Hazardous materials: Exmeption applications; list,

 
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[Federal Register: October 4, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 193)]

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Research and Special Programs Administration

Actions on Exemption Applications

AGENCY: Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT

ACTION: Notice of actions on Exemption Applications.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, Subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on exemption applications in May-August 2000. The modes 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 Exemptions. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain exemptions were issued.

Issued in Washington, DC, on September 28, 2000. J. Suzanne Hedgepeth, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

Regulation(s) Nature of exemption Application No.

Exemption No.

Applicant

affected

thereof

Modification Exemptions

8723-M

DOT-E 8723

Austin Powder Company, 49 CFR 172.101,

To modify the Cleveland, OH.

173.242, 173.62, exemption to allow 176.83, 177.848. for an additional tote bin packaging for the transportation in commerce of bulk shipments of certain blasting agents.

9830-M

DOT-E 9830

Worthington Cylinder 49 CFR 173.201,

To modify the Corporation,

173.202, 173.203, exemption to allow Columbus, OH.

173.302(a),

for the 173.304(a),

transportation of 173.304(d), 175.3. Class 3 and Division 6.1 materials in non- DOT specification stainless steel cylinders designed in part with DOT Specification 4BA cylinders. 10555-M

DOT-E 10555

Pacific Scientific, 49 CFR 173.304(a)(1), To modify the HTL/KIN-Tech

175.3.

exemption to allow Division, Duarte, CA.

for the transportation of an additional Division 2.2 material in an alternative non-DOT specification cylinder. 10595-M

DOT-E 10595

Allied Universal

49 CFR 176.67(i), (j) To modify the Corp., Miami, FL.

exemption to allow for the transportation of Class 8 materials in tanks cars, to remain standing with unloading connections attached when no product is being transferred. 10704-M

DOT-E 10704

Puritan-Bennett

49 CFR 173.302(a), To modify the Medical Gases

Part 172, Part 172, exemption to allow (Mallinckrodt, Inc.), Subpart C, E & F, for calibration and Overland Park, KS. Part 174, Part 177. functional checks of medical analyzers or monitors; lower minimum burst pressure to 340 psig. 10832-M

DOT-E 10832

Autoliv ASP, Inc., 49 CFR 173.56(b), To modify the Ogden, UT.

173.61(b), Part 172, exemption to include Subpart D, E.

two additional manufacturing sites for the transportation for disposal of unapproved waste explosive materials used in passive restraint systems. 11327-M

DOT-E 11327

Phoenix Services

49 CFR 172.101 Column To modify the Limited Partnership, (8b), (8c), 173.197. exemption to include Pasadena, MD.

changes to the packaging system for the transportation of regulated medical waste in non-DOT specification dual packaging. 11327-M

DOT-E 11327

Phoenix Services

49 CFR 172.101 Column To modify the Limited Partnership, (8b), (8c), 173.197. exemption to allow Pasadena, MD.

for the use of an additional container design type for the transportation of regulated medical waste. 11406-M

DOT-E 11406

Conf. of Radiation 49 CFR 173.22(a)(1), To modify the Control Program

177.842, Part 172, exemption to revise Directors, Inc.,

Subparts C, D, E, F, approval provisions Frankfort, KY.

G, H, Part 173,

and documentation Subparts B, I, Part required for 174, Subpart K.

shipments of waste or recycled materials, Class 7. 11548-M

DOT-E 11548

Lyondell Chemical Co/ 49 CFR 173.187,

To modify the Equistar Chemicals, 173.211, 173.212, exemption to allow LP, Houston, TX.

173.213.

for the transportation of additional Division 4.1 and Division 4.2 materials in DOT Specification cylinders except Specification 8 and 3HT. 11722-M

DOT-E 11722

CITERGAS, S.A.,

49 CFR 173.302....... To modify the Civray, FR.

exemption to permit new construction of the non-DOT specification spherical pressure vessels and additions to the product list.

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11749-M

DOT-E 11749

Union Tank Car

49 CFR 172.203(a), To modify the Company, East

172.302(c),

exemption to change Chicago, IN.

180.509(e).

the requirements for shippers holding party status and the need for them to maintain a copy of the exemption at their facilities. 11749-M

DOT-E 11749

Union Tank Car

49 CFR 172.203(a), To modify the Company, East

172.302(c),

exemption to allow Chicago, IN.

