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FTZ Board Asked to Expand Two Zones, Create New Subzone, Grant Production Authority

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received an application from the City of Waterville, Maine, grantee of FTZ 186, requesting authority to reorganize this zone under the alternative site framework to cover a service area of Lincoln, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Waldo, Knox and Somerset (partial) counties, adjacent to the Belfast U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry. Comments on this application are due no later than Nov. 18.

The FTZ Board  has received an application from the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, grantee of FTZ 263, requesting authority to reorganize this zone under the alternative site framework to cover a service area of Androscoggin, Cumberland and Sagadahoc counties in Maine, within and adjacent to the Portland CBP port of entry. Comments on this application are due no later than Nov. 18.

The FTZ Board has received from the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, grantee of FTZ 29, a request for subzone status for the Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. “C” facilities in Hawesville, Ky. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. Comments on this request are due no later than Oct. 28.

The FTZ Board has received from the New Jersey Department of State, grantee of FTZ 44, a notification of proposed production activity at the Panasonic System Communications Company of North America facility within subzone 44G in Rockaway, N.J., which is used for the assembly, customization, repackaging and distribution of laptop computers. Comments on this notification are due no later than Oct. 28.

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