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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 application 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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Delmer Billings, 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 “Reason 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 December 1, 2004.

R. Ryan Posten,

Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety Exemptions & Approvals.

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Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
New Exemption Applications
11927-NAlaska Marine Lines, Inc., Seattle, WA412-31-2004
12381-NIdeal Chemical & Supply Co., Memphis, TN201-31-2005
12412-NGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR301-31-2005
12751-NDefense Technology Corporation, Casper, WY412-31-2004
12950-NWalnut Industries, Inc., Bensalem, PA401-31-2005
13054-NCHS Transportation, Mason City, IA412-31-2004
13176-NUnion Pacific Railroad Company, Omaha, NE401-31-2005
12949-NRailway Progress Institute, Inc., Alexandria, VA401-31-2005
13281-NThe Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI401-31-2005
13347-NShipMate, Inc., Torrance, CA412-31-2004
13341-NNational Propane Gas Association, Washington, DC112-31-2004
13302-NFIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA412-31-2004
13314-NSunoco Inc., Philadelphia, PA401-31-2005
13309-NOPW Engineered Systems, Lebanon, OH401-31-2005
13295-NTaylor-Wharton, Harrisburg, PA112-31-2004
13266-NLuxfer Gas Cylinders, Riverside, CA112-31-2004
13265-NAeropress Corporation, Shreveport, LA412-31-2004
13228-NAirSep Creekside Corp., Buffalo, NY412-31-2004
13563-NApplied Companies, Valencia, CA401-31-2005
13560-NTexaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems L.L.C. (TOHS), Rochester Hills, MI412-31-2004
13554-NThe Fertilizer Institute, Washington, DC412-31-2004
13547-NCP Industries, McKeesport, PA401-31-2005
13484-NAir Liquide America, L.P., Houston, TX412-31-2004
13482-NU.S. Vanadium Corporation (Subsidiary of Straegic Minerals Corporation), Niagara Falls, NY412-31-2004
13443-NKoch Materials Company, Wichita, KS412-31-2004
13461-NFIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA412-31-2004
13346-NStand-By-Systems, Inc., Dallas, TX112-31-2004
13585-NTexaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems, L.L.C., Rochester Hills, MI412-31-2004
13582-NLinde Gas LLC (Linde), Independence, OH401-31-2005
13422-NPuritan Bennett, Plainfield, IN312-31-2004
13188-NGeneral Dynamics, Lincoln, NE112-31-2004
13183-NBecton Dickinson, Sandy, UT412-31-2004
13077-NMacIntyre, Middlebury, VT401-31-2005
12797-NEnvironmental Quality Co., Belleville, MI401-31-2005
Modification to Exemptions
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR201-31-2005
12065-MPetrolab Company, Latham, NY412-31-2004
10019-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA312-31-2004
11241-MRohm and Haas Co., Philadelphia, PA101-31-2005
11537-MHawkins, Inc., Minneapolis, MN201-31-2005
7280-MDepartment of Defense, Ft. Eustis, VA412-31-2004
10915-MLuxfer Gas Cylinders (Composite Cylinder Division), Riverside, CA101-31-2005
10878-MTankcon FRP Inc., Boisbriand, Qc1, 301-31-2005
9421-MTaylor-Wharton (Gas & Fluid Control Group), Harrisburg, PA412-31-2004
12022-MTaylor-Wharton (Gas & Fluid Control Group), Harrsburg, PA412-31-2004
11537-MInterstate Chemical Company, Inc., Hermitage, PA201-31-2005
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10882-MEspar Products, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada401-31-2005
13027-MHernco Fabrication & Services, Midland, TX401-31-2005
11579-MDyno Nobel, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT401-31-2005
11537-MAmerican Development Corporation, Vanceboro, NC301-31-2005
8718-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA312-31-2004
8162-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA312-31-2004
7277-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA312-31-2004
7060-MFederal Express, Memphis, TN412-31-2004
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR201-31-2005
11537-MJCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Milford, VA201-31-2005
11769-MHydrite Chemical Company, Brookfield, WI201-31-2005
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[FR Doc. 04-26866 Filed 12-7-04; 8:45 am]