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Notice of Application for Special Permits

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


List of applications for 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 application described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular special permit 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.


Comments must be received on or before December 15, 2011.

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 Southeast, Washington DC or at

This notice of receipt of applications for 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 November 3, 2011.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

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New Special Permits

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of special permit thereof
15476-NSwanson Group Aviation, LLC Grants Pass, OR49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B), 172.204 (c)(3), 173.27 (b)(2), 175.30 (a)(1), and 172.200To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by external load on cargo aircraft in remote areas of the U.S. without being subject to hazard communication requirements and quantity limitations where no other means of transportation is available. (mode 4)
15479-NKorean Air Lines Co. Ltd. (KAL)49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B)To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of certain explosives that are forbidden for transportation by cargo only aircraft. (mode 4)
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15483-NUnited Space Alliance Houston, TX49 CFR 173.302aTo authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Division 2.2 compressed gases in non-DOT specification cylinders to support the International Space Station Human Research Facility Gas Delivery System. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
15491-NMetalcraft/Sea-Fire Marine Inc. Baltimore, MD49 CFR 173.301(f)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders containing a Division 2.2 compressed gas for export only. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
15493-NCarleton Technologies dba Cobham Mission Systems Orchard Park, NY49 CFR 173.302aTo authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of a nonrefillable non-DOT specification cylinder similar to a DOT specification 39 cylinder for use in transporting Division 2.2 non-flammable compressed gas. (modes 1, 2, 4, 5)
15494-NJohnson Controls Battery Group, Inc. Milwaukee, WI49 CFR 173.159To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain actively leaking lead acid batteries in a special overpack by motor vehicle. (mode 1)
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[FR Doc. 2011-28984 Filed 11-14-11; 8:45 am]