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  • Research and Markets: DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory Guide - 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88c03029/dot_hazardous_mate) has announced the addition of the "DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory ...


  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • US dot issues emergency testing order for transport of crude oils

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an Emergency Testing Order that requires all shippers to test crude oil from the Bakken region to ensure the proper identification of the crude oil before it is transported by rail. The Emergency Testing Order is in response to a number of recent incidents involving the derailment of trains transporting crude oil from Canada to the United ...

  • Environmental Resource Center Offers In-Depth Training on Regulations for Marine and Air Transportation of Hazardous Materials

     Businesses that are involved in the sea or air transportation of hazardous materials can help their workers keep up with recent changes in new regulations that will impact their shipments through four seminars and webcasts from transportation consulting firm Environmental Resource Center. Each seminar and webcast meets both initial and recurrent training requirements of the International ...

  • DOT issues tougher hazmat shipping rule

    The new authority allows Department inspectors to close down shipping companies with poor safety records. It also specifically authorizes inspectors to take immediate action when there is a significant safety problem with a package in transit. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that Department inspectors will now ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • DOT proposes $466,200 fine following Kansas pipeline failure investigation

    The Department of Transportation has proposed a $466,200 fine to Enterprise Products Operating LLC for alleged violations of federal pipeline safety regulations. The fine follows the DOT"s investigation into the pipeline company’s September 2007 failure near Englewood, Kan. "Today"s action reinforces a message the department has communicated for years to owners and operators of pipeline ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Research and Markets: Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide - 2012 Covers EPA Regulations, plus OSHA and DOT

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b3dfdbda/environmental_comp) has announced the addition of the "Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide" subscription to their ...


  • U.S. Department of Transportation Awards CDM up to $100 Million in Environmental Contracts

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts—The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration has awarded CDM with contracts worth up to $100 million. Under two 5-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts, CDM will provide engineering and environmental services to the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The first contract, ...


    By CDM Smith, Inc.

  • MHF Services Awarded Contract by URS Corporation for Radiological Waste Transportation and Disposal

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, has been awarded a contract by URS Corporation to provide radiological waste transportation and disposal services at five properties adjacent to the former Karnish Instruments Inc. plant in Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania. URS Corporation is the prime contractor on an Interim Remedial ...


  • 4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances

    4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances By Daniel L. Theobald, Environmental Services Substances regulated or substances unregulated may ultimately impact the environment, health, and water supply of others. The following safety considerations are advised for those who store, handle, or transport potentially dangerous substances. ...


  • Deadline Fast Approaching for Compliance with OSHA`s New Hazard Communication Standard

    Safety consulting firm Environmental Resource Center is offering training seminars and webcasts to help businesses and their workers understand and comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) newly revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The HCS ...

  • Materials from Successful B&C and CPDA Workshop to Explore Agricultural Product Challenges with GHS Compliance

    On February 28, 2013, the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) jointly sponsored a workshop on Global Harmonization System (GHS) labeling requirements for agricultural chemicals. The workshop featured speakers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Materials from Successful B&C and CPDA Workshop to Explore Agricultural Product Challenges with GHS Compliance

    On February 28, 2013, the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) jointly sponsored a workshop on Global Harmonization System (GHS) labeling requirements for agricultural chemicals. The workshop featured speakers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Stericycle Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Service Agreement With Premier for Hazardous Waste Management

    Acute care hospital members can utilize or contract with one provider to manage multiple hazardous waste streams as part of a national agreement. LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), a leader in healthcare-related services that protects people and reduces risk, announced it has been awarded a new contract by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

  • Hazmat training will arrive in Baltimore

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental ...

  • Hazmat training arrives in Dallas

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Indianapolis

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Personnel who ship hazardous materials by air or water must receive ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Chicago

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Macon

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Dayton

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and ...

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