Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Polk and Norman Counties, MN, 52369-52370 [E6-14536]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 171 / Tuesday, September 5, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement; Clay and St. Johns Counties, Florida Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Intent. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Clay and St. Johns Counties, Florida. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Hall, Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, 545 John Knox Road, Suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida 32303, Telephone 850–942– 9650. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation, will prepare an EIS for a proposal to connect the proposed SR 21/SR 23 Interchange (Blanding Boulevard/Branan-Field Chaffee Road) in Clay County eastward across the St. Johns River to either I–95, or to the southern extension of SR 9B in the vicinity of Racetrack Road in St. Johns County. The proposed action is based upon the population growth projections and regional transportation system needs. Alternatives under consideration include (1) Taking no action; (2) four lane roadways in Clay and St. Johns Counties with the St. Johns River crossing parallel to the existing Shands Bridge, and (3) four lane roadways in Clay and St. Johns counties with the St. Johns River crossing between the Buckman Bridge and the Shands Bridge. Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will be sent to appropriate Federal, State, and local agencies, and to private organizations and citizens who have expressed interest in this proposal. Public meetings were held in Clay and St. Johns Counties in November 2005 and August 2006. Public Workshops were held in Clay, St. Johns, and Duval Counties in August 2006. A Public Hearing will also be conducted. Public notice will be given of the time and place of the hearing. The Draft EIS will be made available for public and agency review and comment. An interagency coordination meeting was conducted in June 2006. The proposed project has received comment from agencies participating in Florida’s Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) Process. These comments, and a summary of project related issues, can VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:24 Sep 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 be viewed in the Environmental Screening Tool at http://etdmpub.flaetat.org/. Additional project related information may also be viewed at the St. Johns River Crossing, Project Development & Environmental Study Web site at http://www.sjrbridge.com/ documents.htm. There are no plans to hold a formal scoping meeting after this notice of intent to prepare an EIS. The information gained through agency meetings, the ETDM process, and public involvement will be used for scoping. To ensure that the full range of issues related to the proposed action is addressed and all significant issues identified, comments and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be directed to FHWA at the address provided above. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Research, Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding inter-governmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Issued On: August 29, 2006. Robert S. Wright, Assistant Division Director, Tallahassee, Florida. [FR Doc. E6–14621 Filed 9–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–497 (Sub-No. 3X)] Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.Abandonment Exemption-in Polk and Norman Counties, MN On August 16, 2006, Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc. (MNN), filed with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a 17.0-mile portion of its Ada Subdivision between milepost 64.0, south of Beltrami, and the end of the line at milepost 47.0, south of Ada, in Polk and Norman Counties, MN. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 56500, 56510, and 56517. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in MNN’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment–Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52369 By issuing 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 4, 2006. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,300 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than September 25, 2006. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–497 (Sub-No. 3X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Thomas F. McFarland, Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604–1112. Replies to the petition are due on or before September 25, 2006. 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 through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement (EIS), if necessary) prepared by SEA will be served upon all parties of record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during its preparation. Other interested persons may contact SEA to obtain a copy of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally will be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 30 days of its service. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov/. Decided: August 28, 2006. E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 52370 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 171 / Tuesday, September 5, 2006 / Notices By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–14536 Filed 9–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 12978 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of six newly-designated persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ‘‘Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers.’’ In addition, OFAC is publishing a change to the listing of a person previously designated pursuant to Executive Order 12978. DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the six persons identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 12978 is effective on August 29, 2006. In addition, the change to the listing of a person previously designated pursuant to Executive Order 12978 is also effective on August 29, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation,Office of Foreign Assets Control,Department of the Treasury,Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. Background On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, personality inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701– 1706) (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the ‘‘Order’’), effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on October 22, 1995. