More than two years after asking industry for its views on changing provisions in the US Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) relating to combustible liquids, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has determined that there will be no changes.
The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a reminder to companies shipping LPG in bulk by rail that cargoes should be odorised and that account should be taken of ‘odorant fade’ when determining the volume of odorant to be added.
CONFERENCE REPORT The transport of hazardous materials is generally a safe business but improvements can always be made. This year’s DGAC conference heard from the US regulators on the plans they have for
The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a final rule under docket HM-244D this past September 13, making numerous editorial corrections and clarifications to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC), the US trade association representing tank truck operators, has asked US Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood to direct the withdrawal of two rulemakings
The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a safety notice this past August 30 to remind shippers of the requirements for the carriage of packages complying with Special Permits (SP)