Gloster Southern Railroad Company LLC-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Amite and Wilkinson Counties, MS and East Feliciana Parish, LA, 66196 [E9-29638]

Download as PDF 66196 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 238 / Monday, December 14, 2009 / Notices Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), NSR shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If consummation has not been effected by NSR’s filing of a notice of consummation by December 14, 2010, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at: ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: December 8, 2009. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–29670 Filed 12–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–1051X] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Gloster Southern Railroad Company LLC—Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Amite and Wilkinson Counties, MS and East Feliciana Parish, LA Gloster Southern Railroad Company LLC (GLSR) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 32.7-mile line of railroad between milepost 0.0, at Slaughter, LA, and milepost 32.7, at Gloster, MS, in East Feliciana Parish, LA, and Wilkinson and Amite Counties, MS. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 39631, 39638, 70730, 70761, and 70777. GLSR has certified that: (1) No traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be 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 Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:54 Dec 11, 2009 Jkt 220001 complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 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 discontinuance of service 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 January 13, 2010,1 unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA for continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 must be filed by December 24, 2009.3 Petitions to reopen must be filed by January 5, 2010, 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 GLSR’s representative: Fritz R. Kahn, Fritz R. Kahn, P.C., 1920 N Street, NW. (8th floor), Washington, DC 20036. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at: http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: December 8, 2009. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–29638 Filed 12–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 1 GLSR submitted its original notice of exemption on October 27, 2009, without an affidavit certifying newspaper publication as required under 49 CFR 1105.12. On November 24, 2009, GLSR filed such an affidavit. Accordingly, the file date for this notice of exemption is November 24, 2009. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which currently is set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). 3 Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Likewise, no environmental or historical documentation is required here under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and 1105.8(b), respectively. PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327, and other Federal agencies, such as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that are using this NEPA document in its decisionmaking. SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, and applicable Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 152, Los Banos Bypass Project postmiles 16.0 to 24.8 in Merced County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before June 14, 2010. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Caltrans: Gail Miller; Acting Environmental Office Chief; Central Region Environmental North Office, 2015 E. Shields Ave, Fresno, CA 93726; 8 a.m.–5 p.m., 559–243–8274, gail_miller@dot.ca.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the FHWA assigned, and Caltrans assumed environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans, has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) approving the following highway project in the State of California: The Los Banos Bypass Project would build a four-lane freeway within an ultimate six-lane right-of-way. Alternative 3M, the chosen alternative, would proceed northeast from a western interchange and cross Badger Flat Road. The alignment would range from approximately 2,055 to 3,266 feet south of Henry Miller Road. The alignment would then dip southeast to run between the San Luis and Santa Fe canals. An interchange is proposed near E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-1051X]


Gloster Southern Railroad Company LLC--Discontinuance of Service 
Exemption--in Amite and Wilkinson Counties, MS and East Feliciana 
Parish, LA

    Gloster Southern Railroad Company LLC (GLSR) has filed a verified 
notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F--Exempt Abandonments 
and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 32.7-mile 
line of railroad between milepost 0.0, at Slaughter, LA, and milepost 
32.7, at Gloster, MS, in East Feliciana Parish, LA, and Wilkinson and 
Amite Counties, MS. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip 
Codes 39631, 39638, 70730, 70761, and 70777.
    GLSR has certified that: (1) No traffic has moved over the line for 
at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be 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 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 1105.12 (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 discontinuance of service 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 January 13, 2010,\1\ unless stayed pending 
reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental 
issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA for continued 
rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\2\ must be filed by December 
24, 2009.\3\ Petitions to reopen must be filed by January 5, 2010, with 
the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001.
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    \1\ GLSR submitted its original notice of exemption on October 
27, 2009, without an affidavit certifying newspaper publication as 
required under 49 CFR 1105.12. On November 24, 2009, GLSR filed such 
an affidavit. Accordingly, the file date for this notice of 
exemption is November 24, 2009.
    \2\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which 
currently is set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    \3\ Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an 
abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are 
not appropriate. Likewise, no environmental or historical 
documentation is required here under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and 1105.8(b), 
respectively.
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
GLSR's representative: Fritz R. Kahn, Fritz R. Kahn, P.C., 1920 N 
Street, NW. (8th floor), Washington, DC 20036.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at: 
http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: December 8, 2009.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-29638 Filed 12-11-09; 8:45 am]
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