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You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78) or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Jan 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 December 31, 2013. Michael Pucci, Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–31564 Filed 1–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), to be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the SLSDC’s Policy Headquarters, 55 M Street SE., Suite 930, Washington, DC 20003. The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing Discussion; Adjournment. Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Acting Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later than Friday, January 17, 2014, Anita K. Blackman, Senior Advisor to the Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Suite W32– 300, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202–366–0091. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued at Washington, DC, on December 30, 2013. Betty S. Sutton, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–31513 Filed 1–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–61–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 1087 (Sub-No. 1X)] Grenada Railway LLC—Abandonment Exemption—in Montgomery, Carroll, Holmes, Yazoo and Madison Counties, Miss. On December 17, 2013, Grenada Railway LLC (GRYR) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon the southern segment of its line of railroad between milepost 626.1 near Elliott and milepost 703.8 near Canton, a distance of 77.7 miles in Montgomery, Carroll, Holmes, Yazoo, and Madison Counties, Miss.1 The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 38925, 38967, 39176, 39192, 39063, 39079, 39146, and 39179, and includes the stations of Duck Hill, Eskridge, Winona, Vaiden, West, Durant, Goodman, Pickens, and Vaughan. GRYR states that the line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in GRYR’s possession regarding the line will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, In Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by April 4, 2014. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than January 27, 2014. Each trail request must be accompanied by a 1 GRYR was authorized to acquire this portion of the line sought to be abandoned from the Illinois Central Railroad Company in Grenada Railway, LLC—Acquisition & Operation Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad Company, Docket No. FD 35247 (STB served May 29, 2009). Originally, GRYR filed a petition for exemption to abandon the southern segment of the rail line, which included the line at issue here, in Grenada Railway LLC—Abandonment Exemption—in Grenada, Montgomery, Carroll, Holmes, Yazoo and Madison Counties, Miss., Docket No. AB 1087X. At GRYR’s request, the petition was withdrawn and the proceeding was discontinued in a decision served on November 10, 2011. GRYR states that the line had been embargoed since July 26, 2011, due to a bridge located at milepost 656.4 that remains in disrepair and that the embargo expired on July 26, 2013. GRYR filed a motion for protective order pursuant to 49 CFR 1104.14(b) to allow the filing under seal of GRYR’s profit and loss statements that are highly confidential that would not normally be made available to the public. The motion for a protective order was granted by a decision served on December 16, 2013. E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation


Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Pub. L. 92-463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting 
of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development 
Corporation (SLSDC), to be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EDT) on 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the SLSDC's Policy Headquarters, 55 M 
Street SE., Suite 930, Washington, DC 20003. The agenda for this 
meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes 
of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing 
Discussion; Adjournment.
    Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but 
limited to the space available. With the approval of the Acting 
Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the 
meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later 
than Friday, January 17, 2014, Anita K. Blackman, Senior Advisor to the 
Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Suite 
W32-300, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202-366-
0091.
    Any member of the public may present a written statement to the 
Advisory Board at any time.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on December 30, 2013.
Betty S. Sutton,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-31513 Filed 1-3-14; 8:45 am]
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