Energy Solutions, LLC, d.b.a. Heritage Railroad Corporation-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Heritage Railroad Corporation, 45670 [E9-21267]

Download as PDF 45670 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 170 / Thursday, September 3, 2009 / Notices the exhibition: ‘‘Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, from on or about October 3, 2009, until on or about January 10, 2010, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). 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Heritage Railroad Corporation (ES), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and to operate a rail line approximately 7 miles long between milepost 0.0, at a point of connection with a rail line of Norfolk Southern Railway Company, at Blair, TN, and the end of the line at milepost 7.0, at or near VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Sep 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 Oak Ridge, TN.1 This line also includes approximately 3 miles of spur tracks.2 The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after September 17, 2009 (30 days after the exemption was filed). ES certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in ES becoming a Class II or Class I rail carrier. ES further certifies that its projected annual revenues upon becoming a Class III carrier will not exceed $5 million. 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 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 to stay must be filed no later than September 10, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35288, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas F. McFarland, Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604–1112. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 28, 2009. 1 Heritage Railroad Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, currently operates the line pursuant to a perpetual easement for a railroad right-of-way granted by the DOE. See Heritage Railroad Corporation—Lease and Operation Exemption— Rail Line of United States Department of Energy, STB Finance Docket No. 34372 (STB served July 23, 2003). 2 On August 21, 2009, ES filed a corrected verified notice of exemption stating that there are approximately 3 miles of spur tracks more or less, rather than 7.5 miles as erroneously stated. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–21267 Filed 9–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2001–9258; FMCSA– 2001–9561; FMCSA–2003–15268; FMCSA– 2007–27333] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Renewals; Vision AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. SUMMARY: FMCSA previously announced its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 20 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Director, Medical Programs, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Access You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at http:// www.regulations.gov Background Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption for a 2year period if it finds ‘‘such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.’’ The statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The comment period ended on August 17, 2009. E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35288]


Energy Solutions, LLC, d.b.a. Heritage Railroad Corporation--
Acquisition and Operation Exemption--Heritage Railroad Corporation

    Energy Solutions, LLC, d.b.a. Heritage Railroad Corporation (ES), a 
noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 
1150.31 to acquire from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), 
and to operate a rail line approximately 7 miles long between milepost 
0.0, at a point of connection with a rail line of Norfolk Southern 
Railway Company, at Blair, TN, and the end of the line at milepost 7.0, 
at or near Oak Ridge, TN.\1\ This line also includes approximately 3 
miles of spur tracks.\2\
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    \1\ Heritage Railroad Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of 
Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, currently operates 
the line pursuant to a perpetual easement for a railroad right-of-
way granted by the DOE. See Heritage Railroad Corporation--Lease and 
Operation Exemption--Rail Line of United States Department of 
Energy, STB Finance Docket No. 34372 (STB served July 23, 2003).
    \2\ On August 21, 2009, ES filed a corrected verified notice of 
exemption stating that there are approximately 3 miles of spur 
tracks more or less, rather than 7.5 miles as erroneously stated.
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    The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after September 
17, 2009 (30 days after the exemption was filed).
    ES certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this 
transaction will not result in ES becoming a Class II or Class I rail 
carrier. ES further certifies that its projected annual revenues upon 
becoming a Class III carrier will not exceed $5 million.
    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 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 to stay must be filed no later than September 10, 2009 (at 
least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35288, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one 
copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas F. McFarland, Thomas F. 
McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 
60604-1112.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: August 28, 2009.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-21267 Filed 9-2-09; 8:45 am]
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