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DG Digest: PHMSA asks for renewal of IRC on shipping papers use and functionality

DG Digest: PHMSA asks for renewal of IRC on shipping papers use and functionality

As the nation celebrated Mardi Gras last week and then got down to the business of waiting out the rest of the winter season (I know I’m tired of it!) another slowish week in the regulatory world unfolded.  It did however see an information collection request from PHMSA about shipping papers—the first action other than

DG Digest: TSA levies further cargo restrictions on certain Mideast countries

The end of January finds regulatory activity at low ebb, perhaps mimicking the quiet of winter.  It’s a good time to catch up on those revisions and amendments you’ve not had time to study, perhaps.  Always look for that positive way forward!  Here’s what did happen last week: Canada TDGR Transport Canada released a new

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DG Digest: IATA will begin to use its 59th edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations

Holiday greetings! Hopefully everyone enjoyed their day. Normally, the period between Christmas and the New Year is very quiet; this year, we have a new IATA Corrigendum to consider! See the details below as well as the rest of the week’s news—and have a safe and happy New Year’s Day celebration: IATA Corrigendum to the

DG Digest: FAA Proposes its Largest-to-Date $1.1 Million Dollar Lithium Battery Fine

As the winter holidays loom close, regulatory activity has slowed accordingly. Canada remains busy though, releasing a new revision to its maritime rules. Otherwise things are a bit slow. Have a wonderful holiday next Monday!  Here’s the latest: Canada TDGR Our neighbors to the north have completed and published a long awaited revision to their

DG Digest: IATA to Explore New Limits on Some Lithium Battery Shipments and the FBI Issues IRC under The Bioterrorism Act

As busy holiday preparations overtake most of the country—have you finished YOUR shopping?—the regulatory scene remains relatively quiet in terms of “heavy hitters,” although quite a few items of interest certainly did pop up this week.  Perhaps the recently concluded UN meetings in Geneva will lead to increased action in the new year—if so, we’ll

DG Digest: IATA releases updated checklist to compliment the 59th DGR

As we roll into the holiday rush period, regulatory activity continues to be fairly slow—more time for all those last minute holiday projects, shopping, or travel, perhaps!  Be sure that whatever you do, you do it safely—holidays tend to make us a bit less careful as we all get busier.  At any rate—here’s what’s happening

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

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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

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