Surface Transportation Board Office of Environmental Analysis

Draft EIS Released for CP-KCS Merger Proposal

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s (CPKC) potential impacts on the environment was issued Aug. 5 by the Surface Transportation Board (STB); comments are due by Sept. 26, 2022.

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman on March 3 announced that he has selected Danielle Gosselin to lead the Office of Environmental Analysis.

STB: Gosselin Assumes OEA Director Role

Danielle Gosselin has been appointed Director of the Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA), following service in an acting capacity since January 2021.

In September 2021, Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern agreed to combine, forming Canadian Pacific Kansas City, the first U.S.-Mexico-Canada rail network. The Surface Transportation Board on Nov. 23, accepted for consideration their merger application.

STB Advances Environmental Review of CPKC

The Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) is moving forward with its assessment of Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s (CPKC) potential effects on the environment.

STB OKs Uinta Basin Railway Project

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Dec. 15 approved the construction and operation of the Uinta Basin Railway in Utah; STB Chairman Martin Oberman was the sole dissenter.