not activated within five years from the date of approval.


    Signed at Washington, DC, this 7th day of July 2011.
Gary Locke,
Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer, Foreign Trade
Zones Board.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-18518 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]