Central Michigan Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Kent County, MI, 14862-14863 [E9-7195]

Download as PDF 14862 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices NHTSA also plans to continue to post information about the NEPA process and this CAFE rulemaking on its Web site (http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov). Issued: March 27, 2009 Stephen R. Kratzke, Associate Administrator for Rulemaking. [FR Doc. E9–7289 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–1022 (Sub-No. 1X)] Arizona & California Railroad Company—Abandonment Exemption— in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, CA On March 12, 2009, Arizona & California Railroad Company (ARZC) 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 49.40-mile rail line between milepost 0.0 at Rice and milepost 49.4 at Ripley, in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, CA. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 92225, 92226, and 92280, and includes the stations of Rice, Styx, Midland, Cox, Inca, Mesaville, Blythe, Miller Farms, and Ripley. The line does contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in ARZC’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 June 30, 2009. 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). 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 April 21, 2009. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:46 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–1022 (Sub-No. 1X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204, and Scott G. Williams, 7411 Fullerton St., Suite 300, Jackson, FL 32256. Replies to ARZC’s petition are due on or before April 21, 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: March 23, 2009. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–6846 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–308 (Sub-No. 4X)] Central Michigan Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Kent County, MI Central Michigan Railway Company (CMRY) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F–Exempt Abandonments to abandon an approximately 1.75-mile line of railroad, consisting of the following three interconnected segments: (1) A PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 line (segment A) extending from milepost 157.96 (at the switch connection with the east-west aligned tracks of the Mid-Michigan Railroad, Inc. (MMR) near the intersection of Taylor Avenue and Quimby Street) through valuation map marker 9+87.2 (the location of the south wye, or Press Track, switch adjacent to Monroe Avenue) and continuing to the end of the track at a point immediately north of Michigan Street/Bridge Street; (2) a line (segment B) extending from valuation map marker 3+00 (at a switch connection with a line of MMR immediately at the east end of the MMR bridge spanning the Grand River) to a connection with segment A at valuation map marker 9+87.2 (at the south wye switch); and (3) a line (segment C) extending from valuation map marker 0+00 (at a point of connection with the east-west aligned MMR line immediately to the east of the MMR line’s bridge spanning the Grand River) due northward to valuation map marker 11+15.0 (approximately 250 feet south of Ann Street),1 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 49503 and 49505. CMRY has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic that would need 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 (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a 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. 1 CMRY states that, except for the northern connection of segment A to the rail line of MMR, the line does not possess milepost markers. For that reason CMRY has supplied valuation map markers where available, and other geographic points of reference to better identify the terminal points of each segment of the line. E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on May 1, 2009, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),3 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by April 13, 2009. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by April 21, 2009, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to CMRY’s representative: William A. Mullins, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. CMRY has filed environmental and historic reports, which addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by April 6, 2009. 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), CMRY 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 CMRY’s filing of a notice of consummation by April 1, 2010, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers 2 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. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:46 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: March 25, 2009. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–7195 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 14863 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 26,400 hours. Clearance Officer: Brian Lallemont (304) 480–8150, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106. OMB Reviewer: Shagufta Ahmed (202) 395–7873, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Celina Elphage, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–7245 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Financial Crimes Enforcement Network March 27, 2009. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the publication date of this notice. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. Dates: Written comments should be received on or before May 1, 2009 to be assured of consideration. Bureau of Public Debt (BPD) OMB Number: 1535–0036. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Application by Voluntary Guardian of Incapacitated Owner of United States Savings Bonds/Notes. Forms: PDF–2513. Description: Used by voluntary guardian of incapacitated bond owner(s) to establish right to act on behalf of owner. Respondents: Individuals or Households. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,600 hours. OMB Number: 1535–0013. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Claim For Lost, Stolen or Destroyed U.S. Savings Bonds and Supplemental Statement For U.S. Securities. Forms: PD–F–1048, PD–F–2243. Description: Used by owner or others having knowledge to request substitute securities or payment of lost, stolen or destroyed securities. Respondents: Individuals or Households. PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Office of Thrift Supervision BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request; Suspicious Activity Report by Depository Institutions AGENCIES: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency(OCC), Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 61 (Wednesday, April 1, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-308 (Sub-No. 4X)]


Central Michigan Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Kent 
County, MI

    Central Michigan Railway Company (CMRY) has filed a verified notice 
of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F-Exempt Abandonments to abandon 
an approximately 1.75-mile line of railroad, consisting of the 
following three interconnected segments: (1) A line (segment A) 
extending from milepost 157.96 (at the switch connection with the east-
west aligned tracks of the Mid-Michigan Railroad, Inc. (MMR) near the 
intersection of Taylor Avenue and Quimby Street) through valuation map 
marker 9+87.2 (the location of the south wye, or Press Track, switch 
adjacent to Monroe Avenue) and continuing to the end of the track at a 
point immediately north of Michigan Street/Bridge Street; (2) a line 
(segment B) extending from valuation map marker 3+00 (at a switch 
connection with a line of MMR immediately at the east end of the MMR 
bridge spanning the Grand River) to a connection with segment A at 
valuation map marker 9+87.2 (at the south wye switch); and (3) a line 
(segment C) extending from valuation map marker 0+00 (at a point of 
connection with the east-west aligned MMR line immediately to the east 
of the MMR line's bridge spanning the Grand River) due northward to 
valuation map marker 11+15.0 (approximately 250 feet south of Ann 
Street),\1\ in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. The line traverses United 
States Postal Service Zip Codes 49503 and 49505.
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    \1\ CMRY states that, except for the northern connection of 
segment A to the rail line of MMR, the line does not possess 
milepost markers. For that reason CMRY has supplied valuation map 
markers where available, and other geographic points of reference to 
better identify the terminal points of each segment of the line.
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    CMRY has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic that would 
need 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 (Board) or with 
any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a 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.

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    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be 
effective on May 1, 2009, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\2\ formal 
expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\3\ and 
trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by 
April 13, 2009. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by April 21, 2009, with 
the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001.
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    \2\ 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.
    \3\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is 
currently set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
CMRY's representative: William A. Mullins, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    CMRY has filed environmental and historic reports, which addresses 
the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic 
resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by April 6, 
2009. 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), CMRY 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 CMRY's filing of a notice of 
consummation by April 1, 2010, 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: March 25, 2009.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-7195 Filed 3-31-09; 8:45 am]
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