Surface Transportation Board, DOT.
Grant of Petition for Acquisition and Operation Exemption.
The Board grants Horsehead Corporation's (Horsehead) petition seeking an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 to acquire and operate a 6.6-mile line of railroad in Carbon County, PA, that was formerly operated by the Chestnut Ridge Railway Company retroactive back to December 23, 2003, the date Horsehead actually acquired the line.
This exemption is effective on March 12, 2004. Petitions to reopen must be filed by April 8, 2004.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34481 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioner's representative: Donald G. Avery, Slover & Loftus, 1224 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joseph H. Dettmar (202) 565-1609.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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Decided: March 12, 2004.
By the Board, Chairman Nober.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 04-6088 Filed 3-18-04; 8:45 am]
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