Tagged: Hazmat

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Hazmat Carriers Need Special Insurance

There are more than 1.5 billion tons of hazardous materials (hazmat) transported each year in the United States either by truck, train, boat or aircraft, according to U.S. Department of Transportation and Commerce. Many federal…

U.S. DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) 0

PHMSA Amends Rules

Last month U.S. DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) amended a previous rule-making (June 2, 2016) that made miscellaneous updates to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The rule-making responds to appeals from…

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Hazmat Haulers Must Follow EPA Rules

For transporters who haul caustic agents, here is a reminder of how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines hazardous waste transportation – and the basic rules pertaining to that process. Hazardous waste transporters, according...