CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Erie County, PA., 9784-9785 [2022-03704]

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PO 00000 Frm 00222 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This determination and certification shall be published in the Federal Register, and copies shall be provided to Congress together with the companying Memorandum of Justification. Dated: January 28, 2022. Wendy R. Sherman, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2022–03743 Filed 2–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–17–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 806X)] CSX Transportation, Inc.— Abandonment Exemption—in Erie County, PA. CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— Exemption Abandonments to abandon an approximately 0.5-mile rail line between Val Sta. 1576+25 and Val Sta. 170+35 on its Great Lakes Division, Erie West Subdivision, in Erie County, PA (the Line). The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 16507. CSXT has certified that: (1) No freight traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) the Line is not a through line, and therefore no overhead traffic has operated over the Line and none would need to be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or by state or local government on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or has been decided in favor of a complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7(b) and 1105.8(c) (notice of environmental and historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to government agencies) 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) has been received,1 1 Persons interested in submitting an OFA must first file a formal expression of intent to file an E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 35 / Tuesday, February 22, 2022 / Notices lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 this exemption will be effective on March 24, 2022, 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 interim trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by March 4, 2022.3 Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by March 14, 2022. All pleadings, referring to Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 806X), should be filed with the Surface Transportation Board via e-filing on the Board’s website. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on CSXT’s representative, Louis E. Gitomer, Law Offices of Louis E. Gitomer, LLC, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. CSXT has filed a combined environmental and historic report that addresses the potential effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. OEA will issue a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) by February 25, 2022. The Draft EA will be available to interested persons on the Board’s website, by writing to OEA, or by calling OEA at (202) 245– 0294. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Comments on environmental or historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the Draft 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), CSXT 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 CSXT’s filing of a notice of consummation by February 22, 2023, and there are no legal or regulatory 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 Filing fees for OFAs and trail use requests can be found at 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25) and (27), respectively. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:42 Feb 18, 2022 Jkt 256001 barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided: February 15, 2022. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Stefan Rice, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2022–03704 Filed 2–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation; Technical Modifications to 301 Action Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Effective January 27, 2022, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) implemented certain changes to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) to conform to amendments adopted by the World Customs Organization. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 35 (Tuesday, February 22, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9784-9785]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-03704]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 806X)]


CSX Transportation, Inc.--Abandonment Exemption--in Erie County, 
PA.

    CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exemption Abandonments to 
abandon an approximately 0.5-mile rail line between Val Sta. 1576+25 
and Val Sta. 170+35 on its Great Lakes Division, Erie West Subdivision, 
in Erie County, PA (the Line). The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service 
Zip Code 16507.
    CSXT has certified that: (1) No freight traffic has moved over the 
Line for at least two years; (2) the Line is not a through line, and 
therefore no overhead traffic has operated over the Line and none would 
need to be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail 
service on the Line (or by state or local government on behalf of such 
user) regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending 
with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or has been decided in 
favor of a complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the 
requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7(b) and 1105.8(c) (notice of environmental 
and historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 
CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to government agencies) 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) has been received,\1\

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this exemption will be effective on March 24, 2022, 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 interim trail use/rail banking requests 
under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by March 4, 2022.\3\ Petitions to 
reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must 
be filed by March 14, 2022.
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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\ Filing fees for OFAs and trail use requests can be found at 
49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25) and (27), respectively.
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    All pleadings, referring to Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 806X), should 
be filed with the Surface Transportation Board via e-filing on the 
Board's website. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on 
CSXT's representative, Louis E. Gitomer, Law Offices of Louis E. 
Gitomer, LLC, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    CSXT has filed a combined environmental and historic report that 
addresses the potential effects, if any, of the abandonment on the 
environment and historic resources. OEA will issue a Draft 
Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) by February 25, 2022. The Draft EA 
will be available to interested persons on the Board's website, by 
writing to OEA, or by calling OEA at (202) 245-0294. Assistance for the 
hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at 
(800) 877-8339. Comments on environmental or historic preservation 
matters must be filed within 15 days after the Draft 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), CSXT 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 CSXT's filing of a notice of 
consummation by February 22, 2023, 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: February 15, 2022.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Stefan Rice,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2022-03704 Filed 2-18-22; 8:45 am]
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