180.509(e).

for the use of acoustic emission for specific areas of a tank car in conjunction with other non- destructive test methods for structural integrity inspections. 11761-M

DOT-E 11761

Westvaco Corporation, 49 CFR 172.302(c), To modify the Richmond, VA.

173.31(d)(1)(vi). exemption to allow for the transportation of additional Class 8 materials in certain DOT specification and AAR specification tank cars; to allow relief from the marking requirements. 11761-M

DOT-E 11761

Vulcan Chemicals, 49 CFR 172.302(c), To modify the Birmgingham, AL.

173.31(d)(1)(vi). exemption to eliminate the marking requirements of certain DOT specifications and AAR specifications tank cars containing a residue of Class 8 materials. 11777-M

DOT-E 11777

Autoliv ASP, Inc., 49 CFR 173.301(h), To modify the Ogden, UT.

173.302.

exemption to authorize a design change to allow for side wall attachment studs on a non-DOT specification pressure vessel. 12132-M

DOT-E 12132

Carleton Technologies, 49 CFR 173.302(a)(1), To modify the Inc., Orchard Park, 175.3, 178.35,

exemption to allow NY.

178.65.

for a design change of the hermetically sealed high pressure gas cylinder containing Division 2.2 argon gas. 12189-M

DOT-E 12189

Automotive Recyclers 49 CFR 173.166(c)(5). To modify the Association, Fairfax,

exemption to allow VA.

for rail freight and cargo vessel as authorized modes of transportation for shipments of air bag modules or seat belt pre-tensioners. 12221-M

DOT-E 12221

Advanced Technology 49 CFR 173.192,

To modify the Materials, Inc.

173.302, 173.304. exemption to (ATMI), Danbury, CT.

authorize non-DOT specification containers to be constructed of stainless steel; smaller initial capacity size for specific lab containers; and the inclusion of Division 2.2, 6.1 and additional Division 2.3 materials. 12378-M

DOT-E 12378

Federal Express

49 CFR 172.203(a), To modify the Corporation, Memphis, 172.301(c), 175.33. exemption to TN.

eliminate the recordkeeping requirements outlines in the exemption for the transportation of dry ice not meeting the exceptions identified in Section 175.10. 12378-M

DOT-E 12378

Federal Express,

49 CFR 172.203(a), To modify the Memphis, TN.

172.301(c), 175.33. exemption to indicate applicability to companies under subcontract operating under exclusive use for Federal Express for the transportation in commerce of dry ice by cargo aircraft only. 12399-M

DOT-E 12399

BOC Gases, Murray 49 CFR 173.34(e)(1), To modify the Hill, NJ.

173.34(e)(14),

exemption to amend 173.34(e)(15)(vi), the equipment 173.34(e)(3),

performance and test 173.34(e)(4),

procedure language 173.34(e)(8).

authorizing the use of an alternative test method for certain DOT Specification 3AL cylinders for the transportation of compressed gases.

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12447-M

DOT-E 12447

Akzo Nobel Coatings, 49 CFR 172.407(c)(1). To reissue the Inc., Norcross, GA.

exemption originally issued on an emergency basis authorizing the use of hazard warning labels that do not conform with the specifications in the HMR. 12448-M

DOT-E 12448

Onyx Environmental 49 CFR 173.304(a)(2). To reissue the Services, L.L.C.,

exemption originally Flanders, NJ.

issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of anhydrous ammonia in DOT specification cylinders. 12463-M

DOT-E 12463

Washington State

49 CFR 172.101 Column To reissue the Ferries, Seattle, WA. (10), 172.301(c), exemption originally 172.302(c),

issued on an 173.302(a).

emergency basis for the transportation of oxygen, refrigerated liquid, in insulated cylinders or insulated cargo tanks aboard passenger vessels.

