Federal agencies released the Fall 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions this week. Get a sneak peak at upcoming regulations that will impact environmental, hazardous materials, and safety pros in 2021.
Update 12/08/20: Hand sanitizers manufactured and packaged before October 31 in accordance with the now-expired Notice of Enforcement Discretion may be offered and transported under the reliefs PHMSA granted for highway and rail modes.
Quick video alert for hazmat shippers concerning 49 CFR and IMDG Code hazardous materials regulations.
A new PHMSA rulemaking revises the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to “update, clarify, or provide relief from various regulatory requirements without adversely affecting safety.”
IMO has announced that mandatory compliance with the forthcoming IMDG Code Amendment 40–20 will begin on June 1, 2022.
US DOT PHMSA is seeking renewal, with revisions, of an information collection request (ICR) related to Hazardous Materials Security Plans. The revisions will impact carriers that transport tank car quantities of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail.
The last day to use the ORM-D classification for hazmat consumer commodities shipped by highway is December 31, 2020.
Even after you've mastered the domestic and international requirements for shipping hazardous materials, you may still feel uncertain that every "i" is dotted and every "t" crossed. Here we cover the minimum training that US DOT requires for every hazmat employee.
“PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or accepts for domestic or international transportation by any mode....”
Emergency orders waive compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) for persons working under US EPA and US Coast Guard
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.