Tagged: Regulations

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 0

EPA Plans Further Emission Reduction

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will launch a new rule to further cut emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx) from diesel-powered, heavy duty trucks, agency officials said recently. EPA said it intends to publish a…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) 0

FMCSA Updates Personal Conveyance Rule

Earlier this year the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued updated guidance on use of personal conveyance by commercial truck drivers. Previously, guidance had restricted the use of personal conveyance to “unladen” vehicles, which…

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) 4

NTTC Opposing ELD Exemption Request

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC), the leading trade association for the U.S. tank-truck industry, recently submitted a letter to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA)  regarding a busness group’s attempt to be exempted from new Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) rules.

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…

Dangerous Goods 0

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...

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