Surface Transportation Board.
Notice of Exemption.
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board conditionally exempts from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 the construction and operation by Ellis County Rural Rail Transportation District of a 4.8-mile line of railroad in Ellis County, TX.
The exemption will not become effective until the environmental process is completed. Once that process is completed, the Board will issue a further decision addressing the environmental matters and establishing an exemption effective date at that time, if appropriate. Petitions to reopen must be filed by March 6, 2000.
Send pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 33731, to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, Office of the Secretary, Case Control Unit, 1925 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Donald G. Avery, 1224 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Beryl Gordon, (202) 565-1600. [TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339.]End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, call, or pick up in person from: Da-To-Da Office Solutions, Suite 210, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006. Telephone: (202) 289-4357. [TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339.]
Board decisions and notices are available on our website at “WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.Start Signature
Decided: February 8, 2000.
By the Board, Chairman Morgan, Vice Chairman Burkes and Commissioner Clyburn.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 00-3528 Filed 2-14-00; 8:45 am]
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