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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety 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. 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.


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 Southeast, 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 June 12, 2012.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
Modification to Special Permits
14372-MKidde Aerospace and Defense Wilson, NC306-30-2012
15258-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Tamaqua, PA307-31-2012
10964-MKidde Aerospace & Defense, Wlson, NC307-31-2012
New Special Permit Applications
15080-NAlaska Airlines, Seattle, WA106-30-2012
15494-NJohnson Controls Battery Group, Inc., Milwaukee, WI307-31-2012
15504-NFIBA, Technologies, Inc., Millbury, MA307-31-2012
15510-NTEMSCO Helicopters, Inc., Ketchikan, AK307-31-2012
15515-NNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Houston, TX407-31-2012
15334-NFloating Pipeline Company Incorporated, Halifax, Nova Scotia307-31-2012
Party to Special Permits Application
14372-PL'Hotellier France307-31-2012
13548-PInterstate Battery System of The Redwoods, Eureka, CA407-31-2012
13548-PPLEJ Battery, Inc., DBA Interstate Battery of the Southern Tier, Inc., Corning, NY407-31-2012
15537-PAustin Powder Company, Cleveland, OH307-31-2012
8451-PLockheed Martin Corporation, Bethesda, MD307-31-2012
Renewal Special Permmits Applications
12283-RInterstate Battery of Alaska, Anchorage, AK306-30-2012

[FR Doc. 2012-14698 Filed 6-18-12; 8:45 am]