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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 November 6, 2000.

R. Ryan Posten,

Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exception Applications

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
11862-NThe BOC Group, Murray Hill, NJ412/29/2000
11927-NAlaska Marine Lines, Inc. Seattle, WA412/29/2000
12125-NMayo Foundation, Rochester, MN411/30/2000
12142-NAristech Chemical Corp., Pittsburgh, PA412/29/2000
12158-NHickson Corporation, Conley, GA412/29/2000
12181-NAristech, Pittsburgh, PA412/29/2000
12248-NCiba Specialty Chemicals Corp., High Point, NC412/29/2000
12277-NThe Indian Sugar & General Engineering Corp. ISGE, Haryana, IX111/30/2000
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12281-NABS Group, Inc., Houston, TX412/29/2000
12290-NSavage Industries, Inc., Pottstown, PA412/29/2000
12307-NKern County Dept. of Weights & Measures, Bakersfield, CA412/29/2000
12332-NAutomotive Occupant Restraints Council, Lexington, KY412/29/2000
12339-NBOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ412/29/2000
12343-NCity Machine & Welding, Inc. of Amarillo, Amarillo, TX112/29/2000
12351-NNalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P., Freeport, TX411/30/2000
12353-NMonson Companies, South Portland, ME412/29/2000
12355-NUnion Tank Car Company, East Chicago, IN412/29/2000
12368-NOccidental Chemical Corp., Dallas, TX412/29/2000
12381-NIdeal Chemical & Supply Co., Memphis, TN412/29/2000
12397-NFMC Corporation, Philadelphia, PA412/29/2000
12406-NOccidental Chemical Corporation, Dallas, TX412/29/2000
12412-NGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR412/29/2000
12422-NConnecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co., East Hampton, CT412/29/2000
12427-NChubb Fire Ltd., England411/30/2000
12433-NThe Lighter Company, Inc., Miami, FL412/29/2000
12434-NSalmon Air, Salmon, ID412/29/2000
12440-NLuxfer Inc., Riverside, CA401/31/2001
12443-NChemCentral/Charlotte, Charlotte, NC401/31/2001
12444-NST Services, Dallas, TX401/31/2001
12446-NJapan Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, AL111/30/2000
12454-NEthyl Corp., Richmond, VA401/31/2001
12455-NUnited States Marine Safety Association, Philadelphia, PA401/31/2000
12456-NBaker Hughes, Houston, TX401/31/2001
12457-NArch Chemicals, Inc., Norwalk, CN412/29/2000
12468-NConnecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co., East Hampton, CT411/30/2000
12469-NDepartment of Energy, Germantown, MD401/31/2001
12473-NOld Bridge Metals & Chemicals, Inc., Old Bridge, NJ401/31/2001

Modifications to Exemptions

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
6658-MMason & Hanger Corp. (USDOE/Pantex Plant), Amarillo, TX411/30/2000
8299-MPacific Scientific, Duarte, CA411/30/2000
8308-MTradewind Enterprises, Inc., Hillsboro, OR411/30/2000
8556-MGardner Cryogenics, Lehigh Valley, PA411/30/2000
10656-MConf. of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc., Frankfort, KY411/30/2000
11296-MHeritage Transport, LLC, Indianapolis, IN411/30/2000
11316-MTRW Automotive, Queen Creek, AZ401/31/2001
11537-MJCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Milford, VA412/29/2000
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR411/30/2000
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR412/29/2000
11769-MHydrite Chemical Company, Brookfield, WI412/29/2000
11798-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA1, 412/29/2000
11798-MAnderson Development Company, Adrian, MI412/29/2000
11911-MTransfer Flow, Inc., Chico, CA401/31/2001
11916-MCP Industries, Inc., McKeesport, PA401/31/2001
12074-MVan Hool NV, B-2500 Lier Koningshooikt, BG112/29/2000
12178-MSTC Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA111/30/2000
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[FR Doc. 00-28919 Filed 11-9-00; 8:45 am]