[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 159 (Thursday, August 16, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49483-49484]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19832]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration


Actions on Special Permit Applications

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice of actions on Special Permit Applications.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application 
for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of 
Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, 
Subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on special permits 
applications in (July to July 2012). The mode of transportation 
involved are identified by a number in the ``Nature of Application'' 
portion of the table below as follows: 1--Motor vehicle, 2--Rail 
freight, 3--Cargo vessel, 4--Cargo aircraft only, 5--Passenger-carrying 
aircraft. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent 
applications for Emergency Special Permits. It should be noted that 
some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain 
special permits were issued.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 7, 2012.
Donald Burger,
Chief, Special Permits and ii ovals Branch.

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                                                                                      Nature of special permit
           S.P. No.                    Applicant               Regulation(s)                  thereof
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                                       MODIFICATION SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
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15258-M......................  Air Products and          49 CFR 180.205 and        To modify the special permit
                                Chemicals, Inc.           173.302a.                 to authorize additional
                                Tamaqua, PA.                                        cylinders which may be
                                                                                    tested by the untrasonic
                                                                                    test method.
14175-M......................  The Linde Group, Murray   49 CFR 180.209..........  To modify the special permit
                                Hill, NJ.                                           to authorize additional
                                                                                    Division 2.2 gases.
14924-M......................  Explosive Service         49 CFR 176.144(e), Sec.   To modify the special permit
                                International Ltd.,        176.145(b), Sec.         to waive the requirement for
                                Baton Rouge, LA.          176.137(b)(7), Sec.       a fire pump under Sec.
                                                          176.63(e), Sec.           176.64(e).
                                                          176.83; Sec.
                                                          176.116(e); Sec.
                                                          176.120; Sec.
                                                          176.138(b); Sec.
                                                          176.164(e); Sec.
                                                          176.178(b).
15220-M......................  GasCon (Pty) Ltd, Cape    49 CFR 178.274(b)         To modify the special permit
                                Town, South Africa.       178.277(b)(1).            to increase the water
                                                                                    capacity from 17000 liters
                                                                                    (4500 USWG) liters min; to
                                                                                    45000 liters (11888 USWG)
                                                                                    max.
11458-M......................  Costco Wholesale,         49 CFR 172.203(a) and     To modify the special permit
                                Issaquah, WA.             173.156(b).               to authorize transportation
                                                                                    in commerce as a limited
                                                                                    quantity in addition to ORM-
                                                                                    D.
10232-M......................  ITW Sexton, Deccatur, AL  49 CFR 173.304,           To modify the special permit
                                                          178.33(a).                to authorize a higher burst
                                                                                    pressure.
14978-M......................  Air Products and          49 CFR 173.181(c)(1)....  To modify the special permit
                                Chemicals, Inc.,                                    by removing the references
                                Allentown, PA.                                      to the drawings of the inner
                                                                                    packaging.
11836-M......................  Hydrite Chemical Co.,     49 CFR 173.24; 173.203..  To modify the special permit
                                Brookfield, WI.                                     by authorizing use of a UN
                                                                                    3H1 drum.
15661-M......................  Pyrotechnique by Grucci   49 CFR, 49 CFR 173.52,    To modify the special permit
                                (PbG) Brookhaven, NY.     49 CFR 173.50.            by authorizing additional
                                                                                    containers of unapproved
                                                                                    fireworks to be transported.
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                                           NEW SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
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15515-N......................  National Aeronautics and  49 CFR 173.302a,          To authorize the
                                Space Administration      173.301(0(1),             transportation in commerce
                                (NASA) Houston, TX.       173.301(h)(3),            of a non-DOT specification
                                                          173.302(f)(2) and         cylinder further packed in
                                                          173.302(f)(4).            an ATA-300 Category 1 outer
                                                                                    packaging. (modes 1, 2, 3,
                                                                                    4).
15593-N......................  ITW Sexton, Decatur, AL.  49 CFR 173.304a(d)(3),    To authorize the manufacture,
                                                          178.33(a)(8).             marking and sale of a non-
                                                                                    DOT specification container
                                                                                    to be used for the
                                                                                    transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of UN 1075. (modes 1, 2, 3,
                                                                                    4).
15615-N......................  American Promotional      49 CFR 171.8............  To authorize the
                                Events, Inc.--East d/b/                             transportation in comerce of
                                a TNT Fireworks                                     UNO336 Fireworks in UN4G
                                Florence, AL.                                       packaging with a capacity
                                                                                    greater than 450 liters.
                                                                                    (mode 1).
15617-N......................  Veolia ES Technical       49 CFR 173.192, Sec.      To authorize the
                                Solutions, L.L.C.         177.848.                  transportation in commerce
                                Flanders, NJ.                                       of waste phosgene in
                                                                                    alternative packaging being
                                                                                    transported to a disposal
                                                                                    facility without meeting the
                                                                                    segregation requirements for
                                                                                    Division 2.3 gas Zone A
                                                                                    materials within the
                                                                                    transport vehicle. (mode 1).