12106-N

DOT-E 12106

Air Liquide America 49 CFR 173.24(g), To authorize the Corporation, Houston, 173.314(o).

venting of a DOT- TX.

specification 105A400W tank car used for the transportation of carbon dioxide, Division 2.2. (mode 2) 12205-N

DOT-E 12205

Independent Chemical 49 CFR 177.848....... To authorize the Corp., Glendale, NY.

transportation in commerce of Division 4.2 and Class 8 material inside poly bags within plastic lined UN 1G/Y fiber drums to be transported exempt from segregation criteria. (mode 1) 12292-N

DOT-E 12292

Westway Trading

49 CFR 179.12........ To authorize the one- Corporation, New

time transportation Orleans, LA.

in commerce of a loaded non-hazardous material railcars containing broken interior steam coils. (mode 2) 12297-N

DOT-E 12297

Applied Companies, 49 CFR 173.302....... To authorize the Valencia, CA.

transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders for aircraft use constructed of stainless steel with a psi maximum service pressure that exceeds the requirement for use in transportation Division 2.2 material. (mode 4) 12325-N

DOT-E 12325

Lifeline Technologies, 49 CFR 172.302(c), To authorize an Inc., Sharon Hill, PA. 174.67(i), (j).

alternative monitoring system during unloading of various hazardous materials without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2) 12341-N

DOT-E 12341

Space Systems/Loral, 49 CFR 173.302....... To authorize the Palo Alto, CA.

transportation in commerce of non-DOT Specification cylinders pressurized to a low storage pressure with Division 2.2 material. (modes 1, 4) 12350-N

DOT-E 12350

BAC Technologies, Ltd, 49 CFR 173.302(a), To authorize the West Liberty, OH. 173.304(a), 173.34, manufacture, marking 175.3.

and sale of non-DOT specification fiber reinforced plastic full composite cylinders for the transportation in commerce of certain compressed gases. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) 12356-N

DOT-E 12356

Memorial Healthcare 49 CFR 172.101

To authorize the System, Pembroke

Columns (8b), (8c), transportation in Pines, FL.

173.197.

commerce of Regulated medical waste, Division 6.1, in polyethylene bags overpacked in non- DOT specification bulk bins. (mode 1) 12370-N

DOT-E 12370

Eurotainer US, Inc., 49 CFR 173.242(c).... To authorize the Somerset, NJ.

transportation in commerce of Division 4.2 and 6.1 hazardous materials in IM-101 portable tanks. (modes 1, 2, 3)

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12383-N

DOT-E 12383

Sealift Inc., Oyster 49 CFR 176.116(e)(3). To authorize the Bay, NY.

transportation in commerce of Class 1 explosives onboard cargo vessel to be exempt from stowage requirements. (mode 3) 12385-N

DOT-E 12385

Maine Yankee Atomic 49 CFR 173.403,

To authorize the Power Co., Wiscasset, 173.427(a).

transportation in ME.

commerce of steam generators and pressurizer packages containing radioactive components. (modes 1, 3) 12386-N

DOT-E 12386

Maine Yankee Atomic 49 CFR 173.411,

To authorize the Power Co., Wiscasset, 173.427(a)(1),

transportation in ME.

173.465.

commerce of an atomic power station reactor pressure vessel. (modes 1, 2) 12388-N

DOT-E 12388

Mountain Safety

49 CFR

To authorize the Research, Seattle, WA. 173.304(d)(3)(ii), transportation in 178.33.

commerce of a non- DOT specification container conforming to DOT specification 2P, except for size, testing requirements, and markings, for use in transporting Division 2.1 material. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4) 12390-N

DOT-E 12390

Industrial Metals, 49 CFR 172.203(a), To authorize the Beaumont, TX.

173.242.

transportation in commerce of IM-101 portable tanks equipped with alternative relief value for use in transporting Class 3 material. (modes 1, 3) 12396-N

DOT-E 12396

United States

49 CFR 173.302(a), To authorize the Alliance, Houston, TX. 173.34(d), 175.3. transportation in commerce of a non- DOT specification cylinder as part of a specifically designed device for space flight for use in transporting Nitrogen, Division 2.2. (modes 1, 4) 12398-N

DOT-E 12398

Praxair, Danbury, CT.. 49 CFR 173.34(d), To authorize the 178.35(e).

transportation in commerce of DOT 3A and 3AA cylinders equipped with alternative relief devices for use in transporting Division 2.2 material. (modes 1, 2) 12399-N

DOT-E 12399

BOC Gases, Murray 49 CFR 173.34(e)(1), To authorize the use Hill, NJ.

