Central Illinois Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Peoria County, IL, 57365 [05-19621]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Administration within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Mac Frampton, (202) 565– 1541. Michele Nardi, 1300 19th Street, NW., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20036– 1609. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–19569 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] Decided: September 23, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–19486 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34757] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION North American Industrial Railway, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Corn Products International, Inc., and Chicago, Peoria & Western Railway, Inc. Surface Transportation Board North American Industrial Railway, Inc. (NAIR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire exclusive operating rights over approximately 17 miles of rail line (including sidings and interchange tracks), owned by Corn Products International, Inc. (CPI), and CPI’s affiliate, Chicago, Peoria & Western Railway, Inc. (CPW),1 in Cook County, IL. The trackage serves the Argo Facility, owned by CPI, in Bedford Park, IL,2 and is not designated by milepost markings. NAIR will operate over the rail property pursuant to an operating agreement with CPI and CPW. NAIR certifies that its projected revenues as a result of the transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. Consummation was scheduled to take place on or after September 18, 2005 (the exemption became effective September 16, 2005, 7 days after filing). If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34757, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Rose1 CPW owns 3,000 feet of the subject trackage, which provides access to the connection with the Belt Railway of Chicago. The balance of the trackage is owned by CPI. 2 The trackage also serves another shipper located there. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 [STB Docket No. AB–1066X] Central Illinois Railroad Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Peoria County, IL On September 12, 2005, Central Illinois Railroad Company (CIRY) filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition for exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from 49 U.S.C. 10903–10905 to discontinue service over a segment of a rail line owned by the City of Peoria and the Village of Peoria Heights, IL. The segment extends between the north line of Candletree Drive at approximately milepost 8.50 in Peoria, IL, and the north line of Jefferson Street at approximately milepost 2.21 in Peoria, IL, a distance of 6.29 miles in Peoria County, IL. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in the railroad’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interests of railroad employees will be protected by imposition of conditions to approval of discontinuance imposed in Oregon Short Line R. Co.—Abandonment— Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by December 30, 2005. As indicated, CIRY seeks exemption from the offer of financial assistance (OFA) provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10904 and the public use provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10905, if required. Any filings related to these requests will be considered in the decision on the merits. Any OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2), if appropriate, will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57365 exemption.1 Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–1066X and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001; and (2) Thomas F. McFarland, 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604–1112. Replies to the petition are due on or before October 20, 2005. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Services at (202) 565–1592 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) at (202) 565–1539. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available though the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] SEA has determined that this action is exempt from environmental reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and from historic reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b)(3). Consequently, SEA concludes that this action does not require the preparation of an Environmental Assessment. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: September 27, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–19621 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–103736–00] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and 1 On September 12, 2005, Pioneer Industrial Railway Company filed a notice of intent to file an OFA in this proceeding, to which CIRY filed a motion to reject. These filings will also be considered in the decision on the merits. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-1066X]


Central Illinois Railroad Company--Discontinuance of Service 
Exemption--in Peoria County, IL

    On September 12, 2005, Central Illinois Railroad Company (CIRY) 
filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition for exemption 
under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from 49 U.S.C. 10903-10905 to 
discontinue service over a segment of a rail line owned by the City of 
Peoria and the Village of Peoria Heights, IL. The segment extends 
between the north line of Candletree Drive at approximately milepost 
8.50 in Peoria, IL, and the north line of Jefferson Street at 
approximately milepost 2.21 in Peoria, IL, a distance of 6.29 miles in 
Peoria County, IL.
    The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in the railroad's possession will be made available 
promptly to those requesting it.
    The interests of railroad employees will be protected by imposition 
of conditions to approval of discontinuance imposed in Oregon Short 
Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by December 30, 2005.
    As indicated, CIRY seeks exemption from the offer of financial 
assistance (OFA) provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10904 and the public use 
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10905, if required. Any filings related to 
these requests will be considered in the decision on the merits. Any 
OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2), if appropriate, will be due no later 
than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for 
exemption.\1\ Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,200 filing fee. See 
49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-1066X and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Thomas F. McFarland, 
208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604-1112. Replies 
to the petition are due on or before October 20, 2005.
    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Services at (202) 
565-1592 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations 
at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be 
directed to the Board's Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) at 
(202) 565-1539. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available 
though the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]
    SEA has determined that this action is exempt from environmental 
reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and from historic 
reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b)(3). Consequently, SEA 
concludes that this action does not require the preparation of an 
Environmental Assessment.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.
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    \1\ On September 12, 2005, Pioneer Industrial Railway Company 
filed a notice of intent to file an OFA in this proceeding, to which 
CIRY filed a motion to reject. These filings will also be considered 
in the decision on the merits.

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    Decided: September 27, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-19621 Filed 9-29-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P