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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 (PHMSA), DOT.


List of applications for modification of special permits.


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 applications 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. Requests for modification 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” denote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new application for special permits to facilitate processing.


Comments must be received on or before October 13, 2009.

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, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington DC or at

This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permit 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 September 17, 2009.

Delmer F. Billings,

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

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Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of special permit thereof
11725-MATK Space Systems Inc. Beltsville, MD49 CFR 173.34(d); 173.40; 173.301; 173.302(a); 173.304(a)(2)To modify the special permit to authorize cargo vessel as an additional mode of transportation.
14318-MLockheed Martin Corporation Vandenberg AFB, CA48 CFR 173.315To modify the special permit to authorize additional Division 2.3; Division 6.1, Class 8, and Class 3 hazardous materials.
14457-MAmtrol Alfa Metalomecanica SA Portugal49 CFR 173.304a(a)(1); 175.3To modify the special permit to extend authorized cylinder service life from 15 years to 30 years.
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14617-MWestern International Gas & Cylinders, Inc. Bellville, TX49 CFR 172.203(a), 72.301(c), 180.205(f)(4), 180.205(g), 180.209(a)To modify the special permit to add 3AL cylinders to the cylinders approved for ultrasonic testing and to authorize cylinders made from 6061 alloy be requalified at 10 year intervals instead of 5 year intervals.
14700-MPentair Water Group, and it affiliates (Former Grantee: Fleck Controls, LLC) Chardon, OH49 CFR 173.302a and 173.306(g)To modify the special permit to authorize an increase to the tanks' maximum operating pressure from 100 psig to 125 psig.
14828-MCroman Corporation White City, OR49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B), 172.204(c)(3), 173.27(b)(2) and (3), 175.3, 175.30 and 175.75To modify the special permit to authorize the addition of Division 1.1 and Division 1.4 explosives.
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[FR Doc. E9-22889 Filed 9-24-09; 8:45 am]