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Delayed Special Permit Applications

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


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.

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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

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 19, 2016.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

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Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
15537-MAlaska Pacific Powder Company, Watkins, CO408-31-2016
13192-MThomas Gray & Associates, Inc., Orange, CA408-31-2016
13173-MLuxfer Canada Limited, Calgary, AB408-31-2016
15610-MTechKnowServ Corp., State College, PA408-31-2016
New Special Permit Applications
16620-NWesteel Canada Inc., Winnipeg, Canada408-31-2016
16524-NQuantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., Lake Forest, CA408-31-2016
15767-NUnion Pacific Railroad Company, Omaha, NE308-31-2016
Party to Special Permits Application
12412-PSeaco Technologies, Inc., Bakersfield, CA408-31-2016
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[FR Doc. 2016-20589 Filed 8-30-16; 8:45 am]