Railroad Cost of Capital-2017, 6303-6304 [2018-02886]

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[FR Doc. 2018–02873 Filed 2–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 558 (Sub-No. 21)] Railroad Cost of Capital—2017 Surface Transportation Board. Notice of decision instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry’s 2017 cost of capital. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 6304 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 13, 2018 / Notices The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry’s cost of capital for 2017. The decision solicits comments on the following issues: The railroads’ 2017 current cost of debt capital; the railroads’ 2017 current cost of preferred equity capital (if any); the railroads’ 2017 cost of common equity capital; and the 2017 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market value basis. Comments should focus on the various cost of capital components listed above using the same methodology followed in Railroad Cost of Capital—2016, EP 558 (Sub-No. 20) (STB served Aug. 7, 2017). SUMMARY: Notices of intent to participate are due by March 30, 2018. Statements of the railroads are due by April 20, 2018. Statements of other interested persons are due by May 11, 2018. Rebuttal statements by the railroads are due by June 1, 2018. DATES: Comments may be submitted either via the Board’s e-filing system or in the traditional paper format. Any person using e-filing should comply with the instructions at the E-FILING link on the Board’s website, at http://www.stb.gov. Any person submitting a filing in the traditional paper format should send an original and 10 copies to: Surface Transportation Board, Attn: Docket No. EP 558 (SubNo. 21), 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez at (202) 245–0333. 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AGENCY: ACTION: In a decision served on February 8, 2018, the Board proposed to adopt 0.996 (¥0.4% per year) as the measure of average (geometric mean) change in railroad productivity for the 2012–2016 (five-year) period. This represents an increase of 0.3% from the average for the 2011–2015 period. The Board’s February 8, 2018 decision in this proceeding stated that comments may be filed addressing any perceived data and computational errors in the Board’s calculation. It also stated that, if there were no further action taken by the Board, the proposed productivity adjustment would become effective on March 1, 2018. DATES: The productivity adjustment is effective March 1, 2018. Comments are due by February 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments (an original and 10 copies) referring to Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4) to: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Smith, (202) 245–0322. 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ACTION: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Fifty Sixth RTCA SC–224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held March 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at: RTCA Headquarters, 1150 18th Street NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karan Hofmann at khofmann@rtca.org or 202–330–0680, or The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or website at http:// www.rtca.org. Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of the Fifty Sixth RTCA SC–224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary. The agenda will include the following: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Welcome/Introductions/ Administrative Remarks 2. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 30 (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6303-6304]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02886]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. EP 558 (Sub-No. 21)]


Railroad Cost of Capital--2017

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of decision instituting a proceeding to determine the 
railroad industry's 2017 cost of capital.

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SUMMARY: The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the 
railroad industry's cost of capital for 2017. The decision solicits 
comments on the following issues: The railroads' 2017 current cost of 
debt capital; the railroads' 2017 current cost of preferred equity 
capital (if any); the railroads' 2017 cost of common equity capital; 
and the 2017 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market 
value basis. Comments should focus on the various cost of capital 
components listed above using the same methodology followed in Railroad 
Cost of Capital--2016, EP 558 (Sub-No. 20) (STB served Aug. 7, 2017).

DATES: Notices of intent to participate are due by March 30, 2018. 
Statements of the railroads are due by April 20, 2018. Statements of 
other interested persons are due by May 11, 2018. Rebuttal statements 
by the railroads are due by June 1, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted either via the Board's e-filing 
system or in the traditional paper format. Any person using e-filing 
should comply with the instructions at the E-FILING link on the Board's 
website, at http://www.stb.gov. Any person submitting a filing in the 
traditional paper format should send an original and 10 copies to: 
Surface Transportation Board, Attn: Docket No. EP 558 (Sub-No. 21), 395 
E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez at (202) 245-0333. 
Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board's decision is posted on the 
Board's website, http://www.stb.gov. Copies of the decision may be 
purchased by contacting the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0238. Assistance for 
the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1-800-877-8339.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 10704(a).

    Decided: February 7, 2018.

    By the Board, Board Members Begeman and Miller.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-02886 Filed 2-12-18; 8:45 am]
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