In our first EPA Enforcement Roundup of 2023, three chemical industry facilities will pay to settle alleged violations of chemical emergency preparedness, hazardous waste, and environmental reporting regulations.
A Final Rule to revise the 49 CFR regulations for lithium battery air shipments replaces an interim Final Rule in effect since March 2019—and includes important changes that shippers should be aware of.
IATA has released the first Addendum to the 64th Edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations (2023). Mandatory compliance with the new edition begins on January 1.
A wholesale seafood producer, an agriculture supplier, and a freight distributor will all face civil penalties for alleged environmental violations.
US EPA has ordered a refinery in St. Croix to remove at least 77,000 pounds of ammonia, liquefied petroleum gas, amines, and hydrogen sulfide from facility equipment to prevent an emergency release.
In this week's Roundup, a freight shipping and trucking company, a steel manufacturer, and a container reconditioning facility will all pay civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of environmental regulations.
In this week’s Roundup, a paper and pulp factory, four solar farms, and a technology manufacturing facility will pay civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of environmental regulations.
In this week's Roundup, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and a used oil recycler face costly civil penalties for alleged RCRA hazardous waste and used oil violations.
US EPA is proposing to repeal amendments to the Clean Air Act that exempt “fugitive emissions” from counting toward key permitting thresholds for existing major sources under New Source Review.
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.
Some of the limited quantity reliefs are identical across the intermodal transport rules, but others are reserved for specific modes of transport. Shippers can and should capitalize on these limited quantity reliefs when possible, but must recognize that some hazmat requirements still apply to shipping limited quantities.