Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting, 57144 [2019-23207]

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Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for interim trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than November 13, 2019.2 All pleadings, referring to Docket No. AB 33 (Sub–No. 342X), must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board either via e-filing or in writing addressed to 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on UP’s representative, Jeremy M. Berman, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St., Stop 1580, Omaha, NE 68179, and the County’s representative, Carolyn G. Kraska, Hogan Lovells US LLP, 555 13th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004. Replies to the petition are due on or before November 13, 2019. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. 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By the Board, Allison C. Davis, Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2019–23203 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 670 (Sub–No. 1)] Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting Surface Transportation Board. Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. C.S.T. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paducah & Louisville Railway headquarters at 200 Clark Street, Paducah, KY 42003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Nunnally at (202) 245–0312 or Kristen.Nunnally@stb.gov. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was formed in 2007 to provide advice and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues related to the transportation of energy resources by rail, including coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. Establishment of a Rail Energy Transp. Advisory Comm., EP 670 (STB served July 17, 2007). The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items for this meeting include a performance measures review, industry segment updates by RETAC members, and a roundtable discussion. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management regulations, 41 CFR pt. 102–3; RETAC’s charter; and Board procedures. Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board’s website at www.stb.gov. Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments to RETAC at any time. Comments should be addressed to RETAC, c/o Kristen Nunnally, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001 or Kristen.Nunnally@ stb.gov. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 1321, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121. Decided: October 18, 2019. By the Board, Allison C. Davis, Director, Office of Proceedings. Aretha Laws-Byrum, Clearance Clerk. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 206 (Thursday, October 24, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-23207]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 1)]


Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy 
Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 8:00 
a.m. C.S.T.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paducah & Louisville Railway 
headquarters at 200 Clark Street, Paducah, KY 42003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Nunnally at (202) 245-0312 or 
[email protected]. Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was formed in 2007 to provide advice 
and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of 
emerging issues related to the transportation of energy resources by 
rail, including coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. Establishment of a 
Rail Energy Transp. Advisory Comm., EP 670 (STB served July 17, 2007). 
The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues 
such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning 
and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, 
and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items for this meeting 
include a performance measures review, industry segment updates by 
RETAC members, and a roundtable discussion.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; 
Federal Advisory Committee Management regulations, 41 CFR pt. 102-3; 
RETAC's charter; and Board procedures. Further communications about 
this meeting may be announced through the Board's website at 
www.stb.gov.
    Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments 
to RETAC at any time. Comments should be addressed to RETAC, c/o 
Kristen Nunnally, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20423-0001 or [email protected].

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 1321, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121.

    Decided: October 18, 2019.

    By the Board, Allison C. Davis, Director, Office of Proceedings.
Aretha Laws-Byrum,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2019-23207 Filed 10-23-19; 8:45 am]
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