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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Delays in Processing of Special Permits Applications

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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT.


List of Applications Delayed more than 180 days.


In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5117(c), PHMSA is publishing the following list of special permit 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 F. Billings, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Special Permits and Approvals, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 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 special permit 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 July 16, 2008.

Delmer F. Billings,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Special Permits and Approvals.

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Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
Modification to Special Permits
11579-MAustin Powder Company, Cleveland, OH3, 407-31-2008
14167-MTrinityrail, Dallas, TX407-31-2008
8723-MAlaska Pacific Powder Company, Anchorage, AK107-31-2008
12440-MLuxfer Gas Cylinders, Riverside, CA409-30-2008
New Special Permit Applications
14621-NBeijing Tianhai, Industry Co., Ltd., Beijing, China107-31-2008
14616 NChlorine Service Company, Kingwood, TX308-31-2008
14622-NOccidental Chemical Corporation, Dallas, TX407-31-2008
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[FR Doc. E8-16689 Filed 7-22-08; 8:45 am]