GNP Rly Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 7281-7282 [E9-3002]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 29 / Friday, February 13, 2009 / Notices SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) revision to a current information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 31, 2008, vol. 73, no. 212, pages 65002– 65003. Information is collected from applicants who wish to obtain repair station certification. DATES: Please submit comments by March 16, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney at Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Title: Final Rule Certification of Repair Stations, Part 145 of Title 14, CFR. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0682. Form(s): FAA Form 8310–3. Affected Public: An estimated 4,625 Respondents. Frequency: This information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 9.5 hours per response. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 185,000 hours annually. Abstract: Information is collected from applicants who wish to obtain repair station certification. Applicants must submit FAA form 8310–3 to the appropriate FAA flight standards district office for review. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:38 Feb 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 February 6, 2009. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E9–3009 Filed 2–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Request Approval From the Office of Management and Budget of a New Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments: Specific Release Form Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a new information collection. The information garnered from a signed Specific Release form will be used by FAA Special Agents to obtain information related to a specific investigation. DATES: Please submit comments by April 14, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney on (202) 267–9895. or by e-mail at: Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Title: Specific Release Form. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–XXXX. Form(s): Form 1600–XX. Affected Public: A total of 270 respondents. Frequency: The information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 5 minutes per response. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 22.5 hours annually. Abstract: The information garnered from a signed Specific Release form will be used by FAA Special Agents to obtain information related to a specific investigation. That information is then provided to the FAA decision making authority to make FAA employment and/or pilot certification/revocation determinations. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7281 ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla 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 February 6, 2009. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E9–3010 Filed 2–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35213] GNP Rly Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—BNSF Railway Company GNP Rly Inc. (GNP), a Class III rail carrier,1 has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CRF 1150.41 to acquire and operate the exclusive freight rail easement (the easement) of BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on a rail line known as Woodinville Subdivision, extending between approximately milepost 23.80 in Woodinville and approximately milepost 38.25 in Snohomish, a distance of approximately 14.45 miles in King and Snohomish counties, WA (the Line). GNP has negotiated two agreements with BNSF, one covering the purchase of the easement and the other for interchange with BNSF, to be signed upon the closing of the purchase of the Line’s 1 GNP received authority to lease and operate a segment of rail line between milepost 39.1 and milepost 39.3 in the City and County of Snohomish, WA, in GNP Rly Inc.—Modified Rail Certificate— in Snohomish County, WA, STB Finance Docket No. 35151 (STB served Aug. 13, 2008). E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 7282 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 29 / Friday, February 13, 2009 / Notices right-of-way, track, and physical assets by the Port of Seattle (the Port).2 GNP certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in GNP’s becoming a Class II or Class I rail carrier and will be less than $5 million. GNP states that it expects to consummate the transaction on or after April 1, 2009. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is the February 28, 2009 effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 110–161, section 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term ‘‘solid waste’’ is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903. If the verified 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than February 20, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35213, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, PLLC, 1750 K Street, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: February 6, 2009. cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES 2 See The Port of Seattle—Acquisition Exemption—Certain Assets of BNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 35128 (STB served Oct. 27, 2008) (dismissing a notice of exemption by the Port to acquire the right-of-way, track, and physical assets of the Line, on which BNSF retained the exclusive easement to conduct freight operations, because the Board found that the transaction did not require Board approval). VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:38 Feb 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–3002 Filed 2–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Notification of Change in Return Policy for All Numismatic Products SUMMARY: The United States Mint is changing its return policy for all numismatic products. Effective February 10, 2009, the United States Mint will change its 30day return policy. As a result of implementing a new pricing methodology for numismatic coins containing gold and platinum, the United States Mint is implementing a new seven-day return policy for all numismatic gold and platinum precious metal products. Further, to ensure consistency in our return policies across all numismatic product categories, the United States Mint will adopt this same seven-day return policy for all numismatic products. (This policy does not apply to $1 coin direct shipments, which are not considered numismatic products.) Under this new policy, United States Mint customers will have the opportunity to return products within seven calendar days from the date they receive their orders. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B.B. Craig, Associate Director for Sales and Marketing; United States Mint; 801 Ninth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354–7500. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5111. Dated: February 9, 2009. Edmund C. Moy, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. E9–3084 Filed 2–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–37–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee February 2009 Public Meeting SUMMARY: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for February 24, 2009. Date: February 24, 2009. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: United States Mint, 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medals honoring Senator Edward William Brooke III and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Interested persons should call 202– 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. • Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cliff Northup, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6830. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: February 9, 2009. Edmund C. Moy, Director, United States Mint. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 29 (Friday, February 13, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35213]


GNP Rly Inc.--Acquisition and Operation Exemption--BNSF Railway 
Company

    GNP Rly Inc. (GNP), a Class III rail carrier,\1\ has filed a notice 
of exemption under 49 CRF 1150.41 to acquire and operate the exclusive 
freight rail easement (the easement) of BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on 
a rail line known as Woodinville Subdivision, extending between 
approximately milepost 23.80 in Woodinville and approximately milepost 
38.25 in Snohomish, a distance of approximately 14.45 miles in King and 
Snohomish counties, WA (the Line). GNP has negotiated two agreements 
with BNSF, one covering the purchase of the easement and the other for 
interchange with BNSF, to be signed upon the closing of the purchase of 
the Line's

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right-of-way, track, and physical assets by the Port of Seattle (the 
Port).\2\
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    \1\ GNP received authority to lease and operate a segment of 
rail line between milepost 39.1 and milepost 39.3 in the City and 
County of Snohomish, WA, in GNP Rly Inc.--Modified Rail 
Certificate--in Snohomish County, WA, STB Finance Docket No. 35151 
(STB served Aug. 13, 2008).
    \2\ See The Port of Seattle--Acquisition Exemption--Certain 
Assets of BNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 35128 (STB 
served Oct. 27, 2008) (dismissing a notice of exemption by the Port 
to acquire the right-of-way, track, and physical assets of the Line, 
on which BNSF retained the exclusive easement to conduct freight 
operations, because the Board found that the transaction did not 
require Board approval).
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    GNP certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not result in GNP's becoming a Class II or Class 
I rail carrier and will be less than $5 million.
    GNP states that it expects to consummate the transaction on or 
after April 1, 2009. The earliest this transaction may be consummated 
is the February 28, 2009 effective date of the exemption (30 days after 
the exemption was filed).
    Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 
110-161, section 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision 
authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer 
facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of 
its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid 
waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term 
``solid waste'' is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903.
    If the verified 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 effectiveness of the 
exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than February 20, 
2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35213, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, PLLC, 1750 K 
Street, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: February 6, 2009.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
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