The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) says it applauds a decision by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to continue to classify polyurethane (PU) foam
INSPECTION PHMSA’s notorious enhanced inspection rulemaking has been finalised. Is it as far-reaching as industry fears or is it, as PHMSA insists, a sensible measure to improve the safety of packaged goods in transport?
A coalition of US environmental groups has urged the government to put an indefinite hold on the construction of new oil sands pipelines from Canada until the safety of the transmission of the product can be established.
The US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued its final rule under docket HM-245, incorporating six long- standing or widely used special permits into the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a notice this past January 25 giving approval for the use of certain rail tank cars in hazardous materials service to exceed the 263,000 lb (119.3 tonnes) limit.