Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting, 56684-56685 [E9-26317]

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6783] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2009, in Room 1303 of the United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593– 0001. The primary purpose of the Paper Comments meeting is to prepare for the twenty • Send paper comments in triplicate sixth Session of the International to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly Securities and Exchange Commission, (A 26) to be held at the IMO 100 F Street, NE., Washington DC Headquarters, United Kingdom from 20549–1090. November 23 to December 4, 2009 and All submissions should refer to File the twenty fifth Session of the IMO Number SR–NASDAQ–2009–091. This Council Extraordinary Session (C ES 25) file number should be included on the to be held at the IMO Headquarters, subject line if e-mail is used. To help the United Kingdom, from November 19 to Commission process and review your November 20, 2009. comments more efficiently, please use The primary matters to be considered only one method. The Commission will include: post all comments on the Commission’s Twenty-Sixth Session of Assembly Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ 1. Adoption of the agenda. rules/sro.shtml ). Copies of the 2. Election of the President and the submission, all subsequent Vice-Presidents of the Assembly. amendments, all written statements 3. Consideration of proposed with respect to the proposed rule amendments to the Rules of Procedure change that are filed with the of the Assembly. Commission, and all written 4. Application of Article 61 of the communications relating to the IMO Convention. Report of the Council proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than to the Assembly on any requests by Members for waiver. those that may be withheld from the 5. Establishment of committees of the public in accordance with the Assembly. provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be 6. Consideration of the reports of the available for inspection and copying in committees of the Assembly. the Commission’s Public Reference 7. Report of the Council to the Room, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, Assembly on the work of the DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Organization since the twenty-fifth regular session of the Assembly. Copies of such filing also will be 8. Strategy and planning. available for inspection and copying at 9. Voluntary IMO Member State Audit the principal office of the Exchange. All Scheme. comments received will be posted 10. Consideration of the reports and without change; the Commission does recommendations of the Maritime not edit personal identifying Safety Committee. information from submissions. You 11. Consideration of the reports and should submit only information that recommendations of the Legal you wish to make available publicly. All Committee. submissions should refer to File No. 12. Consideration of the reports and SR–NASDAQ–2009–091 and should be recommendations of the Marine submitted on or before November 23, Environment Protection Committee. 2009. 13. Consideration of the reports and For the Commission, by the Division of recommendations of the Technical CoTrading and Markets, pursuant to delegated operation Committee. authority.22 14. Consideration of the reports and Florence E. Harmon, recommendations of the Facilitation Deputy Secretary. Committee. [FR Doc. E9–26253 Filed 10–30–09; 8:45 am] 15. Report on the 2009 International Conference on the Safe and BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Environmentally Sound Recycling of 22 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Ships. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 210 / Monday, November 2, 2009 / Notices 16. Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters. 17. Resource management. 18. Maritime training programmes. 19. External relations. 20. Report on the status of the Convention and membership of the Organization. 21. Report on the status of conventions and other multilateral instruments in respect of which the Organization performs functions. 22. Election of Members of the Council, as provided for in Articles 16 and 17 of the IMO Convention. 23. Election of Members of the IMO Staff Pension Committee. 24. Date and place of the twentyseventh regular session of the Assembly. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Twenty-Fifth Extraordinary Session of Council 1. Adoption of the agenda. 2. Report of the Secretary-General on credentials. 3. Strategy and planning. 4. Organizational reforms. 5. Resource management: 6. Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme. 7. Results-based budget for the twenty-sixth financial period 2010– 2011. 8. Consideration of the report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee. 9. Consideration of the report of the Legal Committee. 10. Report on the 31st Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention 1972 and the 4th Meeting of Contracting Parties to the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention. 11. World Maritime University. 12. Protection of vital shipping lanes. 13. Report of the Council to the Assembly on the work of the Organization since the twenty-fifth regular session of the Assembly. 14. External relations: 15. Report on the status of the Convention and membership of the Organization. 16. Report on the status of conventions and other multilateral instruments in respect of which the Organization performs functions. 17. Supplementary agenda items, if any. Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator; LCDR Jason Smith by email at jason.e.smith2@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1376, by fax at (202) VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 Oct 30, 2009 Jkt 220001 372–1925, or in writing at Commandant (CG–5212), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Room 1308, Washington, DC 20593– 0001 not later than 72 hours before the meeting. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the Headquarters building. The Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned conveyance (public transportation is not generally available). However, parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited. This announcement might appear in the Federal Register less than 15 days prior to the meeting. The Department of State finds that there is an exceptional circumstance in that this advisory committee meeting must be held on November 13th in order to prepare for the IMO Assembly to be convened on November 23rd. Dated: October 23, 2009. J. Trent Warner, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–26317 Filed 10–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–57 (Sub-No. 58X)] Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties, WI Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon a line of railroad approximately 4,458 feet in length between milepost 94.04 +/¥ (southeast of Watertown Plank Road) and milepost 93.2 +/¥ (approximately 1,100 feet southeast of West Bluemound Road), in Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties, WI. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 53005, 53122, and 53226. CPR has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) all overhead traffic can and has been rerouted over other lines; (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 PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56685 (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of 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. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on December 2, 2009, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by November 12, 2009. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by November 23, 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 CPR’s representative: W. Karl Hansen, Leonard, Street and Deinard, 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2300, Minneapolis, MN 55402. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. CPR has filed a combined environmental and historic report addressing the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by November 6, 2009. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 1 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. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which currently is set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6783]


 Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2009, in Room 1303 of the 
United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. The primary purpose of the meeting is 
to prepare for the twenty sixth Session of the International Maritime 
Organization (IMO) Assembly (A 26) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, 
United Kingdom from November 23 to December 4, 2009 and the twenty 
fifth Session of the IMO Council Extraordinary Session (C ES 25) to be 
held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, from November 19 to 
November 20, 2009.
    The primary matters to be considered include:

Twenty-Sixth Session of Assembly

    1. Adoption of the agenda.
    2. Election of the President and the Vice-Presidents of the 
Assembly.
    3. Consideration of proposed amendments to the Rules of Procedure 
of the Assembly.
    4. Application of Article 61 of the IMO Convention. Report of the 
Council to the Assembly on any requests by Members for waiver.
    5. Establishment of committees of the Assembly.
    6. Consideration of the reports of the committees of the Assembly.
    7. Report of the Council to the Assembly on the work of the 
Organization since the twenty-fifth regular session of the Assembly.
    8. Strategy and planning.
    9. Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme.
    10. Consideration of the reports and recommendations of the 
Maritime Safety Committee.
    11. Consideration of the reports and recommendations of the Legal 
Committee.
    12. Consideration of the reports and recommendations of the Marine 
Environment Protection Committee.
    13. Consideration of the reports and recommendations of the 
Technical Co-operation Committee.
    14. Consideration of the reports and recommendations of the 
Facilitation Committee.
    15. Report on the 2009 International Conference on the Safe and 
Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.

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    16. Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of 
Wastes and Other Matters.
    17. Resource management.
    18. Maritime training programmes.
    19. External relations.
    20. Report on the status of the Convention and membership of the 
Organization.
    21. Report on the status of conventions and other multilateral 
instruments in respect of which the Organization performs functions.
    22. Election of Members of the Council, as provided for in Articles 
16 and 17 of the IMO Convention.
    23. Election of Members of the IMO Staff Pension Committee.
    24. Date and place of the twenty-seventh regular session of the 
Assembly.

Twenty-Fifth Extraordinary Session of Council

    1. Adoption of the agenda.
    2. Report of the Secretary-General on credentials.
    3. Strategy and planning.
    4. Organizational reforms.
    5. Resource management:
    6. Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme.
    7. Results-based budget for the twenty-sixth financial period 2010-
2011.
    8. Consideration of the report of the Marine Environment Protection 
Committee.
    9. Consideration of the report of the Legal Committee.
    10. Report on the 31st Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties 
to the London Convention 1972 and the 4th Meeting of Contracting 
Parties to the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention.
    11. World Maritime University.
    12. Protection of vital shipping lanes.
    13. Report of the Council to the Assembly on the work of the 
Organization since the twenty-fifth regular session of the Assembly.
    14. External relations:
    15. Report on the status of the Convention and membership of the 
Organization.
    16. Report on the status of conventions and other multilateral 
instruments in respect of which the Organization performs functions.
    17. Supplementary agenda items, if any.
    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, 
those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator; LCDR 
Jason Smith by e-mail at jason.e.smith2@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 
372-1376, by fax at (202) 372-1925, or in writing at Commandant (CG-
5212), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Room 1308, 
Washington, DC 20593-0001 not later than 72 hours before the meeting. 
Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government 
issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the 
Headquarters building. The Headquarters building is accessible by taxi 
and privately owned conveyance (public transportation is not generally 
available). However, parking in the vicinity of the building is 
extremely limited.
    This announcement might appear in the Federal Register less than 15 
days prior to the meeting. The Department of State finds that there is 
an exceptional circumstance in that this advisory committee meeting 
must be held on November 13th in order to prepare for the IMO Assembly 
to be convened on November 23rd.

    Dated: October 23, 2009.
J. Trent Warner,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. E9-26317 Filed 10-30-09; 8:45 am]
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