Emergency Declarations

The FRA Acting Administrator's Declaration of Emergency Event

  • 06
  • Sep
  • 2017
DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0001
SUBJECT: Emergency Declarations
KEYWORDS: Emergency Declaration,, Hurricane, Hurricane Force Winds, Severe Storm Surge, Flooding Rain, 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 Hurricane Irma with hurricane force winds, severe storm surge, flooding rains, and potential power outages predicted to occur in the southeast United States constitutes an “emergency event” as related to railroad operations.