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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of actions on Special Permit Applications.

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 of the actions on special permits applications in (July to July 2013). The mode of transportation involved are identified 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. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent applications for Emergency Special Permits. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain special permits were issued.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 8, 2013.

Don Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

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S.P No.ApplicantRegulation(s)Nature of special permit thereof
Modification Special Permit Granted
15136-MLuxfer Gas Cylinders, Riverside, CA49 CFR 173.302a, 173.304a, and 180.205To modify the special permit to authorize a new maximum allowable volume and allowable contents.
14149-MDigital Wave Corporation, Centennial, CO49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), and 180.205To modify the special permit to authorize ultrasonic equipment with a five sensor head with sensors positioned to perform all required straight and angle beam examinations in a single pass.
14206-MDigital Wave Corporation, Centennial, CO49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), and 180.205To modify the special permit to authorize ultrasonic equipment with a five sensor head with sensors positioned to perform all required straight and angle beam examinations in a single pass.
11952-MU.S. Department of Defense, Scott AFB, IL49 CFR 173.306(a)To modify the special permit to authorize a greater maximum weight limit when up to eight metal containers are transported.
11667-MWeldship Corporation, Bethlehem, PA49 CFR 173.34(e), and 173.302(c)(2),(3), and (4)To modify the special permit to authorize neck thread requirements that are consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23.
12184-MWeldship Corporation, Bethlehem, PA49 CFR 173.34(e)(1), 173.302(c)(2)(3)(4), 173.34(e)(3), 173.34(e)(4), and 173.34(e)(6)To modify the special permit to authorize neck thread requirements that are consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23.
10704-MAir Liquide America Specialty Gases LLC, Plumsteadville, PA49 CFR 173.302(a)(1), Part 172 Subpart C, E and F, Part 174, and Part 177To modify the special permit to authorize a lower minimum burst pressure and pressure rating.
9847-MFIBA Technologies, Inc., Millbury, MA49 CFR 180.209(a), 180.205(c), (f), (g), and (i); 173.302a (b)(2), (3), (4), and (5); and 180.213To modify the special permit so that the neck thread requirements in paragraph 7.b.(2) are consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23.
10922-MFIBA Technologies, Inc., Millbury, MA49 CFR 172.301a and 180.205To modify the special permit so that the neck thread requirements in paragraph 7.k. are consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23.
14453-MFIBA Technologies, Inc., Millbury, MA49 CFR 180.209To modify the special permit so that the neck thread requirements in paragraph 7.b.(1) are consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23.
14661-MFIBA Technologies, Inc., Millbury, MA49 CFR 180.209(a) and 180.209(b)To modify the special permit to authorize new corrosion requirements to be consistent with CGA Pamphlet C-23 and require neck thread requirements to be consistent with CGA Paphlet C-23.
15793-MNorthern Air Cargo, Anchorage, AK49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B)To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis.
15817-MC L Smith Company, Saint Louis, MO49 CFR 173.13(a), 173.13(b), 173.13(c)(1)(ii), 173.13(c)(l)(iv), and 173.13(d)To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis.
15871-M,Shell Chemical LP, Deer Park, TX49 CFR 171.2(g)To modify the special permit to authorize a 16 week extension to the expiration date.
New Special Permit Granted
15755-NMicronesian Aviation Corporation dba Americopters, Saipan, MP49 CFR § 172.101 Column (9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2), § 175.30(a)(1), §§ 172.200, 172.300, 172.400, 173.302(f)(3) and § 175.75To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations, attached to or suspended from an aircraft, in remote areas of the U.S. without meeting certain hazard communication and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15727-NBlackhawk Helicopters, El Cajon, CA49 CFR § 172.101 Column (9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2), § 175.30(a)(1), §§ 172.200, 172.300, 172.400, 173.302(f)(3) and § 175.75To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations, attached to or suspended from an aircraft, in remote areas of the US without meeting certain hazard communication and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15809-NOlin Corporation, Oxford, MS49 CFR 173.63(b)(2)(v)To authorize the transportation in commerce of .17 caliber rim-fire cartridges loosely packed in strong outside packagings. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
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15811-NBluesky Helicopters, Inc., Redlands, CA49 CFR 49 CFR Table § 172.101, Column(9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2), § 175.30(a)(1), §§ 172.200, 172.300, and 172.400To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by 14 CFR Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations transporting hazardous materials attached to or suspended from an aircraft, in remote areas of the US only, without being subject to hazard communication requirements, quantity limitations and certain loading and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15788-NAmtrol-Alfa, Metalomecanica SA, Portugal49 CFR 173.302a(a)(1), 180.205To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale, and use of non-DOT specification fully-wrapped carbon fiber reinforced welded steel lined cylinders that meets all requirements of ISO 11119-2. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
15837-NDepartment of Defense, Scotts AFB, IL49 CFR 173.304aTo authorize the transportation in commerce of a Submarine High Data Rate (HDR)/Advanced Communications Mast (ACM) configured with a non-DOT specification pressure vessel containing anhydrous ammonia. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
15859-NHeli-Jet Corporation, Nampa, ID49 CFR 49 CFR Table § 172.101, Column(9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2), § 175.30(a)(1), §§ 172.200, 172.300, and 172.400To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by 14 CFR Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations transporting hazardous materials attached to or suspended from an aircraft, in remote areas of the US only, without being subject to hazard communication requirements, quantity limitations and certain loading and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15866-NGeneral Motors LLC, Warren, MI49 CFR 173.185To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain damaged or defective lithium batteries. (modes 1, 2, 3)
Emergency Special Permit Granted
15789-NSartomer USA LLC, King of Prussia, PA49 CFR 173.24(c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a 485 gallon reactor containing approximately 300 gallons of predominately solid polymer that may contain pockets of liquid containing Toluene Diisocyanate. (mode 1)
15884-N,Suttles Truck Leasing LLC, Avenel, NJ49 CFR 173.244To authorize the one time one way transportation of a DOT 407 cargo tank containing residual amounts of Waste Trichlorosilane for cleaning and purging. (mode 1)
New Special Permit Withdrawn
15857-NOtter Products, LLC, d/b/a OtterBox, Fort Collins, CO49 CFR 172.101(c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a lithium ion battery which is permanently installed in a cell phone case as “Lithium batteries contained in equipment.” (modes 1, 4, 5)
Denied
11296-MRequest by Clean Earth of North Jersey, Inc. South Kearny, NJ July 31, 2013. To modify the special permit to authorize an additional packaging (cubic yard box).
15800-NRequest by EQ Industrial Services, Inc. Ypsilanti, MI July 11, 2013. To authorize the transportation of damaged small arms cartridges, flares, and other similar explosives that have been desensitized to remove their explosive characteristics, as Division 4.1 flammable solids.
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[FR Doc. 2013-20266 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]

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