Surface Transportation Board December 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2019-27767
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the first quarter 2020 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2020 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.043. The first quarter 2020 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.440. The first quarter 2020 RCAF-5 is 0.414.
CCET, LLC d/b/a Cincinnati Eastern Railroad-Lease and Operation Exemption-Norfolk Southern Railway Company
Document Number: 2019-27674
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in the City of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Document Number: 2019-27670
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Winchester & Western Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cumberland County, N.J.
Document Number: 2019-27661
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Regulatory Agenda; Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2019-26564
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board is publishing the Regulatory Flexibility Agenda for fall 2019.
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation-Lease and Operation Exemption-Line of Illinois Central Railroad Company
Document Number: 2019-26917
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Seven County Infrastructure Coalition-Rail Construction & Operation-in Utah, Carbon, Duchesne, and Uintah Counties, Utah
Document Number: 2019-26878
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Seven County Infrastructure Coalition (Coalition) intends to seek Board approval to construct and operate an approximately 85- mile rail line between the Uinta Basin in northeastern Utah and an existing rail line near Kyune, Utah. On June 19, 2019, the Board's Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS and a Notice of Availability of the Draft Scope of Study (Draft Scope), pursuant to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). OEA requested comments on the Draft Scope from federal, state, and local agencies; tribes; other interested stakeholders; and the public during the public scoping period and held six public meetings in the project area. After review and consideration of all comments received, this notice sets forth the Final Scope of Study (Final Scope) of the EIS. The Final Scope reflects additions and changes to the Draft Scope as a result of comments received during the scoping comment period. The Final Scope also summarizes and addresses the principal environmental concerns raised by the comments on the Draft Scope and explains if and how these issues will be addressed in the EIS.
60-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: System Diagram Maps
Document Number: 2019-26784
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection of system diagram maps, described below.
60-Day Notice of Intent to Seek Extension of Approval: Rail Depreciation Studies
Document Number: 2019-26783
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection of Rail Depreciation Studies, described below.
60-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Arbitration “Opt-In” Notices
Document Number: 2019-26782
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection of Arbitration ``Opt-in'' Notices, described below.
60-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Information Collection Activities-Recordations (Rail and Water Carrier Liens), Water Carrier Tariffs, and Agricultural Contract Summaries
Document Number: 2019-26781
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection required by statute for rail or water carrier equipment liens (recordations), water carrier tariffs, and rail agricultural contract summaries, as described in more detail below.
Alcoa Energy Services, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Milam County, Tex.
Document Number: 2019-26665
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Roster of Arbitrators-Annual Update
Document Number: 2019-26489
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Davenport Industrial Railroad, LLC-Lease & Operation Exemption-City of Davenport, Iowa
Document Number: 2019-26375
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Limiting Extensions of Trail Use Negotiating Periods; Rails-to-Trails Conservancy-Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2019-26221
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) is adopting a final rule amending its regulations related to the National Trails System Act to: (1) Provide that the initial term for Certificates or Notices of Interim Trail Use or Abandonment will be one year (instead of the current 180 days); (2) permit up to three one-year extensions of the initial period if the trail sponsor and the railroad agree; and (3) permit additional one-year extensions if the trail sponsor and the railroad agree and extraordinary circumstances are shown.
The Indiana Rail Road Company-Amended Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2019-26067
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Port of Moses Lake-Construction Exemption-Moses Lake, Wash.
Document Number: 2019-26089
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation