Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor, 17462 [2010-7684]

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Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–FINRA–2010–013 on the subject line. Surface Transportation Board Paper Comments 16:37 Apr 05, 2010 AGENCY: ACTION: Surface Transportation Board. Approval of rail cost adjustment factor. Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.10 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. Decided: March 31, 2010. By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and Commissioner Nottingham. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. SUMMARY: The Board has approved the second quarter 2010 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of All submissions should refer to File American Railroads. The second quarter Number SR–FINRA–2010–013. This file 2010 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.060. The number should be included on the second quarter 2010 RCAF (Adjusted) is subject line if e-mail is used. To help the 0.477. The second quarter 2010 RCAF– Commission process and review your 5 is 0.452. As part of its March 30, 2010 comments more efficiently, please use submission, AAR asks the Board to only one method. The Commission will ‘‘correct the productivity calculation for post all comments on the Commission’s the period 2003–2007,’’ and requests Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ that the Board recalculate earlier RCAF rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the (Adjusted) and RCAF–5 values that submission, all subsequent were determined with the 2003–2007 amendments, all written statements productivity adjustment factor. AAR’s with respect to the proposed rule additional request will be considered in change that are filed with the a separate proceeding. 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All Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we submissions should refer to File conclude that our action will not have Number SR–FINRA–2010–013 and a significant economic impact on a should be submitted on or before April substantial number of small entities 27, 2010. within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. For the Commission, by the Division of [FR Doc. 2010–7694 Filed 4–5–10; 8:45 am] 7 15 VerDate Nov<24>2008 Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. BILLING CODE 8011–01–P U.S.C. 78o–3(b)(5). 8 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii). 9 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). [STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2010– 2)] [FR Doc. 2010–7684 Filed 4–5–10; 8:45 am] 10 17 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 4915–01–P E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 65 (Tuesday, April 6, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 17462]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-7684]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2010-2)]


Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor.

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SUMMARY: The Board has approved the second quarter 2010 Rail Cost 
Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of 
American Railroads. The second quarter 2010 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.060. 
The second quarter 2010 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.477. The second quarter 
2010 RCAF-5 is 0.452. As part of its March 30, 2010 submission, AAR 
asks the Board to ``correct the productivity calculation for the period 
2003-2007,'' and requests that the Board recalculate earlier RCAF 
(Adjusted) and RCAF-5 values that were determined with the 2003-2007 
productivity adjustment factor. AAR's additional request will be 
considered in a separate proceeding.

DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245-0333. 
(Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1-
800-877-8339.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the 
Board's decision, which is available on our Web site http://www.stb.dot.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting 
the office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance 
at (202)-245-0235. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available 
through FIRS at 1-800-877-8339.
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or energy conservation.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not 
have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

    Decided: March 31, 2010.

    By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and 
Commissioner Nottingham.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2010-7684 Filed 4-5-10; 8:45 am]
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