CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Glynn County, GA, 27859-27860 [E9-13686]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 111 / Thursday, June 11, 2009 / Notices of the Council and second meeting of the Commission were held on October 23–24, 2006, in Santiago, Chile. At the fourth Council meeting held on April 24, 2008, in Santiago, Chile the Council discussed the implementation of Chapter 19 of the FTA with respect to public participation, progress reports on the eight cooperation projects under Chapter 19, implementation of the 2005–2006 Work Program, and elaboration of the 2007–2008 Work Program. At this meeting the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee and Chile’s Advisory Committee held the first ever exchange between FTA-related trade and environment advisory committees. At the upcoming fifth meeting of the Council, the Council will review the status of implementation of Chapter 19 and receive reports on (1) The progress of projects outlined in the FTA’s Environment Chapter, (2) the roles and activities of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee and the public advisory committee that advises the Chilean government on trade and environment policy issues, and (3) the 2009–2010 Work Program Pursuant to the U.S-Chile ECA. At its third meeting, the Commission, during a Joint Public Session with the Council, will receive reports on progress of implementing the 2007–2008 ECA Work Program and review and approve a new Work Program. At these meetings, the Council and Commission will also consider recommendations for future bilateral environmental cooperation. The public is advised to refer to the State Department Web site at http:// www.state.gov/g/oes/env/ and the USTR Web site at http://www.USTR.gov for further information related to the Council meeting. Dated: June 4, 2009. Daniel T. Fantozzi, Director, Office of Environmental Policy, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–13619 Filed 6–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice of Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits Filed Under Subpart B (Formerly Subpart Q) Notice of Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits Filed Under Subpart B (formerly Subpart Q) during the Week Ending May 30, 2009. The following Applications for VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Jun 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits were filed under Subpart B (formerly Subpart Q) of the Department of Transportation’s Procedural Regulations (See 14 CFR 301.201 et. seq.). The due date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motions to Modify Scope are set forth below for each application. Following the Answer period DOT may process the application by expedited procedures. Such procedures may consist of the adoption of a show-cause order, a tentative order, or in appropriate cases a final order without further proceedings. Docket Number: DOT–OST–2009– 0129. Date Filed: May 27, 2009. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: June 17, 2009. Description: Application of SmartLynx Airlines, Ltd. requesting a foreign air carrier permit authorizing the carrier to operate charter foreign air transportation of persons, property and mail (a) between any point or points behind the European Union, via any point or points in the European Union and intermediate points, to any point or points in the United States, and beyond; (b) between any point or points in the European Common Aviation Area and any point or points in the United States; and (c) pursuant to the prior approval requirements of Part 212. Docket Number: DOT–OST–2009– 0132. Date Filed: May 28, 2009. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: June 18, 2009. Description: Application of Lufthansa Cargo AG requesting a foreign air carrier permit authorizing it to engage in: (a) Scheduled and charter foreign air transportation of property and mail from any point or points behind any Member State of the European Union via any point or points in any Member State and via intermediate points to any point or points in the United States and beyond; (b) scheduled and charter foreign air transportation of property and mail between any point or points in the United States and any point or points in any member of the European Common Aviation Area; (c) scheduled and charter foreign air transportation of property and mail between any point or points in the United States and any point or points; (d) other charter pursuant to the prior approval requirements; and (e) transportation authorized by any additional route rights made available to European Community carriers in the future. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27859 Docket Number: DOT–OST–2008– 0026. Date Filed: May 27, 2009. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: June 17, 2009. Description: Application of Air Italy S.p.A. requesting an amendment of the first two paragraphs of its foreign air carrier permit it now holds to authorize: (a) Scheduled and charter foreign air transportation of persons, property and mail from any point or points behind any Member State of the European Community via any point or points in any Member State and via intermediate points to any point or points in the United States and beyond; and (b) scheduled and charter foreign air transportation of persons, property and mail between any point or points in the United States and any point or points in the European Common Aviation Area. Air Italy also seeks an exemption to permit its operations as a scheduled foreign air carrier within the full geographic scope of the permit amendment. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. E9–13710 Filed 6–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–55 (Sub-No. 697X)] CSX Transportation, Inc.— Abandonment Exemption—in Glynn County, GA On May 22, 2009, CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) filed with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a 0.31-mile rail line on its Southern Region, Jacksonville Division, Brunswick Subdivision, between milepost AOB 534.36 and milepost AOB 534.67 in Brunswick, Glynn County, GA. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 31520. CSXT also requests expedited consideration of the exemption petition, including effectiveness of the exemption no later than August 1, 2009. CSXT states that expedited action is necessary here because a new middle school has been built to the east of the right-of-way. In order to access the school, a new road must be built across the line. CSXT argues that construction must begin soon in order for the new road to be completed before the start of the school E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 27860 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 111 / Thursday, June 11, 2009 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES year. Therefore, CSXT contends that expedited handling of the abandonment is warranted. The request will be addressed in the final decision. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in CSXT’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 issuing this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by September 9, 2009, or sooner if the request to expedite is granted. 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 July 1, 2009. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $250 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27).1 All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–55 (Sub-No. 697X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Louis E. Gitomer, Esq., 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204–4022. Replies to the petition are due on or before July 1, 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.] 1 On June 4, 2009, the Board increased the fee for trails use requests. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection with Licensing and Related Services—2009 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 16) (STB served May 5, 2009). VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Jun 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: June 5, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–13686 Filed 6–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35247] Grenada Railway, LLC—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad Company and Waterloo Railway Company Correction In notice document E9–12365 beginning on page 25799 in the issue of Friday, May 29, 2009, make the following correction: On page 25800, in the first column, under DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, in the first paragraph, lines 6–8 of the text, ‘‘603.0, at Water Valley Junction, and milepost 614.42, at Bruce Junction’’ should read ‘‘603.0, at Bruce Junction, and milepost 614.42, at Water Valley Junction’’. Dated: June 8, 2009. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–13746 Filed 6–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System or Relief From the Requirements of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 236 Pursuant to Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 235 and 49 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S.C. 20502(a), the following railroad has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system or relief from the requirements of 49 CFR Part 236, as detailed below. Docket Number: FRA–2009–0046. Applicant: Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc., Mr. C.D. Edwards, General Supervisor of Signals and Structures, 1400 Bell Avenue, Paducah, Kentucky 42003. The Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc. (P&L) seeks approval of the proposed discontinuance and removal of signal locations between Milepost (MP) J 22.0 and MP J 45.0, and replacing with new signal and track circuitry. The locations are between West Point, Kentucky, MP J 22.0 and North Cecilia, Kentucky, MP J 45.0. The proposal consists of retiring nine back-to-back signal locations between MP J 22 and MP J 45, and replacing with six back-toback signal locations. Electro Code II track circuitry is to be replaced with Electro Code 5 track circuitry. The signals to be removed are: J234, J235; J262, J261; NBH, J283; J308, SBH; J238, J239; J356, J355; J382, J381; J408, J407; and J432, J433. The signals to be installed are: J250, J251; NBH, J283; J308, SBH; J346, J345; J382, J381; and J420, J421. The reason given for the proposed changes is to improve safety of train operation and reduce the cost of testing, and maintenance. Any interested party desiring to protest the granting of an application shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which the protest is made, and include a concise statement of the interest of the party in the proceeding. Additionally, one copy of the protest shall be furnished to the applicant at the address listed above. FRA expects to be able to determine these matters without an oral hearing. However, if a specific request for an oral hearing is accompanied by a showing that the party is unable to adequately present his or her position by written statements, an application may be set for public hearing. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-55 (Sub-No. 697X)]


