Surface Transportation Board, DOT.
Proposed Adoption of a Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures Productivity Adjustment.
The Surface Transportation Board proposes to adopt 1.008 (0.8%) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 2002-2006 (5-year) averaging period. This value is a decline of 0.9 of a percentage point from the current measure of 1.7% that was developed for the 2001-2005 period.
Comments are due March 13, 2008.
The proposed productivity adjustment is effective March 17, 2008.
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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: February 20, 2008.
By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and Commissioner Buttrey.
Anne K. Quinlan,
[FR Doc. E8-3584 Filed 2-25-08; 8:45 am]
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