Wisconsin Central Ltd-Abandonment Exemption-in Sawyer County, WI, 65645-65646 [E7-22677]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. 07–5749 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. AGENCY: List of applications for modification of special permit. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlier Federal Register publications, they are not repeated here. Request of modifications of special permits (e.g. to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix ‘‘M’’ denote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new applications for special permits to facilitate processing. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Address Comments to: Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. 65645 Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590. Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the application are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, Southeast, Washington, DC or at http://dms.dot.gov. This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permit is published in accordance with part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)). Issued in Washington, DC, on November 14, 2007. Delmer F. Billings, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Special Permits and Approvals. MODIFICATION SPECIAL PERMITS Application No. Docket No. 10788–M ....... ..................... 14190–M ....... 14516–M ....... Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of special permit thereof P.S.I. Plus, Inc., East Hampton, CT. 49 CFR 173.302(a)(1); 175.3; 178.65–2; 178.65–5(a)(4). PHMSA– 21262. Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, FL. 49 CFR 172.200; 172.300, 172.400. PHMSA– 28468. FedEx Express, Baton Rouge, LA. 49 CFR 175.75(d), 172.203(a), 172.301(c). To modify the special permit to authorize the manufacture, marking, sale, and use of non-DOT Specification cylinders made from low carbon steel. To modify the special permit to authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Division 4.1 hazardous materials. To modify the special permit to waive the requirement to carry a copy of the permit on every aircraft. [FR Doc. 07–5750 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [STB Docket No. AB–303 (Sub-No. 31X)] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Wisconsin Central Ltd—Abandonment Exemption—in Sawyer County, WI Wisconsin Central Ltd (WCL) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152, subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 1.80-mile line of railroad between milepost 100.80 and milepost 102.60, in Hayward, Sawyer County, WI. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 54843. WCL has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the 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 at 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)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee 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 PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exemption will be effective on December 21, 2007, 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 December 3, 2007. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by December 11, 2007, with: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 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 currently is set at $1,300. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 65646 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to WCL’s representative: Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430–1345. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. WCL has filed a combined environmental and historic report addressing the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by November 27, 2007. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 245–0305. [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), WCL 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 WCL’s filing of a notice of consummation by November 21, 2008, 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: November 14, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–22677 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before January 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses: • P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; • 202–927–8525 (facsimile); or • formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail). Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 × 11 inch pages in order to ensure electronic access to our equipment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; or telephone 202–927– 8210. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested information. Information Collections Open for Comment Currently, we are seeking comments on the following records and forms: Title: Drawback of Beer Exported. OMB Number: 1513–0017. TTB Form Number: 5130.6. Abstract: When taxpaid beer is removed from a brewery and ultimately exported, the brewer exporting the beer is eligible for a drawback (refund) of Federal taxes paid. By completing this form and submitting documentation of exportation, the brewer may receive a refund of Federal taxes paid. Current Actions: There are minor grammatical corrections to this information collection, and it is being submitted as a revision. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,000. Title: Schedule of Tobacco Products, Cigarette Papers or Tubes Withdrawn from the Market. OMB Number: 1513–0034. TTB Form Number: 5200.7. Abstract: TTB F 5200.7 is used by persons who intend to withdraw tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes from the market for which the taxes have already been paid or determined. The form describes the products that are to be withdrawn to determine the amount of tax to be claimed later as a tax credit or refund. The form notifies TTB when withdrawal or destruction is to take place, and TTB may elect to supervise it. Current Actions: The number of respondents has increased therefore the burden hours have increased. Also, we have made minor grammatical corrections to this information collection, and we are submitting it as a revision. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 171. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,539. E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 21, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65645-65646]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22677]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

[STB Docket No. AB-303 (Sub-No. 31X)]


Wisconsin Central Ltd--Abandonment Exemption--in Sawyer County, 
WI

    Wisconsin Central Ltd (WCL) has filed a notice of exemption under 
49 CFR part 1152, subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 1.80-mile 
line of railroad between milepost 100.80 and milepost 102.60, in 
Hayward, Sawyer County, WI. The line traverses United States Postal 
Service Zip Code 54843.
    WCL has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line 
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 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 at 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)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee 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 December 21, 2007, 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 
December 3, 2007. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by December 11, 2007, 
with: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E

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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 
currently is set at $1,300. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to WCL's 
representative: Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 
60430-1345.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    WCL has filed a combined environmental and historic report 
addressing the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment 
and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) 
by November 27, 2007. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by 
writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 
20423-0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 245-0305. [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), WCL 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 WCL's filing of a notice of 
consummation by November 21, 2008, 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: November 14, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-22677 Filed 11-20-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P