Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, 64948 [2019-25477]

Download as PDF 64948 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices over the Line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies), and 49 CFR 1105.7 and 1105.8 (environmental and historic report), 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 Percent Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. For Physical Damage: Non-Profit Organizations with 91 (1979). 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Petitions to for physical damage is 16204B and for stay that do not involve environmental economic injury is 162050. issues,2 formal expressions of intent to (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2), Number 59008) and trail use/rail banking requests under Cynthia Pitts, 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by December 5, 2019.3 Petitions to reopen Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by [FR Doc. 2019–25520 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] December 16, 2019, with the Surface BILLING CODE 8026–03–P Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Board should be sent to UP’s [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 321X)] representative, Jeremy Berman, General Attorney, 1400 Douglas St., #1580, Union Pacific Railroad Company— Omaha, NE 68179. Abandonment Exemption—in If the verified notice contains false or Sheboygan County, Wisconsin misleading information, the exemption Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) is void ab initio. UP has filed a combined has filed a verified notice of exemption environmental and historic report that under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— addresses the potential effects of the Exempt Abandonments to abandon rail abandonment on the environment and service over an approximately 1.3-mile portion of the Sheboygan Old Main 1 Persons interested in submitting an OFA must Line, from milepost 148.2 to milepost first file a formal expression of intent to file an 149.5, in the City of Sheboygan, offer, indicating the type of financial assistance they Sheboygan County, Wis. (The Line). The wish to provide (i.e., subsidy or purchase) and demonstrating that they are preliminarily Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip financially responsible. See 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2)(i). Code 53081. 2 The Board will grant a stay if an informed UP has certified that: (1) No local decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Office of Environmental traffic has moved over the Line for at Analysis (OEA) in its independent investigation) least two years; (2) no overhead traffic cannot be made before the exemption’s effective has moved over the Line for at least two date. See Exemption of Out-of-Serv. Rail Lines, 5 years and, therefore, there is no need to I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may reroute any traffic; (3) no formal take appropriate action before the exemption’s complaint filed by a user of rail service effective date. on the Line (or by a state or local 3 Filings fees for OFAs and trail use requests can government entity acting on behalf of be found at 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25) and (27), such user) regarding cessation of service respectively. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties/Areas: Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Kingsbury, Lake, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, Turner, Union, and Yankton Counties and the Flandreau Santee Indian Reservation and the Yankton Indian Reservation. The interest rates are: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Nov 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by November 29, 2019. The EA will be available to interested persons on the Board’s website, by writing to OEA, or by calling OEA at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 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), UP shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the Line. If consummation has not been effected by UP’s filing a notice of consummation by November 25, 2020, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided: November 19, 2019. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta Jones, Clearance Clerk. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 227 (Monday, November 25, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-25477]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 321X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments to 
abandon rail service over an approximately 1.3-mile portion of the 
Sheboygan Old Main Line, from milepost 148.2 to milepost 149.5, in the 
City of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. (The Line). The Line 
traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 53081.
    UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line 
for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the Line 
for at least two years and, therefore, there is no need to reroute any 
traffic; (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 any U.S. District 
Court or has been decided in favor of a complainant within the two-year 
period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper 
publication), 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies), 
and 49 CFR 1105.7 and 1105.8 (environmental and historic report), 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) \1\ has been received, this exemption will 
be effective on December 25, 2019, unless stayed pending 
reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental 
issues,\2\ formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 
1152.27(c)(2), and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 
must be filed by December 5, 2019.\3\ Petitions to reopen or requests 
for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by 
December 16, 2019, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \1\ Persons interested in submitting an OFA must first file a 
formal expression of intent to file an offer, indicating the type of 
financial assistance they wish to provide (i.e., subsidy or 
purchase) and demonstrating that they are preliminarily financially 
responsible. See 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2)(i).
    \2\ 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.
    \3\ Filings fees for OFAs and trail use requests can be found at 
49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25) and (27), respectively.
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    A copy of any petition filed with Board should be sent to UP's 
representative, Jeremy Berman, General Attorney, 1400 Douglas St., 
#1580, Omaha, NE 68179.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    UP has filed a combined environmental and historic report that 
addresses the potential effects of the abandonment on the environment 
and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) 
by November 29, 2019. The EA will be available to interested persons on 
the Board's website, by writing to OEA, or by calling OEA at (202) 245-
0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the 
Federal 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), UP shall file a 
notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised 
the authority granted and fully abandoned the Line. If consummation has 
not been effected by UP's filing a notice of consummation by November 
25, 2020, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to 
consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire.
    Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov.

    Decided: November 19, 2019.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Brendetta Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2019-25477 Filed 11-22-19; 8:45 am]
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