Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for New Special Permits, 2237-2238 [2022-00449]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2022 / Notices Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use of the Information Improving agency programs requires ongoing assessment of service delivery—systematic review of the operation of a program compared to a set of explicit or implicit standards—as a means of contributing to the continuous improvement of the those programs. The Agency will collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered through this generic clearance to identify strengths and weaknesses of current services and make improvements in service delivery based on that feedback. The solicitation of feedback will target areas such as: Timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution of issues with service delivery. Responses will be assessed to plan and inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If this information were not collected, vital feedback from customers and stakeholders on the Agency’s services would be unavailable and the Agency would not know if adjustments would be warranted. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 113,582. Frequency: On occasion, per request. Number of Responses: 113,582. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,204. The 20,204 annual burden hours requested are based on the number of collections we expect to conduct over the requested period for this clearance. Estimated Total Annual Burden Cost: $0. Participation in this collection is voluntary, and there are no costs to respondents beyond the time spent participating in the surveys. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways f to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:49; and DOT Order 1351.29. 2237 Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: List of applications for special permits. Comments must be received on or before February 14, 2022. 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 selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Burger, Chief, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety General Approvals and Permits Branch, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH–13, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20590–0001, (202) 366– 4535. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Each mode of transportation for which a particular special permit 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. Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH–13, 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)). In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Issued in Washington, DC, on January 7, 2022. Donald P. Burger, Chief, General Approvals and Permits Branch. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2022. William Berry, Director, Office of IT Compliance. [FR Doc. 2022–00528 Filed 1–12–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for New Special Permits AGENCY: SUMMARY: DATES: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SPECIAL PERMITS DATA Application No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of the special permits thereof 21315–N ............ Umbra Lab, Inc ...................... 173.185(e) .............................. 21316–N ............ Cryoconcepts, LP .................. 171.2(k), 172.200, 172.300, 172.400, 172.700(a). 21317–N ............ Spaceflight, Inc ...................... 173.185(e)(3) ......................... To authorize the transportation in commerce of prototype lithium batteries contained in equipment by motor vehicle. (mode 1). To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT 3AL cylinders containing carbon dioxide using alternative hazard communication. Additionally, the application requests authorization for cylinders charged to a pressure of less than 29.0 psig to be shipped as a hazardous material. (modes 1, 2, 3). To authorize the transportation in commerce of satellites containing prototype or low production lithium batteries in alternative packaging by motor vehicle. (mode 1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Jan 12, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 2238 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2022 / Notices SPECIAL PERMITS DATA—Continued Application No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of the special permits thereof 21318–N ............ Mercedes-Benz Ag ................ 172.101(j), 173.185(b)(1) ....... 21320–N ............ Amazon.com, Inc ................... 173.220(d), 173.156(a), 173.159a(c), 173.185(c). 21321–N ............ Jaco, Inc ................................ 172.200, 172.700(a) .............. 21322–N ............ Federal Express Corporation 175.75(c), 175.75(d) .............. To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium batteries exceeding 35 kg by cargo-only aircraft. (mode 4). To authorize the transportation in commerce of small lithium batteries, non-spillable batteries, and battery powered vehicles in alternative packaging (shrink-wrapped overpacks). (modes 1, 2). To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of packagings for lithium batteries without requiring shipping papers, emergency response information and dangerous goods awareness training. (modes 1, 2, 3). To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials with relief from the quantity limitations and cargo location requirements under 49 CFR 175.75 (c) and (d). (mode 4). [FR Doc. 2022–00449 Filed 1–12–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2021–0117 (Notice No. 2022–01)] Hazardous Materials: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on this information collection pertaining to hazardous materials transportation for which PHMSA intends to request renewal from the Office of Management and Budget. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 14, 2022. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Docket No. PHMSA– 2021–0117 (Notice No. 2022–01) by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management System; U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Routing Symbol M–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: To the Docket Management System; Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Jan 12, 2022 Jkt 256001 and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and Docket Number (PHMSA–2021–0117) for this notice at the beginning of the comment. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. All comments received will be posted without change to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) and will include any personal information you provide. Requests for a copy of an information collection should be directed to Steven Andrews or Shelby Geller, Standards and Rulemaking Division, (202) 366– 8553, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590– 0001. Docket: For access to the dockets to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov or DOT’s Docket Operations Office (see ADDRESSES). Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. Confidential Business Information: Confidential Business Information (CBI) is commercial or financial information that is both customarily and actually treated as private by its owner. Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552), CBI is exempt from public disclosure. If your comments responsive to this notice contain commercial or financial information that is customarily treated as private, that you actually treat as private, and that is relevant or responsive to this PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notice, it is important that you clearly designate the submitted comments as ‘‘CBI.’’ Please mark each page of your submission containing CBI as ‘‘PROPIN.’’ PHMSA will treat such marked submissions as confidential under the FOIA, and they will not be placed in the public docket of this notice. Submissions containing CBI should be sent to Steven Andrews or Shelby Geller, Standards and Rulemaking Division and addressed to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590– 0001 or to steven.andrews@dot.gov. Any commentary that PHMSA receives which is not specifically designated as ‘‘CBI’’ will be placed in the public docket for this notice. Section 1320.8(d), title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies an information collection request that PHMSA will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal and extension. This information collection is contained in 49 CFR 171.6 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR parts 171–180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in proposed or final rules published since this information collection was last approved. The following is provided for this information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB control number; (3) summary of the information collection activity; (4) description of affected public; (5) estimate of total SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 9 (Thursday, January 13, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2237-2238]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-00449]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration


Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for New Special 
Permits

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

ACTION: List of applications for special permits.

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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 February 14, 2022.

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Burger, Chief, Office of 
Hazardous Materials Safety General Approvals and Permits Branch, 
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department 
of Transportation, East Building, PHH-13, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
Southeast, Washington, DC 20590-0001, (202) 366-4535.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Each mode of transportation for which a 
particular special permit 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.
    Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the 
Records Center, East Building, PHH-13, 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)).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 7, 2022.
Donald P. Burger,
Chief, General Approvals and Permits Branch.

                                              Special Permits Data
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                                                                                   Nature of the special permits
       Application No.                 Applicant          Regulation(s) affected              thereof
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21315-N......................  Umbra Lab, Inc..........  173.185(e)..............  To authorize the
                                                                                    transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of prototype lithium
                                                                                    batteries contained in
                                                                                    equipment by motor vehicle.
                                                                                    (mode 1).
21316-N......................  Cryoconcepts, LP........  171.2(k), 172.200,        To authorize the
                                                          172.300, 172.400,         transportation in commerce
                                                          172.700(a).               of DOT 3AL cylinders
                                                                                    containing carbon dioxide
                                                                                    using alternative hazard
                                                                                    communication. Additionally,
                                                                                    the application requests
                                                                                    authorization for cylinders
                                                                                    charged to a pressure of
                                                                                    less than 29.0 psig to be
                                                                                    shipped as a hazardous
                                                                                    material. (modes 1, 2, 3).
21317-N......................  Spaceflight, Inc........  173.185(e)(3)...........  To authorize the
                                                                                    transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of satellites containing
                                                                                    prototype or low production
                                                                                    lithium batteries in
                                                                                    alternative packaging by
                                                                                    motor vehicle. (mode 1).

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21318-N......................  Mercedes-Benz Ag........  172.101(j),               To authorize the
                                                          173.185(b)(1).            transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of lithium batteries
                                                                                    exceeding 35 kg by cargo-
                                                                                    only aircraft. (mode 4).
21320-N......................  Amazon.com, Inc.........  173.220(d), 173.156(a),   To authorize the
                                                          173.159a(c), 173.185(c).  transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of small lithium batteries,
                                                                                    non-spillable batteries, and
                                                                                    battery powered vehicles in
                                                                                    alternative packaging
                                                                                    (shrink-wrapped overpacks).
                                                                                    (modes 1, 2).
21321-N......................  Jaco, Inc...............  172.200, 172.700(a).....  To authorize the manufacture,
                                                                                    mark, sale, and use of
                                                                                    packagings for lithium
                                                                                    batteries without requiring
                                                                                    shipping papers, emergency
                                                                                    response information and
                                                                                    dangerous goods awareness
                                                                                    training. (modes 1, 2, 3).
21322-N......................  Federal Express           175.75(c), 175.75(d)....  To authorize the
                                Corporation.                                        transportation in commerce
                                                                                    of certain hazardous
                                                                                    materials with relief from
                                                                                    the quantity limitations and
                                                                                    cargo location requirements
                                                                                    under 49 CFR 175.75 (c) and
                                                                                    (d). (mode 4).
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[FR Doc. 2022-00449 Filed 1-12-22; 8:45 am]
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