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Notice of Delays in Processing of Special Permits Applications

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List of applications delayed more than 180 days.


In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 51I7(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.


Ryan Paquet, 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

R—Renewal Request

P—Party to Exemption Request

Issued in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2012.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
Modification to Special Permits
10898-MHydac Corporation, Bethlehem, PA305-30-2012
14372-MKidde Aerospace and Defense, Wilson, NC306-30-2012
11516-MThe Testor Corporation, Rockford, IL307-30-2012
8723-MMaine Drilling & Blasting, Auburn, NH307-30-2012
New Special Permit Applications
15080-NAlaska Airlines, Seattle, WA106-30-2012
15229-NLinde Gas North America LLC, New Providence, NJ307-30-2012
15283-NKwikBond Polymers, LLC, Benicia, CA307-30-2012
15334-NFloating Pipeline Company Incorporated, Halifax, Nova Scotia307-30-2012
15322-NDigital Wave Corporation, Englewood, CO107-30-2012
15393-NSavannah Acid Plant LLC, Savannah, GA307-30-2012
15510-NTEMSCO Helicopters, Inc., Ketchikan, AK307-30-2012
Party to Special Permits Application
14372-PL'Hotellier, France307-30-2012
15284-PHoneywell International, Inc., Morristown, NJ305-30-2012
11136-PLantis Productions Inc. dba Lantis Fireworks & Lasers, Draper, UT306-30-2012
Renewal Special Permits Applications
7891-RAldrich Chemical Company Inc., Milwaukee, WI305-30-2012
9929-RAlliant Techsystems Operations LLC (former Grantee ATK Elkton), Elkton, MD307-30-2012
11110-RUnited Parcel Services Company, Louisville, KY308-30-2012
12994-RAir Liquide Healthcare America Corporation, Houston, TX307-30-2012
12283-RInterstate Battery of Anchorage, AK306-30-2012

[FR Doc. 2012-9192 Filed 4-18-12; 8:45 am]