SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT
    Decision Information

Docket Number:  
EP_670_1

Case Title:  
NOTICE OF RAIL ENERGY TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

Decision Type:  
Decision

Deciding Body:  
Secretary

    Decision Summary

Decision Notes:  
DECISION PROVIDED NOTICE THAT THE RAIL ENERGY TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL HOLD A MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2008.

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    Full Text of Decision

FR-4915-01-P

39210                        SERVICE DATE – LATE RELEASE JULY 24, 2008

SEC

 

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

 

DECISION

 

STB Ex Parte No. 670 (Sub-No. 1)

 

NOTICE OF RAIL ENERGY TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

 

AGENCY:  Surface Transportation Board.

 

ACTION:  Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting.

 

SUMMARY:  Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2).

 

DATE:  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

 

ADDRESS:  The meeting will be held in the Surface Transportation Board’s hearing room on the 1st floor of the agency’s headquarters at Patriot’s Plaza, 395 E Street, S.W., Washington, DC  20423-0001.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Scott M. Zimmerman at 202-245-0202.  [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at:  (800) 877-8339].

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:  RETAC arose from a proceeding instituted by the Board, in Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, STB Ex Parte No. 670.  RETAC was formed to provide advice and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol, and other biofuels.  The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources.

 

            The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted pursuant to RETAC’s charter and Board procedures.  Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board’s website at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

 

            This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

 

            Decided:  July 24, 2008.

 

            By the Board, Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary.

 

 

 

 

Anne K. Quinlan

Acting Secretary