SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT
    Decision Information

Docket Number:  
AB_6_474_X

Case Title:  
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY--ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION--IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINN.

Decision Type:  
Decision

Deciding Body:  
Director Of Proceedings

    Decision Summary

Decision Notes:  
DECISION DETERMINED THAT ABANDONMENT OF THE INVOLVED RAIL LINE WILL HAVE NO SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON THE QUALITY OF THE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION OF ENERGY RESOURCES OR ON HISTORIC RESOURCES.

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41815 SERVICE DATE – AUGUST 11, 2011

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

DECISION

Docket No. AB 6 (Sub-No. 474X)

BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY―ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION―IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINN.

Decided: August 10, 2011

In the above-entitled proceeding,[1] no environmental or historic preservation issues have been raised by any party or identified by the Office of Environmental Analysis. Accordingly, a Finding of No Significant Impact under 49 C.F.R. 1105.10(g) will be made pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 1011.7(a)(2)(ix).

It is ordered:

1. Abandonment of the involved rail line will have no significant effect on the quality of the human environment and conservation of energy resources or on historic resources.

2. This decision is effective on its service date.

By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings.



[1] This proceeding is related to Docket No. AB 882 (Sub-No. 3X), Minnesota Commercial Railway―Discontinuance of Service Exemption―in Washington County, Minn.