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


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 (April to April 2014). 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 May 13, 2014.

Donald Burger,

Chief, Special Permits and Approvals Branch.

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S.P No.ApplicantRegulation(s)Nature of special permit thereof
15577-MOlin Corporation, Oxford, MS49 CFR 172.101 column 8, 173.62(b), 173.60(b)(8), 172.300(d)To modify the special permit to authorize a contract carrier.
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14867-MGTM Manufacturing, LLC, Amarillo, TX49 CFR 173.302a and 173.304To modify the special permit to authorize a 30 year service life for the cylinders, add a Division 2.3 material and remove the water jacket as a test Method.
14296-MGasCon (Pty) Ltd. Elsies River 748049 CFR 178.274(b)(1), and 178.276(b)(1)To modify the special permit to authorize the latest revision of the ASME, Section VIII Division 2.
15847-NSafariland, LLC, Jacksonville, FL49 CFR 173.4aTo authorize the transportation in commerce of Nitric acid up to 65% as an excepted quantity by cargo aircraft only. (modes 1, 4).
15985-NSpace Exploration Technologies Corp., Hawthorne, CA49 CFR Part 172 and 173To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous material as part of the Falcon Space capsule without requiring shipping papers, marking and labeling. (mode 1).
16079-NWal-Mart Stores East, LP, Bentonville, AR49 CFR 171.2(k)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain used cylinders containing Helium, compressed as fully regulated without first determining that a hazardous material is present. (mode 1).
12706-MHexagon Ragasco As Raufoss49 CFR 173.34; 173.201; 173.301; 173.304To modify the special permit to authorize an alternative test and inspection procedure.
16127-NLinde Gas North America LLC, Murray Hill, NJ49 CFR 171.23(a)(1) and 171.23(a)(2)(ii)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain non-DOT Specification foreign cylinders containing Neon by motor vehicle and cargo vessel (modes 1, 3).
16135-NAustin Powder Company, Cleveland, OH49 CFR, Necessary to prevent significant economic impactTo authorize the transportation in commerce of ammonium nitrate by cargo air in amounts exceeding what is currently authorized. (mode 4).
16147-NMichigan State Police, Lansing, MI49 CFR 171-180To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials in support of the recovery and relief efforts within the flood disaster areas Newaygo and Osceola Counties in Michigan. (mode 1).
16134-NMassachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, MA49 CFR 49 CFR Parts 106, 107 and 171-180We are requesting party status to Special Permit DOT SP 14599 to authorize the transportation in commerce of packages of non hazardous material identified as “Biological substance, Category B”, for purposes of shipping and packaging srill conducted to evaluate bioterrorism and chemical terrorism preparedness. (modes 1, 4).
7616-MRequest by Mississippi Export Railroad Company, Moss Point, MS April 16, 2014.
15996-NRequest by University of York York, April 10, 2014. To authorize the transportation in commerce of 53 non-DOT specification EU certified cylinders from the United Kingdom into the U.S. Territory of Guam for the atmospheric research field campaign “CONTRAST”.
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[FR Doc. 2014-12438 Filed 5-29-14; 8:45 am]