The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.; Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Gadsden, Etowah County, AL, 14414-14415 [2013-05043]

Download as PDF 14414 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. Submit comments on or before April 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0018. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. 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[FR Doc. 2013–05038 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 335X; Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 340X] The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company—Abandonment Exemption— in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.; Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railway Company—Abandonment Exemption—in Gadsden, Etowah County, AL The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company (AGS) and Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railway Company (TAG) (collectively, applicants) 1 have jointly filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments for AGS and TAG to abandon service over approximately 4.25 miles of interconnected rail line in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Specifically, AGS proposes to: (1) Abandon 3.10 miles of rail line (the AGS segment) between milepost 2.40 AG (near Cabot Ave.) and milepost 5.50 AG (near the intersection of River and Coosa Streets); and (2) TAG proposes to abandon approximately 1.15 miles of rail line (the TAG segment) between milepost TA 90.30 (located between the north end of Brookside Drive and Owls Hollow Road) and milepost TA 91.45 (at TAG Segment’s connection with the AGS Segment west of N 5th Street) (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 35901 and 35904. Applicants have certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years and overhead traffic, if there were 1 Both applicants are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Norfolk Southern Railway Company. PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 any, could 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 two-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 these exemptions, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line 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, these exemptions will be effective on April 4, 2013, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 formal expressions of intent to 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 March 15, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by March 25, 2013, 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 applicants’ representative: Robert A. Wimbish, Baker & Miller PLLC, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemptions are void ab initio. Applicants have filed a combined environmental and historic report that 2 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemptions’ 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 exemptions’ effective date. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by March 8, 2013. 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 1–800–877–8339. 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), applicants shall jointly file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that each has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned its portion of the Line. If consummation has not been effected by applicants’ filing of a notice of consummation by March 5, 2014, 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. contractor employees dedicated to Government Performance and Results Act goals is effective or if rebalancing is required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Sullivan Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Chief Human Capital Officer Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622–9395 or james.sullivan@treasury.gov. Decided: February 28, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Public Law (Pub. L.) 111–117, agencies required to submit an inventory in accordance with the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998 (Pub. L. 105–270; 31 U.S.C. 501 note), other than the Department of the Defense, shall also prepare an annual service contract inventory. Treasury submitted its inventory for FY 2012 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on December 18, 2012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 11, 2013. Anita Blair, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Chief Human Capital Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–05065 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request of the Proposed Changes to the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report [FR Doc. 2013–05043 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (‘‘FinCEN’’), Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Publication of Fiscal Year 2012 Service Contract Inventory Analysis Departmental Offices, Treasury. ACTION: Notice of publication of Fiscal Year 2012 Service Contract Inventory: Analysis of the FY 2012 Inventory and Planned Analysis of 2013. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury will make available to the public at http://www.treasury.gov/ about/organizational-structure/offices/ Pages/Office-of-the-ProcurementExecutive.aspx (see Key Topics) the Department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Service Contract Inventory analysis. The analysis discusses Treasury initiatives in court reporters and transcription services for 2012. In 2013, Treasury seeks to determine if its mix of Federal/ VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Mar 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 SUMMARY: FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed update to Form TD F 90–22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (‘‘FBAR’’). This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 6, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to: Regulatory Policy and Programs Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of the Treasury, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183, Attention: PRA Comments— PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14415 Update to the FBAR report. Comments also may be submitted by electronic mail to the following Internet address: ‘‘regcomments@fincen.gov’’ with the caption in the body of the text, ‘‘Attention: PRA Comments— Update to the FBAR report.’’ Inspection of Comments: Comments may be inspected, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the FinCEN reading room in Vienna, VA. Persons wishing to inspect the comments submitted must request an appointment with the Disclosure Officer by telephoning (703) 905–5034 (not a toll free call). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Regulatory Policy and Programs Division at (800) 949–2732. A copy of Form TD F 90–22.1 reflecting the proposed changes may be found at the end of this notice. Abstract: The statute generally referred to as the ‘‘Bank Secrecy Act’’ (‘‘BSA’’), Titles I and II of Public Law 91–508, as amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5314 and 5316–5332, authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, inter alia, to require financial institutions to keep records and file reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory matters, or in the conduct of intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism, and to implement countermoney laundering programs and compliance procedures.1 Regulations implementing Title II of the BSA appear at 31 CFR Chapter X. The authority of the Secretary to administer the BSA has been delegated to the Director of FinCEN. The information collected on Form TD F 90–22.1 (as well as other BSA reporting and recordkeeping requirements that are not the subject of this notice) assist Federal, state, and local law enforcement in the identification, investigation, and prosecution of individuals involved in money laundering, the financing of terrorism, tax evasion, narcotics trafficking, organized crime, fraud, embezzlement, and other crimes. The information also assists in tax SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 Language expanding the scope of the Bank Secrecy Act to intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism was added by Section 358 of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (the ‘‘USA PATRIOT Act’’), P.L. 107– 56. E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 335X; Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 340X]


The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company--Abandonment 
Exemption--in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.; Tennessee, Alabama, and 
Georgia Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Gadsden, Etowah 
County, AL

    The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company (AGS) and Tennessee, 
Alabama, and Georgia Railway Company (TAG) (collectively, applicants) 
\1\ have jointly filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 
subpart F--Exempt Abandonments for AGS and TAG to abandon service over 
approximately 4.25 miles of interconnected rail line in Gadsden, Etowah 
County, Ala. Specifically, AGS proposes to: (1) Abandon 3.10 miles of 
rail line (the AGS segment) between milepost 2.40 AG (near Cabot Ave.) 
and milepost 5.50 AG (near the intersection of River and Coosa 
Streets); and (2) TAG proposes to abandon approximately 1.15 miles of 
rail line (the TAG segment) between milepost TA 90.30 (located between 
the north end of Brookside Drive and Owls Hollow Road) and milepost TA 
91.45 (at TAG Segment's connection with the AGS Segment west of N 5th 
Street) (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip 
Codes 35901 and 35904.
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    \1\ Both applicants are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Norfolk 
Southern Railway Company.
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    Applicants have certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over 
the Line for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over 
the Line for at least two years and overhead traffic, if there were 
any, could 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 two-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 these exemptions, any employee adversely affected 
by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line 
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, these exemptions will be 
effective on April 4, 2013, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\2\ formal 
expressions of intent to 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 
March 15, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by March 25, 2013, 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 
Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) in its independent 
investigation) cannot be made before the exemptions' 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 exemptions' effective 
date.
    \3\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is 
currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
applicants' representative: Robert A. Wimbish, Baker & Miller PLLC, 
2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemptions are void ab initio.
    Applicants have filed a combined environmental and historic report 
that

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addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment 
and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) 
by March 8, 2013. 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 1-800-877-8339. 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), applicants 
shall jointly file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify 
that each has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned its 
portion of the Line. If consummation has not been effected by 
applicants' filing of a notice of consummation by March 5, 2014, 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: February 28, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-05043 Filed 3-4-13; 8:45 am]
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