BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cascade County, MT, 59196-59197 [E6-16602]

Download as PDF 59196 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 194 / Friday, October 6, 2006 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.175 Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16550 Filed 10–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5575] Department of State Performance Review Board Members (for Non Career Senior Executive Employees) In accordance with section 4314 (c) (4) of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95–454), the Executive Resources Board of the Department of State has appointed the following individuals to the Department of State Performance Review Board (for Non Career Senior Executive Employees) Kim M. Nickles, Under Secretary for Management, White House Liaison, Department of State; Brian F. Gunderson, Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary, Department of State. Dated: September 15, 2006. George M. 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Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.— Consumptive water use of up to 0.500 mgd, for manufacture of beverages, Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. 8. Manheim Borough Authority— Groundwater withdrawal (30-day average) of 0.936 mgd from Well 6, and a total system withdrawal limit (30-day average) of 0.936 mgd for public water supply, Manheim Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 27, 2006. Paul O. Swartz, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E6–16611 Filed 10–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from Sidley Austin Brown LLP on behalf of Canadian Pacific Railway Company (WB471–10— September 28, 2006) for permission to use certain data from the Board’s Carload Waybill Samples. A copy of the request may be obtained from the Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and 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. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16606 Filed 10–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 445X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Cascade County, MT BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon 1.67 miles of railroad between milepost 194.61 and milepost 196.28, near Great Falls, in Cascade County, MT. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 59401. BNSF 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 E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 194 / Friday, October 6, 2006 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 November 8, 2006, 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 16, 2006. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by October 26, 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 BNSF’s representative: Sidney L. Strickland, Jr., 3050 K Street, NW., Suite 101, Washington, DC 20007. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. BNSF 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 October 13, 2006. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 500, 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 is currently 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). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Oct 05, 2006 Jkt 211001 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), BNSF 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 BNSF’s filing of a notice of consummation by October 6, 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: October 2, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16602 Filed 10–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 29, 2006. The Department of 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-6 (Sub-No. 445X)]


BNSF Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Cascade County, 
MT

    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 
49 CFR 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to abandon 1.67 miles of 
railroad between milepost 194.61 and milepost 196.28, near Great Falls, 
in Cascade County, MT. The line traverses United States Postal Service 
Zip Code 59401.
    BNSF 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

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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 November 8, 2006, 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 16, 2006. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by October 26, 2006, 
with: 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 is 
currently 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 
BNSF's representative: Sidney L. Strickland, Jr., 3050 K Street, NW., 
Suite 101, Washington, DC 20007.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    BNSF 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 October 
13, 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), BNSF 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 BNSF's filing of a notice of 
consummation by October 6, 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: October 2, 2006.

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