Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone; Greenup and Boyd Counties, KY

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 (FTZ) 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 (CBP) ports of entry;

Whereas, the Greenup-Boyd Riverport Authority (the Grantee) has made application to the Board (FTZ Docket 59-2010, filed 10/15/2010), requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone to serve Greenup and Boyd Counties, Kentucky, adjacent to the Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry;

Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register(75 FR 64694, 10/20/2010), 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's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application 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 of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 278, at the site described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this May 4, 2011. Gary Locke,

Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.


Andrew McGilvray,

Executive Secretary.

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