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Hazardous Materials: Notice of Actions on Special Permits

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of actions on special permit applications; request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before July 6, 2020.

ADDRESSES:

Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation Washington, DC 20590.

Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a self-addressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Donald Burger, Chief, Office of Hazardous Materials Approvals and Permits Division, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Start Printed Page 34728Washington, DC 20590-0001, (202) 366-4535.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington DC.

This notice of receipt of applications for special permit is published in accordance with part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)).

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Issued in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2020.

Donald P. Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits Branch.

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Special Permits Data—Granted

Application No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of the special permits thereof
10704-MAirgas USA, LLC172.200, 172.400, 172.500, 173.302(a), 174.1, 177.800To modify the special permit to authorize additional 2.2 hazmat.
11911-MTransfer Flow, Inc177.834(h), 178.700(c)(1)To modify the special permit to authorize two new fuel cap designs.
12479-MLuxfer Inc173.302a(a)(1)To modify the special permit to authorize passenger carrying vessel as a mode of transport.
13270-MJoyson Safety Systems Acquisition LLC173.301(a)(1), 173.302(a)To modify the special permit to remove the five year from manufacture date restriction for transporting.
14175-MPraxair, Inc180.209(b)(1)(iii), 180.209(b)(1)(iv)To modify the special permit to clarify what is a package and what is a packaging and to authorize a 10-year retest interval for individual DOT specification 3A or 3AA cylinders, not exceeding 125 pounds water capacity configured into bundles.
14601-MGulbrandsen Chemicals, Inc173.302a(a)(1)To modify the special permit to authorize the option of removing the safety relief system from non-DOT specification spherical pressure vessels manufactured in accordance with the special permit.
15848-MAmbri Inc173.222(c)(1)To modify the special permit to clarify certain batteries, cells and power systems and the marking requirements for them and to authorize party status to the special permit.
20324-MGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc172.101(j), 173.185(a)(1)(i)To modify the special permit to authorize the transportation in commerce of slightly modified designs of approved batteries and cells.
20669-MLouisiana Energy Services, Llc173.420To modify the special permit to authorize natural uranium.
20825-MSpace Exploration Technologies Corp172.300, 172.400, 173.302(a)To modify the special permit to authorize additional origination and destination locations.
20907-MVersum Materials, Inc171.23(a), 171.23(a)(3)To modify the special permit to remove the requirement for a dedicated fleet for delivery and allow 3rd party vendors to make deliveries.
20942-NBetter Horse Inc172.101(i)(1), 172.200(a), 172.320(a), 172.400(a), 172.500(a), 173.60(a), 173.63(b)To authorize the transportation in commerce of the Division 1.4S articles specified herein as limited quantities.
20969-NPorsche Logistik Gmbh172.101(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium batteries exceeding 35 kg by cargo-only aircraft.
20994-NSK Innovation Co., Ltd172.101(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium ion batteries that exceed 35 kg by cargo-only aircraft.
20996-NNorfolk Southern Railway Company174.85(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of hazardous materials by rail without buffer cars between placarded cars and engines.
21004-MActia Corporation173.185(e)To modify the special permit to authorize up to 150 low production lithium ion batteries to be shipped by motor vehicle.
21019-NHalpern Import Company173.308(c)(2)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lighters in non-DOT specification packaging by private or contract motor carrier, or by common carrier in a motor vehicle under exclusive use, between manufacturing sites, distribution centers and retail outlets.
21024-NSpaceflight, Inc173.185(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of low production lithium batteries contained in equipment that exceed 35 kg by cargo-only aircraft.
21046-NCSX Transportation, Inc172.203(a), 174.26To authorize the use of electronic means to maintain and communicate onboard train consist information in place of using paper documentation when hazardous materials are transported by rail, subject to special conditions as prescribed in the special permit. (mode 2).
21052-NSiena Plastics LLC178.601(g)(5)(ii), 178.606To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of plastic jerricans that have not passed the 28 day stack test. COVID-19 request for hand sanitizer (mode 1).
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Special Permits Data—Denied

Application No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of the special permits thereof
15347-MRaytheon Missile Systems Co173.301, 173.302aTo modify the special permit to authorize passenger carrying aircraft as a mode of transportation.
20874-NZhejiang Terong Machinery Co., LtdTo authorize the transportation in commerce of 2P containers containing liquefied gas.
21005-NFederal Cartridge Company172.203(a), 173.56(h)To authorize the transportation in commerce of “small arms” not conforming to the definition of cartridges, small arms as UN0014.
21007-NTradewater LLC173.306(a)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of refrigerant gases as limited quantities when in receptacles exceeding 4 fluid ounces.
21023-NTire Seal, Inc173.304(d)To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of certain non-DOT specification inner containers for the transportation in commerce of the hazardous materials authorized by this special permit.
21039-NAdvance Stores Company Incorporated173.6To authorize the transportation in commerce of hazardous materials by third-party delivery services as materials of trade in quantities that exceed what is currently authorized.

Special Permits Data—Withdrawn

Application No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of the special permits thereof
20991-NVeolia ES Technical Solutions, LLC173.51, 173.54(a), 173.56(b), 173.21(b)To authorize the one-time, one-way transportation of unapproved cartridges for tools for the purpose of disposal.
21017-NGBF, Inc173.199(e)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Category B infectious substances (COVID-19) without requiring shippers to have the required training.
21038-NVolvo Cars Of North America, LLC172.101(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium ion batteries exceeding 35 kg net weight by cargo-only aircraft.
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[FR Doc. 2020-12122 Filed 6-4-20; 8:45 am]

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