DG Digest: Federal Agencies Publish Semi-annual Regulatory Agendas

Both the Surface Transportation Board and the USDOT were among the federal agencies publishing new semi-annual regulatory agendas over the last week. A BNSF freight train cruises along Commencement Bay under the shadow of the Olympic range near Tacoma, Washington on Sunday, January 14th, 2018. Image © 1/2018 by Nikki Burgess; all rights reserved.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday begins our week.  The Labelmaster family hopes that every American will find a positive way to embrace Dr. King’s legacy and help to improve our nation. Regulatory activity remains at fairly low ebb; here’s the latest:


The agency published its annual adjustment of monetary penalty amounts charged under its citation program.  Each year the fines are adjusted for inflation. See the new penalty fee schedule here

Semi-Annual Regulatory Agendas

U.S. federal agencies publish agendas of their proposed action plans twice each year. A new round of such agendas had been published by various relevant agencies; here are links to new agendas that may impact our readership:


The UNECE published an update to the Competent Authorities index list for the ADR.  This index provides information about each signatory states controlling authority for shipping dangerous goods. See the updated version here

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