BLOCK Great Lakes Basin RAILROAD

No Eminent Domain For Private Gain - Save Our Community Investments!

THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD (S.T.B.)

Great Lakes Basin has provided notice to the Surface Transportation Board that they plan to file either a petition for exemption or an application, seeking authority to construct and operate the rail line.  This proposed rail line has the potential to result in significant environmental impacts; therefore, the Board's Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has determined that the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is appropriate pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).  

HOW TO RESPOND TO THE
SUBMITTED APPLICATION: 

DEADLINE JUNE 5TH, 2017

COMMENTING PROCEDURE 

for GLBT APPLICATION

when COMMENTING AS AN INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE CITIZEN

all others must file following the standard STB procedures

Comments on the APPLICATION MUST be filed by June 5, 2017

Comments on the Motion for Protective Order MUST be filed by May 20, 2017

(Extensions have been requested but are not yet granted, stay tuned)

E-FILE INSTRUCTIONS

  • http://www.stb.gov
  • Click on E-FILING
  • Click on e-filing screen that pops up
  • Click on: Other Submissions (Correspondence, Comments) (blue letters on left)
  • Docket #: FD in first box – 35952 in second box
  • Subject: GLBT Application
  • Complete the * boxes
  • Attach your letter
  • Click Submit

U.S. MAIL INSTRUCTIONS

Send original letter AND 10 (ten) copies to:

( This is required)

Surface Transportation Board,

Attn: Docket # FD-35952

395 E Street, S.W.

Washington, DC 20423-0001

COMMENTING PROCEDURE 

for GLBT APPLICATION

for ANYONE WHO IS NOT FILING AS AN INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE CITIZEN

Comments on the APPLICATION MUST be filed by June 5, 2017

Comments on the Motion for Protective order MUST be filed by May 20, 2017

(Extensions have been requested but are not yet granted, stay tuned)

Comments must be served to all parties of record no matter if you E-File or use U.S. Mail.

Every comment/letter must contain a Certificate of Service, see example below

I certify that I have this day served copies of this document upon all parties of record in this proceeding by (U.S. Mail or E-mail)

Signature Date

Where to find the parties of record

  • Go to STB web site, http://www.stb.gov
  • Click on E-LIBRARY
  • Click on Service Lists
  • Prefix: FD
  • Docket Number: 35952
  • Leave other 2 boxes blank
  • Format: Mailing Labels
  • Click on SEARCH

E-FILE INSTRUCTIONS

  • http://www.stb.gov
  • Click on E-FILING
  • Click on screen e-filing screen that pops up
  • Click on: Other Submissions (Correspondence, Comments) (blue letters on left)
  • Docket # FD 35952 in first 2 boxes
  • Subject: GLBT Application
  • Complete the * boxes
  • Attach your letter
  • Click Submit
  • Send Copies of your letter to ALL on the Service List

U.S. MAIL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Send original letter AND 10 (ten) copies to:

Surface Transportation Board,

Attn: Docket # FD-35952

395 E Street, S.W.

Washington, DC 20423-0001

Send letter to ALL on Service List

  • Send Copies of your letter to ALL on the Service List