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Proposed adoption of a Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures productivity adjustment.
The Surface Transportation Board proposes to adopt 1.035 (3.5%) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 1999-2003 (5-year) period. The current value of 2.2% was developed for the 1998 to 2002 period.
Comments are due February 16, 2005.
The proposed productivity adjustment is effective March 3, 2005.
Send comments (an original and 10 copies) referring to STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 4) to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.Start Further Info
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This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or energy conservation.
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.Start Signature
Decided: January 25, 2005.
By the Board, Chairman Nober, Vice-Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey.
Vernon A. Williams,
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