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03/21/2017

Building the Perfect Hazmat Basic Description

The shipping paper is one of the most important documents in the hazmat shipping process. Call it a bill of lading, declaration, IMO, Shipper’s Dec, manifest, or whatever you want it’s a certified written record of what is being shipped, the hazards present, how much is there, and where to go for more information.

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03/20/2017

PHMSA Extends Comment Period for Crude Oil Volatility Proposal

The public comment period for this ANPRM was set to end on March 20—but has now been extended for an additional 60 days, in part due to requests from major industry stakeholders including the American Petroleum Institute. Comments on this potential crude oil rulemaking are now due before May 19, 2017. 

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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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02/21/2017

Houston and Dallas DG Shipper Training Next Month

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 Houston, Dallas, and Little Rock in March.

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02/14/2017

How Congress Can Start Repealing Regulations Now

While much has been made of the President’s Executive Order to reduce regulatory burden on business by imposing a 1-in, 2-out regulatory scheme for Federal agencies, it’s also true that the US Congress can get busy repealing regulations at any time, using two major laws: the Congressional Review Act and the Administrative Procedures Act. 

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02/14/2017

How Will a 2-for-1 Regulatory Scheme Really Work?

According to the President’s Executive Order titled “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,” agencies will now be required to nominate two regulations for repeal for every new regulation promulgated. 

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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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01/31/2017

Coming Soon: Hazmat, RCRA, and Lithium Battery Training in NJ

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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01/30/2017

President Issues Executive Order to Slash Regulations

An Executive Order issued by the Office of the President on January 30, 2017 calls for a reduction in the number of Federal regulations impacting US businesses. Specifically, the executive order calls for two existing regulations to be repealed for each new regulation created.

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