Consolidated Rail Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Cumberland County, NJ, 61169-61170 [05-20911]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 202 / Thursday, October 20, 2005 / Notices 61169 NEW EXEMPTION—Continued Application No. Docket No. 14252–N .............. PHMSA–22606 14253–N .............. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of exemption thereof Hobo Incorporated, Lakeville, MN. 49 CFR 173.28 .............. PHMSA–22607 Matheson Tri-Gas, East Rutherford, NJ. 49 CFR 173.302a .......... 14254–N .............. PHMSA–22608 Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Washington, DC. 49 CFR 173.307 (a)(5) .. 14255–N .............. PHMSA–22609 BP Amoco Chemical Company, Pasadena, TX. 49 CFR 173.240 ............ 14245–N .............. PHMSA–22610 David E. Bradshaw, Decatur, IL. 49 CFR 171.8 Design Certifying Engineer. 14257–N .............. ........................... 49 CFR 173.304a .......... 14262–N .............. ........................... Origin Energy American Samoa, Inc., Pago Pago, AS. GATX Rail, Chicago, IL 14263–N .............. ........................... U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Washington, DC. 49 CFR 178.356 ............ 14264–N .............. PHMSA–22711 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Washington, DC. 49 CFR 173.417, 173.420. To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain UN certified plastic drums containing soap products which are reused without leakproof testing. (mode 1) To authorize the one-time shipment of a DOT 3AA cylinder containing hydrogen sulfide further packed in a non-DOT specification salvage cylinder. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of aerosols with a capacity of 50 ml or less containing Division 2.2 material and no other hazardous materials to be transported without certain hazard communication requirements. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) To authorize the one-way transportation in commerce of certain non-DOT specification pressure vessels containing a Class 3 flammable liquid residue. (mode 1) To authorize an alternative qualification requirement for meeting the Design Certifying Engineer criteria 49 CFR 171.8. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain non-DOT specification cylinders containing butane. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain rail cars containing carbon dioxide with a tank head thickness slightly below the minimum required. (mode 2) To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of DOT Specification 20PF–1, 20PF–2 and 20PF–3 overpacks manufactured in variance with the specification in 49 CFR 178.356, and for their transport when containing uranium hexafluroride, fissile in Type A packagings. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of 48-inch fissile assay uranium hexafluoride heel cylinders in an overpack. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4) [FR Doc. 05–21005 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–167 (Sub–No. 1186X)] Consolidated Rail Corporation— Abandonment Exemption—in Cumberland County, NJ Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 1mile portion of a line of railroad known as the Clayville Industrial Track, extending from milepost 0.0± to milepost 1.0± in Vineland, Cumberland County, NJ. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 08360. Conrail has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 49 CFR 713.31 .............. on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exemption will be effective on November 19, 2005, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by October 31, 2005. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by November 9, 2005, with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Outof-Service Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which currently is set at $1,200. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 61170 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 202 / Thursday, October 20, 2005 / Notices A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to Conrail’s representative: John K. Enright, Associate General Counsel, Consolidated Rail Corporation, 1000 Howard Boulevard, 4th Floor, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Conrail has filed an environmental report which addresses the abandonment’s effects, if any, on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by October 25, 2005. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 500, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 565–1539. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339.] Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), Conrail shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If consummation has not been effected by Conrail’s filing of a notice of consummation by October 20, 2006, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: October 13, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–20911 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34730] James George and J&JG Holding Company, Inc.—Continuance in Control Exemption—Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 This exemption will be effective on October 28, 2005. Petitions to stay must be filed by October 21, 2005. Petitions to reopen must be filed by October 25, 2005. DATES: Send an original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34730, to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, send one copy of pleadings to Andrew B. Kolesar III, Slover & Loftus, 1224 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph H. Dettmar, (202) 565–1609 [assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, email or call: ASAP Document Solutions, 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; telephone (202) 306–4004. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1–800–877–8339]. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: October 14, 2005. By the Board, Chairman Nober, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–20968 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Notice of exemption. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board grants an exemption, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323–25 for James George and J&JG Holding Company, a noncarrier (collectively, Petitioners), to continue in control of Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company (SBS), upon SBS’s becoming a rail carrier pursuant to a related transaction involving the acquisition and operation of a line of CSX Transportation, Inc.1 Petitioners control a Class III carrier, Lake State Railway Company (Lake State), operating in Michigan. One of Lake State’s lines connects near Bay City, MI, with the line to be acquired by SBS in the related transaction. Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 14, 2005. The Department of the Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 21, 2005 to be assured of consideration. Financial Management Service OMB Number: 1510–0057. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Annual Letters—Certificate of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B). Description: Annual letters sent to insurance companies providing surety bonds to protect the U.S. or companies providing reinsurance to the U.S. Information is needed for renewal of certified companies and their underwriting limitations and of admitted reinsurers. Respondents: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 13,674 hour. Clearance Officer: Jiovannah Diggs (202) 874–7662, Financial Management Service, Room 144, 3700 East West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt (202) 395–7316, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Michael A. Robinson, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–20955 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 14, 2005. 1 See Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Rail Line of CSX Transportation, Inc., [STB Finance Docket No. 34729] (STB served September 27, 2005). PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Sfmt 4703 The Department of the Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-167 (Sub-No. 1186X)]


Consolidated Rail Corporation--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Cumberland County, NJ

    Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) has filed a notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon a 1-mile portion of a line of railroad known as the Clayville 
Industrial Track, extending from milepost 0.0 to milepost 
1.0 in Vineland, Cumberland County, NJ. The line traverses 
United States Postal Service Zip Code 08360.
    Conrail has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to be 
rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on 
the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of 
such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is 
pending with the Surface Transportation Board or with any U.S. District 
Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year 
period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental 
reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal 
letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 
1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected 
by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.--
Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this 
condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for 
partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed.
    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be 
effective on November 19, 2005, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\1\ formal 
expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\2\ and 
trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by 
October 31, 2005. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by November 9, 2005, with 
the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001.
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    \1\ The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on 
environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board's 
Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) in its independent 
investigation) cannot be made before the exemption's effective date. 
See Exemption of Out-of-Service Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). 
Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that 
the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption's 
effective date.
    \2\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which 
currently is set at $1,200. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).

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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
Conrail's representative: John K. Enright, Associate General Counsel, 
Consolidated Rail Corporation, 1000 Howard Boulevard, 4th Floor, Mt. 
Laurel, NJ 08054.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Conrail has filed an environmental report which addresses the 
abandonment's effects, if any, on the environment and historic 
resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by October 
25, 2005. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to 
SEA (Room 500, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423-0001) 
or by calling SEA, at (202) 565-1539. [Assistance for the hearing 
impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service 
(FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.] Comments on environmental and historic 
preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes 
available to the public.
    Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail 
banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent 
decision.
    Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), Conrail shall 
file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has 
exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If 
consummation has not been effected by Conrail's filing of a notice of 
consummation by October 20, 2006, and there are no legal or regulatory 
barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically 
expire.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: October 13, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-20911 Filed 10-19-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P