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05/15/2017

June Hazmat Training: Cleveland, NY, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cincinnati, Houston & Dallas

Join us for expert-led training to meet DOT, IATA, and IMDG training mandates in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Detroit in June 2017!  

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04/12/2017

ICAO Posts Addendum I to the 2017-18 Technical Instructions for DG by Air

On April 7, 2017, the International Civil Aviation Organization released the first addendum to its 2017-18 Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.   

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04/10/2017

FAA Raises Hazmat Air Shipping Civil Penalties

For hazmat or dangerous goods air shippers, mistakes just got more expensive. FAA has raised hazmat civil penalties for shippers to adjust for inflation.

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03/30/2017

Finally Final: PHMSA Publishes HM 215N Hazmat Harmonization Rule

To harmonize the US hazmat shipping rules with international standards, US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) officially published its highly anticipated hazmat rulemaking HM 215N to the Federal Register today.

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02/27/2017

Next Week in NJ: RCRA, 49 CFR, and IATA DGR Training

To help EHS professionals in the tristate area meet hazmat and hazardous waste training mandates, Lion Technology next week will present new, exclusive training sessions at the new Training Center in Sparta, NJ.

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02/27/2017

PHMSA Guidance on Use of International Hazmat Shipping Standards

In the notice issued today, February 27, PHMSA states that hazmat inspectors will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who are properly using the 2017-18 versions of the IMDG Code or ICAO Technical Instructions (TI) when all or part of the transportation is by air or vessel.  

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02/03/2017

This Month: DG Shipper Training in Charlotte and Nashville

To help shippers protect personnel and maintain full compliance with the new DOT, IATA, and IMDG shipping regulations for 2017, Lion will present nationally trusted DG shipper training in Nashville, Charlotte, Houston, and more in February and March. 

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01/25/2017

Urgent: PHMSA Withdraws HM 215N Hazmat Harmonization Rule

URGENT: PHMSA has withdrawn its HM 215N Final Rule after the Agency last week announced it as Final, in response to an executive memorandum from the President.

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01/03/2017

FAA Fines 3 Companies for Hazmat Shipping Violations

For hazmat air shippers, the 58th Edition of IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is in effect as of January 1, 2017. Understanding the latest rules for hazmat air shipments is crucial to avoid costly fines, rejected shipments, and incidents in transit. 

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12/28/2016

IATA Releases Updated Operator Variations for 2017 DGR

If you ship with FedEx Express or UPS Air, be advised that the 2017 DGR operator variations hold some crucial updates. Earlier this month, Lion News reported on some major updates to Operator Variations from FedEx Express and UPS Air, which affect the shipment of lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries by air.

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