173.34(e)(14),

of ultrasonic 173.34(e)(15)(vi), inspection as an 173.34(e)(3),

alternative retest 173.34(e)(4),

method for DOT 173.34(e)(8).

Specification 3AL cylinders. (modes 1, 2, 3) 12402-N

DOT-E 12402

Taylor-Wharton,

49 CFR 172.203(a), To authorize the Huntsville, AL.

172.301(c),

manufacture, marking 178.35(f)(2)(i), and sale of non-DOT 178.39(e).

specification cylinders (comparable to DOT Specification 3BN cylinders) equipped with an alternative bottom plug for use in transporting presently authorized hazardous materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) 12407-N

DOT-E 12407

Qual-X, Inc., Powell, 49 CFR 173.403,

To authorize the OH.

173.410, 173.412, transportation in 173.465, 173.466. commerce of a specially designed device containing Class 7 hazardous materials. (mode 1) 12411-N

DOT-E 12411

International Fuel 49 CFR 173.212....... To authorize the Cells, South Windsor,

transportation in CT.

commerce of dry metal catalysts classified as, Self- heating, solid, inorganic, n.o.s., Division 4.2, in non- DOT specification packaging. (modes 1, 3, 4) 12414-N

DOT-E 12414

Med-Flex, Inc., Mt. 49 CFR 172.101

To authorize the Holly, NJ.

Columns (8b), (8c), transportation in 173.197.

commerce of solid regulated medical waste in non-DOT specification packaging consisting of a bulk outer packaging and non- bulk inner packagings. (mode 1)

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12415-N

DOT-E 12415

Canberra Industries, 49 CFR 173.302, 175.3 To authorize the Meriden, CT.

manufacture, mark, sale and use of non- DOT specification containers described as hermetically- sealed electron tube devices for use in transporting various Division 2.2 material. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) 12423-N

DOT-E 12423

Reagent Chemical & 49 CFR 172.203(a), To authorize the Research, Inc.,

179.13.

transportation in Houston, TX.

commerce of DOT 111A100W5 tank cars that exceed the authorized load capacity for use in transporting hydrochloric acid, Class 8. (mode 2) 12429-N

DOT-E 12429

National Aeronautics & 49 CFR 172.203(a), To authorize the Space Administration 172.301(c), 173.309. transportation of (NASA), Washington,

carbon dioxide in DC.

flight certified, cylindrical portable fire extinguishers used as part of a specially designed device for the Space Station Program. (mode 1) 12431-N

DOT-E 12431

TITEQ Corp., Palmdale, 49 CFR 172.302,

To authorize the CA.

173.304, 175.3.

manufacture, marking, and sale of a reusable non-DOT specification, welded stainless steel cylinder for use in transportation of certain Division 2.2 materials. (modes 1, 2, 4, 5) 12432-N

DOT-E 12432

Toxco Inc., Anaheim, 49 CFR 171.14(a)(1).. To authorize the CA.

transportation in commerce of Class 8 material in non-UN packaging after October 1, 2001 that was filled prior to October 1, 1991. (mode 1) 12437-N

DOT-E 12437

Stericycle, Inc., 49 CFR 172.101

To authorize the Atlanta, GA.

Columns (8b), (8c), transportation in 173.197.

commerce of non-DOT specification steel roll-off containers as outer packagings for use in transporting medical waste in dual packaging. (mode 1) 12442-N

DOT-E 12442

Cryogenic Vessel

49 CFR 176.76(g)(1), To authorize the Alternatives, La

178.318.

transportation in Porte, TX.

commerce of liquid nitrogen, cryogenic liquid, Division 2.2 in insulated portable tanks by cargo vessel for delivery to oil and gas production facilities. (modes 1, 3) 12449-N

DOT-E 12449

Chlorine Service

49 CFR 173.314....... To authorize the Company, Kingswood,

manufacture, marking TX.

and sale of a non- DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting compressed gases classed in Division 2.1 and 2.2. (modes 1, 2, 3) 12450-N

DOT-E 12450

Chlorine Service

49 CFR 173.314....... To authorize the Company, Kingswood,

manufacture, marking TX.

and sale of a non- DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting chlorine, Division 2.3. (modes 1, 2, 3) 12452-N

DOT-E 12452

CA Dept. of Health 49 CFR 172.301(a), To authorize the Services, Berkeley, 172.301(b),

transportation in CA.

