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FTZ Board Approves Zone Reorganizations, New and Expanded Subzones

Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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Reorganization. The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved the reorganization of FTZ 33 under the alternative site framework, as requested by its grantee, the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The service area of this zone will now include Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania, in and adjacent to the Pittsburgh U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry.

The FTZ Board has also approved the reorganization of FTZ 258, granted to TexAmericas Center, under the ASF with a service area that includes a portion of Bowie County, Texas,

adjacent to the Shreveport-Bossier City CBP port of entry.

New Subzone. The FTZ Board has approved the creation of subzone 82I at the Outokumpu Stainless USA facility in Calvert, Ala., and subzone 87E at the Sasol Chemicals facility in Calcasieu Parish, La.

Expansion. The FTZ Board has approved the expansion of subzone 84P, as requested by the Port of Houston Authority, grantee of FTZ 84, on behalf of Houston Refining LP. This expansion will add 5.05 acres at site 1 in Houston, Texas.

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