Active DOT Special Permits with DOE as Holder

The table below lists all active DOT special permits (formerly called exemptions) with the Department of Energy as holder.  Click on the hyperlink to view the exemption.  Contact the Special Permits Manager for additions or corrections.

NOTE: color-coded dates indicate expiration during the next twelve months

Special Permit
Authorization Letter with 
 Expiration Date

14267 Letter
Authorizes the transportation in commerce of fissile uranium contaminated equipment containing up to 252 grams of uranium-235.
14283 Letter
Authorizes the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification bulk packages containing uranium mill tailings and debris with low levels of radioactivity from the former Atlas uranium processing facility in Moab, Utah and vicinity locations to a DOE owned disposal facility near Crescent Junction, Utah.
 16450 Included with SP
Authorizes the one-way transportation in commerce of stainless steel encased lithium hydride shields in an alternate packaging for disposal.
 20993 Included with SP
Authorizes the transportation in commerce of class 7 material in Type B(U) packaging that has not pass the test requirements prescribed in 10 CFR part 71.
 21072 Included with SP
Authorizes the transportation in commerce of radioactive materials in alternative packaging.


Updated November 11, 2020

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