United States Seventh Circuit

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DECATUR COUNTY COMM'RS v. SURFACE TRANSP. BD., 00-4082

A Surface Transportation Board order, declining to penalize a rail company for an embargo of a portion of a rail line, was supported by substantial evidence under a balancing test assessing the reasonableness of the embargo.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/16/2002
  • Decided 10/15/2002
  • Published 10/15/2002

Judges

  • CUDAHY, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, COFFEY and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Peter S. French (argued), Nissa M. Ricafort, Lewis & Kappes, Indianapolis, IN, for Petitioners.

  • For Appellees:
  • Alice C. Saylor (argued), Ellen D. Hanson, Surface Transp. Bd., Washington, DC, for Respondents., Karl Morell, Washington, DC, for Intervenor-Respondent.