[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24305-24307]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09402]


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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 (March to March 2013). 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 April 9, 2013.
Donald Burger,
Chief, Special Permits and Approvals 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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14951-M.....................  Hexagon Lincoln, Inc.,     49 CFR 173.302a.........  To modify the special permit
                               Lincoln, NE.                                         to authorize an alternative
                                                                                    fire protection system.
11624-M.....................  Clean Harbors              49 CFR 173.173(b)(2)....  To modify the special permit
                               Environmental Services,                              to authorize an additional
                               Inc., Norwell, MA.                                   packaging.
14848-M.....................  Corning Incorporated,      49 CFR 172.202, 172.301,  To modify the special permit
                               Corning, NY.               172.400, 172.504 and      to authorize liquefied
                                                          177.834(h).               nitrogen without requiring
                                                                                    shipping papers, labeling or
                                                                                    placarding.
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                                           NEW SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
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15743-N.....................  Midwest Cylinder, Inc.,    49 CFR 180.211(c)(2)(i).  To authorize the repair of
                               Cleves, OH.                                          certain DOT 4L cylinders
                                                                                    without requiring pressure
                                                                                    testing. (mode 1).
15769-N.....................  KMG Chemicals, Houston,    49 CFR 172.102 Table 2    To authorize the
                               TX.                        IP2.                      transportation of solid
                                                                                    pentachlorophenol on flatbed
                                                                                    trailers. (mode 1)
15773-N.....................  Roche Molecular Systems,   49 CFR 173.242(e)(1)....  To authorize the
                               Inc., Branchburg, NJ.                                transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of PG II corrosive materials
                                                                                    described as Potassium
                                                                                    Hydroxide Solution, UN 1814
                                                                                    and Sodium Hydroxide
                                                                                    Solution, UN 1824 in a UN
                                                                                    50G Fiberboard Large
                                                                                    Packaging. (modes 1, 2, 3)
15804-N.....................  ThermoFisher Scientific,   49 CFR 172.101, HMT       To authorize the
                               LLC, Pittsburgh, PA.       Column (7), and 107.102   transportation in commerce
                                                          Special Provision N5.     of dry titanium powder in
                                                                                    glass packaging. (modes 1,
                                                                                    2, 3)
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                                        EMERGENCY SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
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15428-M.....................  National Aeronautics and   49 CFR Part 172 and 173.  To modify the special permit
                               Space Administration                                 to authorize additional
                               (NASA), Washington, DC.                              hazardous materials, add an
                                                                                    additional transport fixture
                                                                                    and add cargo vessel as a
                                                                                    mode of transportation.
                                                                                    (modes 1, 3)
15816-N.....................  Air Transport              49 CFR 172.101 Column     To authorize the one-time
                               International, LIttle      (9B).                     transportation in commerce
                               Rock, AR.                                            of certain explosives that
                                                                                    are forbidden for
                                                                                    transportation by cargo only
                                                                                    aircraft. (mode 4)
15819-N.....................  Air Transport              49 CFR 172.101 Column     To authorize the one-time
                               International, Little      (9B).                     transportation in commerce
                               Rock, AR.                                            of certain explosives that
                                                                                    are forbidden for
                                                                                    transportation by cargo only
                                                                                    aircraft. (mode 4)
15831-N.....................  Space Exploration          49 CFR Part 172 and 173.  To authorize the
                               Technologies Corp.,                                  transportation in commerce
                               Hawthorne, CA.                                       of certain hazardous
                                                                                    material as part of the
                                                                                    Dragon space capsule without
                                                                                    requiring shipping papers,
                                                                                    marking and labeling. (modes
                                                                                    1, 3)
15835-N.....................  Environment First, Inc.,   49 CFR 173.315..........  To authorize the one time
                               Jeffersonville, IN.                                  transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of a Division 2.2 material
                                                                                    (1,1,1,2-Tetrafluorethane)
                                                                                    in a non-DOT specification
                                                                                    IMO Type 5 portable tank.
                                                                                    (mode 1)
15840-N.....................  Airgas USA, LLC Cheyenne,  49 CFR 173.3(e).........  To authorize the
                               WY.                                                  transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of a DOT Specification 3AA
                                                                                    cylinder containing
                                                                                    anhydrous ammonia that
                                                                                    developed a leak and is
                                                                                    equipped with a Chlorine
                                                                                    Institute Kit ``A'' to
                                                                                    prevent leakage during
                                                                                    transportation. (mode 1)
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                                          NEW SPECIAL PERMIT WITHDRAWN
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15808-N.....................  U.S. Department of         49 CFR 171.22(e),         To authorize the
                               Defense (DOD), Scott       172.101 Column (9A),      transportation of forbidden
                               AFB, IL.                   and 173.62.               explosives by air. (modes 1,
                                                                                    2, 3, 4, 5)
15822-N.....................  Thatcher Transportation,   49 CFR 49 CFR Parts 106,  To authorize self
                               Inc., Salt Lake City, UT.  107 and 171-180..         requalificaiton of chlorine
                                                                                    ton containers. (mode 1)
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                                                     DENIED
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15709-N.....................  Request by Praxair Distribution, Inc. Danbury, CT March 14, 2013. To authorize the
                                   transportation in commerce of foreign manufactured cylinders that are not
                                                     equipped with pressure relief devices.
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15728-N.....................     Request by Brenner Tank LLC Fond du Lac, WI March 12, 2013. To authorize the
                                   manufacture, mark, sale, and use of non-DOT specification FRP cargo tanks
                                     conforming to specification DOT 407, DOT 412, or combination thereof.
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