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southern portion of the project is within throughout the process to provide are welcome and must be filed by
a high-growth urban commercial setting public information and to receive January 18, 2008.
with regional big box retail uses and a comments. All comments and input DATES: The meeting will be held on
large retail mall on the west side of the received during the EIS process will be Wednesday, January 9, 2008, from 3
highway. Smaller regional and local considered and documented. p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, January
retail and manufacturing businesses are The FHWA and ODOT will evaluate 10, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
on the east side of the highway. significant transportation,
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in
The EIS will identify transportation environmental, social and economic
the Westin Seattle Hotel, 1900 Fifth
needs and deficiencies in the project impacts of the project alternatives.
Ave., Seattle, WA 98101. The hotel’s
study area, including safety, mobility, Potential areas of impact include:
phone number is 206–728–1000.
access, safety, system linkages and neighborhoods, businesses, natural
continuity. The range of alternatives resources and environmental justice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
evaluated in the EIS will be developed Measures to avoid, minimize and Richard Lolich, (202) 366–0704;
to meet the identified purpose and need. mitigate any significant adverse impacts Maritime Administration, MAR–540,
Potential alternatives and combinations will be developed. Room W21–309, 1200 New Jersey Ave.,
thereof may include, but are not limited Comments and suggestions are invited SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001;
to: (1) No action; (2) reroute U.S. 97 on from all interested parties, to ensure that richard.lolich@dot.gov.
a westerly alignment; and (3) reroute the full range of issues related to this Authority: 5 U.S.C. App 2, Sec. 9(a)(2); 41
U.S. 973 on an easterly alignment. project are addressed and all significant CFR 101–6. 1005; DOT Order 1120.3B.
Design variations of potential issues are identified. Comments or Dated: December 17, 2007.
alternatives will also be studied, as questions regarding the proposed action By order of the Maritime Administrator.
appropriate. A refinement plan for U.S. and the EIS should be directed to the
Christine Gurland,
97 & U.S. 20 was completed in May FHWA at the address provided above.
Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration.
2007. Information from the refinement Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315.
plan may be utilized as appropriate in [FR Doc. E7–25009 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am]
Issued on: December 18, 2007.
the development of this EIS. BILLING CODE 4910–81–P
The EIS will be initiated with a Michelle Eraut,
scoping process. The scoping process Environmental Program Manager, Salem,
will include a program of public Oregon. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
outreach and agency coordination [FR Doc. E7–25023 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am]
conducted over the next several months BILLING CODE 4910–22–P
Surface Transportation Board
to elicit input of project purpose and [STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub No. 5) (2008–
need, potential alternatives, significant 1)]
and insignificant issues, and DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
collaborative methods of analyzing Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
transportation alternatives and Maritime Administration
AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.
environmental impacts. Marine Transportation System National
A series of public, agency and tribal ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment
Advisory Council factor.
meetings will be held in early 2008 and
continue throughout the development of ACTION: National Advisory Council SUMMARY: The Board has approved the
the EIS. The public outreach program public meeting. rebased first quarter 2008 rail cost
will include multiple public meetings adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index
conducted by ODOT as well as SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration
filed by the Association of American
coordination with the Technical announces that the Marine
Railroads. As required by statute, the
Management Team, the Citizens Transportation System National
RCAF is rebased using the fourth
Advisory Committee and the Project Advisory Council (MTSNAC) will hold
quarter 2007 index value as the
Steering Team. The Technical a meeting to discuss an expanded
denominator and first quarter 2008
Management Team is comprised of Marine Transportation System outreach
index value as the numerator (10/1/07 =
technical representatives from ODOT, and education program that addresses
1.00). Rebasing is required every five
the City of Bend, Deschutes County and future workforce needs, environmental
years. The rebased first quarter 2008
the Oregon Department of Land issues, and freight mobility; public and
RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.050. The
Conservation and Development. The private sector data collection efforts;
rebased first quarter 2008 RCAF
Citizens Advisory Committee is and addressing MTSNAC’s ten public/
(Adjusted) is 0.486. The rebased first
comprised of the public representing private recommendations. A public
quarter 2008 RCAF–5 is 0.461.
neighborhood and business interests in comment period is scheduled for 10:30
a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 10. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2008.
the project areas. The Project Steering
Team is comprised of policy 2008. To provide time for as many FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
representatives from ODOT, the City of people to speak as possible, speaking Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245–0333. [Federal
Bend and Deschutes County. time for each individual will be limited Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the
A public hearing will be held in to three minutes. Members of the public hearing impaired: 1–800–877–8339.]
connection with the release of the draft who would like to speak are asked to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
EIS. Public notice will be given contact Richard J. Lolich by January 2, Additional information is contained in
regarding the time and place of the 2008. Commenters will be placed on the the Board’s decision, which is available
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public meetings and hearings. An agenda in the order in which on our Web site http://www.stb.dot.gov.
internet website has been established at: notifications are received. If time To purchase a copy of the full decision,
http://www.US97solutions.org and will allows, additional comments will be write to, e-mail, or call the Board’s
be operational beginning January 10, permitted. Copies of oral comments contractor, ASAP Document Solutions,
2008. This website and other must be submitted in writing at the 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham,
communication media will be utilized meeting. Additional written comments MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net;

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phone (202) 306–4004. [Assistance for OMB Number: 1513–0050. regulations require the reporting on
the hearing impaired is available Type of Review: Revision. Form 1098 of reimbursements of interest
through FIRS: 1–800–877–8339.] Title: Tax Deferral Bond—Distilled overcharged in a prior year. Only
This action will not significantly Spirits (Puerto Rico). businesses that receive mortgage interest
affect either the quality of the human Form: 5110.50. in the course of that business are
environment or energy conservation. Description: TTB F 5110.50 is the affected by this reporting requirement.
