Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting, 13156-13157 [2013-04365]

Download as PDF 13156 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2013 / Notices before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). See http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov or interested parties may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477). Issued in Washington, DC, on February 21, 2013. Robert C. Lauby, Deputy Associate Administrator for Regulatory and Legislative Operations. [FR Doc. 2013–04382 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2008–0010] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, this document provides the public notice that by a document dated January 18, 2013, the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company (NWP), the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (Petitioners) have jointly petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for an exception to a condition in a previously granted application for an approval of the discontinuance and removal of NWP’s interlocking signal system on three drawbridges—including the Brazos Drawbridge—in Docket Number FRA–2008–0010. By letter dated April 3, 2009, FRA had approved NWP’s block signal application subject to certain conditions, including the condition that the approval was for freight movements only and should be revisited prior to any passenger operations over the three drawbridges. Petitioners request this exception for a one-time, one-day, roundtrip, chartered passenger train movement on June 23, 2013, over the Brazos Drawbridge. The charter train will operate from Sacramento to the Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma, CA, and then back to Sacramento. Petitioners have agreed to a service operating plan for this charter train movement that includes the safety of train operations, equipment, passenger VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Feb 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 boarding/alighting, staffing, access/ egress considerations, dispatching, and all relevant safety precautions that have been established for freight train movements. NWP’s general manager will be responsible for the charter train’s operations over NWP track between Brazos Junction and the Sears Point Raceway, including across the Brazos Drawbridge. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by April 12, 2013 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). See http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov or interested parties may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477). Issued in Washington, DC, on February 21, 2013. Robert C. Lauby, Deputy Associate Administrator for Regulatory and Legislative Operations. [FR Doc. 2013–04378 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 1)] Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting Surface Transportation Board, Transportation. ACTION: Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2). DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., E.D.T. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first floor of the Board’s headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott M. Zimmerman (202) 245–0386. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC arose from a proceeding instituted by the Board, in Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Docket No. EP 670. RETAC was formed to provide advice and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items include introduction of new members; a review of applicable rules; a performance measures review; discussion of domestic oil production E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2013 / Notices and transportation; discussion of the impact of increases in export coal; industry segment reports by RETAC members; and a roundtable discussion. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted pursuant to RETAC’s charter and Board procedures. Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board’s Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 721, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121. Decided: February 20, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–04365 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13803 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 13803, Application to Participate in the Income Verification Express Service (IVES) Program. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 29, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, (202) 622–3869, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Feb 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application to Participate in the Income Verification Express Service (IVES) Program. OMB Number: 1545–2032. Form Number: Form 13803. Abstract: Form 13803, Application to Participate in the Income Verification Express Service (IVES) Program, is used to submit the required information necessary to complete the e-services enrollment process for IVES users and to identify delegates receiving transcripts on behalf of the principle account user. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13157 Approved: February 12, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–03922 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Members. DATES: February 22, 2013, through April 1, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila Andrews at 317–685–7596 (not a toll-free call). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are inviting individuals to help improve the nation’s tax agency by applying to be members of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). The mission of the TAP is to listen to taxpayers, identify issues that affect taxpayers, and make suggestions for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction. The TAP serves as an advisory body to the Secretary of the Treasury, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and the National Taxpayer Advocate. TAP members will participate in subcommittees that channel their feedback to the IRS through the Panel’s parent committee. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13156-13157]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04365]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 1)]


Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy 
Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 
U.S.C., App. 2).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 9:00 
a.m., E.D.T.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first 
floor of the Board's headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 
20423.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott M. Zimmerman (202) 245-0386. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC arose from a proceeding instituted by 
the Board, in Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory 
Committee, Docket No. EP 670. RETAC was formed to provide advice and 
guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of 
emerging issues regarding the transportation by rail of energy 
resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol, 
and other biofuels. The purpose of this meeting is to continue 
discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity 
constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective 
coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. 
Potential agenda items include introduction of new members; a review of 
applicable rules; a performance measures review; discussion of domestic 
oil production

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and transportation; discussion of the impact of increases in export 
coal; industry segment reports by RETAC members; and a roundtable 
discussion.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted 
pursuant to RETAC's charter and Board procedures. Further 
communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board's 
Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 721, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121.

    Decided: February 20, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-04365 Filed 2-25-13; 8:45 a.m.]
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