Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment-in Rusk County, TX, 28320-28321 [E9-13834]

Download as PDF 28320 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 113 / Monday, June 15, 2009 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: * E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. * Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. * Fax: 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Stanley S. Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 734, Washington, DC 20547; or e-mail at jexchanges@state.gov. 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Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–14012 Filed 6–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 275)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment—in Rusk County, TX On May 26, 2009, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the Board an application for permission to abandon its Henderson Industrial Lead, extending from milepost 0.59, near Overton, to milepost 16.28, near Henderson, a distance of 15.69 miles, in Rusk County, TX (the Henderson Industrial Lead or the line). The line includes no stations and traverses United States Postal Service ZIP Code 75652. 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 applicant’s entire case for abandonment (case-in-chief) was filed with the application. This line of railroad has appeared on UP’s system diagram map or been included in the narrrative in category 1 since August 28, 2008. 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). Any interested person may file with the Board written comments concerning the proposed abandonment, or protests (including the protestant’s entire case in opposition), by July 10, 2009. All interested persons should be aware that following any 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 U.S.C. 10905 (49 CFR 1152.28) and any request for a trail use condition under 16 U.S.C. 1247(d) (49 CFR 1152.29) must be filed by July 10, 2009. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $250 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). Applicant’s reply to any opposition statements and its response to trail use requests must be filed by July 27, 2009. See 49 CFR 1152.26(a). Persons opposing the abandonment who wish to participate actively and fully in the process should file a protest. Persons who oppose the abandonment but who do not wish to participate fully in the process by submitting verified statements of witnesses containing detailed evidence should file comments. Persons seeking information concerning the filing of protests should refer to 49 CFR 1152.25. Persons interested only in seeking public use or trail use conditions should also file comments. In addition, a commenting party or protestant may provide: (i) An offer of financial assistance (OFA) for continued rail service under 49 U.S.C. 10904 (due 120 days after the application is filed or 10 days after the application is granted by the Board, whichever occurs sooner); (ii) recommended provisions for protection of the interests of employees; (iii) a request for a public use condition under 49 U.S.C. 10905; and (iv) a statement pertaining to prospective use of the right-of-way for interim trail use and rail banking under 16 U.S.C. 1247(d) and 49 CFR 1152.29. All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 275) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. The original and 10 copies of all comments or protests shall be filed with the Board with a certificate of service. Except as otherwise set forth in part 1152, every document filed with the Board must be served on all parties to the abandonment proceeding. 49 CFR 1104.12(a). The line sought to be abandoned will be available for subsidy or sale for continued rail use, if the Board decides to permit the abandonment, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations (49 U.S.C. 10904 and 49 CFR 1152.27). Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,500 filing fee.1 See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). No subsidy arrangement approved under 49 U.S.C. 10904 shall remain in effect for more 1 On June 4, 2009, the Board increased the fee for offers of financial assistance and trail 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). E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 113 / Monday, June 15, 2009 / Notices than 1 year unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties (49 U.S.C. 10904(f)(4)(B)). Applicant will promptly provide upon request to each interested party an estimate of the subsidy and minimum purchase price required to keep the line in operation. The carrier’s representative to whom inquiries may be made concerning sale or subsidy terms is set forth above. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0230 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 33 days of the filing of the application. The deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 30 days of its service. The comments received will be addressed in the Board’s decision. A supplemental EA or EIS may be issued where appropriate. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: June 8, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–13834 Filed 6–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: List of applications for modification of special permits. SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, Subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the applications described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlier 28321 Federal Register publications, they are not repeated here. Requests for modification of special permits (e.g., to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix ‘‘M’’ denote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new application for special permits to facilitate processing. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 30, 2009. ADDRESS COMMENTS TO: Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590. Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, Southeast, Washington, DC or at http://fdms.gov. This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permit is published in accordance with Part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)). Issued in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2009. Delmer F. Billings, Director, Office of Hazardous, Materials, Special Permits and Approvals. MODIFICATION SPECIAL PERMITS Docket No. Applicant 8495—M ....... .............................. Kidde Aerospace, Wilson, NC. 49 CFR 173.304(a)(1) 178.47; 175.3. 9408–M ......... .............................. 11156–M ....... .............................. .............................. MEMC Pasadena, Inc., Pasadena, TX. Alaska Pacific Powder Company, Anchorage, AK. Stericycle, Inc., Lake Forest, IL. 49 CFR 173.301(d)(2); 173.302. 49 CFR 173.62; 173.212(b). 13556–M ....... 14466–M ....... .............................. .............................. Alaska Pacific Powder Company, Anchorage, AK. WavesinSolids LLC, State College, PA. 49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B). 14584–M ....... pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Application No. 14600–M ....... .............................. McLane Company, Inc., Temple, TX. 49 CFR 173.308 ............. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:47 Jun 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00109 Regulation(s) affected 49 CFR 172.301(a)(1); 172.301(c). 49 CFR 173.302 and 180.209. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nature of special permit thereof To modify the special permit to authorize the removal of the girth weld process and the post weld x-ray inspection. To modify the special permit to authorize the lowering of service pressure from 2200 to 1600 psi. To modify the special permit to authorize cargo aircraft as an authorized mode of transport. To modify the special permit to delete the requirement that no other lading is authorized in the vehicle. To modify the special permit to authorize additional Division 2.1 hazardous materials. To modify the special permit to authorize additional cylinders and to allow cylinders to be charged to 110 percent of the usual settled filled pressure or 110 percent of the stamped service pressure (whichever is greater). To modify the special permit to authorize two addtional BIC lighters. E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-13834]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-33 (Sub-No. 275)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment--in Rusk County, TX

