Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Kootenai County, ID, 5969-5970 [E9-2105]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 3, 2009 / Notices Mauney, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591. Comments are invited on: 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 estimates 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. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 26, 2009. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E9–2202 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). This notification provides the date, format, and agenda for the meeting. Dates and Location: The NPOAG ARC will hold a meeting on February 25th, 2009. The meeting will be conducted as a telephone conference call. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on February 25th. This NPOAG meeting will be open to the public, Interested persons may listen in on the conference call (see Public Participation at the Meeting) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry Brayer, AWP–1SP, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3800, e-mail: Barry.Brayerfaa.gov, or Vicki McCusker, National Park Service, Natural Sounds VerDate Nov<24>2008 12:52 Feb 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 Program, 1201 Oakridge Dr., Suite 100, Fort Collins, CO, 80525, telephone: (970) 267–2117, e-mail: Vicki_McCusker@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA), enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181, required the establishment of the NPOAG within one year after its enactment. The Act requires that the NPOAG be a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. The duties of the NPOAG include providing advice, information, and recommendations to the FAA Administrator and the NPS Director on: Implementation of Public Law 106 181; quiet aircraft technology; other measures that might accommodate interests to visitors of national parks; and at the request of the Administrator and the Director, on safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over national parks or tribal lands. Agenda for the February 25, 2009, NPOAG Meeting The agenda for the meeting will include, but is not limited to, the following: Review of a Strategic Plan for the NPOAG, review and approval of the meeting minutes from the December 1, 2008 NPOAG telephone conference call meeting; discussion on the strawman for a competitive bidding process, and an update on ongoing Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) program projects. Public Participation for the Meeting This NPOAG meeting will be conducted as a telephone conference call. Members of the public will be able to listen in on the proceedings. Information regarding how the public may access this conference call in a ‘‘listen mode’’ will be posted on the FAA’s ATMP Web site (http:// www.atmp.faa.gov) by February 10, 2009. Other supplementary meeting information may also be posted on the ATMP Web site. Record of the Meeting If you are unable to participate in this NPOAG meeting conference call, a PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5969 summary record of the meeting will be made available under the NPOAG section of the FAA’s ATMP Web site at http://www.atmp.faa.gov or through the Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–207, telephone (310) 725–3800. Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on January 26, 2009. Barry S. Brayer, Manager, Special Programs Office, WesternPacific Region. [FR Doc. E9–2203 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 272X)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Kootenai County, ID On January 14, 2009, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) 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 a portion of its Coeur d’Alene Industrial Lead between milepost 7.5 near Gibbs, and the end of the line at milepost 8.79 near Coeur d’Alene, a distance of 1.29 miles in Kootenai County, ID.1 The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 83814, and includes no stations. The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in UP’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.— bandonment—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 May 4, 2009. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after 1 According to UP, BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) holds trackage rights authority over the involved line. See The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34436 (STB served Dec. 2, 2003). UP states that, in a subsequent filing, BNSF will seek Board authority to discontinue the trackage rights. UP adds that the Board should condition UP’s exercise of the abandonment exemption sought here upon BNSF’s obtaining authority to discontinue its trackage rights on the line. E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 5970 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 3, 2009 / Notices yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES 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). 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. 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 February 23, 2009. 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–33 (Sub-No. 272X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Gabriel S. Meyer, 1400 Douglas St., STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Replies to UP’s petition are due on or before February 23, 2009. 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 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: January 23, 2009. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–2105 Filed 1–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 12:52 Feb 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from Covington & Burlington on behalf of Union Pacific Corporation (WB468–10—1/5/09), for permission to use certain data from the Board’s 2007 Carload Waybill Sample. A copy of the request may be obtained from the Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Scott Decker, (202) 245– 0330. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–2222 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 12978 AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of two newly-designated entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ‘‘Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers.’’ In addition, OFAC is publishing changes to the identifying information associated with five persons previously designated pursuant to Executive Order 12978. DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the two entities identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 12978 is effective on January 28, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202–622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. Background On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the ‘‘Order’’). In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (b) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order. On January 28, 2009, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of State, as well as the Secretary of Homeland Security, designated two entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. The list of additional designees is as follows: 1. AQUILEA S.A., Carrera 21 No. 13B–21, Cali, Colombia; Carrera 21 No. 13B–33, Cali, Colombia; Carrera 23 No. 12–41, Cali, Colombia; NIT # 900061351–6 (Colombia); (ENTITY) [SDNT] 2. MEGAPLAST S.A., Calle 0 No. 2– 276, Palmira, Valle, Colombia; NIT # E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 21 (Tuesday, February 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5969-5970]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-2105]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-33 (Sub-No. 272X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Kootenai County, ID

    On January 14, 2009, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) 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 a portion 
of its Coeur d'Alene Industrial Lead between milepost 7.5 near Gibbs, 
and the end of the line at milepost 8.79 near Coeur d'Alene, a distance 
of 1.29 miles in Kootenai County, ID.\1\ The line traverses U.S. Postal 
Service Zip Code 83814, and includes no stations.
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    \1\ According to UP, BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) holds trackage 
rights authority over the involved line. See The Burlington Northern 
and Santa Fe Railway Company--Trackage Rights Exemption--Union 
Pacific Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34436 (STB served 
Dec. 2, 2003). UP states that, in a subsequent filing, BNSF will 
seek Board authority to discontinue the trackage rights. UP adds 
that the Board should condition UP's exercise of the abandonment 
exemption sought here upon BNSF's obtaining authority to discontinue 
its trackage rights on the line.
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    The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in UP'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.--bandonment--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 May 4, 2009.
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) 
will be due no later than 10 days after

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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).
    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. 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 February 23, 2009. 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-33 (Sub-No. 272X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Gabriel S. 
Meyer, 1400 Douglas St., STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Replies to UP's 
petition are due on or before February 23, 2009.
    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 
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: January 23, 2009.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-2105 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]
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