Iowa and Middletown Railway LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-American Ordinance LLC, Owner's Representative for U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, 55927 [2018-24426]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 217 / Thursday, November 8, 2018 / Notices establish interchange with both CSXT and WTNN. This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in Eyal Shapira— Continuance in Control Exemption— Iowa & Middletown Railway, Docket No. FD 36232, in which Eyal Shapira seeks Board approval to continue in control of Wolf Creek upon Wolf Creek’s becoming a Class III rail carrier.3 Wolf Creek certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed $5 million or result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. Wolf Creek also certifies that the lease does not impose or include an interchange commitment. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is November 22, 2018, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). Wolf Creek states that it expects to commence common carrier operations on January 1, 2019. 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 November 15, 2018 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36236, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Eric M. Hocky, Clark Hill PLC, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1000, Philadelphia, PA 19103. According to Wolf Creek, this action is exempt from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and exempt from historic review under 49 CFR 1105.8(b). Board decisions and notices are available on our website at www.stb.gov. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Decided: November 2, 2018. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2018–24428 Filed 11–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 3 The verified notice of exemption in Docket No. FD 36232 also relates to a verified notice of exemption in Iowa & Middletown Railway—Lease & Operation Exemption—American Ordinance LLC, Owner’s Representative for U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Docket No. FD 36231. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Nov 07, 2018 Jkt 247001 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36231] Iowa and Middletown Railway LLC— Lease and Operation Exemption— American Ordinance LLC, Owner’s Representative for U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command On October 12, 2018, Iowa & Middletown Railway LLC (I&M), a noncarrier, filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease from American Ordnance LLC (AO), as owner’s representative for the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC), and operate, approximately four miles of track (the Line) 1 within the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (Plant).2 The Line is located in Des Moines County, Iowa, on a portion of the Plant that JMC no longer needs and will be repurposed as a business park. Notice of I&M’s lease and operation exemption was served and published on October 26, 2018 (83 FR 54162), but the effective date of the exemption was held in abeyance pending review of a related verified notice of exemption filed on October 23, 2018, in Eyal Shapira— Continuance in Control Exemption— Iowa & Middletown Railway, Docket No. FD 36232. In that proceeding, Eyal Shapira, President of I&M, seeks to continue in control of I&M and Wolf Creek Railroad LLC 3 upon both entities becoming carriers. Notice of the continuance-in-control exemption in Docket No. FD 36232 will be served and published in the Federal Register on November 8, 2018, and that exemption will become effective on November 22, 2018. Therefore, I&M’s exemption in Docket No. 36231 likewise will become effective on November 22, 2018. Petitions for stay will be due by November 15, 2018. It is ordered: 1. I&M’s exemption will become effective on November 22, 2018. Petitions for stay of the exemption are due by November 15, 2018. 2. This decision is effective on its date of service. Decided: November 2, 2018. 1 I&M states that the lease also includes a number of other tracks that will be operated by I&M as yard and industrial tracks for which no Board authority is required. 2 The Plant is owned by JMC. According to I&M, AO and JMC are parties to an Operations and Maintenance Agreement that permits AO to grant rights to use certain property within the Plant, including the railroad tracks. 3 See Wolf Creek R.R.—Lease & Operation Exemption—American Ordnance LLC, FD 23236 (STB served Nov. 8, 2018). PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55927 By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2018–24426 Filed 11–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent of Waiver With Respect to Land; Capital Region International Airport, Lansing, Michigan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The FAA is considering a proposal to change approximately 1.24 acres of airport land from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the lease of airport property located at Capital Region International Airport, Lansing, Michigan. The aforementioned land is not needed for aeronautical use. The subject property is located at 2824 East Circle Drive, Lansing, Michigan. This property is on the southeast side of the street, south of the Capital Region International Airport’s terminal. This property was the location of the former Federal Aviation Administration Automated Flight Service Station. The FAA departed the facility in 2012. The property is currently identified as aeronautical use, however, there is no airside access from the property. The Michigan State Police will purchase the building and lease the land for the Michigan State Police Canine Special Operations Unit. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: Documents are available for review by appointment at the FAA Detroit Airports District Office, Katherine Delaney, Community Planner, 11677 South Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, Michigan 48174, Telephone: (734) 229–2900, Fax: (734) 229–2950 and Capital Region Airport Authority, Capital Region International Airport, Jonathon Vrabel, Senior Vice-President, 4100 Capital City Boulevard, Lansing, Michigan, Telephone: (517) 321–6121. Written comments on the Sponsor’s request must be delivered or mailed to: Katherine Delaney, Community Planner, Federal Aviation Administration, Detroit Airports District Office, 11677 South Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, Michigan 48174, Telephone Number: (734) 229–2900, Fax Number: (734) 229– 2950. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 217 (Thursday, November 8, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 55927]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-24426]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36231]


Iowa and Middletown Railway LLC--Lease and Operation Exemption--
American Ordinance LLC, Owner's Representative for U.S. Army Joint 
Munitions Command

    On October 12, 2018, Iowa & Middletown Railway LLC (I&M), a 
noncarrier, filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 
to lease from American Ordnance LLC (AO), as owner's representative for 
the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC), and operate, approximately 
four miles of track (the Line) \1\ within the Iowa Army Ammunition 
Plant (Plant).\2\ The Line is located in Des Moines County, Iowa, on a 
portion of the Plant that JMC no longer needs and will be repurposed as 
a business park.
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    \1\ I&M states that the lease also includes a number of other 
tracks that will be operated by I&M as yard and industrial tracks 
for which no Board authority is required.
    \2\ The Plant is owned by JMC. According to I&M, AO and JMC are 
parties to an Operations and Maintenance Agreement that permits AO 
to grant rights to use certain property within the Plant, including 
the railroad tracks.
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    Notice of I&M's lease and operation exemption was served and 
published on October 26, 2018 (83 FR 54162), but the effective date of 
the exemption was held in abeyance pending review of a related verified 
notice of exemption filed on October 23, 2018, in Eyal Shapira--
Continuance in Control Exemption--Iowa & Middletown Railway, Docket No. 
FD 36232. In that proceeding, Eyal Shapira, President of I&M, seeks to 
continue in control of I&M and Wolf Creek Railroad LLC \3\ upon both 
entities becoming carriers. Notice of the continuance-in-control 
exemption in Docket No. FD 36232 will be served and published in the 
Federal Register on November 8, 2018, and that exemption will become 
effective on November 22, 2018. Therefore, I&M's exemption in Docket 
No. 36231 likewise will become effective on November 22, 2018. 
Petitions for stay will be due by November 15, 2018.
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    \3\ See Wolf Creek R.R.--Lease & Operation Exemption--American 
Ordnance LLC, FD 23236 (STB served Nov. 8, 2018).
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    It is ordered:
    1. I&M's exemption will become effective on November 22, 2018. 
Petitions for stay of the exemption are due by November 15, 2018.
    2. This decision is effective on its date of service.

    Decided: November 2, 2018.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-24426 Filed 11-7-18; 8:45 am]
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