    On May 26, 2009, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the 
Board an application for permission to abandon its Henderson Industrial 
Lead, extending from milepost 0.59, near Overton, to milepost 16.28, 
near Henderson, a distance of 15.69 miles, in Rusk County, TX (the 
Henderson Industrial Lead or the line). The line includes no stations 
and traverses United States Postal Service ZIP Code 75652.
    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 applicant's entire case for abandonment (case-
in-chief) was filed with the application.
    This line of railroad has appeared on UP's system diagram map or 
been included in the narrrative in category 1 since August 28, 2008.
    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).
    Any interested person may file with the Board written comments 
concerning the proposed abandonment, or protests (including the 
protestant's entire case in opposition), by July 10, 2009. All 
interested persons should be aware that following any 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 U.S.C. 10905 (49 CFR 1152.28) and any request 
for a trail use condition under 16 U.S.C. 1247(d) (49 CFR 1152.29) must 
be filed by July 10, 2009. Each trail use request must be accompanied 
by a $250 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). Applicant's reply to 
any opposition statements and its response to trail use requests must 
be filed by July 27, 2009. See 49 CFR 1152.26(a).
    Persons opposing the abandonment who wish to participate actively 
and fully in the process should file a protest. Persons who oppose the 
abandonment but who do not wish to participate fully in the process by 
submitting verified statements of witnesses containing detailed 
evidence should file comments. Persons seeking information concerning 
the filing of protests should refer to 49 CFR 1152.25. Persons 
interested only in seeking public use or trail use conditions should 
also file comments.
    In addition, a commenting party or protestant may provide: (i) An 
offer of financial assistance (OFA) for continued rail service under 49 
U.S.C. 10904 (due 120 days after the application is filed or 10 days 
after the application is granted by the Board, whichever occurs 
sooner); (ii) recommended provisions for protection of the interests of 
employees; (iii) a request for a public use condition under 49 U.S.C. 
10905; and (iv) a statement pertaining to prospective use of the right-
of-way for interim trail use and rail banking under 16 U.S.C. 1247(d) 
and 49 CFR 1152.29.
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-33 (Sub-No. 275) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Mack H. 
Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 
1920, Chicago, IL 60606. The original and 10 copies of all comments or 
protests shall be filed with the Board with a certificate of service. 
Except as otherwise set forth in part 1152, every document filed with 
the Board must be served on all parties to the abandonment proceeding. 
49 CFR 1104.12(a).
    The line sought to be abandoned will be available for subsidy or 
sale for continued rail use, if the Board decides to permit the 
abandonment, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations (49 
U.S.C. 10904 and 49 CFR 1152.27). Each OFA must be accompanied by a 
$1,500 filing fee.\1\ See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). No subsidy arrangement 
approved under 49 U.S.C. 10904 shall remain in effect for more

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than 1 year unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties (49 U.S.C. 
10904(f)(4)(B)). Applicant will promptly provide upon request to each 
interested party an estimate of the subsidy and minimum purchase price 
required to keep the line in operation. The carrier's representative to 
whom inquiries may be made concerning sale or subsidy terms is set 
forth above.
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    \1\ On June 4, 2009, the Board increased the fee for offers of 
financial assistance and trail 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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    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0230 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 33 days of the filing of the application. The 
deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 
30 days of its service. The comments received will be addressed in the 
Board's decision. A supplemental EA or EIS may be issued where 
appropriate.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: June 8, 2009.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-13834 Filed 6-12-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P