Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company-Lease and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 17541-17542 [2015-07560]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 62 / Wednesday, April 1, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 9074] Notice of Public Comments on FY 2016 U.S. Refugee Admissions Program The United States actively supports efforts to provide protection, assistance, and durable solutions for refugees. The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) is a critical component of the United States’ overall refugee protection efforts around the globe. In Fiscal Year 2015, the President established the ceiling for refugee admissions into the United States at 70,000 refugees. As we begin to prepare the FY 2016 U.S. Refugee Admission Program, we welcome the public’s input. Information about the Program can be found at http://www.state.gov/g/prm/. Persons wishing to submit written comments on the appropriate size and scope of the FY 2016 U.S. Refugee Admissions Program should submit them by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015 via email to spruellda@state.gov or fax (202) 453– 9393. 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The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on December 4, 2014. 14 CFR part 21 prescribes certification standards for aircraft, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Mar 31, 2015 Jkt 235001 aircraft engines, propellers appliances and parts. The information collected is used to determine compliance and applicant eligibility. The respondents are aircraft parts designers, manufacturers, and aircraft owners. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by May 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 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[FR Doc. 2015–07510 Filed 3–31–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35910] Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company—Lease and Operation Exemption—Rail Line of Norfolk Southern Railway Company Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company (IHB), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and to operate, a 0.87-mile line of railroad (including branch lines) known as the Old Hammond Industrial Track, between milepost UO 0.03 and milepost UO 0.9 (including the underlying rightof-way between milepost UO 0.06 and milepost UO 0.9) in Cook County, Ill. IHB certifies that the projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. According to IHB, the lease does not contain any provision or agreement that may limit future interchange of traffic with a third-party connecting carrier. The proposed transaction may be consummated on or after April 15, 2015, the effective date of this exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). 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 to stay must be filed by April 8, 2015 (at least seven days prior to the date the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35910, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 17542 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 62 / Wednesday, April 1, 2015 / Notices Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on applicant’s representative, Roger A. Serpe, General Counsel, Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company, 55 W. Monroe Street Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60603. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: March 27, 2015. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2015–07560 Filed 3–31–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration First Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 234, Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting notice of RTCA Special Committee 234, Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs). AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the first meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 234, Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs). 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The agenda will include the following: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Wednesday May 6th • Welcome • Administrative Remarks • Introductions • Agenda Review • RTCA Overview Presentation • SC–234 Scope and Terms of Reference review VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Mar 31, 2015 Jkt 235001 • WG–99 Progress Presentation • Presentation on PED ARC Outcome • SC–234/WG–99 Structure and Organization of Work • Proposed Schedule • RTCA workspace presentation • Other Business • Date and Place of Next Meeting • Adjourn Thursday, May 7th • Continuation of Plenary or Working Group Session Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2015. Mohannad Dawoud, Management Analyst, NextGen, Program Oversight and Administration, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–07511 Filed 3–31–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2014–0216] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to grant requests from 6 individuals for exemptions from the regulatory requirement that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ‘‘no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.’’ The regulation and the associated advisory criteria published in the Code of Federal Regulations as the ‘‘Instructions for Performing and Recording Physical Examinations’’ have resulted in numerous drivers being prohibited from operating CMVs in interstate commerce based on the fact that they have had one or more seizures and are taking antiseizure medication, rather than an individual analysis of their SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00157 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 circumstances by a qualified medical examiner. The Agency concluded that granting exemptions for these CMV drivers will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions. FMCSA grants exemptions that will allow these 6 individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce for a 2-year period. The exemptions preempt State laws and regulations and may be renewed. DATES: The exemptions are effective April 1, 2015. The exemptions expire on April 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles A. Horan, III, Director, Office of Carrier, Driver and Vehicle Safety, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W64–224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Electronic Access You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and/or Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. B. Background Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b), FMCSA may grant an exemption from the safety regulations for a 2-year period if it finds ‘‘such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.’’ The statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. FMCSA grants 6 individuals an exemption from the regulatory requirement in§ 391.41(b)(8), to allow these individuals who take anti-seizure E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 62 (Wednesday, April 1, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-07560]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35910]


Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company--Lease and Operation 
Exemption--Rail Line of Norfolk Southern Railway Company

    Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company (IHB), a Class III rail 
carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 
to lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and to operate, a 0.87-
mile line of railroad (including branch lines) known as the Old Hammond 
Industrial Track, between milepost UO 0.03 and milepost UO 0.9 
(including the underlying right-of-way between milepost UO 0.06 and 
milepost UO 0.9) in Cook County, Ill.
    IHB certifies that the projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class 
I rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. According to IHB, the 
lease does not contain any provision or agreement that may limit future 
interchange of traffic with a third-party connecting carrier.
    The proposed transaction may be consummated on or after April 15, 
2015, the effective date of this exemption (30 days after the verified 
notice was filed). 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 to stay must be filed by April 8, 2015 (at 
least seven days prior to the date the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35910, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW.,

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Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be 
served on applicant's representative, Roger A. Serpe, General Counsel, 
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company, 55 W. Monroe Street Suite 1600, 
Chicago, IL 60603.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: March 27, 2015.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-07560 Filed 3-31-15; 8:45 am]
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