Old Augusta Railroad, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-KM Railways, LLC, 63818 [E9-28938]

Download as PDF 63818 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 232 / Friday, December 4, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35319] Old Augusta Railroad, LLC—Lease and Operation Exemption—KM Railways, LLC mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Old Augusta Railroad, LLC (OAR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from KM Railways, LLC (KMR), and to operate 2.5 miles of KMR’s line of railroad extending from New Augusta (Station No. FSAC 10) to Augusta (Station No. FSAC 20), in Perry County, MS (line).1 This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 35321, KM Railways, LLC—Acquisition Exemption—Old Augusta Railroad, LLC, wherein KMR seeks to acquire the line from OAR, which currently owns and operates the line.2 According to OAR, KMR has entered into a Lease Agreement with OAR under which the line will be leased back to, and operated by, OAR. OAR states that this transaction is an internal reorganization for corporate purposes and that there will be no planned change in the operations presently conducted by OAR. The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after December 18, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). OAR certifies that, as a result of this transaction, it will not become a Class II or Class I rail carrier. In addition, OAR provides that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million.3 Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 110–161, § 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 verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the 1 OAR states that there are no branch lines and no mileposts. 2 See Old Augusta Railroad, LLC—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Assts of Old Augusta Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34493 (STB served April 21, 2004). 3 By letter filed on November 23, 2009, OAR supplemented the notice of exemption advising the Board that the projected annual revenues of OAR will not exceed $5 million. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:26 Dec 03, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 by no later than December 11, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35319 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy must be served on David H. Coburn, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: November 30, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–28938 Filed 12–3–09; 8:45 am] Meeting Procedures BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Proposed Modification of the Atlanta, GA, Class B Airspace Area; Public Meetings AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: This notice announces four fact-finding informal airspace meetings to solicit information from airspace users and others, concerning a proposal to revise Class B airspace at Atlanta, GA. The purpose of these meetings is to provide interested parties an opportunity to present views, recommendations, and comments on the proposal. All comments received during these meetings will be considered prior to any issuance of a notice of proposed rulemaking. DATES: The informal airspace meetings will be held on Monday, February 22, 2010; Thursday, February 25, 2010; Monday, March 1, 2010; and Thursday, March 4, 2010. All meetings will run from 3 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Comments must be received on or before April 3, 2010. ADDRESSES: (1) The meeting on Monday, February 22, 2010, will be held at the Cobb Co. PD, Precinct 1, 2380 North Cobb Parkway, Kennessaw, GA 30152 [Call 770–499–4181 for directions]; (2) The meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2010, will be held at the City of PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Covington City Hall, 2116 Stallings Street NW., Covington, GA 30014 [Call 770–385–2022 for directions]; (3) The meeting on Monday, March 1, 2010, will be held at the Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad Street, Chamblee, GA 30341 [Call 770–986–5016 for directions]; and (4) the meeting on Thursday, March 4, 2010, will be held at Peachtree City Falcon Field, 7 Falcon Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269 [Call 770–487–2225 for directions]. Comments: Send comments on the proposal, in triplicate, to: Mark Ward, Manager, Operations Support Group, Eastern Service Area, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 20636, Atlanta, GA 30320. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Richardson, Support Manager, Atlanta TRACON, 784 South Highway 74, Peachtree City, GA; telephone: (678) 364–6306. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sfmt 4703 (a) The meetings will be informal in nature and will be conducted by one or more representatives of the FAA Eastern Service Area. A representative from the FAA will present a briefing on the planned Class B airspace area modification. Each participant will be given an opportunity to deliver comments or make a presentation, although a time limit may be imposed. Only comments concerning the plan to modify the Atlanta Class B airspace will be accepted. (b) The meetings will be open to all persons on a space-available basis. There will be no admission fee or other charge to attend and participate. (c) Any person wishing to make a presentation to the FAA panel will be asked to sign in and estimate the amount of time needed for such presentation. This will permit the panel to allocate an appropriate amount of time for each presenter. These meetings will not be adjourned until everyone on the list has had an opportunity to address the panel. (d) Position papers or other handout material relating to the substance of these meetings will be accepted. Participants wishing to submit handout material should present an original and two copies (3 copies total) to the presiding officer. There should be additional copies of each handout available for other attendees. (e) These meetings will not be formally recorded. However, a summary of comments made at the meetings will be filed in the docket. E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35319]


Old Augusta Railroad, LLC--Lease and Operation Exemption--KM 
Railways, LLC

    Old Augusta Railroad, LLC (OAR), a Class III rail carrier, has 
filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from 
KM Railways, LLC (KMR), and to operate 2.5 miles of KMR's line of 
railroad extending from New Augusta (Station No. FSAC 10) to Augusta 
(Station No. FSAC 20), in Perry County, MS (line).\1\
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    \1\ OAR states that there are no branch lines and no mileposts.
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    This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice 
of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 35321, KM Railways, LLC--
Acquisition Exemption--Old Augusta Railroad, LLC, wherein KMR seeks to 
acquire the line from OAR, which currently owns and operates the 
line.\2\ According to OAR, KMR has entered into a Lease Agreement with 
OAR under which the line will be leased back to, and operated by, OAR. 
OAR states that this transaction is an internal reorganization for 
corporate purposes and that there will be no planned change in the 
operations presently conducted by OAR.
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    \2\ See Old Augusta Railroad, LLC--Acquisition and Operation 
Exemption--Assts of Old Augusta Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket 
No. 34493 (STB served April 21, 2004).
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    The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after December 
18, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the 
exemption is filed).
    OAR certifies that, as a result of this transaction, it will not 
become a Class II or Class I rail carrier. In addition, OAR provides 
that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million.\3\
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    \3\ By letter filed on November 23, 2009, OAR supplemented the 
notice of exemption advising the Board that the projected annual 
revenues of OAR will not exceed $5 million.
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    Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 
110-161, Sec.  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 verified 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 by no later than December 
11, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35319 must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy must be served on David H. Coburn, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 1330 
Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: November 30, 2009.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-28938 Filed 12-3-09; 8:45 am]
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