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15666-N......................  The Procter & Gamble      49 CFR 49 CFR 172.101,    Request to except a marine
                                Manufacturing Company     Appendix B, Paragraph 5.  pollutant from being
                                West Chester, OH.                                   regulated as a marine
                                                                                    pollutant. (modes 1, 2, 3,
                                                                                    4, 5).
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                                        EMERGENCY SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
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15652-N......................  Vertical Solutions LLC,   49 CFR 172.101            To authorize the
                                Valdez, AK.               Column(9B),               transportation in commerce
                                                          172.204(c)(3),            of certain hazardous
                                                          173.27(b)(2), 172.200,    materials by 14 CFR Part 133
                                                          172.300, Part 173,        Rotorcraft External Load
                                                          175.30(a)(1) and 175.75.  Operations transporting
                                                                                    hazardous materials attached
                                                                                    to or suspended from an
                                                                                    aircraft, in remote areas of
                                                                                    the U.S. only, without being
                                                                                    subject to hazard
                                                                                    communication requirements,
                                                                                    quantity limitations and
                                                                                    certain loading and stowage
                                                                                    requirements. (mode 4).
15665-N......................  Airgas Nor Pac            49 CFR 173.3(e).........  To authorize the
                                Vancouver, WA.                                      transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of a DOT Specification 4AA
                                                                                    cylinder containing
                                                                                    anhydrous ammonia that
                                                                                    developed a leak and is
                                                                                    equipped with a Chlorine
                                                                                    Institute Kit ``A'' to
                                                                                    prevent leakage during
                                                                                    transportation. (mode 1).
15667-N......................  Volga Dnepr--UNIQUE AIR   49 CFR 172.101 Column     To authorize the
                                CARGO, Inc Ulyanovsk.     (9B), 172.204(c)(3),      transportation in commerce
                                                          173.27, and               of certain Division 1.2
                                                          175.30(a)(1).             explosives that are
                                                                                    forbidden for transportation
                                                                                    by cargo only aircraft (mode
                                                                                    4).
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                                          NEW SPECIAL PERMIT WITHDRAWN
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15494-N......................  Johnson Controls Battery  49 CFR 173.159..........  To authorize the
                                Group, Inc., Milwaukee,                             transportation in commerce
                                WI.                                                 of certain actively leaking
                                                                                    lead acid batteries in a
                                                                                    special overpack by motor
                                                                                    vehicle. (mode 1).
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                                                     DENIED
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15553-N......................  Request by Best Sanitizers, Inc. Walton, KY July 25, 2012. To authorize the
                                transportation of non-bulk combination packages of medical grade instrument
                                sanitizer and disinfectant materials using custom inner packagings placed within
                                a strong outer fiberboard box.
15621-N......................  Request by Pacific Consolidated Industries, LLC Riverside, CA July 25, 2012. To
                                authorize the transportation in commerce of brass-lined filament wound cylinders
                                identified as Mobile Oxygen Storage Tanks filled with certain Division 2.1 and
                                2.2 gases.
15643-N......................  Request by Hunter Well Science Arlington, TX July 25, 2012. To authorize the
                                transportation in commerce Sulfur hexafluoride, UN 1080 as limited quantity in a
                                non-specification cylinder.
15662-N......................  Request by Department of State Washington, DC July 13, 2012. To authorize
                                transportation in commerce of batteries without externally marking the outer
                                package.
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