Open Letter — To all Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees – September 11, 2011, marks the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. This is a significant event and much attention will be directed to this date throughout the world.
Open Letter — To all State and Local Government Entities – This letter provides information regarding the distribution to and receipt of explosives for pest control and mitigation purposes by States or their political subdivisions.
Open Letter — To all Federally Recognized Indian Tribes and Explosives Licensees and Permittees – Provides guidance regarding the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 which created an exemption for federally recognizing Indian tribes or tribal agencies from provisions of the Federal explosives laws with respect to display fireworks.
Open Letter — Information Regarding Explosives Pest Control Devices
Interpretation Letter — Ski Lifts as Inhabited Buildings
Memorandum — Locking Requirements for Portable Type-5 Magazines
Open Letter — To All Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees – Provide Federal explosives licensees and permittees with information about the recent district court decision regarding ammonium per chlorate composite propellant (APCP).
Open Letter — To All Explosive Industry Members – ATF would like to remind all Federal explosives licensees and permittees of the importance of security at their explosives storage sites, and we advise all industry members to take heightened security precautions in light of these thefts.
Open Letter —
To all Federal Explosives Licensees and Federal Explosives Permittees – The purpose of this open letter is to a) help you protect your business premises and inventory in the event of a natural disaster; and b) provide guidance on what to do if your business premises is damaged or destroyed by a natural disaster.
Open Letter —
To all Fireworks Licensees and Permittees – ATF, together with our Federal, State, and local law enforcement or regulatory partners, is committed to preventing these tragedies and to punishing those who are responsible. Fireworks industry members play an important role in this effort. We applaud your contribution to firework safety.
Interpretation Letter — Interpretation Letter – Fireworks recording keeping and Marks of Identification
Interpretation Letter —
Interpretation letter – Clarification as to whether the
62.5 grams of total propellant weightstated in 27 CFR 555.141(a)(10) refers only to the weight of the primary propellant grain or if it also includes the weight of propellant in the delay grain./a>
Interpretation Letter — Interpretation Letter – The intent of ATF’s regulations, under 27 CFR, Part 555, and MSHA’s regulations, under 30 CFR, Part 57, is the safe and secure storage of explosives. Underground Storage of Explosives.
Interpretation Letter — Interpretation Letter – ATF and personnel from the Department of Transportation met with officials on December 11, 2006, to discuss issues involving pyrotechnic materials manufactured by individuals and then transported to the conference
Open Letter — To Federal Explosives Licensees (FEL) and Permittees (FEP) in Hurricane Katrina Damaged Areas – In anticipation of numerous questions relating to Federal explosives licensees and permittees affected by Hurricane Katrina, ATF has devised procedures for FELs/FEPs.
Open Letter — To all Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees – Information provided may be useful to Federal explosives licensees or permittees in identifying security precautions which may be taken to prevent terrorists from having access to explosives
- Open Letter — To all Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees – Remind licensees about the provisions of the Safe Explosives Act (the Act).
Interpretation Letter — Interpretational letter – Safe Explosives Act of 2002 and how it may affect pyrotechnic clubs.
Open Letter — To all Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees – The purpose of this letter is to provide information on the provisions of the Safe Explosives Act (the Act), which was enacted on November 25, 2002