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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit

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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT.


List of applications for modification of special permit.


In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlier Federal Register publications, they are not repeated here. Request of modifications of special permits (e.g. to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix “M” demote a modification request. There applications have been separated from the new Start Printed Page 74866applications for special permits to facilitate processing.


Comments must be received on or before January 3, 2006.

Address Comments To

Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 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 special permit number.

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Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, Nassif Building, 400 7th Street, SW., Washington DC or at

This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permits 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 December 12, 2005.

R. Ryan Posten,

Chief, Special Permits Program, Office of Hazardous Materials Special Permits & Approvals.

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Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedModification of special permitNature of special permit thereof
10788-MP.S.I. Plus, Inc., East Hampton, CT49 CFR 173.302(a)(1); 175.3; 178.65-2; 178.65-5(a)(4)10788To modify the special permit to authorize the use of DOT specification 39 cylinders for all Division 1.2 gases.
11281-ME.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, DE49 CFR 172.101, Column 7, Special Provisions B14, T3811281To modify the special permit to allow the minimum thickness for Type 316L stainless steel tanks to be changed to 0.250″, and to allow transportation in container-on-flat-cars.
11513-MATK Thiokol, Inc., Brigham City, UT49 CFR 172.10111513To modify the special permit to authorize transportation of aerial flares (flare candles), propellant samples, and wet cut propellant in non-DOT specification containers.
12677-MRSPA-01-9375Austin Powder Illinois Company, Cleveland, OH49 CFR 177.835(c)(3); 177.823; 177.848(e)(2); 177.848(g); 173.20212677To modify the special permit to authorize the use of the motor vehicle compartments and non-DOT specification cargo tanks for transporting various hazardous materials currently authorized under DOT-SP 12677.
12706-MRSPA-01-9731RAGASCO AS, Raufoss, NO49 CFR 173.34; 173.201; 173.301; 173.30412706To modify the special permit to authorize the addition of certain Division 2.2 hazardous materials.
14004-MRSPA-04-19657Praxair, Inc., Danbury, CT49 CFR 179.1314004To modify the special permit to allow transportation of certain Division 2.2 gases in DOT specification 105J500W tank cars with a maximum weight on rail greater than 263,000 pounds but not greater than 286,000 pounds.
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[FR Doc. 05-24131 Filed 12-15-05; 8:45 am]