[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 248 (Thursday, December 26, 2013)]
[Page 78506]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30707]

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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0261; Notice No. 13-21]

Research and Development; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that PHMSA will 
conduct a public meeting for the Research and Development Forum to be 
held January 17, 2014, in Washington, DC. During this meeting, PHMSA 
will host the session to present the results of recently completed and 
current research projects. In addition, PHMSA will solicit comments 
relative to potential new research projects which may be considered for 
inclusion in its future work.

Information Regarding the Research and Development Public Meeting

DATES: Friday, January 17, 2014; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DOT Headquarters, West 
Building, Oklahoma Conference Room, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.
    Written Comments: PHMSA invites interested persons to submit any 
relevant data or information to the docket of this proceeding (PHMSA-
2013-0261) by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-366-3650.
     Mail: Docket Management System; US 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. and 5 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number 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), including any personal information.
    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: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any 
written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by 
the name of the individual submitting the document (or signing the 
document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor 
union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in 
the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) which 
may be viewed at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2000-04-11/pdf/00-8505.pdf.
    Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for this 
meeting by emailing TaNika Dyson at [email protected]. Failure 
to pre-register may delay your access to the building. Participants 
attending in person are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for 
security checks necessary to obtain access to the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lucy DiGhionno or Dr. Kin Wong, Office 
of Hazardous Materials Safety, Research and Development, Department of 
Transportation, Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366-4545.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of this meeting is to 
present the results of recently completed actions and to seek comments 
relative to potential new research projects which may be considered for 
inclusion in future work. PHMSA will consider comments received for 
proposed list of new projects identified in the draft agenda. The 
meeting agenda and event information may be obtained from PHMSA's Web 
site at http://phmhqnwas027vg.ad.dot.gov/about/calendar.
    Topics on the agenda for the Research and Development Forum 
     Modeling for Toxic Inhalation Hazard Zones
     Acute Exposure Guidelines and Emergency Response Guidebook 
     Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
     Cargo Tank Rollover Special Study
     Study on Improving Nurse Tank Safety
     R&D Initiatives on Packaging Testing
     Paperless Hazard Communications Pilot Program
     Odorization of LP Gas
     Safety Effectiveness of Pressure Relief Devices
     Explosives Testing
     Improving the Safety of Ammonium Nitrate Transport

Magdy El-Sibaie,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-30707 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]