Transit America, LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in Buchanan County, MO, 51342-51343 [E8-20218]

Download as PDF 51342 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices By order of the Maritime Administrator. Leonard Sutter, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E8–20196 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Research and Innovative Technology Administration [Docket: RITA 2007–27185] Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Traffic and Capacity Statistics—The T–100 System Research & Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 5, 2008 (73 FR 32078). The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis filed a letter strongly supporting the continuation of the T–100 System. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by October 2, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernie Stankus, Office of Airline Information, RTS–42, RITA, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone Number (202) 366–4387, Fax Number (202) 366– 3383 or e-mail bernard.stankus@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 18,000. The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (44 USC 3501), requires a statistical agency to clearly identify information it collects for non-statistical purposes. BTS hereby notifies the respondents and the public that BTS uses the information it collects under this OMB approval for non-statistical purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both respondent’s identity and its data, submission of the information to agencies outside BTS for review, analysis and possible use in regulatory and other administrative matters. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: BTS Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department concerning consumer protection. Comments should address 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. M. Clay Moritz, Jr., Acting Assistant Director, Airline Information. [FR Doc. E8–20233 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–FE–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–1019X] erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) Transit America, LLC—Abandonment Exemption—in Buchanan County, MO Title: Report of Traffic and Capacity Statistics—The T–100 System. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2138–0040. Forms: Schedule T–100 and T–100(f). Affected Public: Certificated, commuter and foreign air carriers. Abstract: T–100 reports are used to measure the air transportation activity to, from and within the United States. On August 13, 2008, Transit America, LLC (TA) 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 to abandon approximately 2 miles of a rail line known as the Missouri Branch Line, between approximately milepost 200.4 and milepost 198.4, in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service ZIP Codes VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64503 and 64507, and includes no stations. The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in TA’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 December 1, 2008. 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 petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,500 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).1 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.2 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 September 22, 2008. 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– 1019X, and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001; and (2) Brendon P. Fowler, 1601 K St., NW., Washington, DC 20006. Replies to TA’s petition are due on or before September 22, 2008. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 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) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 1 Effective July 18, 2008, the filing fee for an OFA increased to $1,500. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection with Licensing and Related Services—2008 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 15) (STB served June 18, 2008). 2 TA states that it intends to convey the involved trackage to its affiliate Herzog Contracting Corp. (HCC), which will use the trackage to provide noncommon carrier switching service in order to continue and expand operations at its shop facilities. E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices 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: August 25, 2008. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20218 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Community Development Financial Institutions Fund; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Notice and request for comments. erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES ACTION: 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 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the ‘‘Fund’’) within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Bank Enterprise Award (‘‘BEA’’) Program Application. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 3, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all comments to Jodie Harris, Depository Institutions Program Advisor, at the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005, by e-mail to cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov or by facsimile to (202) 622–7754. This is not a toll free number. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 The BEA Program application may be obtained from the BEA page of the Fund’s Web site at http:// www.cdfifund.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to Jodie Harris, Depository Institutions Program Advisor, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005, or call (202) 622–6355. This is not a toll free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Bank Enterprise Award Program Application. OMB Number: 1559–0005. Abstract: The purpose of the BEA Program is to provide an incentive to insured depository institutions to increase their activities in the form of loans, investments, services, and technical assistance, within distressed communities and provide financial assistance to community development financial institutions through grants, stock purchases, loans, deposits, and other forms of financial and technical assistance. The Fund will make awards through the BEA Program to insured depository institutions, based upon such institutions’ completion of certain qualified activities, as reported in the application. The application will solicit information concerning: applicants’ eligibility to participate in the BEA Program; the quantity (value) of applicants’ activities, and the extent to which such activities may be qualified activities; and appropriate supporting documentation. The questions that the application contains, and the information generated thereby, will enable the Fund to evaluate applicants’ activities and determine the extent of applicants’ eligibility for a BEA Program award. Current Actions: New collection. Type of Review: Regular review. Affected Public: Insured depository institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Annual Time per Respondent: 15 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 900 hours. Requests for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record and will be published on the CDFI Fund Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51343 necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Fund, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Fund’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Authority: 12 U.S.C. 1834a, 4703, 4703 note, 4713, 4717; 31 U.S.C 321; 12 CFR part 1806. Dated: August 25, 2008. Donna J. Gambrell, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. E8–20182 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Secretary List of Countries Requiring Cooperation With an International Boycott In order to comply with the mandate of section 999(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Department of the Treasury is publishing a current list of countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). On the basis of the best information currently available to the Department of the Treasury, the following countries require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-1019X]


Transit America, LLC--Abandonment Exemption--in Buchanan County, 
MO

    On August 13, 2008, Transit America, LLC (TA) 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 to abandon 
approximately 2 miles of a rail line known as the Missouri Branch Line, 
between approximately milepost 200.4 and milepost 198.4, in St. Joseph, 
Buchanan County, MO. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service ZIP Codes 
64503 and 64507, and includes no stations.
    The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in TA'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 December 1, 2008.
    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 petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,500 
filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).\1\
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    \1\ Effective July 18, 2008, the filing fee for an OFA increased 
to $1,500. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in 
Connection with Licensing and Related Services--2008 Update, STB Ex 
Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 15) (STB served June 18, 2008).
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    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.\2\ 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 September 22, 2008. Each 
trail use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 
1002.2(f)(27).
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    \2\ TA states that it intends to convey the involved trackage to 
its affiliate Herzog Contracting Corp. (HCC), which will use the 
trackage to provide non-common carrier switching service in order to 
continue and expand operations at its shop facilities.
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    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-1019X, and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Brendon P. Fowler, 1601 
K St., NW., Washington, DC 20006. Replies to TA's petition are due on 
or before September 22, 2008.
    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0238 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) 245-0305. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal

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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: August 25, 2008.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Anne K. Quinlan,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-20218 Filed 8-29-08; 8:45 am]
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