172.301(c), 173.196, commerce of Subpart C of Part biological specimens 172.

classed as infectious substance (Etiologic agent) in specially designed packagings inside mechanical freezers. (mode 1) 12483-N

DOT-E 12483

Security Disposal 49 CFR 172.101

To authorize the Inc., Waycross, GA. Columns (8b), (8c), transportation in 173.197.

commerce of solid regulated medical waste, Division 6.2, in a non-DOT specification packaging consisting of a bulk outer packaging and non- bulk inner packagings. (mode 1)

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12492-N

DOT-E 12492

Honeywell

49 CFR 173.304(a)(1). To authorize the International Inc.,

transportation in Morristown, NJ.

commerce of liquefied gas, n.o.s., Division 2.2 in DOT-3AL 1800 cylinders. (modes 1, 2, 3) Emergency Exemptions

EE 8178-M

DOT-E 8178

NASA, Washington, DC.. 49 CFR 173.302(a), Request for emergency 173.34(d), 175.3. mod to extend the life cycle of the primary oxygen bottles to 25 years or 375 pressurizations. (modes 1, 4) EE 9275-P

DOT-E 9275

Blissworld, Brooklyn, 49 CFR Parts 100-199. To become a party to NY.

exemption 9275. (modes 1, 2, 3) EE 9791-M

DOT-E 9791

Pressed Steel Tank 49 CFR 173.301(h), Request for Co., Inc., Milwaukee, 173.302(a),

authorization for an WI.

173.34(a)(1).

additional grade of steel used in the manufacture of non- DOT spec. cylinders. (mode 1) EE 10926-M

DOT-E 10926

Radcal Corporation, 49 CFR 173.302,

To modify the Monrovia, CA.

173.34(d), 175.3. exemption to authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification radiation monitors without a safety relief device, which have passed an additional drop test procedure, for the transportation of argon, compressed. (modes 1, 4, 5) EE 11103-M

DOT-E 11103

Space Systems/Loral, 49 CFR 107.302....... To modify the Palo Alto, CA.

exemption to allow for an alternate landing site for the GOES weather satellite containing non-DOT specification spherical containers pressurized with certain Division 2.2 materials. (mode 1) EE 12453-M

DOT-E 12453

EQ-The Environmental 49 CFR 172. 302(c), Extended exemption to Quality Company,

173.24b(d)(2),

provide for shipment Wayne, MI.

173.26.

of two additional overloaded rail cars. (mode 2) EE 12458-N

DOT-E 12458

Bimax Inc.,

49 CFR 172.301(c), Request for an Cockeysville, MD. 173.227(c).

emergency exemption to transport non-DOT specification drums containing a div. 6.1 material. (mode 1) EE 12459-N

DOT-E 12459

Alaska Pacific Powder 49 CFR 172.101 Column Request for an Co., Olympia, WA. (9), 175.320(a). emergency exemption to transport explosives by air. (mode 4) EE 12462-N

DOT-E 12462

Rinchem Company,

49 CFR 173.24........ Request for an Albuquerque, NM.

emergency exemption for a one-time movement of sulfuric acid contained in a leaking tote (bulk) container. (mode 1) EE 1244-N

DOT-E 12463

Washington State

49 CFR 172.101 Column Request for an Ferries, Seattle, WA. (10), 172.301(c), emergency exemption 172.302(c),

for the movement of 173.302(a).

oxygen in insulated cylinders or cargo tanks on passenger vessels. (mode 3) EE 12464-N

DOT-E 12463

DPC Enterprises, Inc., 49 CFR 173.24(b), Request for a one- Houston, TX.

179.300-12(b),

time emergency 179.300-13(a),

exemption to 179.300-14.

transport a leaking ton container fitted with a ``B'' kit. (mode 1) EE 12467-N

DOT-E 12467

Allied Universal

49 CFR 173.34(d)..... Request for an Corp., Miami, FL.

emergency exemption for a one-time transport of a leaking cylinder that has been fitted with a chlorine institute A kit. (mode 1) EE 12478-N

DOT-E 12478

American Reclamation 49 CFR 172.101

Request for an Group, LLC,

Columns (9b),

emergency exemption Anchorage, AK.

