STB Announcers Hearing’s Speakers

WASHINGTON — The Surface Transportation Board has provided a schedule of speakers appearances and their time allocations for the Board’s July 22, 2008 public hearing for the proceeding entitled, Common Carrier Obligation of Railroads—Transportation of Hazardous Materials, STB Ex Parte No. 677.

The Tuesday, July 22 hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Board’s Hearing Room on the 1st Floor of the agency’s headquarters at Patriots Plaza, 395 E St., S.W., in Washington.

The Board initially announced the public hearing in STB Ex Parte No. 677 (Sub-No. 1), in a decision issued to the public on June 4, 2008 (as modified by a decision issued on June 19, 2008), and established due dates for those wishing to speak at the hearing to advise the agency of their intent to participate, and to request a time allotment.

Based on submissions received, the STB has set the hearing’s schedule of speakers  as shown on the Attachment to this news release.