Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.-Modified Rail Certificate-in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me.; Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.-Discontinuance of Service and Abandonment-in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, ME., 5648-5649 [2011-2004]

Download as PDF 5648 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 1, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION information, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) determines if applicants are medically qualified to perform the duties associated with the class of airman medical certificate sought. Respondents: Approximately 380,000 applicants for airman medical certificates. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 577,982 hours. Federal Aviation Administration ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding the service contract inventory should be directed to William Cody in the Procurement Division at (303) 844–3499 or William.Cody@sba. gov. Dated: January 26, 2011. Jonathan I. Carver, Chief Financial Officer/Associate Administrator for Performance Management, Office of the Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–2184 Filed 1–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Medical Standards and Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 28, 2010, vol. 75, no. 208, page 66422– 66423. The information collected is used to determine if applicants are medically qualified to perform the duties associated with the class of airman medical certificate sought. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 3, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Scott on (202) 267–9895, or by email at: Carla.Scott@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0034. Title: Medical Standards and Certification. Form Numbers: FAA Forms 8500–7, 8500–8, 8500–14, 8500–20. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Secretary of Transportation collects this information under the authority of 49 U.S.C. 40113; 44701; 44510; 44702; 44703; 44709; 45303; and 80111. Airman medical certification program is implemented by Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts 61 and 67 (14 CFR parts 61 and 67). Using four forms to collect srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:05 Jan 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Issued in Washington, DC on January 25, 2011. Carla Scott, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. 2011–2074 Filed 1–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35463; Docket No. AB 1043 (Sub-No. 1)] Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.—Modified Rail Certificate—in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me.; Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.—Discontinuance of Service and Abandonment—in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, ME. Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd. (MMA) has requested a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity, pursuant to 49 CFR part 1150 subpart C—Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. MMA wants to operate, on an interim basis, approximately 233 miles of rail line in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me. This line was the subject of the abandonment application granted by the Board in Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.—Discontinuance of Service and Abandonment—in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me., AB 1043 (Sub-No. 1) (STB served Dec. 27, 2010).1 The State of Maine, by and through its Department of Transportation (State), actively sought to preserve service on the line. To that end, the State, with Board help, reached an agreement to purchase the line from MMA. Should the Board grant MMA abandonment authority, the State proposed to acquire the line pursuant to the class exemption found in Common Carrier Status of States, State Agencies and Instrumentalities, and Political Subdivisions, 363 I.C.C. 132 (1980) (Common Carrier), aff’d sub nom. Simmons v. ICC, 697 F.2d 326 (DC Cir. 1982) and codified at 49 CFR 1150.22. The State also proposed to find a new operator. MMA agreed to the State’s proposal, agreed to provide interim service until the new operator can begin 1 Specifically, the application, as amended, identified the line to be abandoned as comprising: (1) The Madawaska Subdivision, consisting of approximately 151 miles of line between milepost 109 near Millinocket and milepost 260 near Madawaska in Penobscot and Aroostook Counties; (2) the Presque Isle Subdivision, consisting of approximately 25.3 miles of line between milepost 0.0 near Squa Pan and milepost 25.3 near Presque Isle in Aroostook County; (3) the Fort Fairfield Subdivision, consisting of approximately 10 miles of line between milepost 0.0 near Presque Isle and milepost 10.0 near Easton in Aroostook County; (4) the Limestone Subdivision, consisting of approximately 29.85 miles of line between milepost 0.0 near Presque Isle and milepost 29.85 near Limestone in Aroostook County and; (5) the Houlton Subdivision, running between milepost 0.0 near Oakfield and milepost 17.27 near Houlton in Aroostook County, and including the B Spur. