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09/23/2022

Updated Regulations for Shipping Radioactive Materials Proposed

US DOT PHMSA has proposed to align the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) with international requirements for transporting radioactive materials (Class 7).  

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09/22/2022

Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.

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09/22/2022

DOT Seeks Stakeholder Input on Hazmat Registration for Shippers and Carriers

To fund PHMSA’s national emergency preparedness grant program to levels required by law, the Agency may need to increase hazmat registration fees or expand the criteria for who must register.

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09/14/2022

5 Changes for Lithium Batteries by Air in Effect January 1

In recent years, revisions to the rules for lithium battery air shipments have been a mainstay on the list of significant changes to IATA’s manual. 2023 will be no exception.   

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09/09/2022

What's New in the 2023 IATA DGR?

See the most significant changes in the 64th Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance with the new edition starts 01/01/23.

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09/08/2022

2023 IATA DGR Available for Pre-order

The 2023 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual is now available for pre-order at Lion.com. Mandatory compliance with the new edition starts on 01/01/23.

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08/26/2022

Comment Period Extended: Hazmat e-Communications

Update: US DOT PHMSA is extending the comment period on its request for input about potential benefits of electronic hazmat shipping papers, emergency response information, train consists, and other communications until 10/24.  

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08/25/2022

Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.

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08/22/2022

PHMSA Package Tape Enforcement Policy Ends August 31

PHMSA’s policy of enforcement discretion regarding use of alternate adhesive tape to close UN rated packagings will end on August 31, 2022. 

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08/15/2022

Latest DOT Actions on Hazmat Special Permits

US DOT PHMSA announced actions to grant or deny hazardous materials Special Permits in the Federal Register on August 15.

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