Meetings: National Grain Car Council, 34349 [E7-11962]


[Federal Register: June 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 119)]
[Page 34349]
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Surface Transportation Board

[STB Ex Parte No. 519 (Sub-No. 3)]

Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car
Council (NGCC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory
Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2007, beginning
at 11 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Kansas City Airport
Marriott, 775 Brasilia Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64153.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alice Hogarty, (202) 245-0221.
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC arose from a proceeding instituted
by the Surface Transportation Board's (Board) predecessor agency, the
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), in National Grain Car Supply--
Conference of Interested Parties, Ex Parte No. 519. The NGCC was formed
as a working group to facilitate private-sector solutions and
recommendations to the ICC (and now the Board) on matters affecting
grain transportation.
    The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions of private-
sector solutions to problems related to the availability of railroad
cars for distribution and transportation of grain. In particular, rail
carrier members will report on their preparedness to transport the Fall
grain harvest.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted
pursuant to the NGCC's charter and Board procedures. Further
communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board's
Web site at

    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the
human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

    Dated: June 15, 2007.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. E7-11962 Filed 6-20-07; 8:45 am]

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