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 1, 2011 / Notices srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES operations, and requested that the Board issue a modified certificate in regards to the interim service. In its December 27, 2010 decision granting MMA’s application to abandon the line, the Board found that MMA already met a number of criteria necessary for the issuance of a modified certificate. Specifically, the Board found that the parties had provided: (1) The name and address of the operator, MMA; (2) the information on the abandonment giving rise to the acquisition by the State; (3) the proposed operation by MMA, and (4) a statement by MMA that it will receive no subsidies in connection with its operations, and that there will be no preconditions that shippers must meet to receive service. The Board granted the certificate to provide interim service in the December 27, 2010 decision, but it required that MMA submit into the record the parties’ Interim Service Agreement and information on MMA’s liability insurance coverage. Once this information has been filed and the State has acquired the line, the Board stated that the modified certificate would become effective and appropriate notice pursuant to 49 CFR 1150.23 would be published in the Federal Register. On January 18, 2011, MMA filed the requisite data and averred that it conveyed the line to the State on January 14, 2011. MMA’s modified certificate has become effective, and it may provide interim service under the certificate. This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads (Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the car-service and car-hire agreement at 425 Third Street, SW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20024; and on the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association at 50 F Street, NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 20001. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 24, 2011. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2011–2004 Filed 1–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:05 Jan 31, 2011 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 30186 (Sub-No. 3)] Tongue River Railroad Company, Inc.—Construction and Operation— Western Alignment Notice of the re-opening of the Programmatic Agreement process to update and revise the existing Programmatic Agreement. ACTION: The Surface Transportation Board’s (Board’s) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) (formerly the Section of Environmental Analysis or SEA) prepared a Programmatic Agreement (PA) as the final step in the Section 106 process under the National Historic Preservation Act for Tongue River Railroad Company’s (TRRC) application to construct and operate a rail line in southeastern Montana. A final decision authorizing TRRC’s construction and operation was issued in October, 2007. The PA was prepared in consultation with the Section 106 signatory and concurring parties and was executed in November, 2005. The PA expired on November 1, 2010, after an initial term of five years. An Amendment to the PA has been executed by all signatory parties extending the existing PA through September 1, 2011, to allow time to update and revise it. The revision would take into consideration the designation of the Wolf Mountain Battlefield as a National Historic Landmark on October 26, 2008. Several Federally recognized Tribes have notified the Board of their interest in being included in the consultation process. The Tribes are concerned about impacts related to the rail line construction and operation on Wolf Mountain Battlefield. The alignment approved by the Board in its October 2007 decision runs through the eastern portion of that site. OEA has recently invited the United States Department of the Interior (National Historic Landmarks Program) and additional Tribes that may have an interest in the project area to participate in the PA consultation process. With this notice, we now invite any other interested parties to participate in the PA consultation process. The updated PA must be executed by September 1, 2011. OEA proposes the following timeline: SUMMARY: February 1, 2011—Inform the public by Federal Register notice of the reopening of the PA process and seek comment from the public (45-day Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 5649 comment period). Transmit a Word version of the existing PA to current and newly designated consulting parties seeking comment, with suggested changes and edits to the existing PA to OEA within 45 days. March 18—End of public and consulting party comment period. March 18—April 15—OEA internal review of comments received and revision of the PA in consultation with consulting parties, as appropriate. May 2—OEA transmits revised PA, which addresses concerns, to consulting parties and members of the public that have shown an interest, for 30-day comment period. June 1–15—OEA internal review of comments received and revision of the PA in consultation with consulting parties, as appropriate. June 15—Final PA sent to consulting parties for a 15-day review period. July 1—Target date for execution of revised PA. Comments: OEA welcomes at this time any general comments you may have regarding the Board’s Section 106 review process for this project, as well as specific comments you may have regarding the revision of the existing PA and OEA’s proposed timeline. Comments may be filed electronically via the Board’s Web site, http:// www.stb.dot.gov, by clicking on the ‘‘E– FILING’’ link. Comments may also be submitted by e-mail to Kenneth Blodgett at blodgettk@stb.dot.gov or by general delivery to: Kenneth Blodgett, Surface Transportation Board, Office of Environmental Analysis, 395 E St., SW., Washington, DC 20423. Please submit all comments by March 18, 2011 and refer to Docket No. FD 30186 (Sub-No. 3) in all correspondence addressed to the Board. The existing PA and the Amendment to the PA can be viewed on the Board’s Web site at ‘‘Key Cases’’ under ‘‘Environmental Matters.’’ Contact Kenneth Blodgett at 202–245–0305 with any questions. Decided: January 25, 2011. By the Board. Victoria Rutson, Director, Office of Environmental Analysis. Andrea Pope-Matheson, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2011–1876 Filed 1–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 21 (Tuesday, February 1, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5648-5649]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35463; Docket No. AB 1043 (Sub-No. 1)]


Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.--Modified Rail 
Certificate--in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me.; Montreal, Maine 
& Atlantic Railway, Ltd.--Discontinuance of Service and Abandonment--in 
Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, ME.

    Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd. (MMA) has requested a 
modified certificate of public convenience and necessity, pursuant to 
49 CFR part 1150 subpart C--Modified Certificate of Public Convenience 
and Necessity. MMA wants to operate, on an interim basis, approximately 
233 miles of rail line in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me. This 
line was the subject of the abandonment application granted by the 
Board in Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.--Discontinuance of 
Service and Abandonment--in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties, Me., AB 
1043 (Sub-No. 1) (STB served Dec. 27, 2010).\1\
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    \1\ Specifically, the application, as amended, identified the 
line to be abandoned as comprising: (1) The Madawaska Subdivision, 
consisting of approximately 151 miles of line between milepost 109 
near Millinocket and milepost 260 near Madawaska in Penobscot and 
Aroostook Counties; (2) the Presque Isle Subdivision, consisting of 
approximately 25.3 miles of line between milepost 0.0 near Squa Pan 
and milepost 25.3 near Presque Isle in Aroostook County; (3) the 
Fort Fairfield Subdivision, consisting of approximately 10 miles of 
line between milepost 0.0 near Presque Isle and milepost 10.0 near 
Easton in Aroostook County; (4) the Limestone Subdivision, 
consisting of approximately 29.85 miles of line between milepost 0.0 
near Presque Isle and milepost 29.85 near Limestone in Aroostook 
County and; (5) the Houlton Subdivision, running between milepost 
0.0 near Oakfield and milepost 17.27 near Houlton in Aroostook 
County, and including the B Spur.
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    The State of Maine, by and through its Department of Transportation 
(State), actively sought to preserve service on the line. To that end, 
the State, with Board help, reached an agreement to purchase the line 
from MMA. Should the Board grant MMA abandonment authority, the State 
proposed to acquire the line pursuant to the class exemption found in 
Common Carrier Status of States, State Agencies and Instrumentalities, 
and Political Subdivisions, 363 I.C.C. 132 (1980) (Common Carrier), 
aff'd sub nom. Simmons v. ICC, 697 F.2d 326 (DC Cir. 1982) and codified 
at 49 CFR 1150.22. The State also proposed to find a new operator. MMA 
agreed to the State's proposal, agreed to provide interim service until 
the new operator can begin

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operations, and requested that the Board issue a modified certificate 
in regards to the interim service.
    In its December 27, 2010 decision granting MMA's application to 
abandon the line, the Board found that MMA already met a number of 
criteria necessary for the issuance of a modified certificate. 
Specifically, the Board found that the parties had provided: (1) The 
name and address of the operator, MMA; (2) the information on the 
abandonment giving rise to the acquisition by the State; (3) the 
proposed operation by MMA, and (4) a statement by MMA that it will 
receive no subsidies in connection with its operations, and that there 
will be no preconditions that shippers must meet to receive service.
    The Board granted the certificate to provide interim service in the 
December 27, 2010 decision, but it required that MMA submit into the 
record the parties' Interim Service Agreement and information on MMA's 
liability insurance coverage. Once this information has been filed and 
the State has acquired the line, the Board stated that the modified 
certificate would become effective and appropriate notice pursuant to 
49 CFR 1150.23 would be published in the Federal Register.
    On January 18, 2011, MMA filed the requisite data and averred that 
it conveyed the line to the State on January 14, 2011. MMA's modified 
certificate has become effective, and it may provide interim service 
under the certificate.
    This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads 
(Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the 
car-service and car-hire agreement at 425 Third Street, SW., Suite 
1000, Washington, DC 20024; and on the American Short Line and Regional 
Railroad Association at 50 F Street, NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 
20001.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: January 24, 2011.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2011-2004 Filed 1-31-11; 8:45 am]
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