Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.-Acquisition Exemption-Columbiana County Port Authority, 64051-64052 [2013-25180]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices are covered in Subpart B of Part 106. Applications for special permits, preemption determinations, and waivers of preemption are covered under Subparts B and C of Part 107. Rulemaking procedures enable PHMSA to determine if a rule change is necessary, is consistent with public interest, and maintains a level of safety equal to or superior to that of current regulations. Special permit procedures provide the information required for analytical purposes to determine if the requested relief provides for a comparable level of safety as provided by the HMR. Preemption procedures provide information for PHMSA to determine whether a requirement of a State, political subdivision, or Indian tribe is preempted under 49 U.S.C. 5125, or regulations issued thereunder, or whether a waiver of preemption should be issued. Affected Public: Shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and other affected entities. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 3,304 Total Annual Responses: 4,294 Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,899 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Radioactive (RAM) Transportation Requirements. OMB Control Number: 2137–0510. Summary: This information collection consolidates and describes the information collection provisions in the HMR involving the transportation of radioactive materials in commerce. Information collection requirements for RAM include: Shipper notification to consignees of the dates of shipment of RAM; expected arrival; special loading/ unloading instructions; verification that shippers using foreign-made packages hold a foreign competent authority certificate and verification that the terms of the certificate are being followed for RAM shipments being made into this country; and specific handling instructions from shippers to carriers for fissile RAM, bulk shipments of low specific activity RAM, and packages of RAM which emit high levels of external radiation. These information collection requirements help to establish that proper packages are used for the type of radioactive material being transported; external radiation levels do not exceed prescribed limits; and packages are handled appropriately and delivered in a timely manner, so as to ensure the safety of the general public, transport workers, and emergency responders. Affected Public: Shippers and carriers of radioactive materials in commerce. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 3,817 Total Annual Responses: 21,519 Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,270 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants. OMB Control Number: 2137–0586. Summary: Part 110 of 49 CFR sets forth the procedures for reimbursable grants for public sector planning and training in support of the emergency planning and training efforts of States, Indian tribes, and local communities to manage hazardous materials emergencies, particularly those involving transportation. Sections in this part address information collection and recordkeeping with regard to applying for grants, monitoring expenditures, and reporting and requesting modifications. Affected Public: State and local governments, Indian tribes. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Annual Respondents: 68 Annual Responses: 68 Annual Burden Hours: 5,290 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles in Liquefied Compressed Gas Service. OMB Control Number: 2137–0595. Summary: These information collection and recordkeeping requirements pertain to the manufacture, certification, inspection, repair, maintenance, and operation of certain Department of Transportation (DOT) specification and nonspecification cargo tank motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases. These requirements are intended to ensure cargo tank motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases are operated safely, and to minimize the potential for catastrophic releases during unloading and loading operations. They include: (1) Requirements for operators of cargo tank motor vehicles in liquefied compressed gas service to develop operating procedures applicable to unloading operations and carry the operating procedures on each vehicle; (2) inspection, maintenance, marking, and testing requirements for the cargo tank discharge system, including delivery hose assemblies; and (3) requirements for emergency discharge control equipment on certain cargo tank motor vehicles transporting liquefied compressed gases that must be installed and certified by a Registered Inspector. Affected Public: Carriers in liquefied compressed gas service, manufacturers and repairers. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64051 Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 6,958 Total Annual Responses: 920,538 Total Annual Burden Hours: 200,914 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Dated: October 21, 2013. Charles E. Betts, Director, Standards and Rulemaking Division. [FR Doc. 2013–25105 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35773] Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.—Acquisition Exemption—Columbiana County Port Authority Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C. (MSLLC), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to: (1) Purchase a line of railroad owned by the Columbiana County Port Authority (CCPA) and currently operated by the Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company (Y&SR), between milepost 0.0 in Youngstown, Ohio, and milepost 35.7 in Darlington, Pa. (the Line); and (2) receive from CCPA permanent assignments of CCPA’s agreements and operating rights to approximately 3 miles of continuous track segments running east of milepost 0.0 that connect to the Line and that, inter alia, facilitate interchange with Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) and CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) 1 1 These agreements and operating rights are as follows: (1) Overhead Trackage Rights Agreement dated May 7, 2001, between Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad Company (OHPA) and Central Columbiana & Pennsylvania Railway, Inc. (CQPA), to which CCPA is successor; (2) Letter Agreement regarding yard operations dated November 30, 2001, among OHPA, CQPA, and CCPA; (3) Interchange Agreement dated July 23, 2002, as amended and in effect, among CSXT, OHPA, and CQPA and Interline Service Agreement, effective date April 1, 2004, between CSXT and CQPA, to which CCPA is successor; (4) Land Lease dated August 8, 2003, between CSXT and CQPA, which was assumed by CCPA, effective January 3, 2006; (5) Interchange Agreement dated May 1, 2001, and Interline Service Agreement, effective date October 5, 2004, between CQPA and NSR, to which CCPA is successor; (6) Easements granted by Allied Erecting & Dismantling Company, Inc. to The Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company by agreements dated June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, and easements retained by PLE in deeds dated June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, from PLE to Allied (collectively, the Allied Easements), which