Consolidated Rail Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Wayne County, MI, 35480-35481 [E6-9563]

Download as PDF 35480 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 20, 2006 / Notices appropriate information from any source. The information collected is submitted as part of the application for grants and cooperative agreements and is used to determine eligibility of applicants. Collection of this information also provides documentation that the applicants and recipients are meeting program objectives and are complying with FTA Circular 6100.1B and other federal requirements. Respondents: FTA grants recipients. Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 56 hours for each of the 200 respondents. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 11,240 hours. Frequency: Annual. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for FTA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FTA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on ora after June 7, 2006, the effective date of the exemption.1 The purpose of the trackage rights is to create an additional overhead routing for UP trains in the Tacoma area. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.—Trackage Rights—BN, 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry. Inc.—Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). This notice i8s filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If it 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 all not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34881, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on: Robert T. Opal, General Commerce Counsel, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Vernon a. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9481 Filed 6–19–06; 8:45 am] Issued on: June 15, 2006. Ann Linnertz, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration. [FR Doc. E6–9669 Filed 6–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Decided: June 12, 2006 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board BILLING CODE 4910–57–P [STB Docket No. AB–167 (Sub-No. 1188X)] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34881] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Union Pacific Railroad Company— Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over BNSF’s line of railroad between ‘‘Bullfrog Junction’’ Near BNSF’s Puyalloy River Bridge 8.78 and the point of connection with BNSF’s Seattle Division main line at River Street Interlocking, BNSF Milepost 38.94X, in Tacoma, WA, a distance of approximately 0.6 miles. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Jun 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 Consolidated Rail Corporation— Abandonment Exemption—in Wayne County, MI Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F– Exempt Abandonments to abandon approximately 4.3 miles of two contiguous lines of railroad as follows: (1) the Detroit Terminal West Industrial Track, between approximately milepost 7.70± near Joseph Campau Street and 1 A decision served on June 6, 2006, denied a petition to stay the operation of the notice of exemption filed by John D. Fitzgerald, for and on behalf of the United Transportation Union-General Committee of Adjustment. Dennis R. Pierce filed a letter on June 5, 2006, on behalf of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainman-General Committee of Adjustment in support of the stay request filed by Mr. Fitzgerald. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 approximately milepost 10.30± near Woodrow Wilson Street; and (2) the Highland Park Industrial Track, between approximately milepost 7.40± near Woodrow Wilson Street and approximately milepost 5.70± near Cloverdale Street, in Detroit and Highland Park, Wayne County, MI.1 The lines traverse United States Postal Service Zip Codes 48212, 48203, and 48238. Conrail has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted over other lines; (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 of 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental report), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic report), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(l) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employees 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 July 20, 2006, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),3 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 1 Milepost 10.30 on the Detroit Terminal West Industrial Track is the same as milepost 7.40 on the Highland Park Industrial Track. 2 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. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee which as of April 19, 2006, is set at $1,300. See Regulations Governing Fees for Service Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services2006 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 13) (STB served Mar. 20, 2006). See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 20, 2006 / Notices CFR 1152.29 must be filed by June 30, 2006. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by July 10, 2006, with: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to Conrail’s representative: John K. Enright, 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 environmental and historic reports which address the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by June 23, 2006. 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 June 20, 2007, 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: June 9, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9563 Filed 6–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 13, 2006. The Department of Treasury has submitted the following public VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:31 Jun 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 July 20, 2006 to be assured of consideration. Federal Consulting Group OMB Number: 1505–0164. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Reporting and Procedures Regulations 31 CFR Part 501. Description: Submissions will provide the U.S. Government with information to be used in enforcing various economic sanctions programs administered by OFAC less than 31 CFR chapter V. Respondents: Individuals and households; Business or other-for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government. Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 26,250 hours. Clearance Officer: Office of Foreign Assets Control, (202) 622–2500, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Annex-2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20220. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, (202) 395–7316, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. 35481 Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. Dates: Written comments should be received on or before July 20, 2006 to be assured of consideration. Financial Management Service OMB Number: 1510–0073. Type of Review: Extension. Title: ETA Financial Agency Agreement. Description: This application will collect a financial institution’s identifying information, confirm a financial institution’s commitment to offering the ETA, identify a point of contact for the ETA Program and determine date when institutions will offer ETAs. Respondents: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10 hours. 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. E6–9610 Filed 6–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (10–21034j)] Michael A. Robinson, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 20, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-167 (Sub-No. 1188X)]


Consolidated Rail Corporation--Abandonment Exemption--in Wayne 
County, MI

    Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) has filed a notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F-Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon approximately 4.3 miles of two contiguous lines of railroad as 
follows: (1) the Detroit Terminal West Industrial Track, between 
approximately milepost 7.70 near Joseph Campau Street and 
approximately milepost 10.30 near Woodrow Wilson Street; 
and (2) the Highland Park Industrial Track, between approximately 
milepost 7.40 near Woodrow Wilson Street and approximately 
milepost 5.70 near Cloverdale Street, in Detroit and 
Highland Park, Wayne County, MI.\1\ The lines traverse United States 
Postal Service Zip Codes 48212, 48203, and 48238.
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    \1\ Milepost 10.30 on the Detroit Terminal West Industrial Track 
is the same as milepost 7.40 on the Highland Park Industrial Track.
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    Conrail has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted 
over other lines; (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 of 49 CFR 1105.7 
(environmental report), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic report), 49 CFR 1105.11 
(transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 
CFR 1152.50(d)(l) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees 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 July 20, 2006, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\2\ formal 
expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\3\ and 
trail use/rail banking requests under 49

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CFR 1152.29 must be filed by June 30, 2006. Petitions to reopen or 
requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed 
by July 10, 2006, with: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \2\ 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.
    \3\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee which as of 
April 19, 2006, is set at $1,300. See Regulations Governing Fees for 
Service Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services-
2006 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 13) (STB served Mar. 20, 
2006). 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, 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 environmental and historic reports which address 
the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic 
resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by June 23, 
2006. 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 June 20, 2007, 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: June 9, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-9563 Filed 6-19-06; 8:45 am]
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