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ACA Comments to PHMSA on Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking under HM-251D

June 6, 2017 Industry News
In its comments, ACA urged PHMSA to not consider any Class 3 hazardous materials other than unrefined petroleum products for its proposed rulemaking.

PHMSA Notice Offers Carriers Assurance in midst of Harmonization Flux

February 28, 2017 Industry News
PHMSA says it won’t penalize companies conforming to new international hazardous material regulations not yet harmonized within the U.S. Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

PHMSA HM-215N, International Harmonization, Caught in Regulatory Freeze

February 14, 2017 Industry News
PHMSA counsel has interpreted the regulatory freeze very broadly; consequently, until being reviewed as required by the memorandum, the agency will not be responding to email requests; providing any regulatory guidance or interpretations; or issuing/renewing any special permits or approvals.