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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Exemptions

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AGENCY:

Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

List of Applicants for Exemptions.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the applications described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular exemption is requested is indicated 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.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before May 18, 2000.

ADDRESS COMMENTS TO:

Records Center, Research and Special Programs, Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590.

Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a self-addressed stamped postcard showing the exemption application number.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Copies of the applications (See Docket Number) are available for inspection at the New Docket Management Facility, PL-401, at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Nassif Building, 400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590 or at http://dms.dot.gov.

This notice of receipt of applications for new exemptions is published in accordance with Part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)).

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Issued in Washington, DC, on April 12, 2000.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemptions

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of exemption thereof
12440-NRSPA-00-7212Luxfer Inc., Riverside, CA49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302(a), 178.46(a)(4), 178.46(c)(i)To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification cylinders for use in transporting various Division 2.2 materials. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12442-NRSPA-00-7208Cryogenic Vessel Alternatives, La Porte, TX49 CFR 178.338To authorize the transportation in commerce of liquid nitrogen, cryogenic liquid, Division 2.2 in insulated portable tanks by cargo vessel for delivery to oil and gas production facilities. (Modes 1, 3.)
12443-NRSPA-00-7209ChemCentral/Charlotte, Charlotte, NC49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars containing Class 8 hazardous materials to remain attached to unloading connectors without the physical presence of an unloader. (Mode 2.)
12444-NRSPA-00-7210ST Services, Dallas, TX49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars containing Class 3 hazardous material to remain attached to unloading connectors without the physical presence of an unloader. (Mode 2.)
12446-NRSPA-00-7211Japan Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, AL49 CFR 173.301(i)To authorize the transportation in commerce of foreign high pressure gas cylinders containing Division 2.2 material. (Modes 1, 2.)
12449-NRSPA-00-7213Indesin S.A. de C.V., Estado de, MX49 CFR 173.315To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a non-DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting compressed gases classed in Division 2.1 and 2.2. (Modes 1, 2, 3.)
12450-NRSPA-00-7214Indesin S.A. de C.V., Estado de, MX49 CFR 173.315To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a non-DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting chlorine, Division 2.3. (Modes 1, 2, 3.)
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