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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Delays in Processing of Exemption Applications

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Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.


List of applications delayed more than 180 days.


In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5117(c), RSPA is publishing the following list of exemption applications that have been in process for 180 days or more. The reason(s) for delay and the expected completion date for action on each application is provided in association with each identified application.

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J. Suzanne Hedgepeth, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals, Research and Special Programs Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590-0001, (202) 366-4535.

Key to “Reasons for Delay”

1. Awaiting additional information from applicant.

2. Extensive public comment under review.

3. Application is technically complex and is of significant impact or precedent-setting and requires extensive analysis.

4. Staff review delayed by other priority issues or volume of exemption applications.

Meaning of Application Number Suffixes

N—New application.

M—Modification request.

PM—Party to application with modification request.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2000.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemption Applications

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
11862-NThe BOC Group, Murray Hill, NJ407/31/2000
11927-NAlaska Marine Lines, Inc., Seattle, WA407/31/2000
12125-NMayo Foundation, Rochester, MN407/31/2000
12142-NAristech Chemical Corp., Pittsburgh, PA407/31/2000
12148-NEastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY407/31/2000
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12158-NHickson Corporation, Conley, GA407/31/2000
12181-NAristech, Pittsburgh, PA407/31/2000
12205-NIndependent Chemical Corp., Glendale, NY407/31/2000
12248-NCiba Specialty Chemicals Corp., High Point, NC407/31/2000
12277-NThe Indian Sugar & General Engineering Corp. ISGE, Haryana, IX107/31/2000
12281-NABS Group, Inc., Houston, TX407/31/2000
12290-NSavage Industries, Inc., Pottstown, PA407/31/2000
12292-NWestway Trading Corporation, New Orleans, LA407/31/2000
12307-NKern County Dept. of Weights & Measures, Bakersfield, CA407/31/2000
12325-NLifeline Technologies, Inc., Sharon Hill, PA407/31/2000
12332-NAutomotive Occupant Restraints Council, Lexington, KY407/31/2000
12339-NBOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ407/31/2000
12341-NSpace Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA407/31/2000
12343-NCity Machine & Welding, Inc. of Amarillo, Amarillo, TX108/31/2000
12350-NBAC Technologies, Ltd., West Liberty, OH408/31/2000
12351-NNalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P., Freeport, TX408/31/2000
12353-NMonson Companies, South Portland, ME408/31/2000
12355-NUnion Tank Car Company, East Chicago, IN408/31/2000
12368-NOccidental Chemical Corp., Dallas, TX408/31/2000
12379-NWestern Farm Services, Inc., Walnut Grove, CA408/31/2000
12381-NIdeal Chemical & Supply Co., Memphis, TN408/31/2000
12383-NSealift Inc., Oyster Bay, NY408/31/2000
12386-NMaine Yankee Atomic Power Co., Wiscasset, ME408/31/2000
12388-NMountain Safety Research, Seattle, WA408/31/2000
12391-NAirgas Mgmt., Inc., Cheyenne, WY408/31/2000
12392-NConsani Engineering, Elsies River, SA107/31/2000
12396-NUnited States Alliance, Houston, TX408/31/2000
12397-NFMC Corporation, Philadelphia, PA408/31/2000
12398-NPraxair, Danbury, CT408/31/2000
12399-NBOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ408/31/2000
12401-NDG Supplies, Inc., Hamilton, NJ408/31/2000
12402-NTaylor-Wharton, Hunstville, AL407/31/2000
12403-NStrainrite, Lewiston, ME409/29/2000
12405-NAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA408/31/2000
12406-NOccidental Chemical Corporation, Dallas, TX409/29/2000

Modifications to Exemptions

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
8308-MTradewind Enterprises, Inc., Hillsboro, OR408/31/2000
8556-MGardner Cryogencis, Lehigh Valley, PA408/31/2000
9266-MERMEWA, Inc., Houston, TX408/31/2000
9847-MFIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA409/29/2000
10656-MConf. of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc., Frankfort, KY408/31/2000
10672-MBurlington Packaging, Inc., Brooklyn, NY408/31/2000
10921-MThe Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH108/31/2000
10977-MFederal Industries Corporation, Plymouth, MN408/31/2000
11406-MConf. of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc., Frankfort, KY407/31/2000
11537-MJCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Milford, VA407/31/2000
11722-MCITERGAS, S.A., Civray, FR409/29/2000
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR407/31/2000
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR407/31/2000
11769-MHydrite Chemical Company, Brookfield, WI407/31/2000
11777-MAutoliv ASP, Inc., Ogden, UT408/31/2000
11798-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA1, 407/31/2000
12056-MDefense of Defense (MTMC), Falls Church, VA408/31/2000
12074-MVan Hool NV, B-2500 Lier Koningshooikt, BG107/31/2000
12178-MSTC Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA107/31/2000
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