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 by Pemiscot County Port Authority (Pemiscot) of a 5-mile line of railroad between milepost 212.32 at Hayti, MO, and milepost 217.22 at Pemiscot's existing intermodal port facility in Pemiscot County, MO.
The exemption will not become effective until the environmental review 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 July 22, 2002.
Send pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34117, to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, Case Control Unit, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) John D. Heffner, 555 Twelfth Street, NW., Suite 950N, Washington, DC 20004.Start Further Info
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Beryl Gordon (202) 565-1600. [TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339.]End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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Decided: June 25, 2002.
By the Board, Chairman Morgan and Vice Chairman Burkes.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 02-16455 Filed 7-2-02; 8:45 am]
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