[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 92 (Tuesday, May 13, 2014)]
[Page 27363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-11068]



Office of the Secretary of Transportation

[Docket No. DOT-OST-2014-0067]

Emergency Order Providing for Local Notification of High-Volume 
Rail Transport of Bakken Crude Oil

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of issuance and availability of Emergency Order.


SUMMARY: On May 7, 2014, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation issued an 
Emergency Order (EO), that requires that each railroad operating trains 
containing more than 1,000,000 gallons of Bakken crude oil 
(approximately 35 tank cars) in a particular state to provide the State 
Emergency Response Commission notification regarding the expected 
movement of such trains through the counties in that state.
    The full text of the EO can be accessed by going to 
www.regulations.gov and searching for docket number: DOT-OST-2014-0067.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For any questions regarding compliance 
with the EO, please contact the team at the Federal Railroad 
Administration's Office of Safety at (202) 493-6245. For questions 
concerning this notice of availability, contact: Brett Jortland, Deputy 
Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, 20590; telephone (202) 366-4723.

    Issued in Washington, DC on May 9, 2014.
Kathryn Sinniger,
Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2014-11068 Filed 5-9-14; 4:15 pm]