Surface Transportation Board June 19, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

California High-Speed Rail Authority-Construction Exemption-in Merced, Madera and Fresno Counties, Cal
Document Number: 2013-14560
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is granting an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 for the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) to construct an approximately 65- mile high-speed passenger rail line between Merced and Fresno, California (the Project). The Project would be the first section of the statewide California High-Speed Train System. This exemption is subject to environmental mitigation conditions and the condition that the Authority build the route designated as environmentally preferable.