Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Application for Exemptions, 35776-35777 [05-12132]

Download as PDF 35776 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 21, 2005 / Notices MODIFICATION EXEMPTIONS—Continued Application No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Modification of exemption 11770–M ....... ................................ Gas Cylinder Technologies, Inc., Tecumseh, ON. 49 CFR 173.302a; 173.304a. 11770 11911–M ....... RSPA–97–2735 ..... Transfer Flow, Inc., Chico, CA. 49 CFR 178.700 thru 178.819. 11911 12412–M ....... RSPA–00–6827 ..... Los Angeles Chemical Company, South Gate, CA. 49 CFR 177.834(h); 172.203(a); 172.302(c). 12412 13616–M ....... ................................ U.S. Department of Commerce, Anchorage, AK. 49 CFR 172.101, Column 9B. 13616 14170–M ....... PHMSA–05–20714 General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products, Lincoln, NE. 49 CFR 173.301 and 173.306. 14170 [FR Doc. 05–12131 Filed 6–20–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Application for Exemptions Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: List of Applications for Exemption. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, Subpart B), notice is hereby Application No. Docket No. given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular exemption is requested is indicated 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. Comments must be received on or before July 21, 2005. Address Comments To: 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 DATES: Applicant Nature of exemption thereof To modify the exemption to authorize maximum internal capacity of 65 cubic inches for the non-DOT specification cylinders and eliminating the 2.5 inch maximum outside diameter requirement. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of a new refueling tank design that is not required to be dismantled during transportation of Class 3 materials. To modify the exemption to allow the transportation and unloading of certain UN IBC and DOT Specification portable tanks containing incompatible materials on the same motor vehicle. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of a Division 2.2 material in DOT Specification cylinders that are manifolded together and exceed the quantity limitations for cargo aircraft only. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of certain compressed gases in non-DOT specification fiberglass reinforced plastic cylinders. comments is desired, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the exemption number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the application are available for inspection in the Records Center, Nassif Building, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC or at http:// dms.dot.gov. This notice of receipt of applications for modification of exemption 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)). Issued in Washington, DC, on June 14, 2005. R. Ryan Posten, Exemption Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety Exemptions & Approvals. Regulation(s) affected Nature of exemption thereof NEW EXEMPTION 14196–N ....... ......................... Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE. 49 CFR 174.67(i) and (j) ................ 14197–N ....... ......................... GATX Rail Corporation, Chicago, IL. 49 CFR 173.31(b)(5) ...................... VerDate jul<14>2003 22:07 Jun 20, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00162 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To authorize rail cars containing a combustible liquid to remain attached to unloading connectors without the physical presence or an unloader. (mode 2). To authorize the transportation in commerce of tank cars containing certain hazardous materials without bottom discontinuity protection. (mode 2). E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 21, 2005 / Notices 35777 Application No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of exemption thereof 14199–N ....... ......................... RACCA Plymouth, MA 49 CFR 175.33 .............................. 14201–N ....... ......................... Murray Air, Inc., Ypsilanti, MI. 49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B); 172.204(c)(3); 173.27(b)(2)(3); 175.30. 14204–N ....... ......................... 49 CFR 173.226(b) and (d) ........... 14205–N ....... ......................... Great lakes Chemicals Corporation, Lafayette, IN. The Clorox Company, Pleasanton, CA. 14206–N ....... ......................... Digital Wave Corporation, Englewood, CO. 49 CFR 180.205 ............................ 14207–N ....... ......................... GATX Rail Corporation, Chicago, IL. 49 CFR 179.13 .............................. To authorize the transportation in commerce by air of certain hazardous materials with alternative notification to the pilot in command. (modes 4, 5). To authorize the transportation in commerce by cargo only aircraft of Class 1 explosive which are forbidden or exceed quantities presently authorized. (mode 4). To authorize the transportation in commerce of bromine in single Monel packagings. (mode 1). To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 2.2 aerosols in plastic packagings. (modes 1, 2). To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain cylinders that have been ultrasonically retested for use in transporting Division, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 materials (modes 1, 2, 4). To authorize the transportation in commerce of Sodium hydroxide solution in DOT specification 111A100W–1 tank car tanks that exceed the maximum allowable gross weight on rail (263,000 lbs.). (mode 2). [FR Doc. 05–12132 Filed 6–20–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 428X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Colfax County, NM BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 36.90-mile line of railroad between milepost 0.00 near French, and milepost 36.90 near York Canyon, in Colfax County, NM. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 87747, 87728, and 87740. BNSF has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR VerDate jul<14>2003 22:07 Jun 20, 2005 Jkt 205001 49 CFR 173.306(a)(1) 173.306(a)(3)(v). and 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on July 21, 2005, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by July 1, 2005. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by July 11, 2005, with: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Outof-Service Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which currently is set at $1,200. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to BNSF’s representative: Michael Smith, Freeborn & Peters, 311 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606–6677. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. BNSF has filed environmental and historic reports which address the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by June 24, 2005. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 500, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 565–1539. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339.] Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), BNSF shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If consummation has not been effected by BNSF’s filing of a notice of consummation by June 21, 2006, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35776-35777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-12132]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration


Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Application for 
Exemptions

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: List of Applications for Exemption.

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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 Material Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, 
Subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous 
Materials Safety has received the application described herein. Each 
mode of transportation for which a particular exemption is requested is 
indicated 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.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 21, 2005.
    Address Comments To: 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 exemption number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the application are 
available for inspection in the Records Center, Nassif Building, 400 
7th Street SW., Washington, DC or at http://dms.dot.gov.
    This notice of receipt of applications for modification of 
exemption 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)).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 14, 2005.
R. Ryan Posten,
Exemption Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety 
Exemptions & Approvals.

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                                                                      Regulation(s)        Nature of exemption
   Application No.          Docket No.             Applicant             affected                thereof
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                                                  NEW EXEMPTION
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14196-N.............  ......................  Union Pacific        49 CFR 174.67(i)     To authorize rail cars
                                               Railroad, Omaha,     and (j).             containing a
                                               NE.                                       combustible liquid to
                                                                                         remain attached to
                                                                                         unloading connectors
                                                                                         without the physical
                                                                                         presence or an
                                                                                         unloader. (mode 2).
14197-N.............  ......................  GATX Rail            49 CFR 173.31(b)(5)  To authorize the
                                               Corporation,                              transportation in
                                               Chicago, IL.                              commerce of tank cars
                                                                                         containing certain
                                                                                         hazardous materials
                                                                                         without bottom
                                                                                         discontinuity
                                                                                         protection. (mode 2).

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14199-N.............  ......................  RACCA Plymouth, MA.  49 CFR 175.33......  To authorize the
                                                                                         transportation in
                                                                                         commerce by air of
                                                                                         certain hazardous
                                                                                         materials with
                                                                                         alternative
                                                                                         notification to the
                                                                                         pilot in command.
                                                                                         (modes 4, 5).
14201-N.............  ......................  Murray Air, Inc.,    49 CFR 172.101       To authorize the
                                               Ypsilanti, MI.       Column (9B);         transportation in
                                                                    172.204(c)(3);       commerce by cargo only
                                                                    173.27(b)(2)(3);     aircraft of Class 1
                                                                    175.30.              explosive which are
                                                                                         forbidden or exceed
                                                                                         quantities presently
                                                                                         authorized. (mode 4).
14204-N.............  ......................  Great lakes          49 CFR 173.226(b)    To authorize the
                                               Chemicals            and (d).             transportation in
                                               Corporation,                              commerce of bromine in
                                               Lafayette, IN.                            single Monel
                                                                                         packagings. (mode 1).
14205-N.............  ......................  The Clorox Company,  49 CFR               To authorize the
                                               Pleasanton, CA.      173.306(a)(1) and    transportation in
                                                                    173.306(a)(3)(v).    commerce of Division
                                                                                         2.2 aerosols in plastic
                                                                                         packagings. (modes 1,
                                                                                         2).
14206-N.............  ......................  Digital Wave         49 CFR 180.205.....  To authorize the
                                               Corporation,                              transportation in
                                               Englewood, CO.                            commerce of certain
                                                                                         cylinders that have
                                                                                         been ultrasonically
                                                                                         retested for use in
                                                                                         transporting Division,
                                                                                         2.1, 2.2, 2.3 materials
                                                                                         (modes 1, 2, 4).
14207-N.............  ......................  GATX Rail            49 CFR 179.13......  To authorize the
                                               Corporation,                              transportation in
                                               Chicago, IL.                              commerce of Sodium
                                                                                         hydroxide solution in
                                                                                         DOT specification
                                                                                         111A100W-1 tank car
                                                                                         tanks that exceed the
                                                                                         maximum allowable gross
                                                                                         weight on rail (263,000
                                                                                         lbs.). (mode 2).
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