See what's changing for hazmat air shippers in the 2021 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance starts January 1, 2021.
In this week's Roundup, a utility company and a ready-mixed concrete supplier will collectivelypay approximately $7 million to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations. Plus, a waste disposal company is required to bring their Nebraska facility up to current chemical accident safety prevention standards.
A new hazmat special permit allows for the use of a limited quantity marking as small as 25 mm on each side when shipping hazmat limited quantities by highway, rail, or vessel in the US.
Lion teams up with hazmat packaging provider C.L. Smith to cover the basics you must know to ship hazardous materials in an overpack.
When does a material become a hazardous waste? While the phrase “point of generation” is used in the regulations, it is not clearly defined.. EPA has been reticent to codify any specific definition, in part because they realize that the decision is going to be based on a number of factors. So let’s explore those factors a little.
Approximately 200 gallons of titanium tetrachloride were accidentally released at a plastics refining facility in Edison, NJ. Town officials issued an emergency shelter-in-place order and two individuals at a nearby business reported respiratory complications.
EPA released its interim final list of businesses subject to fees for the 20 high-priority substances undergoing TSCA risk evaluations. Companies that use chemical(s) undergoing a risk evaluation must report if they manufacture or import those chemicals and will then be subject to a portion of the TSCA fee.
Lion's 2021 IATA DGR presale is happening now! Save $15 and get free shipping to any US address when you order yours before October 15, 2020.
On August 20, EPA announced updated guidance to assist generators, transporters, and designated facilities with signing the hazardous waste manifest amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The US Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General has concluded that OSHA must improve its Whisteblower Protection Program after an audit report revealed the agency failed to respond to complaints in a timely manner.
Some of the limited quantity reliefs are identical across the intermodal transport rules, but others are reserved for specific modes of transport. Shippers can and should capitalize on these limited quantity reliefs when possible, but must recognize that some hazmat requirements still apply to shipping limited quantities.