Allied Easements were conveyed by Youngstown and Southern Railway Company to Railroad Ventures, Inc. (RVI) by deed dated November 8, 1996, and by RVI to CCPA by deed dated January 23, 2001, and were included in the rights granted to CQPA by CCPA, including rights over the C.P. Graham E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM Continued 25OCN1 64052 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices According to MSLLC, this transaction does not involve any provision or agreement that may limit future interchange with a third-party connecting carrier. According to MSLLC, it will be a common carrier on the Line, and, once it acquires the Line, MSLLC intends to continue operations with Y&SR.2 In addition, MSLLC states that it will be the common carrier for the 3 miles of continuous track segments extending east of milepost 0.0 in Youngstown, Ohio, that connect with the Line, but Y&SR will operate on the lines solely as an agent of and in the name of MSLLC. The transaction may be consummated on or after November 8, 2013, the effective date of the exemption.3 MSLLC certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed $5 million and will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed no later than November 1, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35773, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on MSLLC’s counsel, Richard H. Streeter, Law Offices of Richard H. Streeter, 5255 Partridge Lane NW., Washington, DC 20016. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Decided: October 22, 2013. Interlocking, and which collective rights were also conferred on CCPA by order of the Bankruptcy Court dated March 28, 2002, in In re: Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Properties, Inc., Case No. 96–406 (MFW), and to which CCPA is successor; and (7) Operating Rights Agreement between Matteson Equipment Company (Matteson) and CQPA, to which CCPA is successor, and Operating Rights Agreement between Eastern States Railroad, LLC (ESR) and Matteson dated July 14, 2006, to which CCPA is successor. 2 To that end, Y&SR has filed a verified notice of exemption in Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company—Operation Exemption—Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C., Docket No. FD 35774, by which Y&SR seeks an exemption to continue to operate the Line. 3 This notice was scheduled to be published in the Federal Register during the time that the agency was closed due to a lapse in appropriations. Because publication of this notice has been delayed, the effective date of the exemption will also be delayed to provide adequate notice to the public. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–25180 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [Docket ID OCC–2013–0014] BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM [Docket No. OP–1465] FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2013–0029] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–70731; File No. S7–08–13] Proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies and Request for Comment Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (‘‘OCC’’); Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (‘‘Board’’); Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (‘‘FDIC’’); National Credit Union Administration (‘‘NCUA’’); Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (‘‘CFPB’’); and Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘SEC’’). ACTION: Notice of proposed interagency policy statement with request for public comment. AGENCY: The OCC, Board, FDIC, NCUA, CFPB, and SEC (each an ‘‘Agency’’ and collectively, the ‘‘Agencies’’) are proposing joint standards for assessing the diversity policies and practices of the entities they regulate. Section 342 of the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (‘‘Dodd-Frank Act’’) 1 directed the establishment of an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (‘‘OMWI Office’’) in each Agency. Each OMWI Office is headed by SUMMARY: 1 Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376, 1541 (July 11, 2010), codified as 12 U.S.C. 5452. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a Director and is responsible for all Agency matters relating to diversity in management, employment, and business activities. Section 342(b)(2)(C) directs each Agency’s OMWI Director to develop standards for assessing the diversity policies and practices of entities regulated by that Agency. This proposed interagency policy statement (‘‘Statement’’) identifies these proposed standards and requests comment on all aspects of this Statement. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are encouraged to submit written comments to any of the Agencies listed below. To avoid duplication, the Agencies request that commenters not submit the same comment to more than one Agency. The Agencies will share comments with each other, as appropriate. OCC: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the OCC is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email, if possible. Please use the title ‘‘Proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards For Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies and Request for Comment’’ to facilitate the organization and distribution of the comments. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: regs.comments@ occ.treas.gov. • Mail: Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mail Stop 9W–11, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. • Fax: (571) 465–4326. • Hand Delivery/Courier: 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. Instructions: You must include ‘‘OCC’’ as the agency name and ‘‘Docket ID OCC–2013–0014’’ in your comment. In general, the OCC will enter all comments received into the docket and publish them on the Regulations.gov Web site without change, including any business or personal information that you provide such as name and address information, email addresses, or phone numbers. Comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not enclose any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. You may review comments that pertain to this notice by: Viewing Comments Personally: You may personally inspect and photocopy E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 207 (Friday, October 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64051-64052]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35773]


Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.--Acquisition Exemption--Columbiana County 
Port Authority

    Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C. (MSLLC), a noncarrier, has filed a verified 
notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to: (1) Purchase a line of 
railroad owned by the Columbiana County Port Authority (CCPA) and 
currently operated by the Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company 
(Y&SR), between milepost 0.0 in Youngstown, Ohio, and milepost 35.7 in 
Darlington, Pa. (the Line); and (2) receive from CCPA permanent 
assignments of CCPA's agreements and operating rights to approximately 
3 miles of continuous track segments running east of milepost 0.0 that 
connect to the Line and that, inter alia, facilitate interchange with 
Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) and CSX Transportation, Inc. 
