Updates in the proposed rule will incorporate recent amendments to international regulation and consensus standards into 49 CFR and make changes to nearly every part of the hazmat rules, including Proper Shipping Names, hazard classes, packing groups, special provisions, packaging authorizations, and quantity limits.
The hotly contested 2015 Waters of the United States Rule essentially expanded EPA’s authority to regulate rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water under the Clean Water Act.
Complying with rules from two different regulatory agencies at the same time can be very tricky territory. Here's how to tackle it.
On November 14, 2018, US EPA proposed a deregulatory action to exempt air emissions from animal waste from the EPCRA chemical release reporting requirements.
Update: US EPA published its Interim Final Rule Safe Management of Recalled Airbags to the Federal Register on Friday, November 30.
US EPA is preparing to finalize regulations that could have a major impact on the way healthcare facilities and others manage pharmaceutical hazardous wastes.
US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a Final Rule on November 7, 2018 to update, clarify, streamline, and provide new relief from certain hazmat rules.
FedEx recently posted a note to customers regarding its updated operator variations published in the 60th Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).
Two Standards that OSHA Plans to update are the Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts) Standard at 29 CFR 1910.178 and the Lockout/Tagout Standard at 29 CFR 1910.147.
How do we know when DOT will allow us to reuse a package, e.g., a drum? What are the requirements for reusing packaging, and where can shippers find them?
Your hazmat paperwork is the first thing a
DOT inspector will ask for during an
inspection. From hazmat training
records to Special Permits, make sure your hazmat documents are in order.