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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the first Addendum to the 61st Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The new edition of the hazardous materials/dangerous goods air regulations takes effect on January 1, 2020.
UPDATE 12/09/19: EPA's Final Rule to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the universal waste program appeared in the Federal Register today, December 9, 2019.
We review three hazardous materials rulemakings to keep an eye out for in 2020. These rules appeared in DOT PHMSA's section of the Fall 2019 Unified Agenda and relate to harmonization with international standards, safe transport of lithium batteries by air, and more.
EPA's Generator Improvements Rule made some important changes for the generator category previously known as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators or CESQGs.
On October 22, 2019, US EPA officially repealed the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule, which expanded the scope of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
On October 9, 2019, President Donald Trump put forth two new Executive Orders that are of interest to the regulated community at large.
The effective date for US EPA’s Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) was May 30, 2017. As of October 1, 2019, the historic revisions to the RCRA hazardous waste requirements are in place in 23 states.
Besides a newly designed cover, the 61st Edition IATA DGR features some new and changing regulations that hazardous materials shippers and carriers should be aware of. Mandatory compliance with the new edition IATA DGR starts on January 1, 2020.
In a major milestone toward EPA’s implementation of the reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the agency has proposed its first 20 high priority chemicals for risk evaluations.
DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking on August 14, 2019 to make changes to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) that will update, clarify, and provide relief from certain hazardous materials regulatory requirements.
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.