Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation and Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 29036 [E7-9911]

Download as PDF 29036 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices unloading operations and carry the operating procedures on each vehicle; (2) inspection, maintenance, marking, and testing requirements for the cargo tank discharge system, including delivery hose assemblies; and (3) requirements for emergency discharge control equipment on certain cargo tank motor vehicles transporting liquefied compressed gases that must be installed and certified by a Registered Inspector. (See sections 173.315(n); 177.840(l); 180.405; 180.407(h); and 180.416(b), (d) and (f)) Affected Public: Carriers in liquefied compressed gas service, manufacturers and repairers. Recordkeeping: Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,958. Estimated Number of Responses: 920,530. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 200,615. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Issued in Washington, DC on May 16, 2007. Theodore L. Willke, Acting Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety. [FR Doc. E7–9872 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35023] Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation and Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has agreed to grant non-exclusive temporary overhead trackage rights to the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation (DME), and the Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation (ICE) 1 (DME and ICE are referred to collectively as ‘‘User’’) over BNSF’s lines between milepost 146.0 on BNSF’s Corson Subdivision at Sioux Falls, SD, and milepost 705.5 on BNSF’s Aberdeen Subdivision at Wolsey, SD, a distance of approximately 149.8 miles.2 1 ICE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cedar American Rail Holdings, Inc. which in turn is wholly owned by DME. 2 User indicates that this is a ‘‘reinstatement’’ of a previous trackage rights agreement between the same parties and also involving the abovereferenced track, in STB Finance Docket No. 34790, which expired on November 22, 2006. They also state that the temporary trackage rights agreement in that proceeding will be incorporated by reference in this proceeding as modified by agreement between User and BNSF signed on April 25, 2007, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after June 1, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). The temporary trackage rights will expire on November 22, 2007.3 The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is solely for the overhead movement of User’s business cars (and engines and end-of-train devices required to operate those business cars). As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the acquisition of the temporary 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), and any employee affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.—Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). 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 will not automatically stay the transaction. Any stay petition must be filed on or before May 25, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35023, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Michael J. Barron, Jr., Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 60606. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: May 11, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–9911 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P and filed herein. A request for a protective order was filed concurrently with this exemption and will be addressed in a separate decision. 3 User states that the parties have agreed on the possible extension of the temporary trackage rights. Any temporary trackage rights extension agreement must be filed with the Board. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [PS–163–84] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, PS–163–84 (TD 8439), Treatment of Transactions Between Partners and Partnerships §§ 1.707–3(c)(2), 1.707–5(a)(7)(ii), 1.707–6(c) and 1.707–8. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3634, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Treatment of Transactions Between Partners and Partnerships. OMB Number: 1545–1243. Regulation Project Number: PS–163–84. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 707(a)(2) provides that if there are transfers of money or property between a partner and a partnership, the transfer will be treated, in certain situations, as a disguised sale between the partner and the partnership. The regulations require that the partner or the partnership should disclose the transfer and certain attendant facts in some situations. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35023]


Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation and Iowa, 
Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--BNSF Railway Company

    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has agreed to grant non-exclusive 
temporary overhead trackage rights to the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern 
Railroad Corporation (DME), and the Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad 
Corporation (ICE) \1\ (DME and ICE are referred to collectively as 
``User'') over BNSF's lines between milepost 146.0 on BNSF's Corson 
Subdivision at Sioux Falls, SD, and milepost 705.5 on BNSF's Aberdeen 
Subdivision at Wolsey, SD, a distance of approximately 149.8 miles.\2\
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    \1\ ICE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cedar American Rail 
Holdings, Inc. which in turn is wholly owned by DME.
    \2\ User indicates that this is a ``reinstatement'' of a 
previous trackage rights agreement between the same parties and also 
involving the above-referenced track, in STB Finance Docket No. 
34790, which expired on November 22, 2006. They also state that the 
temporary trackage rights agreement in that proceeding will be 
incorporated by reference in this proceeding as modified by 
agreement between User and BNSF signed on April 25, 2007, and filed 
herein. A request for a protective order was filed concurrently with 
this exemption and will be addressed in a separate decision.
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    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after June 1, 
2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption 
was filed). The temporary trackage rights will expire on November 22, 
2007.\3\
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    \3\ User states that the parties have agreed on the possible 
extension of the temporary trackage rights. Any temporary trackage 
rights extension agreement must be filed with the Board.
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    The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is solely for the 
overhead movement of User's business cars (and engines and end-of-train 
devices required to operate those business cars).
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the 
acquisition of the temporary 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), and any employee affected by the 
discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the 
conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). 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 will not automatically 
stay the transaction. Any stay petition must be filed on or before May 
25, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35023, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one 
copy of each pleading must be served on Michael J. Barron, Jr., 
Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 
60606.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: May 11, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-9911 Filed 5-22-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P