CSX Transportation, Inc.--Abandonment Exemption--in Glynn County, 
GA

    On May 22, 2009, CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) filed with the 
Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the 
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a 0.31-mile rail line on its 
Southern Region, Jacksonville Division, Brunswick Subdivision, between 
milepost AOB 534.36 and milepost AOB 534.67 in Brunswick, Glynn County, 
GA. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 31520.
    CSXT also requests expedited consideration of the exemption 
petition, including effectiveness of the exemption no later than August 
1, 2009. CSXT states that expedited action is necessary here because a 
new middle school has been built to the east of the right-of-way. In 
order to access the school, a new road must be built across the line. 
CSXT argues that construction must begin soon in order for the new road 
to be completed before the start of the school

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year. Therefore, CSXT contends that expedited handling of the 
abandonment is warranted. The request will be addressed in the final 
decision.
    The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in CSXT'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 issuing this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by September 9, 2009, or sooner if the request to expedite is 
granted.
    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 July 1, 2009. Each trail use 
request must be accompanied by a $250 filing fee. See 49 CFR 
1002.2(f)(27).\1\
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    \1\ On June 4, 2009, the Board increased the fee for trails use 
requests. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in 
Connection with Licensing and Related Services--2009 Update, STB Ex 
Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 16) (STB served May 5, 2009).
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    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-55 (Sub-No. 697X), and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Louis E. 
Gitomer, Esq., 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204-4022. 
Replies to the petition are due on or before July 1, 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: June 5, 2009.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-13686 Filed 6-10-09; 8:45 am]
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