(CSXT) \1\

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According to MSLLC, this transaction does not involve any provision or 
agreement that may limit future interchange with a third-party 
connecting carrier.
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    \1\ These agreements and operating rights are as follows: (1) 
Overhead Trackage Rights Agreement dated May 7, 2001, between Ohio & 
Pennsylvania Railroad Company (OHPA) and Central Columbiana & 
Pennsylvania Railway, Inc. (CQPA), to which CCPA is successor; (2) 
Letter Agreement regarding yard operations dated November 30, 2001, 
among OHPA, CQPA, and CCPA; (3) Interchange Agreement dated July 23, 
2002, as amended and in effect, among CSXT, OHPA, and CQPA and 
Interline Service Agreement, effective date April 1, 2004, between 
CSXT and CQPA, to which CCPA is successor; (4) Land Lease dated 
August 8, 2003, between CSXT and CQPA, which was assumed by CCPA, 
effective January 3, 2006; (5) Interchange Agreement dated May 1, 
2001, and Interline Service Agreement, effective date October 5, 
2004, between CQPA and NSR, to which CCPA is successor; (6) 
Easements granted by Allied Erecting & Dismantling Company, Inc. to 
The Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company by agreements dated 
June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, and easements retained by PLE 
in deeds dated June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, from PLE to 
Allied (collectively, the Allied Easements), which Allied Easements 
were conveyed by Youngstown and Southern Railway Company to Railroad 
Ventures, Inc. (RVI) by deed dated November 8, 1996, and by RVI to 
CCPA by deed dated January 23, 2001, and were included in the rights 
granted to CQPA by CCPA, including rights over the C.P. Graham 
Interlocking, and which collective rights were also conferred on 
CCPA by order of the Bankruptcy Court dated March 28, 2002, in In 
re: Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Properties, Inc., Case No. 96-406 (MFW), 
and to which CCPA is successor; and (7) Operating Rights Agreement 
between Matteson Equipment Company (Matteson) and CQPA, to which 
CCPA is successor, and Operating Rights Agreement between Eastern 
States Railroad, LLC (ESR) and Matteson dated July 14, 2006, to 
which CCPA is successor.
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    According to MSLLC, it will be a common carrier on the Line, and, 
once it acquires the Line, MSLLC intends to continue operations with 
Y&SR.\2\ In addition, MSLLC states that it will be the common carrier 
for the 3 miles of continuous track segments extending east of milepost 
0.0 in Youngstown, Ohio, that connect with the Line, but Y&SR will 
operate on the lines solely as an agent of and in the name of MSLLC.
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    \2\ To that end, Y&SR has filed a verified notice of exemption 
in Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company--Operation Exemption--
Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C., Docket No. FD 35774, by which Y&SR seeks an 
exemption to continue to operate the Line.
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    The transaction may be consummated on or after November 8, 2013, 
the effective date of the exemption.\3\
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    \3\ This notice was scheduled to be published in the Federal 
Register during the time that the agency was closed due to a lapse 
in appropriations. Because publication of this notice has been 
delayed, the effective date of the exemption will also be delayed to 
provide adequate notice to the public.
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    MSLLC certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not exceed $5 million and will not result in the 
creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption 
under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a 
petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the 
exemption. Stay petitions must be filed no later than November 1, 2013 
(at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35773, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each 
pleading must be served on MSLLC's counsel, Richard H. Streeter, Law 
Offices of Richard H. Streeter, 5255 Partridge Lane NW., Washington, DC 
20016.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: October 22, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-25180 Filed 10-24-13; 8:45 am]
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