172.301(c),

for the one-time 173.27(c)(2).

transportation in commerce of hydrogen peroxide aqueous solution by cargo aircraft, which is forbidden. (mode 1)

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EE 12480-N

DOT-E 12480

Allied Universal

49 CFR 173.24(b), Request for an Corp., Miami, FL. 179.300-12(b),

emergency exemption 179.300-13(a),

for the one-time 179.300-14.

transportation of a leaking ton container fitted with a chemical B kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1) EE 12482-N

DOT-E 12482

Chemical Waste

49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an Management Co.,

173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption Sulphur, LA.

173.26.

for the one-time transportation of 3 overweight gondola rail cars. (mode 2) EE 12484-N

DOT-E 12484

Safety Kleen,

49 CFR 173.244(c).... Request for an Columbia, SC.

emergency exemption to transport 2 storage tanks containing sodium. The tanks are not an authorized packaging. (mode 1) EE 12486-N

DOT-E 12486

International Paper, 49 CFR 172.203(a), Request for an Griffin, GA.

172.301(a)(1),

emergency exemption 172.303(c),

to use existing 178.503(a)(6).

stock of mis-marked UN bags that contain ammonium nitrate fertilizer. (mode 1) EE 12487-N

DOT-E 12487

DPC Industries,

49 CFR 173.24(b), Request for an Houston, TX.

179.300-12(b),

emergency exemption 179.300-13(a),

for the one-time 179.300-14.

transportation of a leaking multi-unit tank car tank containing chlorine, that has been fitted with a chemical ``B'' kit. (mode 1) EE 12488-N

DOT-E 12488

JCI Jones Chemicals, 49 CFR 173.24(b), Request for an Inc., Charlotte, NC. 179.300-12(b).

emergency exemption 179.300-13(a),

for the one time 179.300-14.

transportation in commerce of a leaking tank car tank that is equipped with a Chemical B kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1) EE 12489-N

DOT-E 12489

Solvay Interox,

49 CFR 173.24(d)(2).. Request for an Houston, TX.

emergency exemption for the one-time transportation of an over-loaded tank car tank that exceeds the weight limitation for that car. (mode 2) EE 12490-N

DOT-E 12490

Hydrite Chemical, Lake 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for a one- Zurich, IL.

173.24b, 173.26. time authorization to ship a leaking ton cylinder fitted with an A Kit. (mode 1) EE 12498-N

DOT-E 12498

Cook Inlet Pipe Line 49 CFR 172.101 Column Request for an Co., Anchorage, AK. (9b), 172.301(c), emergency exemption 173.27(c)(2).

for the one-time transportation in commerce of a 5.1 material by aircraft. The quantity limitations and chemical concentration exceed those in the HMR. (mode 4) EE 12499-N

DOT-E 12499

M&M Service Co.,

49 CFR 173.315(k)(6). Request for an Carlinville, IL.

emergency exemption to transport liquefied petroleum gas in a non-DOT specification cargo tank. (mode 1) EE 12500-N

DOT-E 12500

National Propane Gas 49 CFR 173.315(a), To authorize the one- Association,

178.245-4(e).

time one-way Washington, DC.

transportation of non-DOT specification portable tanks containing residual amounts of liquefied petroleum gas for the purpose of requalifcation and recertification. (modes 1, 3) EE 12501-N

DOT-E 12501

Northland Services, 49 CFR 178.245-4(e).. Request for an Inc., Seattle, WA.

emergency exemption to transport propane in DOT spec. 51 tanks that technically do not meet the definition of the spec. (mode 3) EE 12503-N

DOT-E 12503

Chemical Waste

49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an Management, Sulphur, 173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption LA.

173.26.

to transport 3 overloaded gondola cars. (mode 2)

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EE 12505-N

DOT-E 12505

Allied Universal

49 CFR 173.34(d)..... Request for a one- Corp., Miami, FL.

time emergency exemption to transport a leaking ton cylinder containing chlorine that has been equipped with a Chlorine Institute Emergency A kit. (mode 1) EE 12507-N

DOT-E 12507

DPC Industries, Inc., 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for emergency Houston, TX.

