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-----------------------------***----------------------------- >From the Surface Transportation Board, Washington, D.C. -----------------------------***----------------------------- The Surface Transportation Board today provided a schedule of speakers' appearances and their time allocations for the Board's December 4, 2008 public hearing, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the U.S. Department of Energy's application for authority to build the proposed "Caliente Line," a 300-mile rail line that would connect an existing rail line near Caliente, NV, to a proposed geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, NV. The speakers' list for the hearing is attached. The Thursday, December 4 public hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Las Vegas Hearing Facility-Pacific Enterprise Plaza, Building No. 1, 3250 Pepper Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120. All visitors to the NRC's facility must present a valid form of government-issued photo identification and pass security screening before being granted access into the building. Cameras are not permitted in the building. The NRC's facility is located near several Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission public-transit lines, and visitors are encouraged to use public transportation. Parking on public streets near the building is very limited. The Board announced the hearing by a notice issued to the public on October 31, 2008, and published in the November 5, 2008 Federal Register (73 FR 65922). The Board's schedule of speakers' appearances and time allocations was provided in a decision issued today, November 21, 2008, in United States Department of Energy—Rail Construction and Operation—Caliente Rail Line in Lincoln, Nye, and Esmeralda Counties, NV, STB Finance Docket No. 35106( http://www.stb.dot.gov/decisions/readingroom.nsf/WebDecisionID/39539?OpenDocument ) . The decision is available for viewing and downloading on the Board's Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov, under "E-LIBRARY," then under " Decisions & Notices," beneath the date "11/21/08." The hearing will not be webcast via the Board's Web site because of technical factors. However, the hearing will be recorded, archived, and at a later date made accessible via the home page of the agency's Web site, at http://www.stb.dot.gov, under "Information Center/Past Meetings." ### ATTACHMENT (speakers' list) ______________________ Attachment Surface Transportation Board Public Hearing United States Department of Energy—Rail Construction and Operation—Caliente Rail Line in Lincoln, Nye, and Esmeralda Counties, NV STB Finance Docket No. 35106 December 4, 2008 SCHEDULE OF APPEARANCES Party / Speaker / Time Allotted (minutes) Panel I(A): Government The Honorable Shelley Berkley, U.S. House of Representatives / 10 Panel I(B): Government State of Nevada, Agency for Nuclear Projects Robert Halstead, Agency Transportation Advisor / 10 State of Nevada, Office of the Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, Attorney General (or designated representative) / 10 State of California Susan Durbin, Deputy Attorney General / 10 Panel I(C): Government Clark County, NV Susan Brager, Commissioner / 10 Nevada Counties of Nye, Churchill, Esmeralda, & Mineral Jeffrey D. VanNiel, Counsel for Nye County / 10 Lincoln County, NV Wade Poulson, Vice Chair of Lincoln County Commission / 10 White Pine County, NV Dr. Mike Baughman, Consultant to the White Pine County Nuclear Waste Project Office / 10 Panel I(D): Government City of Caliente, NV Kevin Phillips, Mayor of Caliente / 10 City of Las Vegas, NV Larry Brown, Councilman, or Brad Jerbic, City Attorney / 10 City of Henderson, NV James Gibson, Mayor of Henderson, & Gerri Schroder, Councilwoman / 10 Panel II: Native American Interests Western Shoshone National Council Ian Zabarte, Secretary of State for the Western Shoshone National Council / 10 Native Community Action Council Margene Bullcreek, President / 10 Timbisha Shoshone Tribe Joe Kennedy, Chairman / 10 Panel III: Applicant Department of Energy Mary Neumayr, Deputy General Counsel for Environment & Nuclear Programs / 15 Panel IV: Nuclear Utilities Nuclear Energy Institute Paul Seidler, Senior Director, Nevada, & Everett Redmond II, Senior Project Manager / 10 Panel V: Businesses Caliente Hot Springs Resort John Huston / 5 John Uhalde Ranch Gracian Uhalde / 5 Nevada Central Railroad Robert Alan Kemp / 5 Triple Aught Gene Kolkman / 5 Panel VI: Citizens & Community Groups Citizen Alert Peggy Maze Johnson / 5 Dia Art Foundation (To be determined) / 5 9 Group Jenna Morton / 5 Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force Judy Treichel, Executive Director / 5 Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada Launce Rake / 5 Rollin Kim Lee / 5 Moe Truman / 5 ### -----------------------------***----------------------------- If you have received this e-mail in error or wish to unsubscribe from STB News, please send an e-mail message to stbnewslistserver@xxxxxxxxxxx and place "unsubscribe stbnews" as the body of the message.
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