Hazmat Special Permit Applications, Decisions, Delays in Processing
The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued the following concerning exceptions from the Hazardous Materials Regulations.
- a list of applications for special permits (http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2013-17280_PI.pdf) for exceptions from the HMR, including for motor vehicles, rail freight, cargo vessels, cargo aircraft and passenger-carrying aircraft (comments due no later than Aug. 19)
- a list of applications to modify (http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2013-17279_PI.pdf) previously issued special permits; e.g., to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc. (comments due no later than Aug. 5)
- a list of actions taken on special permit applications (http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2013-17278_PI.pdf), including modified, new and emergency permits granted or withdrawn and permits denied
- a list of special permit applications that have been in process for 180 days or more (http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2013-17277_PI.pdf), including the reason(s) for delay and the expected completion date