BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Larimer County, CO., 50220-50221 [2017-23356]

Download as PDF 50220 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 208 / Monday, October 30, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10181] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about December 12, 2017, until on or about March 11, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. 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SUMMARY: Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–23549 Filed 10–27–17; 8:45 am] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from Thompson Hine LLP, on behalf of itself, Economists, and L.E. Peabody & Associates (WB17–44— VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 10/20/17) for permission to use certain unmasked data from the Board’s 2006– 2016 Carload Waybill Samples. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Office of Economics. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Alexander Dusenberry, (202) 245–0319. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–23454 Filed 10–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 6 (Sub-No. 494X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Larimer County, CO. BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F– Exempt Abandonments to abandon 0.5 miles of rail line between milepost 74.5 and milepost 75.0, in Fort Collins, Larimer County, CO (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 80521 and 80524. BNSF has certified that: (1) No local freight traffic has moved over the Line since prior to 2009; (2) no overhead traffic has been handled on the Line since prior to 2009; (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 any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of 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 PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 November 29, 2017, 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 November 9, 2017. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by November 20, 2017, 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 Karl Morell, Karl Morell & Associates, 440 1st Street NW., Suite 440, Washington, DC 20001. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. BNSF 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 November 3, 2017. 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), BNSF shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the Line. If 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 $1,800. See Regulations Governing Fees for Servs. Performed in Connection with Licensing & Related Servs.—2017 Update, EP 542 (Sub-No. 25), slip op. App. C at 20 (STB served July 28, 2017). E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 208 / Monday, October 30, 2017 / Notices consummation has not been effected by BNSF’s filing of a notice of consummation by October 30, 2018, 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.GOV. Decided: October 23, 2017. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–23356 Filed 10–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from the Association of American Railroads. (WB17–45—10/ 10/17) for permission to use certain data from the Board’s 2016 Carload Waybill Sample. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Office of Economics. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Alexander Dusenberry, (202) 245–0319. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–23527 Filed 10–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. 2017–84] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Airlines for America Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, the FAA’s exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 legal status of the petition or its final disposition. Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before November 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number FAA–2002–12455 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M–30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202–493–2251. Privacy: 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 http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nia Daniels, (202) 267–7626, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. DATES: Issued in Washington, DC. Lirio Liu, Director, Office of Rulemaking. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2002–12455 Petitioner: Airlines for America Sections of 14 CFR Affected: 61.3(a) and (c), 63.3(a), and 121.383(a)(2) Description of Relief Sought: Airlines for America is seeking relief to allow PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50221 each air carrier to issue to its flightcrew members, on a temporary basis, confirmation of required airman or medical certificates in either paper or electronic form based upon information contained in the air carrier’s approved recordkeeping system. [FR Doc. 2017–23486 Filed 10–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Fiscal Service Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the National Book-Entry System (NBES) that occur on or after January 2, 2018. DATES: Applicable January 2, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Taylor or Janeene Wilson, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, 202–504– 3550. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Treasury has established a fee structure for the transfer of Treasury book-entry securities maintained on NBES. Treasury reassesses this fee structure periodically based on our review of the latest book-entry costs and volumes. For each Treasury securities transfer or reversal sent or received on or after January 2, 2018, the basic fee will increase from $0.93 to $0.97. The Federal Reserve System also charges a funds movement fee for each of these transactions for the funds settlement component of a Treasury securities transfer.1 The surcharge for an off-line Treasury book-entry securities transfer will remain at $70.00. Off-line refers to the sending and receiving of transfer messages to or from a Federal Reserve Bank by means other than on-line access, such as by written, facsimile, or telephone voice instruction. The basic transfer fee assessed to both sends and receives is reflective of costs associated with the processing of securities transfers. The off-line surcharge, which is in addition to the basic fee and the SUMMARY: 1 The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sets this fee separately from the fees assessed by Treasury. As of January 3, 2017, that fee was $0.10 per transaction. For a current listing of the Federal Reserve System’s fees, please refer to https://www.frbservices.org/servicefees/. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 208 (Monday, October 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50220-50221]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23356]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. AB 6 (Sub-No. 494X)]


BNSF Railway Company--Abandonment Exemption--in Larimer County, 
CO.

    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F-Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon 0.5 miles of rail line between milepost 74.5 and milepost 75.0, 
in Fort Collins, Larimer County, CO (the Line). The Line traverses 
United States Postal Service Zip Codes 80521 and 80524.
    BNSF has certified that: (1) No local freight traffic has moved 
over the Line since prior to 2009; (2) no overhead traffic has been 
handled on the Line since prior to 2009; (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 any U.S. District Court or has been decided in 
favor of 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 November 29, 2017, 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 November 9, 2017. Petitions to reopen or requests for public 
use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by November 20, 2017, 
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 $1,800. See Regulations Governing Fees for Servs. 
Performed in Connection with Licensing & Related Servs.--2017 
Update, EP 542 (Sub-No. 25), slip op. App. C at 20 (STB served July 
28, 2017).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to Karl 
Morell, Karl Morell & Associates, 440 1st Street NW., Suite 440, 
Washington, DC 20001.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    BNSF 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 November 3, 2017. 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), BNSF shall file 
a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has 
exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the Line. If

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consummation has not been effected by BNSF's filing of a notice of 
consummation by October 30, 2018, 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.GOV.

    Decided: October 23, 2017.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kenyatta Clay,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2017-23356 Filed 10-27-17; 8:45 am]
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