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05/03/2021

DOT Raises Hazmat Penalties for Second Time in 2021

For the second time this year, US DOT has increased the maximum and minimum civil penalties for violations of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). 

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04/26/2021

Don’t Keep Your Hazmat Special Permit A Secret

Why failure to mark a Special Permit number on your packaging, when applicable, can significantly impact transportation safety.  

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04/19/2021

How to Ship Hazardous Waste Samples

Before you can accurately classify and package a hazardous material for transport, you need to know what it is. Sometimes, that means shipping a sample of a waste offsite to determine its properties. Here's what to do when faced with this conundrum.  

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04/19/2021

North KY to Get New Hazmat Signage Following Accident

To better communicate hazardous materials restrictions, officials in Kentucky plan to install new or upgraded signage in twelve locations in Boone and Kenton counties.

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04/01/2021

Update: Fall 2020 Unified Agenda Hits the Federal Register

Update 04/01/21: Federal agencies published their Fall 2020 regulatory agendas to the Federal Register this week. 

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03/18/2021

Hazmat Air Shipping is A Whole Different Ballgame

As we look forward to pro baseball's Opening Day, here are 9 ways the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) differ from the 49 CFR regulations you’re used to if you ship hazmat by highway.   

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03/08/2021

Lithium Battery Warning: Loose Cells

Earlier this year, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers not to purchase or use loose 18650 lithium-ion cells.

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02/25/2021

Don’t Use These Hazardous Waste Manifests

EPA alerts hazardous waste stakeholders about paper Hazardous Waste Manifests in circulation that were produced by a non-EPA approved printer.  

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02/24/2021

IATA Posts Addendum II to the 2021 DGR

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the second addendum to the 2021 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations or DGR this week.  

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02/22/2021

USPS May Restrict e-Cigarettes, e-Liquids in Mail

A proposed change to the US Postal Service’s rules for mailing electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) could have a significant impact on shippers who use USPS to ship e-cigarettes and e-liquid.   

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