Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Washington County, Idaho, 21494-21495 [2013-08393]

Download as PDF TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 21494 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 10, 2013 / Notices any, which will be used to supplement or leverage the Federal grant assistance. Section 5: Special economic circumstances and conditions, if any, of the maritime community in which the shipyard is located (beyond that which is reflected in the unemployment rate of the county in which the shipyard is located and whether that county is in an economically distressed area, as defined by 42 U.S.C. 3161). Section 6: Shipyard company officer’s certification of each of the following requirements: (a) That the shipyard facility for which a grant is sought is located in a single geographical location in or near a maritime community and (i) the shipyard facility has no more than 600 production employees, or (ii) the shipyard facility has more than 600 production employees, but fewer than 1200 production employees (shipyard officer must certify to either (i) or (ii)); (b) That the applicant has the authority to carry out the proposed project; and (c) Certification in accordance with the Department of Transportation’s regulation restricting lobbying, 49 CFR part 20, that the applicant has not, and will not, make any prohibited payments out of the requested grant. Certifications are not required to be notarized. Section 7: Unique identifier of shipyard’s parent company (when applicable): Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS + 4 number) (when applicable). Section 8: 2011 or 2012 (if available) year-end, audited, reviewed, or compiled financial statements, prepared by a certified public accountant, according to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, not on an income-tax basis. The September 30, 2012 financial statements prepared by the company if December 31, 2012, CPA-prepared statements are not available. Note: Do not provide tax returns. Section 9: Statement regarding the relationship between applicants and any parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates, if any such entity is going to provide a portion of the match. Section 10: Evidence documenting applicant’s ability to make the proposed matching contribution (loan agreement, commitment from investors, cash on balance sheet, etc.) and in the time period outlined in 2(d) above. 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Additional information may be requested as deemed necessary by the Maritime Administration in order to facilitate and complete its review of the application. If such information is not provided, the application may be deemed incomplete by the Maritime Administration and will not be processed. Where to File Application: Submit an original paper copy of the application, one additional paper copy of the application, and two Compact Disks (CDs) each containing complete electronic versions of the application in PDF format to: Associate Administrator for Business and Finance Development, Room W21–318, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590. Evaluation of Applications: The Maritime Administration will award grants in its sole discretion in such amounts and under such conditions it determines will best further the statutory purposes of the small shipyard grant program. The Maritime Administration will evaluate the applications on the basis of how well the project for which a grant is requested would be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration (for capital improvement projects) or how well the project for which a grant is requested would be effective in fostering employee skills and enhancing productivity (for training projects), as requested in section 2 (c) above. The economic circumstances and conditions will be based upon the unemployment rate of the county in which the shipyard is located and whether that county is an economically distressed area, supplemented by any special economic circumstances and conditions identified by the applicant. Projects that may require additional environmental assessments such as those including PO 00000 Frm 00157 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 waterside improvements (dredging, bulkheading, pier work, pilings, etc.) will not be considered for funding. Preference will be given to funding applications: (1) That propose matching funds greater than a 25% share of the project; (2) that impact existing operations and/or product lines rather than expanding the capabilities of the shipyard into new product lines or capabilities; and (3) that result in a geographic diversity of grant recipients. Conditions Attached To Awards: The grant agreement will specify the records to be maintained by the recipient that must be available for review and audit by the Maritime Administration, as well as any other conditions and requirements. (Authority: 46 U.S.C. 54101 and the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Pub. L.113–6.) Dated: April 8, 2013. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Ryan Kabacinski, Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–08486 Filed 4–8–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 311X)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Washington County, Idaho Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.F.R. pt. 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon 0.28 miles of rail line (New Meadows Industrial Lead), between mileposts 0.22 and 0.50 at Weiser, in Washington County, Idaho. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 83672. UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line; (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. E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 10, 2013 / Notices TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES As a condition to this exemption, 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, this exemption will be effective on May 10, 2013, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by April 22, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by April 30, 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 UP’s representative: Mack H. Shumate, Jr., 101 North Wacker Drive, #1920, Chicago, IL 60606. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. UP 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 April 15, 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 at (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 1 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 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. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:59 Apr 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), UP 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 UP’s filing of a notice of consummation by April 10, 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: April 4, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–08393 Filed 4–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant To Executive Order 12978 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one entity whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ‘‘Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers.’’ In addition, OFAC is publishing an amendment to the identifying information of four individuals previously designated pursuant to Executive Order 12978 to remove the name of the entity from their published identifying information. DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (‘‘SDN List’’) of the one entity identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on April 3, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00158 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21495 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 at (202) 622–0077. Background On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the ‘‘Order’’). In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) the foreign persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (b) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order. On April 3, 2013, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the entity listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order: CORPORACION DEPORTIVA AMERICA (a.k.a. CLUB AMERICA DE CALI; a.k.a. CLUB DEPORTIVO AMERICA), Carrera 56 No. 2–70, Cali, Colombia; Avenida Guadalupe No. 2– 70, Cali, Colombia; Calle 24N No. 5BN– 22, Cali, Colombia; Calle 13 Carrera 70, Cali, Colombia; Sede Cascajal, Cali, Colombia; Sede Naranjal, Cali, Colombia; NIT # 890305773–4 (Colombia) [SDNT]. In addition, OFAC has amended the identifying information for the following individuals previously designated pursuant to Order: E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 311X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Washington County, Idaho

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 C.F.R. pt. 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon 0.28 miles of rail line (New Meadows Industrial Lead), between 
mileposts 0.22 and 0.50 at Weiser, in Washington County, Idaho. The 
line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 83672.
    UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line 
for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line; 
(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.

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    As a condition to this exemption, 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, this exemption will be 
effective on May 10, 2013, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,\1\ formal 
expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\2\ and 
trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by 
April 22, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by April 30, 2013, with 
the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001.
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    \1\ 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 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.
    \2\ 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 UP's 
representative: Mack H. Shumate, Jr., 101 North Wacker Drive, 
1920, Chicago, IL 60606.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    UP 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 April 15, 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 at (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), UP 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 UP's filing of a notice of consummation by April 
10, 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: April 4, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-08393 Filed 4-9-13; 8:45 am]
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