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11/02/2021

VIDEO: Responders Roll to Hazmat Situation at Bowling Ball Factory

The City of Jennings, Missouri declared a State of Emergency on Thursday last week when a fire at an abandoned bowling ball factory created an “extremely complex and large-scale fire and hazmat situation” for local responders. A shelter-in-place order was issued for the city school district.

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10/26/2021

West Coast Ports Expand Operations to Ease Container Shipping Woes

Together with business, port, and union leaders, the White House announced a “series of public and private commitments to move more goods faster" through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California

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10/21/2021

Final Rule Alert: e-Cigarettes, e-Liquids Now Nonmailable

A US Postal Service Final Rule to make e-cigarettes and e-liquids nonmailable, with limited exceptions, took effect on 10/21/2021.  

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10/21/2021

Video: Hazmat History (Vol. 1)

In our Hazmat History video series, Lion Technology explores the events, trends, and government actions that shaped the regulatory environment that shippers, carriers, and manufacturers operate in today.

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10/12/2021

What is Flash Point for Flammable Liquids?

People who ship and transport hazardous materials use flash point to measure the risk of an explosive or ignitable mixture forming when a liquid escapes from its container or packaging.    

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10/04/2021

Next e-Manifest Meetings Set for Fall 2021

The next virtual public meetings on the electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest (e-Manifest) system will be held on October 27 and November 3, 2021. 

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09/29/2021

Why You’re Legally Required to Generate Less Waste

Minimizing the amount of hazardous waste your site generates helps to protect our environment. It's also required by law.  

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09/28/2021

DOT's Virtual Hazardous Materials R&D Forum Starts Oct. 12

A virtual hazardous materials Research, Development, & Technology Forum will he held October 12–15, hosted by US DOT PHMSA's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS). 

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09/27/2021

Rule Clarifies Status of USPS Hazmat Regulations

USPS is amending the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) and 39 CFR to clarify that the regulations for mailing hazardous materials are found in Publication 52, Hazardous Restricted, and Perishable Mail.

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09/21/2021

Are Ocean Carriers Refusing Hazmat Shipments?

Chemical distributors have expressed concerns about systemic reductions for transporting hazardous materials by vessel and the possibility that carriers are refusing to book chemical shipments.

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