The administration issues special permits and approvals for transportation of hazardous materials and natural gases.
U.S. Department of Transportation – DOT; PHMSA
- Issues DOT Special Permits and Approvals for hazardous materials and natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines.
- Issues special permits authorizing a person to perform a function not currently authorized or not perform a function currently required under the PHMSA regulations.
- Approvals authorize the transportation of designated hazardous materials (i.e. explosives) or the performance of a designated hazardous materials function under the PHMSA regulations.