PHMSA Issues 3 Emergency Hazmat Compliance Waivers for Hurricane-affected Areas
PHMSA has determined that regulatory relief is in the public interest and will help ensure a speedy, efficient recovery and cleanup in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The waivers will remain in place until October 25.
Under 49 CFR 1.97(b)(3), PHMSA is authorized to waive compliance with any part of the HMR, provided that the waiver is:
PHMSA’s Authority to Grant Hazmat Waivers
- In the public interest;
- Not inconsistent with the safety of hazmat transport; and
- Necessary to facilitate safe movement of hazardous materials into, from, and within an area of major disaster or emergency.
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