Emergency Declarations

The FRA Administrator’s Declaration of Emergency Event

  • 05
  • May
  • 2017
DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0001
SUBJECT: Emergency Declarations
KEYWORDS: Emergency Declaration, severe flooding, heavy rainfall
ABSTRACT: Pursuant to Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 211.45, Federal Railroad Administration Executive Director and Acting Administrator Patrick Warren, has determined that recent heavy rainfall, and severe flooding in several states along the Mississippi River and its tributaries, including Mississippi, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Illinois, constitutes an “emergency event” as related to railroad operations.
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