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

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: 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 EPA RCRA hazwaste regulations commence today and California considers banning flouropolymers

Welcome back!  Hopefully, all of our readers had a chance to enjoy the kickoff holiday weekend of the summer; and also, to take time to remember the sacrifices that so many of our service members have made for all of us over the history of our country.  We honor each of them.  Regulatory activity continues

DG Digest: FRA delays new training rule and OSHA nixes new record-keeping rules they recently approved

Welcome to the second week of May.  One more week until most of the nation reaches the “frost line cutoff,” when it is assumed safe to plant those spring annuals.  Are you ready?  The bright colors of summer are finally on the horizon!  It was a fairly quiet week in regulations, with most action focusing

DG Digest: Trump Admin. may scrap “Clean Power Plan” and OSHA extends comments on electrical safety/PPE standards

The second full week of April fins the nation sliding into the full bloom of Spring—hopefully your local garden is beginning to blossom as well!  It was a fairly routine week in the regulatory world after last week’s big release of the HM-215N.  Here’s a few of the highlights: EPA The Trump administration moved forward

DG Digest: PHMSA Seeks Comments on Radioactive Material, EPA Focusing on Reverse Logistics, and IATA Releases Changes to the 58th Edition of the DGR

With Mid-September already here, the fall football season is not the only kick-off freshly in the news; regulatory matters also continue in play, with the associated agencies busy with their respective agendas.  Let’s take a look at what’s new: PHMSA In harmonization news, PHMSA seeks public comment on a draft revision of the International Atomic

BNSF Tank Cars

DG Digest: PHMSA Updates to 49 CFR, OSHA’s Annual Heat-Related Warning, and a Tribute to a DG Hero

June is here!  Hopefully your summer is starting to ramp up—safely, of course!  As usual, the world of Dangerous Goods and EH&S kept right on going, regardless of seasonal changes.  Here’s the latest: PHMSA: In what is easily the week’s biggest news, PHMSA released a set of new amendments to the 49 CFR Parts 100

DG Digest: Workers’ Memorial Day, Takata Recall Expands, and OSHA Guidance on Zika Virus

After a relatively quiet couple of weeks, things have picked back up and filled the digest with news.  Here are the newest updates from the world of Dangerous Goods and EH&S: OSHA: In conjunction with the Obama Administration cooperated to proclaim April 28th as “Workers Memorial Day.”  The event is intended to mark the still

DG Digest: MH370 Anniversary Fuels Speculation, Guide to Paraquat Hazard Mitigation

Another busy week in the world of Dangerous Goods, EH&S, and associated regulations: FMCSA:  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended the comment period for its proposed rulemaking revising the way in it assigns “Carrier Safety Fitness Determinations.” These determinations can be important to carriers for reasons like frequency of inspections, insurance costs, and

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