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 Entergy Rail of an 8.6-mile line of railroad from White Bluff to Pine Bluff, AR.
The exemption will not become effective until the environmental review process is completed. The Board will then issue a further decision addressing the environmental matters and establishing an exemption effective date, if appropriate. Petitions to reopen must be filed by May 24, 2000.
Send pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 33782, to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, Office of the Secretary, Case Control Unit, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) John R. Molm, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1300 I Street, N.W., Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005-3314.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Julia M. Farr, (202) 565-1613. [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 available on our website at “WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.Start Signature
Decided: April 25, 2000.By the Board, Chairman Morgan, Vice Chairman Burkes, and Commissioner Clyburn.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 00-10784 Filed 5-3-00; 8:45 am]
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