49 CFR 1121.3 - Content.
(a) A party filing a petition for exemption shall provide its case-in-chief, along with its supporting evidence, workpapers, and related documents at the time it files its petition.
(b) A petition must comply with environmental or historic reporting and notice requirements of 49 CFR part 1105, if applicable.
(c) A party seeking revocation of an exemption or a notice of exemption shall provide all of its supporting information at the time it files its petition. Information later obtained through discovery can be submitted in a supplemental petition pursuant to 49 CFR 1121.2.
(1) If a proposed acquisition or operation of a rail line involves a provision or agreement that may limit future interchange with a third-party connecting carrier, whether by outright prohibition, per-car penalty, adjustment in the purchase price or rental, positive economic inducement, or other means (“interchange commitment”), the following additional information must be provided:
(i) The existence of that provision or agreement and identification of the affected interchange points; and
(ii) A confidential, complete version of the document(s) containing or addressing that provision or agreement, which may be filed with the Board under 49 CFR 1104.14(a) and will be kept confidential without need for the filing of an accompanying motion for a protective order under 49 CFR 1104.14(b).
(2) To obtain information about an interchange commitment for use in a proceeding before the Board, a shipper or other affected party may be granted access to the confidential documents filed pursuant to paragraph (d)(1) of this section by filing, and serving upon the petitioner, a “Motion for Access to Confidential Documents,” containing:
(ii) An appropriate draft protective order and confidentiality undertaking(s) that will ensure that the documents are kept confidential.
(iii) Parties must produce the relevant documents within 5 days of receipt of a Board approved, signed confidentiality agreement.
Title 49 published on 2014-10-01
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