Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption-in Canyon, Payette and Washington Counties, ID, 61658 [2012-24796]

Download as PDF 61658 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2012 / Notices Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to applicant’s representative: Carl M. Miller, Miller & Harants, 618 Professional Park Drive, New Haven, IN 46774. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. IN has filed a combined environmental and historic report that addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by October 12, 2012. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to OEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling OEA at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1 (800) 877–3339. 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), IN 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 filing of a notice of consummation by October 9, 2013, 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 ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: October 2, 2012. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–24797 Filed 10–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. AB 433 (Sub-No. 4X)] Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company—Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Canyon, Payette and Washington Counties, ID On September 19, 2012, Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Oct 09, 2012 Jkt 229001 (INPR) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue overhead trackage rights over a 53.09-mile line of railroad owned by Union Pacific Railroad Company, between milepost 519.0 at Weiser, and milepost 465.91, at Caldwell Junction, in Canyon, Payette and Washington Counties, Idaho.1 The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 83605, 83607, 83660, 83661, 83672, and 97914. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by January 7, 2013. Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Similarly, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and 1105.8(b). Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) to subsidize continued rail service will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 433 (SubNo. 4X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001; and (2) Karl Morell, 655 Fifteenth Street NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005. Replies to the petition are due on or before October 29, 2012. Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR 1 INPR was granted authority to acquire the trackage rights as part of the transaction in Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company—Lease, Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company, FD 32370 (ICC served Dec. 7, 1993). According to INPR, the portion of the trackage rights located between milepost 465.91, at Caldwell Junction, and milepost 454.0, at Nampa, was assigned to Boise Valley Railroad, Inc., in Boise Valley Railroad, Inc.—Assignment of Lease Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company and Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company, FD 35259 (STB served Oct. 2, 2009). PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: October 3, 2012. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–24796 Filed 10–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of Two Entities Pursuant to Executive Orders Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of two entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13619 of July 11, 2012, ‘‘Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Burma’’ and Executive Order 13464 of April 30, 2008, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Burma.’’ DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the two entities named in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13619 and Executive Order 13464, is effective July 11, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On July 11, 2012, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13619, ‘‘Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 433 (Sub-No. 4X)]


Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company--Discontinuance of 
Trackage Rights Exemption--in Canyon, Payette and Washington Counties, 
ID

    On September 19, 2012, Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company 
(INPR) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition 
under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 
10903 to discontinue overhead trackage rights over a 53.09-mile line of 
railroad owned by Union Pacific Railroad Company, between milepost 
519.0 at Weiser, and milepost 465.91, at Caldwell Junction, in Canyon, 
Payette and Washington Counties, Idaho.\1\ The line traverses U.S. 
Postal Service Zip Codes 83605, 83607, 83660, 83661, 83672, and 97914.
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    \1\ INPR was granted authority to acquire the trackage rights as 
part of the transaction in Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad 
Company--Lease, Acquisition and Operation Exemption--Union Pacific 
Railroad Company, FD 32370 (ICC served Dec. 7, 1993). According to 
INPR, the portion of the trackage rights located between milepost 
465.91, at Caldwell Junction, and milepost 454.0, at Nampa, was 
assigned to Boise Valley Railroad, Inc., in Boise Valley Railroad, 
Inc.--Assignment of Lease Exemption--Union Pacific Railroad Company 
and Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad Company, FD 35259 (STB served 
Oct. 2, 2009).
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    The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the 
conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad--Abandonment Portion 
Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, 
Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by January 7, 2013.
    Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, 
trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. 
Similarly, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 
49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and 1105.8(b).
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) 
to subsidize continued rail service will be due no later than 10 days 
after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each 
OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at 
$1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 
433 (Sub-No. 4X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 
395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Karl Morell, 655 
Fifteenth Street NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005. Replies to the 
petition are due on or before October 29, 2012.
    Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0238 or refer to the 
full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR 1152. 
Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the 
Board's Office of Environmental Analysis at (202) 245-0305. [Assistance 
for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information 
Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: October 3, 2012.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2012-24796 Filed 10-9-12; 8:45 am]
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