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End of the Line

November 10, 2005

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Roger Nober has announced the matters and cases to be addressed at the STB’s open voting conference to begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2005, in Room 760, the agency’s hearing room, on the 7th Floor of the agency’s headquarters in the Mercury Building, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

At the November 16 voting conference, the Board Members will discuss publicly among themselves, and vote on, the following matter pertaining to Croton-on-Hudson, among others. While the conference is open for public observation, no public participation is permitted.

On November 21, 2005 4:34 PM, Pat Barua said:

The Village has won the first battle in the STB fight. NIR’s short cut application to be declared a common carrier has been rejected. NIR can still go forward with a full blown application, but that is a much bigger mountain for them to climb.

The decision is available at the STB website.

On November 10, 2005 5:01 PM, Mrs. Smith said:

So, now we know that within one week, we will know the decision of the STB. Too late now to make any gesture of civility to Regus Industry, and if the decision goes against us, we can be sure that there will be no thoughts of being a good neighbor as there was total rejection of their attempts. I suspect that the garbage industry is not really capable of such behavior, but we have lost any possibility of finding out. Too bad that there was not any “out of the box” thinking on this issue.


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