CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Boone County,W. Va., 52946 [2016-18981]

Download as PDF 52946 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 10, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9668] Notice of Proposal to Extend the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Pre-Classical and Classical Archaeological Objects and Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Period Ecclesiastical and Ritual Ethnological Materials The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has informed the Government of the United States of America of its interest in an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Pre-Classical and Classical Archaeological Objects and Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Period Ecclesiastical and Ritual Ethnological Materials (‘‘the MOU’’). Pursuant to the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(1), an extension of this MOU is hereby proposed. A copy of the MOU, the Designated List of restricted categories of material, and related information can be found at the following Web site: http:// culturalheritage.state.gov. Dated: July 27, 2016. Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–19014 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 761X)] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES CSX Transportation, Inc.— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Boone County,W. Va. CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over an approximately 9.1-mile rail line on its Southern Region, Florence Division, West Fork Subdivision, between milepost CLJ 0.0 and milepost CLJ 9.1, in Boone County, W. Va. (the Line). The Line traverse U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 25093 and 25204, and includes VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Aug 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 the stations of (1) Van at milepost CLJ 0.0 (FSAC 82043/OPSL 65290), (2) Marnie at milepost CLJ 4.0 (FSAC 82049/OPSL 65320), and (3) Robin Hood at milepost CLJ 8.0 (FSAC 82047/ OPSL 65325). CSXT has certified that: (1) No local freight traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the Line; (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 is pending either with the Surface Transportation Board or 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 1105.12 (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 discontinuance of service 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) to subsidize continued rail service has been received, this exemption will become effective on September 9, 2016.1 unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA to subsidize continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2) 2 must be filed by August 22, 2016.3 Petitions to reopen must be filed by August 30, 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 CSXT’s representative: Louis E. Gitomer, Law 1 Pursuant to 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(2), the railroad must file a verified notice with the Board at least 50 days before an abandonment or discontinuance is to be consummated. CSXT has indicated a proposed consummation date of August 31, 2016, but, because the verified notice was filed on July 21, 2016, the earliest this transaction may be consummated is September 9, 2016. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). 3 Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, interim trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Because there will be an environmental review during abandonment, this discontinuance does not require an environmental review. PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Offices of Louis E. Gitomer, LLC, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: August 5, 2016. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–18981 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Commission Meeting Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold its regular business meeting on September 8, 2016, in Cooperstown, New York. Details concerning the matters to be addressed at the business meeting are contained in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Ballroom, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason E. Oyler, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 1312; fax: (717) 238–2436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The business meeting will include actions or presentations on the following items: (1) Informational presentation of interest to the Upper Susquehanna Subbasin area; (2) proposed rescission of the Commission’s Information Technology Services Fee Policy; (3) ratification/ approval of contracts/grants; (4) release of proposed rulemaking for public comment; (5) notice for Montage Mountain Resorts, LP project sponsor to appear and show cause before the Commission; and (6) Regulatory Program projects, including a request to extend an emergency certificate for Furman Foods, Inc. Projects and proposed rescission of the Commission’s Information Technology Services Fee Policy listed for Commission action are those that were the subject of a public hearing conducted by the Commission on August 4, 2016, and identified in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 761X)]


CSX Transportation, Inc.--Discontinuance of Service Exemption--in 
Boone County,W. Va.

    CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments and 
Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over an approximately 
9.1-mile rail line on its Southern Region, Florence Division, West Fork 
Subdivision, between milepost CLJ 0.0 and milepost CLJ 9.1, in Boone 
County, W. Va. (the Line). The Line traverse U.S. Postal Service Zip 
Codes 25093 and 25204, and includes the stations of (1) Van at milepost 
CLJ 0.0 (FSAC 82043/OPSL 65290), (2) Marnie at milepost CLJ 4.0 (FSAC 
82049/OPSL 65320), and (3) Robin Hood at milepost CLJ 8.0 (FSAC 82047/
OPSL 65325).
    CSXT has certified that: (1) No local freight traffic has moved 
over the Line for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic 
on the Line; (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 is pending 
either with the Surface Transportation Board or 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 1105.12 (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 discontinuance of service 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) to subsidize continued rail service has been 
received, this exemption will become effective on September 9, 2016.\1\ 
unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not 
involve environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file 
an OFA to subsidize continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2) 
\2\ must be filed by August 22, 2016.\3\ Petitions to reopen must be 
filed by August 30, 2016, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \1\ Pursuant to 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(2), the railroad must file a 
verified notice with the Board at least 50 days before an 
abandonment or discontinuance is to be consummated. CSXT has 
indicated a proposed consummation date of August 31, 2016, but, 
because the verified notice was filed on July 21, 2016, the earliest 
this transaction may be consummated is September 9, 2016.
    \2\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is 
currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    \3\ Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an 
abandonment, interim trail use/rail banking and public use 
conditions are not appropriate. Because there will be an 
environmental review during abandonment, this discontinuance does 
not require an environmental review.
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
CSXT's representative: Louis E. Gitomer, Law Offices of Louis E. 
Gitomer, LLC, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: August 5, 2016.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kenyatta Clay,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2016-18981 Filed 8-9-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4915-01-P