Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures-Productivity Adjustment, 9585-9586 [2019-04802]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 51 / Friday, March 15, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10706] Designation of Akram ‘Abbas al-Kabi, aka Akram Abas al-Ka’bi, aka Sheik Akram al-Ka’abi, aka Shaykh AbuAkram al-Ka’abi, aka Abu-Muhammad, aka Karumi, aka Abu Ali as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the person known as Akram ‘Abbas al-Kabi, aka Akram Abas al-Ka’bi, aka Sheik Akram alKa’abi, aka Shaykh Abu-Akram alKa’abi, aka Abu-Muhammad, aka Karumi, aka Abu Ali, committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously, I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: February 28, 2019. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, Department of State. Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the person known as Harakat al-Nujaba, aka Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, aka Movement of the Noble Ones Hezbollah, aka The Movement of the Noble Ones, aka Golan Liberation Brigade, aka Ammar ibn Yasir Brigade, aka Imam al-Hasan alMujtaba Brigade, aka al-Hamad Brigade, aka al-Nujaba TV, committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously, I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: February 28, 2019. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–04508 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36230] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company [FR Doc. 2019–04509 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES [Public Notice: 10703] Designation of Harakat al-Nujaba, aka Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, aka Movement of the Noble Ones Hezbollah, aka The Movement of the Noble Ones, aka Golan Liberation Brigade, aka Ammar ibn Yasir Brigade, aka Imam al-Hasan al-Mujtaba Brigade, aka al-Hamad Brigade, aka al-Nujaba TV as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Mar 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8) for acquisition of temporary overhead trackage rights over a rail line of BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) between milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, Okla., on BNSF’s Creek Subdivision and milepost 631.0 near Joe Junction, Tex., on BNSF’s Madill Subdivision, a total distance of approximately 51.7 miles. UP states that, pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement, BNSF has agreed to grant the specified temporary overhead trackage rights to UP.1 1A copy of the agreement, dated December 31, 2018, was filed with the notice. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9585 According to UP, the temporary trackage rights are for the sole purpose of moving loaded and empty unit ballast trains to be used for UP maintenance-of-way projects. The temporary trackage rights will expire on December 31, 2019. The transaction may be consummated on or after March 29, 2019, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of exemption was filed). As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk & Western Railway—Trackage Rights— Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway—Lease & Operate—California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). 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 March 22, 2019 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36230, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Jeremy Berman, 1400 Douglas Street, Union Pacific Railroad Company, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided. By the Board, Allison C. Davis, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2019–04819 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4)] Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures— Productivity Adjustment Surface Transportation Board. Presentation of the Board’s calculation for the change in railroad AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 9586 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 51 / Friday, March 15, 2019 / Notices productivity for the 2013–2017 averaging period. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration In a decision served on March 11, 2019, the Board proposed to adopt 1.005 (0.5% per year) as the measure of average (geometric mean) change in railroad productivity for the 2013–2017 (five-year) period. This represents an increase of 0.9% from the average for the 2012–2016 period. The Board’s March 11, 2019 decision in this proceeding stated that comments may be filed addressing any perceived data and computational errors in the Board’s calculation. The decision also stated that unless a further order is issued postponing the effective date, this decision is effective on March 29, 2019. SUMMARY: The productivity adjustment is effective March 29, 2019. Comments are due by March 26, 2019. DATES: Comments may be submitted either via the Board’s e-filing format or in paper format. Any person using e-filing should attach a document and otherwise 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 paper format should send the original and 10 copies to: Surface Transportation Board, Attn: Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4), 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. ADDRESSES: 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. The Board’s decision is posted at 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Authority: 49 U.S.C. 10708. Decided: March 11, 2019. By the Board, Board Members Begeman, Fuchs, and Oberman. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2019–04802 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Mar 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at Yellowstone Regional Airport, Cody, WY Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request to release airport property. AGENCY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at Yellowstone Regional Airport under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the FAA at the following address: Mr. John P. Bauer, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Northwest Mountain Region, Airports Division, Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E. 68th Avenue, Suite 224, Denver, CO 80249–6361. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Bob Hooper, Airport Manager, Yellowstone Regional Airport, Cody, WY, at the following address: Mr. Bob Hooper, Airport Manager, Yellowstone Regional Airport, P.O. Box 2748, Cody, WY 82414. SUMMARY: Mr. Jesse Lyman, Utah State Engineer, Federal Aviation Administration, Northwest Mountain Region, Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E. 68th Avenue, Suite 224, Denver, CO 80249– 6361. The request to release property may be reviewed, by appointment, in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at Yellowstone Regional Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21 (49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2)). On March 5, 2019, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Yellowstone Regional Airport submitted by the Yellowstone Regional Airport meets the procedural requirements of the FAA. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than April 15, 2019. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Cody, WY, and the Yellowstone Regional Airport are FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposing the release from the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions on a 2.47 acre parcel of property acquired by the City of Cody on July 2, 1958, from the Bureau of Land Management. The parcel proposed for release is adjacent to a parcel that was previously released and will accommodate a new animal shelter or expansion of the existing shelter. The parcel is located on the southeast corner of the airport and is far removed from any present or foreseeable aviation development. It is no longer needed for aviation purposes. The property will be sold at fair market value and the funds received will be reinvested in the operation and maintenance of the airport. Any person may inspect, by appointment, the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon appointment and request, inspect the application, notice and other documents germane to the application in person at the Yellowstone Regional Airport. Issued in Denver, Colorado on March 5, 2019. John P. Bauer, Manager, Denver Airports District Office. [FR Doc. 2019–04788 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Notice Regarding U.S. Carrier Authority To Serve Samoa Office of the Secretary (OST), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice advises U.S. carriers holding blanket open-skies route authority that effective July 9, 2019, Samoa will be removed from the Department of Transportation’s list of Open Skies Agreements Currently Being Applied. This notice invites carriers seeking to provide scheduled foreign air transportation to Samoa after that date to file applications for exemption authority. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brett Kruger, Chief, U.S. Carrier Licensing/Special Authorities Division (202) 366–8025, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC, 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A number of U.S. carriers hold blanket open-skies route authority by certificate or exemption, to provide scheduled foreign air transportation to all of our foreign aviation partners that have entered into SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 51 (Friday, March 15, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04802]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4)]


Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures--Productivity Adjustment

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Presentation of the Board's calculation for the change in 
railroad

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productivity for the 2013-2017 averaging period.

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SUMMARY: In a decision served on March 11, 2019, the Board proposed to 
adopt 1.005 (0.5% per year) as the measure of average (geometric mean) 
change in railroad productivity for the 2013-2017 (five-year) period. 
This represents an increase of 0.9% from the average for the 2012-2016 
period. The Board's March 11, 2019 decision in this proceeding stated 
that comments may be filed addressing any perceived data and 
computational errors in the Board's calculation. The decision also 
stated that unless a further order is issued postponing the effective 
date, this decision is effective on March 29, 2019.

DATES: The productivity adjustment is effective March 29, 2019. 
Comments are due by March 26, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted either via the Board's e-filing 
format or in paper format. Any person using e-filing should attach a 
document and otherwise 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 paper format should send the original and 10 
copies to: Surface Transportation Board, Attn: Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-
No. 4), 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 at 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. 10708.

    Decided: March 11, 2019.

    By the Board, Board Members Begeman, Fuchs, and Oberman.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2019-04802 Filed 3-14-19; 8:45 am]
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