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Emergency Declarations

The FRA Acting Administrator's Declaration of Emergency Event

  • 24
  • Aug
  • 2017
DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0001
SUBJECT: Emergency Declarations
KEYWORDS: Emergency Declaration, Flash Flooding, Heavy Rainfall, Power Outages
ABSTRACT: Pursuant to Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 211.45, Federal Railroad Administration Acting Administrator Heath Hall has determined that the imminent threat of Tropical Storm Harvey with flooding rains, potential power outages, and localized flash flooding conditions predicted to occur in the Texas gulf coast region of the United States constitutes an “emergency event” as related to railroad operations.
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