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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 April 24, 2001.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemption Applications

ApplicationApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
11862-NThe BOC Group, Murray Hill, NJ405/31/2001
11927-NAlaska Marine Lines, Inc., Seattle, WA405/31/2001
12142-NAristech Chemical Corp., Pittsburgh, PA405/31/2001
12158-NHickson Corporation, Conley, GA405/31/2001
12181-NAristech, Pittsburgh, PA405/31/2001
12248-NCiba Specialty Chemicals Corp., High Point, NC1, 405/31/2001
12290-NSavage Industries, Inc., Pottstown, PA405/31/2001
12339-NBOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ405/31/2001
12353-NMonson Companies, South Portland, ME405/31/2001
12355-NUnion Tank Car Company, East Chicago, IN405/31/2001
12381-NIdeal Chemical & Supply Co., Memphis, TN405/31/2001
12406-NOccidental Chemical Corporation, Dallas, TX405/31/2001
12412-NGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR405/31/2001
12422-NConnecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co., East Hampton, CT1, 406/29/2001
12434-NSalmon Air, Salmon, ID405/31/2001
12440-NLuxfer Inc., Riverside, CA406/29/2001
12454-NEthyl Corp., Richmond, VA406/29/2001
12456-NBaker Hughes, Houston, TX406/29/2001
12476-NFisher-Rosemount Petroleum, Tulsa, OK406/29/2001
12497-NHenderson International Technologies, Inc., Richardson, TX406/29/2001
12516-NPoly-Coat Systems, Inc., Houston, TX405/31/2001
12518-NAir Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA405/31/2001
12544-NLKQ Corporation, Lecanto, FL405/31/2001
12566-NGeneral Atomics, San Diego, CA406/29/2001
12571-NAir Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA406/29/2001
12574-NWeldship Corporation, Bethlehem, PA406/29/2001
12590-NUS Airways, Pittsburgh, PA406/29/2001
12591-NSGL Carbon, LLC, Morgantown, NC106/29/2001
12592-NMatson Navigation Co., San Francisco, CA406/29/2001

Modifications to Exemptions

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
7060-MFederal Express, Memphis, TN405/31/2001
8013-MPraxair, Inc., Danbury, CT405/31/2001
8086-MThe Boeing Co (Mil Aircraft & Missiles Sys Group), Seattle, WA405/31/2001
8308-MTradewind Enterprises, Inc., Hillsboro, OR405/31/2001
8554-MOrica USA Inc., Englewood, CO405/31/2001
9884-MMallinckrodt, Inc. (Puritan Bennett Corp), Indianapolis, IN406/29/2001
10656-MConf. of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc., Frankfort, KY406/29/2001
10915-MLuxfer Gas Cylinders (Composite Cylinder Div), Riverside, CA405/31/2001
11202-MNewport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Newport News, VA406/29/2001
11316-MTRW Automotive, Queen Creek, AZ405/31/2001
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11526-MBOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ405/31/2001
11237-MJCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Milford, VA405/31/2001
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR405/31/2001
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR405/31/2001
11769-MHydrite Chemical Company, Brookfield, WI405/31/2001
11798-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA405/31/2001
11798-MAnderson Development Company, Adrian, MI406/29/2001
11911-MTransfer Flow, Inc., Chico, CA406/29/2001
12178-MSTC Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA106/29/2001
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[FR Doc. 01-10572 Filed 4-27-01; 8:45 am]