Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Durham County, N.C., 33727-33728 [2016-12610]

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[FR Doc. 2016–12620 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 33727 Jkt 238001 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Dated: May 13, 2016. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. [Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 324X)] [FR Doc. 2016–12553 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9585] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Garden, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Durham County, N.C. Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon approximately 1.9 miles of rail line between milepost DP 0.3 and milepost DP 2.2 in Durham County, N.C. (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 27701. NSR has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years, and that over overhead traffic, if there were any, could be rerouted over other lines; (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 E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 33728 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a 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 June 28, 2016, 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 interim trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by June 6, 2016. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by June 16, 2016, 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 applicant’s representative: William A. Mullins, Baker & Miller PLLC, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. NSR 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 June 3, 2016. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to OEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or 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). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 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), NSR 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 filing of a notice of consummation by May 27, 2017, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. Decided: May 24, 2016. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. Contee, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–12610 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Office of Agricultural Affairs; Fiscal Year 2016 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of country-by-country allocations of additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 in-quota quantity of the tariffrate quota (TRQ) for imported raw cane sugar as announced by Secretary of Agriculture on May 18, 2016. DATES: Effective Date: May 27, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Baumgarten, Office of Agricultural Affairs, telephone: 202– 395–9583 or facsimile: 202–395–4579. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Additional U.S. Note 5 to Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the United States maintains TRQs for imports of raw cane and refined sugar. Section 404(d)(3) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 3601(d)(3)) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 authorizes the President to allocate the in-quota quantity of a TRQ for any agricultural product among supplying countries or customs areas. The President delegated this authority to the United States Trade Representative under Presidential Proclamation 6763 (60 FR 1007). On May 18, 2016, the Secretary of Agriculture announced an additional inquota quantity of the TRQ for raw cane sugar for the remainder of FY 2016 (ending September 30, 2016) in the amount of 127,006 metric tons, raw value (MTRV). This quantity is in addition to the minimum amount to which the United States has already committed to pursuant to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Uruguay Round Agreements (1,117,195 MTRV, as announced by Federal Register notice on June 15, 2015, 80 FR 34129). USTR is allocating this total quantity of 127,006 MTRV to the following countries in the amounts specified below: Country Argentina .............................. Australia ................................ Belize .................................... Brazil ..................................... Colombia ............................... Costa Rica ............................ Dominican Republic .............. Ecuador ................................ El Salvador ........................... Fiji ......................................... Guatemala ............................ Guyana ................................. Honduras .............................. India ...................................... Jamaica ................................ Malawi ................................... Mauritius ............................... Mozambique ......................... Nicaragua ............................. Panama ................................ Peru ...................................... Philippines ............................ South Africa .......................... Swaziland ............................. Thailand ................................ Zimbabwe ............................. FY 2016 raw cane sugar increase (MTRV) 6,159 11,888 1,576 20,768 3,437 2,148 15,000 1,576 3,724 1,289 6,875 1,719 1,432 1,146 1,576 1,432 1,719 1,862 3,008 4,154 5,872 19,336 3,294 2,292 2,005 1,719 These allocations are based on the countries’ historical shipments to the United States. The allocations of the raw cane sugar TRQ to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin, and certificates for quota eligibility must accompany imports from any country for which an allocation has been provided. E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 103 (Friday, May 27, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33727-33728]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-12610]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 324X)]


Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Durham County, N.C.

    Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) has filed a verified notice 
of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon approximately 1.9 miles of rail line between milepost DP 0.3 
and milepost DP 2.2 in Durham County, N.C. (the Line). The Line 
traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 27701.
    NSR has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
Line for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the 
Line for at least two years, and that over overhead traffic, if there 
were any, could be rerouted over other lines; (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

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any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a 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 June 28, 2016, 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 
interim trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be 
filed by June 6, 2016. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use 
conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by June 16, 2016, 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 
applicant's representative: William A. Mullins, Baker & Miller PLLC, 
2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    NSR 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 June 3, 2016. 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), NSR 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 filing of a notice of 
consummation by May 27, 2017, and there are no legal or regulatory 
barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically 
expire.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

    Decided: May 24, 2016.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina S. Contee,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2016-12610 Filed 5-26-16; 8:45 am]
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