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Secretary of Transportation Buttigieg, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Bronaugh, FMC Commissioner Bentzel to Testify at Hearing on Urgent Issues in Freight Rail Service

FOR RELEASE
04/22/2022 (Friday) [PDF Version]
No. 22-24

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The Surface Transportation Board today announced that Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is expected to provide testimony at the scheduled Board hearing on Urgent Issues in Freight Rail Service, beginning on April 26, 2022.  Secretary Buttigieg will be the first speaker and will be followed by Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Dr. Jewel H. Bronaugh, and on behalf of himself, Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel of the Federal Maritime Commission.

The Board is also announcing a revised start time for the second day of the hearing, to ensure that all witnesses will be called within the scheduled two-day hearing.  On Wednesday, April 27 only, the hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET.  On Tuesday, April 26, the hearing will begin as previously scheduled at 9:30 a.m. ET.

The current hearing notice in Urgent Issues in Freight Rail Service, Docket No. EP 770, may be viewed and downloaded here.  This link will be updated to include all revisions to the schedule when available.

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