The Indiana Rail Road Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Sullivan County, IN, 47879-47880 [2010-19540]

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Carmen Suro-Bredie, Chairman, Trade Policy Staff Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–19554 Filed 8–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W0–P PO 00000 47879 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 295 (Sub-No. 8X)] The Indiana Rail Road Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Sullivan County, IN The Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 4.37-mile portion of its Kindill Lead extending from milepost 3.1 to milepost 7.47, in Sullivan County, Ind.1 The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 47438 and 47882. INRD has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic on the line (there is none) 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 Surface Transportation Board (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(c) (environmental 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 & The Union Pacific Railroad—Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & 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 September 8, 2010, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 formal expressions of intent to 1 On July 23, 2010, INRD amended its notice of exemption. 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 Outof-Serv. Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible Continued Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1 47880 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 152 / Monday, August 9, 2010 / Notices file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),3 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by August 19, 2010. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by August 30, 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 INRD’s representative: John Broadley, John H. Broadley & Associates, P.C., 1054 31st Street, NW., Suite 540, Washington, DC 20007. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. INRD 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 August 13, 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), INRD 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 INRD’s filing of a notice of consummation by August 9, 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. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Decided: August 4, 2010. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2010–19540 Filed 8–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 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 17:01 Aug 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System or Relief Pursuant to Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 235 and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), the following railroad has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system or relief from the requirements of 49 CFR part 236, as detailed below. Docket Number FRA–2010–0114 Applicant: Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc., Mr. C. D. Edwards, General Supervisor of Signals & Structures, 1500 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003. The Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc. seeks approval of the proposed removal of two intermediate signal locations at milepost (MP) J 14.9 and MP J 10.9 between Shively, KY, MP J 4.0 and West Point, KY, MP J 21.0. The reason given for the proposed changes is to upgrade EC 5 at signal locations MP J 13.3 and MP J 9.1. Any interested party desiring to protest the granting of an application shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which the protest is made, and include a concise statement of the interest of the party in the proceeding. Additionally, one copy of the protest shall be furnished to the applicant at the address listed above. FRA expects to be able to determine these matters without an oral hearing. However, if a specific request for an oral hearing is accompanied by a showing that the party is unable to adequately present his or her position by written statements, an application may be set for public hearing. 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All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at http:// www.regulations.gov. FRA wishes to inform all potential commenters that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78) or you may visit http:// www.regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC on August 3, 2010. Robert C. Lauby, Deputy Associate Administrator for Regulatory and Legislative Operations. [FR Doc. 2010–19490 Filed 8–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [FMCSA Docket No. FMCSA–2006–25756] Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Standards; Volvo Trucks North America, Renewal of Exemption Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to continue in effect Volvo Trucks North America’s (Volvo) exemption for five of its drivers to enable them to test-drive commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in the United States without a commercial driver’s license (CDL) issued by one of the States. FMCSA previously announced its decision to renew Volvo’s exemption, pending a review of public comments. No comments were received. DATES: This exemption is effective from February 4, 2010, through February 4, 2012. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 152 (Monday, August 9, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47879-47880]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-19540]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 295 (Sub-No. 8X)]


The Indiana Rail Road Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Sullivan 
County, IN

    The Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon a 4.37-mile portion of its Kindill Lead extending from milepost 
3.1 to milepost 7.47, in Sullivan County, Ind.\1\ The line traverses 
United States Postal Service Zip Codes 47438 and 47882.
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    \1\ On July 23, 2010, INRD amended its notice of exemption.
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    INRD has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic on the line (there 
is none) 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 Surface Transportation 
Board (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(c) (environmental 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 
& The Union Pacific Railroad--Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between 
Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & 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 September 8, 2010, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\2\ formal 
expressions of intent to

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file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\3\ and trail use/rail banking 
requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by August 19, 2010. 
Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 
1152.28 must be filed by August 30, 2010, with the Surface 
Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \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-Serv. 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 Sec.  1002.2(f)(25).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
INRD's representative: John Broadley, John H. Broadley & Associates, 
P.C., 1054 31st Street, NW., Suite 540, Washington, DC 20007.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    INRD 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 August 13, 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), INRD 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 INRD's filing of a notice of 
consummation by August 9, 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: August 4, 2010.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2010-19540 Filed 8-6-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P