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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 September 19, 2001.

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 August 15, 2001.

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
12778-NRSPA-01-10306SF Phosphates Limited Co., Rock Springs, WY49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize tank cars, containing anydrous ammonia, to remain connected while standing without the physical presence of an unloader (Mode 2.)
12780-NRSPA-01-10307Vinings Industries, Inc., Kennesaw, GA49 CFR 172.202, 173.203To authorize the transportation in commerce of samples of Class 8 and Class 9 hazardous materials in specially designed packaging. (Mode 1.)
12781-NRSPA-01-10318International Business Aircraft, Inc., Tulsa, OK49 CFR 172.101To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 1 explosives which are forbidden or exceed quantities presently authorized. (Mode 4.)
12782-NRSPA-01-10318Air Liquide American Corporation, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.301(g)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders equipped with plastic protection caps for use in transporting Division 2.1 and 2.2 compressed gases. (Mode 1.)
12783-NRSPA-01-10309CryoSurgery, Inc., Nashville, TN49 CFR 171.8, 173.144, 173.156, 173.304, 173.306To authorize the transportation in commerce of small units of compressed gas, refrigerant 404A as limited quantities and/or ORM-D intended for medical use. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)
12784-NRSPA-01-10308CrySurgery, Inc., Nashville, TN49 CFR 171.8, 173.144, 173.156, 173.304, 173.306To authorize the transportation in commerce of compressed, refigerant 22, when shipped in relatively small units to be reclassed as ORM-D and transported as consumer commodity for medical purposes. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)
12785-NRSPA-01-10313Monson Companies, South Portland, ME49 CFR 177.848To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 4.2 and Class 8 materials that are not authorized to be transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility. (Mode 1.)
12790-NRSPA-01-10320Environmental Management, Inc. (EMI)49 CFR 173.201, 173.202, 173.203, 173.302, 173.304, 173.309, 173.34To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification full open head, steel salvage cylinders for use in transporting damaged, leaking or improperly filled cylinders containing various hazardous materials. (Mode 1.)
12791-NRSPA-01-10314General Dynamics Ordnance Tactical Systems, Inc., Marion, IL49 CFR 173.1(b), 173.24(c), 173.25(a)(1), 173.3(a)To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of 35 drums containing explosives which do not meet Packing Instruction 115 of the HMR. (Mode 1.)
12792-NRSPA-01-10321Miami Products and Chemical Company, Fairborn, OH49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize tank cars, containing chlorine, to remain connected while standing without the physical presence of an unloader. (Mode 2.)
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12795-NRSPA-01-10340Scientific Cylinder Corp., Englewood, CO49 CFR (e)(8), (e)(15)(vi) and (e)(19), 173.34(e)(1), (e)(3), (e)(4), (e)(5), (e)(6), (e)(7)To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT-3A cylinders manufactured from 6061 alloy which are 100% ultrasonic wall thickness inspected in lieu of the internal visual test. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12800-NRSPA-01-10317Department of Energy, (DOE), Washington, DC49 CFR 173.427(b)To authorize the transportation in commerce of unit train shipments in exclusive use of soil-like radioactive LSA-11 waste material in strong tight bulk packages (closed rail cars). (Mode 2.)
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[FR Doc. 01-20925 Filed 8-17-01; 8:45 am]

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