Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Lassen County, CA and Washoe County, NV, 63387-63388 [E6-18204]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 209 / Monday, October 30, 2006 / Notices optometrist noted, ‘‘It is my opinion that Mr. Vaughan has sufficient vision for operating a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Vaughan reported that he has driven straight trucks for 6 years, accumulating 48,000 miles. He holds a Class B CDL from Illinois. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Bruce A. Walker Mr. Walker, 45, has had amblyopia in his left eye since childhood. The visual acuity in his right eye is 20/20 and in the left, 20/400. Following an examination in 2006, his optometrist noted, ‘‘It is my medical opinion that Bruce Walker has sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required to operate a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Walker reported that he has driven straight trucks for 11 years, accumulating 245,740 miles, and tractor-trailer combinations for 3 years, accumulating 45,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Wisconsin. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crash and no convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Harold R. Wallace Mr. Wallace, 60, has a prosthetic right eye due to a traumatic injury sustained in 1951. The best corrected visual acuity in his left eye is 20/20. Following an examination in 2006, his optometrist noted, ‘‘Mr. Wallace has sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required.’’ Mr. Wallace reported that he has driven tractor-trailer combinations for 10 years, accumulating 1.1 million miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Kentucky. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Lee A. Wiltjer Mr. Wiltjer, 42, has had amblyopia in his left eye since birth. The visual acuity in his right eye is 20/20 and in the left, 20/400. Following an examination in 2006, his optometrist noted, ‘‘As an optometrist, it is my medical opinion that Mr. Lee Wiltjer does have sufficient vision to perform tasks required to safely operate a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Wiltjer reported that he has driven straight trucks for 26 years, accumulating 208,000 miles, and tractor-trailer combinations for 26 years, accumulating 182,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Illinois. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. VerDate Aug<31>2005 02:16 Oct 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 John H. Wisner Mr. Wisner, 54, has loss of vision in his left eye due to a retinal infection sustained in 1995. The best corrected visual acuity in his right eye is 20/15 and in the left, 20/60. Following an examination in 2006, his ophthalmologist noted, ‘‘Given his driving record during this time has been excellent, I have no objection to his continuing to drive a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Wisner reported that he has driven straight trucks for 4 years, accumulating 200,000 miles, and tractor-trailer combinations for 30 years, accumulating 2.1 million miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Ohio. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Harold E. White Mr. White, 60, has complete loss of vision in his right eye due to a traumatic injury sustained in 1966. The visual acuity in his left eye is 20/20. Following an examination in 2006, his ophthalmologist noted, ‘‘I certify that Mr. White has sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required to operate a vehicle, including a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. White reported that he has driven straight trucks for 17 years, accumulating 255,000 miles, and tractor-trailer combinations for 21 years, accumulating 420,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Missouri. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Theron L. Wood Mr. Wood, 51, has complete loss of vision in his left eye due to congenital cataracts and a retinal detachment since 1991. The visual acuity in his right eye is 20/25. Following an examination in 2006, his ophthalmologist noted, ‘‘In my medical opinion, he has sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required to operate a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Wood reported that he has driven tractor-trailer combinations for 4 years, accumulating 456,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Arizona. His driving record for the last 3 years shows one crash and no convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Request for Comments In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA requests public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petitions described in this Notice. The Agency will consider all comments received before the close of business November 29, 2006. Comments will be available for PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63387 examination in the docket at the location listed under the ADDRESSES section of this Notice. The Agency will file comments received after the comment closing date in the public docket, and will consider them to the extent practicable. In addition to late comments, FMCSA will also continue to file, in the public docket, relevant information that becomes available after the comment closing date. Interested persons should monitor the public docket for new material. Issued on: October 23, 2006. Rose A. McMurray, Associate Administrator, Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E6–18087 Filed 10–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 230X)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Lassen County, CA and Washoe County, NV On October 10, 2006, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 in order to permit abandonment and discontinuance of service over both the Flanigan Industrial Lead from milepost 338.33 near Flanigan, NV, to milepost 360.10 near Wendel, CA, a distance of 21.77 miles in Washoe County, NV, and Lassen County, CA; and over the Susanville Industrial Lead from milepost 358.68 to milepost 359.25 near Wendel, CA, a distance of .57 miles in Lassen County, CA (collectively, the line). The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 89405, 96113, 96130 and 96136. The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in UP’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 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 January 26, 2007. 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 E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 63388 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 209 / Monday, October 30, 2006 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 November 20, 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–33 (Sub-No. 230X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. Replies to the petition are due on or before November 20, 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: October 23, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–18204 Filed 10–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 02:16 Oct 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 24, 2006. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 209 (Monday, October 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63387-63388]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-18204]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-33 (Sub-No. 230X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Lassen 
County, CA and Washoe County, NV

    On October 10, 2006, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with 
the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for 
exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 in order to permit 
abandonment and discontinuance of service over both the Flanigan 
Industrial Lead from milepost 338.33 near Flanigan, NV, to milepost 
360.10 near Wendel, CA, a distance of 21.77 miles in Washoe County, NV, 
and Lassen County, CA; and over the Susanville Industrial Lead from 
milepost 358.68 to milepost 359.25 near Wendel, CA, a distance of .57 
miles in Lassen County, CA (collectively, the line). The line traverses 
U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 89405, 96113, 96130 and 96136.
    The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in UP'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 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 January 26, 2007.
    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

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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 November 20, 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-33 (Sub-No. 230X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Mack H. 
Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 
101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. Replies to the 
petition are due on or before November 20, 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: October 23, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-18204 Filed 10-27-06; 8:45 am]
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