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:24 Sep 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of State, to play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (3) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to this order; and (4) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of, persons designated pursuant to this Order. On August 29, 2006, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of State, as well as the Secretary of Homeland Security, designated six persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. 5. RAMIREZ PONCE, Omar, c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; c/o RAMIREZ ABADIA Y CIA. S.C.S., Cali, Colombia; Carrera 38 No. 13–138, Cali, Colombia; DOB 01 Jan 1940; POB Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 6064636 (Colombia); Passport 6064636 (Colombia); (INDIVIDUAL) [SDNT] 6. SALINAS CUEVAS, Jorge Rodrigo, c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; Calle 13B No. 37–86 apt. 201–5, Cali, Colombia; DOB 10 Dec 1945; POB Neiva, Huila, Colombia; Alt. POB Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 14930332 (Colombia); Passport AG684621 (Colombia); (INDIVIDUAL) [SDNT] In addition, OFAC has made a change to the following listing of a person previously designated pursuant to the Order: RAMIREZ ABADIA, Juan Carlos, Calle 6A No. 34–65, Cali, Colombia; DOB 16 Feb 63; Cedula No. 16684736 (Colombia); Passport AD127327 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] The List of Additional Designees Follows Dated: August 29, 2006. Adam J. Szubin, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E6–14595 Filed 9–1–06; 8:45 am] 1. DISDROGAS LTDA. (f.k.a. RAMIREZ Y CIA. LTDA.); Carrera 38 No. 13–138 Acopi, Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; Calle 15 No. 11–34, Pasto, Narino, Colombia; Carrera 1D Bis. No. 15–55, Neiva, Huila, Colombia; Calle 39 No. 17–42, Neiva, Huila, Colombia; Apartado Aereo 30530, Cali, Colombia; NIT # 800058576–2 (Colombia); (ENTITY) [SDNT] 2. RAMIREZ ABADIA Y CIA. S.C.S., Avenida Estacion No. 5BN–73 of. 207, Cali, Colombia; NIT # 800117676–4 (Colombia); (ENTITY) [SDNT] 3. ABADIA BASTIDAS, Carmen Alicia (a.k.a. ABADIA DE RAMIREZ, Carmen Alicia); c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; c/o RAMIREZ ABADIA Y CIA. S.C.S., Cali, Colombia; Calle 9 No. 39–65, Cali, Colombia; DOB 15 Jul 1934; POB Palmira, Valle, Colombia; Cedula No. 29021074 (Colombia); (INDIVIDUAL) [SDNT] 4. OTALORA RESTREPO, Edgar Marino, c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; Cedula No. 5198602 (Colombia); (INDIVIDUAL) [SDNT] PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The listing now appears as the following RAMIREZ ABADIA, Juan Carlos, Calle 6A No. 34–65, Cali, Colombia; c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; c/o RAMIREZ ABADIA Y CIA. S.C.S., Cali, Colombia; DOB 16 Feb 63; Cedula No. 16684736 (Colombia); Passport AD127327 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] BILLING CODE 4811–37–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one newly-designated entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of one entity identified in this notice pursuant to Executive E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 171 (Tuesday, September 5, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-497 (Sub-No. 3X)]


Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Polk 
and Norman Counties, MN

    On August 16, 2006, Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc. (MNN), filed 
with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the 
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a 17.0-mile portion of its Ada 
Subdivision between milepost 64.0, south of Beltrami, and the end of 
the line at milepost 47.0, south of Ada, in Polk and Norman Counties, 
MN. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 56500, 
56510, and 56517.
    The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in MNN's possession will be made available promptly to 
those requesting it.
    The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the 
conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment-Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuing 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 4, 2006.
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) 
will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting 
the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,300 
filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment 
of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for 
other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public 
use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 
49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than September 25, 2006. Each trail 
use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 
1002.2(f)(27).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-497 (Sub-No. 3X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Thomas F. 
McFarland, Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 
1890, Chicago, IL 60604-1112. Replies to the petition are due on or 
before September 25, 2006.
    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 
through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.]
    An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement 
(EIS), if necessary) prepared by SEA will be served upon all parties of 
record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during its 
preparation. Other interested persons may contact SEA to obtain a copy 
of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally will 
be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The 
deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 
30 days of its service.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov/.

    Decided: August 28, 2006.

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    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
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