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we bond to secure payment of excise taxes Respondents: Businesses or other for-
conclude that our action will not have on distilled spirits shipped from Puerto profit institutions.
a significant economic impact on a Rico to the U.S. on deferral of the tax. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1
substantial number of small entities The form identifies the principal, the hour.
within the meaning of the Regulatory surety, purpose of bond, and allocation OMB Number: 1545–2078.
Flexibility Act. of the penal sum among the principal’s Type of Review: Revision.
Decided: December 19, 2007. locations. Title: Disclosure by Tax-Exempt
By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Respondents: Business and other for Entity Regarding Prohibited Tax Shelter
Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner profits. Transaction.
Mulvey. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10 Form: 8886–T.
Vernon A. Williams, hours. Description: Certain tax-exempt
Secretary. Clearance Officer: Frank Foote (202) entities are required to file Form 8886-
[FR Doc. E7–24998 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] 927–9347, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax T to disclose information for each
and Trade Bureau, Room 200 East, 1310 prohibited tax shelter transaction to
BILLING CODE 4915–01–P
G. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. which the entity was a party.
OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt Respondents: Not-for-profit
(202) 395–7316, Office of Management institutions.
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY and Budget, Room 10235, New Estimated Total Burden Hours: 70,395
Submission for OMB Review; Executive Office Building, Washington, hours.
Comment Request DC 20503. OMB Number: 1545–1318.
Robert Dahl, Type of Review: Extension.
December 19, 2007. Title: REG–209545–92 (NPRM)
The Department of the Treasury will Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
Earnings and Profits of Foreign
submit the following public information [FR Doc. E7–25115 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] Corporations
collection requirement(s) to OMB for BILLING CODE 4810–31–P Description: Application of the
review and clearance under the proposed regulations may result in
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, accounting method changes which
Public Law 104–13 on or after the date DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ordinarily require the filing of Form
of publication of this notice. Copies of 3115. However, the proposed
Submission for OMB Review;
the submission(s) may be obtained by regulations waive this filing
Comment Request
calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance requirement if certain conditions are
Officer listed. Comments regarding this December 18, 2007. met, with the net result that no burdens
information collection should be The Department of the Treasury will are imposed.
addressed to the OMB reviewer listed submit the following public information Respondents: Businesses and other
and to the Treasury Department collection requirement(s) to OMB for for-profits.
Clearance Officer, Department of the review and clearance under the Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1
Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, hour.
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Public Law 104–13 on or after the date OMB Number: 1545–1464.
Washington, DC 20220. of publication of this notice. Copies of Type of Review: Extension.
Dates: Written comments should be the submission(s) may be obtained by Title: IA–44–94 (Final) Deductibility,
received on or before January 28, 2008 calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Substantiation, and Disclosure of
to be assured of consideration. Officer listed. Comments regarding this Certain Charitable Contributions.
Alcohol And Tobacco Tax And Trade information collection should be Description: The regulation provides
Bureau (TTB) addressed to the OMB reviewer listed guidance regarding the allowance of
and to the Treasury Department certain charitable contribution
OMB Number: 1513–0044. Clearance Officer, Department of the deductions, the substantiation
Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Notice of Change in Status of Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 requirements for charitable
Plant. Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., contributions of $250 or more, and the
Forms: TTB 5110.34. Washington, DC 20220. disclosure requirements for quid pro
Description: TTB F 5110.34 is DATES: Written comments should be quo contributions of $75 or more. These
necessary to show the use of the received on or before January 28, 2008 regulations will affect donee
distilled spirits plant (DSP) premises for to be assured of consideration. organizations and individuals and
other activities or by alternating entities that make payments to donee
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) organizations.
proprietors. It describes proprietor’s use
of plant premises and other information OMB Number: 1545–1339. Respondents: Individuals or
to show that the change in plant status Type of Review: Extension. households.
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is in conformity with laws and Title: IA–33–92 (Final) Information Estimated Total Burden Hours:
regulations. Reporting for Reimbursements of 1,975,000 hours.
Respondents: Business and other for Interest on Qualified Mortgages. OMB Number: 1545–1083.
profits. Description: To encourage compliance Type of Review: Extension.
Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,000 with the tax laws relating to the Title: INTL–399–88 (Final) Treatment
hours. mortgage interest deduction, the of Dual Consolidated Losses.

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