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Port Terminal Railroad (PTR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to operate rail lines located on the former Charleston Naval Base Complex in Charleston County, SC. The main line of railroad (Navy Base Main Line) measures approximately 1.97 route miles.
PTR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier.
The earliest this transaction may be consummated is the March 5, 2009 effective date of the exemption (30 days after PTR filed the verified notice of exemption).
If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void
Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 110-161 section 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term "solid waste" is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35211, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Derek F. Dean, Simons Dean, 147 Wappoo Creek Drive, Suite 604, Charleston, SC 29412, and Jeffrey M. McWhorter, Port Terminal Railroad and South Carolina Division of Public Railways, 540 E. Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29403.
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