|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|SOUTH MISSISSIPPI ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION V. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY|
|Director Of Proceedings|
|DECISION GRANTED, WITH PREJUDICE, SOUTH MISSISSIPPI ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION'S MOTION TO DISMISS ITS COMPLAINT AGAINST NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY IN THIS PROCEEDING.|
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|Full Text of Decision|
41841 SERVICE DATE – AUGUST 31, 2011
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD
Docket No. NOR 42128
Decided: August 31, 2011
This decision grants the request of South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SMEPA) to dismiss its complaint against Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) with prejudice.
On December 28, 2010, SMEPA filed a complaint challenging the
reasonableness of certain rates, rules, and other terms established by NSR for
the transportation of coal from NSR-served mine origins and origin groups in
On August 22, 2011, SMEPA filed a motion to dismiss its complaint with prejudice, stating that SMEPA and NSR have reached a settlement. SMEPA’s motion will be granted, and this proceeding will be discontinued.
This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources.
It is ordered:
1. SMEPA’s motion to dismiss its complaint is granted. The complaint is dismissed with prejudice, and this proceeding is discontinued.
2. This decision is effective on its service date.
By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings.
 On August 3, 2011, SMEPA filed a petition to revise the current procedural schedule. NSR replied in opposition to SMEPA’s petition on August 8, 2011. Because SMEPA’s motion to dismiss its complaint will be granted, the petition to revise the procedural schedule is now moot.