Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Lake County, IN., 32535-32536 [2010-13761]

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[FR Doc. 2010–13796 Filed 6–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W0–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits Under Subpart B; Week Ending May 22, 2010 Notice of Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits Filed Under subpart B (formerly subpart Q) during the Week Ending May 22, 2010. The following Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits were filed under subpart B (formerly subpart Q) of the Department of Transportation’s Procedural Regulations (See 14 CFR 301.201 et seq.). The due date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motions to Modify Scope are set forth below for each application. Following the Answer period DOT may process the application by expedited procedures. Such procedures may consist of the adoption of a show-cause order, a tentative order, or in appropriate cases a final order without further proceedings. Docket Number: DOT–OST–2010– 0126. Date Filed: May 18, 2010. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion To Modify Scope: June 8, 2010. Description: Application of CarlsbadPalomar Airlines, Inc. requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity to engage in scheduled interstate air transportation of persons, property and cargo. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IntelliDriveSM DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ITS Joint Program Office; Deployment Scenarios Workshop; Notice of Workshop Surface Transportation Board Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company—Abandonment Exemption— in Lake County, IN. AGENCY: This notice announces a two-day IntelliDrive Deployment Scenarios Workshop to present and discuss the four draft IntelliDrive deployment scenarios that have been recently developed in response to key stakeholder input. The purpose of the workshop is to provide input to the U.S. DOT as it refines IntelliDrive research plans about potential future paths for IntelliDrive deployment. Discussions will be framed around four scenarios developed through stakeholder inputs. The workshop will engage participants to identify advantages and disadvantages of each of the draft scenarios and critical policy and institutional research needs. The Tuesday session will provide an overview of the four draft scenarios. The Wednesday session will consist of break-out groups to explore each of the four scenarios in detail as well as a concluding session that summarizes the findings from the workshop. The workshop will be held on June 22–23, 2010, at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles, Virginia. Following is the workshop preliminary agenda: Day one; (1) Welcome remarks; (2) Expected outcomes from the workshop; (3) Overview of IntelliDrive deployment scenarios; (4) Identification of major issues and parameters for day two discussion; and (5) Questions and answers and instructions for day two. Day two; (1) Break-out sessions on deployment scenarios; (2) Report on break-out sessions; and (3) Outcomes, key takeaways, and summary. The workshop will be open to the public and registration is free of charge using the ITS America registration process (http://www.itsa.org/itsa/files/ pdf/Registrtion%20Form%20 Deployment%205-13-10.pdf). Please fax your completed registration form to Brei Whitty at 202–484–3483 no later than June 15, 2010. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, Federal Register Liaison. Issued in Washington, DC, on the 2nd day of June 2010. John Augustine, Managing Director, ITS Joint Program Office. [FR Doc. 2010–13656 Filed 6–7–10; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2010–13658 Filed 6–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P [Docket No. AB 117 (Sub-No. 7X)] Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F–Exempt Abandonments to abandon its line of railroad between milepost 46.10 and milepost 48.28, a distance of 2.18 miles, in Hammond, Lake County, Ind. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 46320. EJ&E has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to be rerouted; (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 1105.7 (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 Railroad and The Union Pacific Railroad Co.— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth and Ammon, In Bingham and Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 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 July 8, 2010, unless stayed pending reconsideration.1 Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 1 Pursuant to 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(2), the railroad must file a verified notice with the Board at least 50 days before an abandonment or discontinuance is to be consummated. EJ&E has indicated a proposed consummation date of July 6, 2010, but, because the verified notice was filed on May 19, 2010, the earliest this transaction may be consummated is July 8, 2010. 2 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 BILLING CODE 4910–HY–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:31 Jun 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 32535 PO 00000 Frm 00181 Fmt 4703 Continued Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 32536 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 8, 2010 / Notices formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 11152.27(c)(2),3 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by June 18, 2010. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by June 28, 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 EJ&E’s representative: Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. EJ&E has filed a combined environmental and historic report which addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by June 11, 2010. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the 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), EJ&E 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 EJ&E’s filing of a notice of consummation by June 8, 2011, 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.’’ emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Decided: June 2, 2010. 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. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:31 Jun 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2010–13761 Filed 6–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Executive Committee of the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Meeting; Correction AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting; correction. SUMMARY: On June 3, 2010, the FAA published a notice of a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee. The notice contained an inaccurate date in one section. This notice corrects that error. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gerri Robinson, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–9678; fax (202) 267–5057; e-mail Gerri.Robinson@faa.gov. In FR Doc. 2010–13326, published June 3, 2010, (75 FR 31509) make the following correction: On page 31509, in the second column, under the heading SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, revise the date ‘‘December 9, 2009’’ to read ‘‘June 16, 2010.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Washington, DC, on June 3, 2010. Pamela A. Hamilton-Powell, Executive Director, Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–13762 Filed 6–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2010–0063; Notice 1] Foreign Tire Sales, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance Foreign Tire Sales, Inc. (FTS) 1, as importer of record for ProMeter brand medium truck radial replacement tires 1 Foreign Tire Sales, Inc. is an importer of replacement motor vehicle equipment, incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey, with offices at 2204 Morris Avenue, Suite L–5, Union, New Jersey. PO 00000 Frm 00182 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 manufactured by Shandlong Linglong Rubber Company Limited has determined that certain replacement tires manufactured during the period between the 15th week of 2008 and 22nd week of 2009 do not fully comply with paragraph S6.5(d) of 49 CFR 571.119 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 119, New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles With a GVWR of More than 4,536 Kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles. FTS has filed an appropriate report pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118(d) and 30120(h) (see implementing rule at 49 CFR part 556), FTS has petitioned for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety. This notice of receipt of FTS’s petition is published under 49 U.S.C. 30118 and 30120 and does not represent any agency decision or other exercise of judgment concerning the merits of the petition. Affected are approximately 2,659 size 285/75R–24.5 14 ply (steer and drive) and 295/75R–22.5 14 ply (steer and drive) ProMeter brand medium truck radial tires manufactured during the period between the 15th week of 2008 and 22nd week of 2009 with DOT Numbers: 285/75R–24.5— OU4CFTS1508–0U4CFT2209 and 295/75R–22.5—OU34FTS1508– 0U34FTS2209. FTS stated that it believed that 100% of the 2,659 tires involved contained the identified noncompliance. FTS sold these tires to eleven customers who are distributors. Three of the eleven distributors have not sold any tires to their customers. In a supplemental letter dated April 14, 2010, FTS submitted corrections of typographical errors in its petition and stated that subsequent to submitting its petition it had decided to remedy all of the subject tires that it held in its possession as well as those that had not been sold by its customers (tire distributers). FTS also revised its estimate of the number of affected tires that had been sold and not retrieved for remedy as 2000. Therefore, it is only those 2000 tires for which FTS is requesting exemption because it claims that the remaining 659 tires have been remedied. Paragraph S6.5(d) of 49 CFR 571.119 (FMVSS 119) requires in pertinent part: S6.5 Tire markings. Except as specified in this paragraph, each tire shall be marked on E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 8, 2010)]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-13761]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION



