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DG Digest: PHMSA rescinds pending rule requiring high-hazard freight trains use ECPs

DG Digest: PHMSA rescinds pending rule requiring high-hazard freight trains use ECPs

September finished off with a fairly busy week.  UPS and FedEx both chimed in with new tables for their Dangerous Goods services, and the FMCSA finally released a new medical form for CMV drivers—something that had been percolating all summer.  A variety of other interesting news rounded out the period.  Here’s all the latest: FRA

DG Digest: The TSA is updating penalties for cargo screeners & IATA issues guidance on ‘label border’ issue

April is here and along with moderating weather brings with it a few new items for our blog, although in general regulatory activity remains limited.  Here are the latest relevant releases: DOL/OSHA OSHA and the Department of Labor are planning a renewed ICR dealing with their Respiratory Protection Standard.  This set of regulations sets the

Shipping Lithium Batteries

UPS Imposes New Lithium Metal Battery Restrictions

In an action which is assuredly no April Fool’s jest, United Parcel Service (UPS) today announced new restrictions on and requirements for the transport of Lithium Metal Batteries.  Effective July 1st, 2015, shipments of UN3090 Lithium Metal Batteries via UPS Airlines must receive pre-approval from UPS prior to shipment.  The announcement indicates that this will

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