173.24(b), 179.300- exemption to 12(b), 179.300-

transport a leaking 13(a), 179.300-14. ton cylinder equipped with a chemical B kit. (mode 1) EE 12508-N

DOT-E 12508

BASF, Mt. Olive, NJ... 49 CFR 172.101 Column Request for a one- (7) special

time authorization provision B6,

to transport a class 172.102(c)(3).

8 material in a UN IBC, which is not an authorized packaging for the material. (mode 1) EE 12509-N

DOT-E 12509

U.S. Department of 49 CFR 172.101 col. Request for an Defense, Washington, 10A.

emergency exemption DC.

to authorize the US DOD to stow palletized cargo of a class 4.2 in an under deck forecastle location instead of on deck. (mode 3) EE 12510-N

DOT-E 12510

DPC Enterprises, LP, 49 CFR 173.34(d)..... To authorize the Houston, TX.

emergency one-time transportation in commerce of a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine. (mode 2) EE 12511-N

DOT-E 12511

IMCO Recylcing, Inc., 49 CFR 173.24b(d)(2), To authorize the Irving, TX.

173.26.

emergency transportation in commerce of a rail box car transporting Aluminum Remelting By Products that exceed the maximum gross weight on rail by 3,600 pounds. (mode 2) EE 12512-N

DOT-E 12512

Alaska Airlines,

49 CFR 172.203(a), Request for an Seattle, WA.

172.301(c),

emergency exemption 172.303(a),

to conduct 172.401(a)(1) and compliance testing (2).

of Alaska Airlines; hazardous materials acceptance, storage, and handling procedures. (mode 4) EE 12513-N

DOT-E 12513

Sterling Chemicals 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an Inc., Texas City, TX. 173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption 173.26.

to authorize the transportation of an overloaded rail car. (mode 2) EE 12514-N

DOT-E 12514

SMI Steel, Cayce, SC.. 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an 173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption 173.26.

to transport an over- loaded hopper rail car. (mode 2) EE 12524-N

DOT-E 12524

EQ--The Environmental 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an Quality Company,

173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption Wayne, MI.

173.26.

to transport an overloaded gondola rail car. (mode 2) EE 12528-N

DOT-E 12528

Permagas, Lake

49 CFR 178.245-4(e), To authorize the Stevens, WA.

450.3(a)(2).

transportation in commerce of an MC- 330 tank welded into a 40ft intermodal container for use in transporting propane, Division 2.1 to remote areas. (modes 1, 3) EE 12529-N

DOT-E 12529

BP Chemicals Inc., 49 CFR 172.302(c), Request for an Naperville, IL.

173.24b(d)(2),

emergency exemption 173.26.

to transport an overweight rail car. (mode 2) EE 12543-N

DOT-E 12543

JCI Jones Chemicals, 49 CFR 1 2 3......... To authorize Inc., Jacksonville,

emergency FL.

transportation in commerce of a DOT 3A 480 Specification container that contains Chlorine that is leaking at the value to be transported with an approved A-Kit. (mode 1)

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Denials

6611-M

Request by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of a non-DOT specification vacuum insulated portable tank manufactured in accordance with ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressure for the transportation of a nonflammable cryogenic liquid denied May 16, 2000. 6765-M

Request by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of the non-DOT specification portable tanks manufactured in accordance with the ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressures for the transportation of a Division 2.1 and a Division 2.2 material denied May 16, 2000. 10480-M

Request by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of a non-DOT specification portable tank manufactured in accordance with ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressures; the addition of a 6700 gallon liquid helium tank denied May 16, 2000. 10821-M

Request by BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc. Atlanta, GA to modify the exemption to relieve the marking requirements of inner packages, inside roll off containers, when transporting regulated medical waste from a single offeror denied May 16, 2000. 11826-M

Request by Spectra Gases, Inc. Branchburg, NJ to modify the exemption to authorize additional Division 2.2 materials transported in DOT-3AL aluminum cylinders denied July 28, 2000. 12155-M

Request by S&C Electric Company Chicago, IL to modify the exemption to authorize an alternative pressure vessel constructed of spirally-wound fiberglass for the transportation of certain Division 2.2 materials denied August 17, 2000.

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