Surface Transportation Board



[Docket No. AB 117 (Sub-No. 7X)]




Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--

in Lake County, IN.



    Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) filed a verified 

notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F-Exempt 

Abandonments to abandon its line of railroad between milepost 46.10 and 

milepost 48.28, a distance of 2.18 miles, in Hammond, Lake County, Ind. 

The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 46320.

    EJ&E has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 

line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to be 

rerouted; (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 1105.7 (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 Railroad 

and The Union Pacific Railroad Co.--Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch 

Between Firth and Ammon, In Bingham and Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 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 July 8, 2010, unless stayed pending reconsideration.\1\ 

Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\2\



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formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 

11152.27(c)(2),\3\ and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 

1152.29 must be filed by June 18, 2010. Petitions to reopen or requests 

for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by June 

28, 2010, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., 

Washington, DC 20423-0001.

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    \1\ Pursuant to 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(2), the railroad must file a 

verified notice with the Board at least 50 days before an 

abandonment or discontinuance is to be consummated. EJ&E has 

indicated a proposed consummation date of July 6, 2010, but, because 

the verified notice was filed on May 19, 2010, the earliest this 

transaction may be consummated is July 8, 2010.

    \2\ 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 Out-of-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.

    \3\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is 

currently set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).

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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 

EJ&E's representative: Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Avenue, 

Homewood, IL 60430.

    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 

the exemption is void ab initio.

    EJ&E has filed a combined environmental and historic report which 

addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment 

and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) 

by June 11, 2010. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by 

writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 

20423-0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 245-0305. [Assistance for the 

hearing impaired is available through the 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), EJ&E 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 EJ&E's filing of a notice of 

consummation by June 8, 2011, 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: June 2, 2010.



    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 

Proceedings.

Jeffrey Herzig,

Clearance Clerk.

[FR Doc. 2010-13761 Filed 6-7-10; 8:45 am]

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