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DG Digest: PHMSA and the FRA to Publish Revised RIA in Response to FAST Act

DG Digest: PHMSA and the FRA to Publish Revised RIA in Response to FAST Act

Mid-October finds regulatory activity back at slow ebb, with action “nibbling at the corners” vice featuring heavy rulemaking.   Hopefully everyone is getting a chance to catch up with their autumn chores—winter will soon be with us!  Here’s this week’s news: PHMSA PHMSA and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) are publishing a revised Regulatory Impact Analysis

DG Digest: PHMSA Suspends Parts of HMR in Puerto Rico and OSHA Publishes its Top 10 Violations for 2016

The first week of October has wrapped up and in contrast to the last week of September, things returned to the more typical quiet that has characterized regulatory activity in general since the advent of the new administration last January.  Gives us all more time to rake leaves!  Here’s the latest: Chemical Hazard & Safety

DG Digest: PHMSA Issues Pair of ICRs, USPS to Hold Webinar on LiBat Shipping, and BNSF Seeks O.K. to Use Drones

This morning’s blog finds our nation reeling from yet another senseless and horrific act of gun violence.  As we mourn the most recent wave of victims, let us all hope that someday, peace and reason and hope will replace fear and ignorance and anger as the way that all of us choose to relate to

DG Digest: PHMSA Issues Emergency Waivers for Hurricane-stricken Areas

Fall is here, and with it the cool weather and fast approaching holidays we all enjoy so much.  Hopefully your season is filled with pleasant plans and lots to do!  Regulatory activity remains fairly minimal, although some action related to the recent catastrophic hurricanes has occurred.  Let’s take a look at the latest updates: PHMSA

DG Digest: Transport Canada Explores Mandatory DG Certification & AAR Will Meet to Discuss Bulk Transport of Hazmat

Fall is just around the corner; the official first day of autumn is this Friday.  Will the regulatory pace increase to wrap up the year?  Time will tell.  Meanwhile, here’s what was new this week: PHMSA The agency issued notifications for its receipt of both applications for new Special Permits as well as modifications of

DG Digest: New PHMSA Head? Mexico Updates Radioactive Materials Regulations

Labor Day has come and gone and the summer concluded with Labelmaster’s biggest annual event; the Dangerous Goods Symposium!  This year’s meeting was held in our headquarters city of Chicago, Illinois.  Hopefully many of you had an opportunity to attend; it’s one of our industry’s biggest get-togethers.  If not, see the rest of our blog

DG Digest: DOT, EPA and Other Agencies Set Semi-Annual Priorities

It’s the week prior to the Labor Day holiday in the United States; regulatory activity is slow as most of official Washington lingers in the August recess and vacation period soon to close out.  Meanwhile our thoughts are with those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and the emergency responders who are assisting them.  Here’s the latest

DG Digest: IATA Previews Changes to the 59th DGR and USPS Updates Pub 52 Lithium Battery Requirements

Summer continues to drift towards its end, with many school districts across our country either back in session last week, or heading back this week—let’s be sure we all do our part to keep both eyes open for our nation’s children as they once again appear on our streets and sidewalks during the morning rush. 

DG Digest 8-14-17

DG Digest: PHMSA Names a New Deputy Administrator; FRA and FMCSA Withdraw Sleep Apnea Standards

August is the month that Washington, DC takes off. Congress is not in session and many officials get of town—the city is famous for its humid and uncomfortable August weather. However, despite this the last week was fairly busy on the regulatory front, with a number of agencies announcing relevant action. Here’s the update: PHMSA

DG Digest: FMCSA Clarifies SDLAs and PHMSA Announces Special Permit Applications

Believe it or not, it’s already the calendrical Midsummer’s Day—the night of which, if you are a devotee of the works of William Shakespeare, when the woods, meadows, and forest fields are at their most magical, filled with sprites and faeries ready to set we mere mortals on paths of bold adventure—if you dare to

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