Soo Line Railroad Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, 36380 [2014-14980]

Download as PDF 36380 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 123 / Thursday, June 26, 2014 / Notices By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–14981 Filed 6–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35833] Soo Line Railroad Company— Trackage Rights Exemption—Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation (DM&E), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement, has agreed to grant nonexclusive, local and overhead trackage rights to Soo Line Railroad Company (SOO) between milepost 159.0+/¥ on DM&E’s Marquette Subdivision at or in the vicinity of Bluff, Minn. (previously known as La Crescent, Minn.), and milepost 96.7 on DM&E’s Marquette Subdivision at or in the vicinity of McGregor, Iowa, a distance of approximately 62.3 miles.1 The transaction may be consummated on or after July 10, 2014, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of exemption was filed). According to SOO, the purpose of the transaction is to promote the more efficient and economical movement of freight by allowing SOO continued handling of traffic between SOO’s Tomah, Watertown, and M&P Subdivisions and DM&E’s Marquette Subdivision. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk & Western Railway—Trackage Rights— Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway—Lease & Operate—California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the 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 1 A parallel trackage rights agreement in which DM&E would acquire trackage rights over SOO’s Tomah and Watertown Subdivisions is the subject of the verified notice of exemption that was filed concurrently in Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation—Trackage Rights Exemption—Soo Line Railroad Company, Docket No.FD 35834. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Jun 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed by July 3, 2014 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35831, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Terence M. Hynes, Sidley Austin LLP, 1501 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20005. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. Decided: June 23, 2014. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–14980 Filed 6–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8896 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8896, Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Production Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 25, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of the form and instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Title: Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Production Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1914. Form Number: 8896. Abstract: IRC section 45H allows small business refiners to claim a credit for the production of low sulfur diesel fuel. The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 section 399 brought it into existence. Form 8896 will allow taxpayers to use a standardized format to claim this credit. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this form. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 66. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 313. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35833]


Soo Line Railroad Company--Trackage Rights Exemption--Dakota, 
Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation

    Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation (DM&E), pursuant 
to a written trackage rights agreement, has agreed to grant 
nonexclusive, local and overhead trackage rights to Soo Line Railroad 
Company (SOO) between milepost 159.0+/- on DM&E's Marquette Subdivision 
at or in the vicinity of Bluff, Minn. (previously known as La Crescent, 
Minn.), and milepost 96.7 on DM&E's Marquette Subdivision at or in the 
vicinity of McGregor, Iowa, a distance of approximately 62.3 miles.\1\
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    \1\ A parallel trackage rights agreement in which DM&E would 
acquire trackage rights over SOO's Tomah and Watertown Subdivisions 
is the subject of the verified notice of exemption that was filed 
concurrently in Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation--
Trackage Rights Exemption--Soo Line Railroad Company, Docket No.FD 
35834.
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    The transaction may be consummated on or after July 10, 2014, the 
effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of 
exemption was filed).
    According to SOO, the purpose of the transaction is to promote the 
more efficient and economical movement of freight by allowing SOO 
continued handling of traffic between SOO's Tomah, Watertown, and M&P 
Subdivisions and DM&E's Marquette Subdivision.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk 
& Western Railway--Trackage Rights--Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 
I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway--Lease & 
Operate--California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the 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 by July 3, 2014 (at least seven days before the 
exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35831, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each 
pleading must be served on Terence M. Hynes, Sidley Austin LLP, 1501 K 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20005.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

    Decided: June 23, 2014.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2014-14980 Filed 6-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P