East Penn Railroad, LLC-Acquisition Exemption-Berks County, PA, 61948 [E7-21200]

Download as PDF 61948 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 211 / Thursday, November 1, 2007 / Notices Addressee: Send comments regarding this information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FRA Desk Officer. Comments are invited on the following: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is November 15, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). If the notice 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. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than November 8, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35089, 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 Karl Morell, Suite 225, 1455 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Issued in Washington, DC on October 25, 2007 . D.J. Stadtler, Director, Office of Financial Management, Federal Railroad Administration. [FR Doc. E7–21476 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] Decided: October 23, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–21200 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Surface Transportation Board Community Development Financial Institutions Fund [STB Finance Docket No. 35089] East Penn Railroad, LLC—Acquisition Exemption-Berks County, PA mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES East Penn Railroad, LLC (ESPN), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire 8.60 miles of rail line from Berks County, PA. The line, known as the Colebrookdale Line, extends between milepost 0.00, at Pottsgrove Township, PA, and milepost 8.60, at Colebrookdale Township, PA, in Berks County.1 ESPN certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and further certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. 1 ESPN indicates that its new owner, Regional Rail, LLC, a noncarrier, discovered that one of ESPN’s predecessors, Penn Eastern Rail Lines, Inc., had consummated the acquisition of the line in July 2003, but inadvertently failed to obtain prior Board approval for that acquisition. ESPN here seeks such approval. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:40 Oct 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 Funding Opportunity Title: Revised Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) inviting applications for the FY 2008 Funding Round of the Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program Announcement Type: Initial announcement of funding opportunity. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 21.020. Dates: Applications for the FY 2008 Funding Round of the NACA Program must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 19, 2007. Executive Summary: Subject to funding availability, this NOFA is issued in connection with the FY 2008 funding round of the NACA Program. I. Funding Opportunity Description A. Through the NACA Program, the Fund provides: (i) Financial Assistance (FA) awards to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that have at least 50 percent of their activities directed toward serving Native American, Alaska Native and/or Native Hawaiian Communities (Native PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CDFIs) that have Comprehensive Business Plans for creating demonstrable community development impact through the deployment of credit, capital, and financial services within their respective Target Markets or the expansion into new Investment Areas, Low-Income Targeted Populations, or Other Targeted Populations, and (ii) Technical Assistance (TA) grants to Native CDFIs entities proposing to become Native CDFIs, and to Native organizations, Tribes and Tribal organizations (Sponsoring Entities) that propose to create Native CDFIs, in order to build their capacity to better address the community development and capital access needs of their existing or proposed Target Markets, and/or to become certified Native CDFIs. B. The regulations governing the CDFI Program, found at 12 CFR part 1805 (the Interim Rule), provide guidance on evaluation criteria and other requirements of the NACA Program. The Fund encourages Applicants to review the Interim Rule. Detailed application content requirements are found in the applicable funding application and related guidance materials. Each capitalized term in this NOFA is more fully defined in the Interim Rule, the application or the guidance materials. C. The Fund reserves the right to fund, in whole or in part, any, all, or none of the applications submitted in response to this NOFA. The Fund reserves the right to re-allocate funds from the amount that is anticipated to be available under this NOFA to other Fund programs, particularly if the Fund determines that the number of awards made under this NOFA is fewer than projected. II. Award Information A. Funding Availability 1. Anticipated FY 2008 Funding: Through this NOFA, and subject to funding availability, the Fund expects that it may award approximately $3.5 million in appropriated funds through the NACA Program. The Fund reserves the right to award in excess of $3.5 million in appropriated funds to Applicants in the FY 2008 Funding Round, provided that the funds are available and the Fund deems it appropriate. 2. Availability of Funds for the FY 2008 Funding Round: Funds for the FY 2008 Funding Round have not yet been appropriated. If funds are not appropriated for the FY 2008 Funding Round, there will not be a FY 2008 Funding Round. Further, it is possible that if funds are appropriated for the FY E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35089]


East Penn Railroad, LLC--Acquisition Exemption-Berks County, PA

    East Penn Railroad, LLC (ESPN), a Class III rail carrier, has filed 
a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire 8.60 
miles of rail line from Berks County, PA. The line, known as the 
Colebrookdale Line, extends between milepost 0.00, at Pottsgrove 
Township, PA, and milepost 8.60, at Colebrookdale Township, PA, in 
Berks County.\1\
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    \1\ ESPN indicates that its new owner, Regional Rail, LLC, a 
noncarrier, discovered that one of ESPN's predecessors, Penn Eastern 
Rail Lines, Inc., had consummated the acquisition of the line in 
July 2003, but inadvertently failed to obtain prior Board approval 
for that acquisition. ESPN here seeks such approval.
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    ESPN certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class 
I rail carrier and further certifies that its projected annual revenues 
will not exceed $5 million.
    The earliest this transaction may be consummated is November 15, 
2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption 
was filed).
    If the notice 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. Petitions for stay 
must be filed no later than November 8, 2007 (at least 7 days before 
the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35089, 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 Karl Morell, Suite 225, 1455 F 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: October 23, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E7-21200 Filed 10-31-07; 8:45 am]
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