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Banning lithium battery cargo from commercial aircraft hurts supply chains

IATA published an update to their document titled “Lithium Batteries as Cargo in 2016” to inform lithium battery shippers of the pending ban of lithium batteries on passenger aircraft. On 27 January the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) recommended that lithium ion batteries, UN 3480 be forbidden for carriage as cargo on passenger aircraft. The

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DG Digest: PHMSA Hazmat R&D Meeting

February 4, 2016: PHMSA announces Hazardous Materials R&D public meeting The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS) will host a public meeting between March 23 and March 24, 2016, at the Department of Transportation (DOT) headquarters in Washington, D.C. The OHMS will be presenting the


Regulatory Issues Addressing Crude Oil/Ethanol Shipments by Rail

Regulatory Issues Addressing Crude Oil / Ethanol Shipments by Rail

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. CT It is more important than ever for companies that ship crude oil and flammable products to ensure they are compliant. In this webinar you will learn about: Proposed tank cars for North America. Compliance with DOT/TSA regulations – shipper and carrier requirements Exceptions taken by DOT inspectors