CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Washington County, Md, 75958-75959 [2013-29754]

Download as PDF 75958 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 240 / Friday, December 13, 2013 / Notices (B) institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml) or Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– FINRA–2013–051 on the subject line. Paper Comments ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–FINRA–2013–051. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. 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All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–FINRA– 2013–051 and should be submitted on or before January 3, 2014. 13:32 Dec 12, 2013 [FR Doc. 2013–29739 Filed 12–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 729X)] Electronic Comments VerDate Mar<15>2010 For the Commission by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.18 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. Jkt 232001 CSX Transportation, Inc.— Abandonment Exemption—in Washington County, Md CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon approximately 0.90 miles of rail line on its Northern Region, Baltimore Division, Lurgan Subdivision, between milepost BBT 3.9 at the connection to CSXT’s main line and the end of track at milepost BBT 3.0 at Alternate Route US 40, south of Eastern Boulevard South in Hagerstown, in Washington County, Md. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 21740. CSXT has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least two years; (2) any overhead traffic on the line can be, and has been rerouted; (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 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 18 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exemption will be effective on January 14, 2014, 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 December 23, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by January 2, 2014, 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 CSXT’s representative: Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. CSXT 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 December 20, 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), CSXT 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 CSXT’s filing of a notice of consummation by December 13, 2014, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. 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). E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 240 / Friday, December 13, 2013 / Notices Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: December 9, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–29754 Filed 12–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35786] CaterParrott Railnet, LLC—Change in Operators Exemption—Rail Lines of Central of Georgia Railroad Company ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CaterParrott Railnet, LLC (CPR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to change operators from Squaw Creek Southern Railroad, Inc. (SCS), to CPR on the following rail lines located in Georgia and owned by Central of Georgia Railroad Company (CGR), a wholly owned subsidiary of Norfolk Southern Railway Company: (1) Approximately 21.75 miles of rail line between milepost F–53.75 at Machen, Jasper County, and milepost F–75.5 at Madison, Morgan County; 1 and (2) approximately 12.5 miles of rail line between milepost E–53.3 at Machen, Jasper County, and milepost E–65.8 at Newborn, Newton County.2 According to CPR, an agreement has been reached between the parties under which CPR will lease and operate the lines. CPR will accept transfer and/or assignment of SCS’s common carrier obligation. SCS has agreed to terminate its lease with CGR. CPR states that its proposed lease of the lines does not contain a provision that prohibits, restricts, or would otherwise limit future interchange of traffic with any third-party rail carrier. This change in operators is exempt under 49 CFR 1150.41(c).3 1 SCS obtained Board authority to lease and operate this line in 2008. Squaw Creek S. R.R.— Lease & Operation Exemption—Cent. of Ga. R.R., FD 35134 (STB served May 16, 2008). 2 SCS obtained Board authority to lease and operate this line in 2009. Squaw Creek S. R.R.— Lease & Operation Exemption—Cent. of Ga. R.R., FD 35294 (STB served Sept. 17, 2009). 3 Under 49 CFR 1150.42(b), a change in operators requires that notice be given to shippers. CPR certifies that notice has been given to all known shippers on the lines. VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:32 Dec 12, 2013 Jkt 232001 The transaction may be consummated on or after December 29, 2013 (30 days after the notice of exemption was filed). CPR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in CPR’s becoming a Class I or Class II rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. 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. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than December 20, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35786, 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 Chris Parrott, CaterParrott Railnet, LLC, 700 East Marion Avenue, Nashville, GA 31639. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: December 9, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–29753 Filed 12–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0709] Agency Information Collection (Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State Homes) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 75959 PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 13, 2014. 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Abstract: State Veterans’ Homes complete VA Form 10–0430 to request funding to assist in the hiring and retention of nurses at their facility. VA will use the data collected to determine State homes eligibility and the appropriate amount of funding. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on Vol. 78 No. 176, at pages 55788. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 30. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15 per year. Dated: December 9, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 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[FR Doc No: 2013-29754]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 729X)]


CSX Transportation, Inc.--Abandonment Exemption--in Washington 
County, Md

    CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon approximately 0.90 miles of rail line on its Northern Region, 
Baltimore Division, Lurgan Subdivision, between milepost BBT 3.9 at the 
connection to CSXT's main line and the end of track at milepost BBT 3.0 
at Alternate Route US 40, south of Eastern Boulevard South in 
Hagerstown, in Washington County, Md. The line traverses United States 
Postal Service Zip Code 21740.
    CSXT has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least two years; (2) any overhead traffic on the line can 
be, and has been rerouted; (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 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 January 14, 2014, 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 
December 23, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by January 2, 2014, 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 
CSXT's representative: Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 
301, Towson, MD 21204.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    CSXT 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 December 20, 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), CSXT 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 CSXT's filing of a notice of 
consummation by December 13, 2014, and there are no legal or regulatory 
barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically 
expire.

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    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: December 9, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-29754 Filed 12-12-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P