Surface Transportation Board January 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Paulsboro Refining Company LLC-Adverse Abandonment-In Gloucester County, NJ.
Document Number: 2014-01989
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
City of Belfast, Me.-Abandonment Exemption-in Belfast, Me.
Document Number: 2014-01884
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Grafton & Upton Railroad Company-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2014-01732
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Grenada Railway LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in Yalobusha County, Mississippi
Document Number: 2014-01130
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.-Acquisition Exemption-Line of BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 2014-00741
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
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. 10902 for Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd. (IAIS), a Class II rail carrier, to acquire approximately 0.75-miles of rail line in Council Bluffs, Iowa, from BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), subject to employee protective conditions.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-00697
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension of approval for the collection of the Waybill Sample. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-00607
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collectionReport of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenuefurther described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register on June 24, 2013, at 78 FR 37883. That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. One comment was received and is addressed in the Board's Supporting Statement, which was submitted to OMB as part of the Board's request for approval of this collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Board's request to OMB can be viewed on OMB's Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Comments may now be submitted to OMB concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-00387
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of the following information collections: (1) Complaints under 49 U.S.C. 721, 10701-10707, 11101-11103, 11701-11707 (rail), and 14701-14707 (motor, water & intermediaries), and 15901- 15906 (pipelines) and 49 CFR 1111; \1\ (2) petitions for declaratory orders under 5 U.S.C. 554(e) and 49 U.S.C. 721; and (3) ``catch all'' petitions (for relief not otherwise specified) under 49 U.S.C. 721 and 49 CFR 1117. Under these statutory and regulatory sections, the Board provides procedures for persons to make a broad range of claims and to seek a broad range of remedies before the Board. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register on April 22, 2013, at 78 FR 23826 (60-day notice). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
Union County Industrial Railroad Company-Operation Exemption-SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority
Document Number: 2014-00288
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2012 Determination
Document Number: 2013-31572
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On January 2, 2014, the Board served an updated decision announcing the 2012 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads, taking into account BNSF Railway Company's refiled R-1 report for 2012. Three carriers, BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries, and Union Pacific Railroad Company, were found to be revenue adequate.
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2011 Determination
Document Number: 2013-31571
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On January 2, 2014, the Board served an updated decision announcing the 2011 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads, taking into account BNSF Railway Company's refiled R-1 report for 2011. Three carriers, BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries, and Union Pacific Railroad Company, were found to be revenue adequate.
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2010 Determination
Document Number: 2013-31570
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On January 2, 2014, the Board served an updated decision announcing the 2010 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads, taking into account BNSF Railway Company's refiled R-1 report for 2010. One carrier, Union Pacific Railroad Company, was found to be revenue adequate.
Grenada Railway LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in Montgomery, Carroll, Holmes, Yazoo and Madison Counties, Miss.
Document Number: 2013-31509
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Botetourt County, VA
Document Number: 2013-31466
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Abandonment Exemption-in Barron County, WI
Document Number: 2013-31465
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation