hazardous materials transport law News

  • PHMSA Interim Final Rule HM-258D Civil Penalties Revision

    On June 29, 2016, US DOT PHMSA published an interim final rule (HM-258D) revising the maximum and minimum civil penalties for knowing violations of the hazardous materials regulations (HMR). Maximum Civil penalty from $75,000 to $77,114 for a person who knowingly violates the Federal hazardous material transportation law or a regulation, order, special permit, or approval issued under that ...

  • 21st Mining Safety Must Address Spill Risk And Spill Safety

    According to miningsafety.co.za “Mining operations generate hazardous waste, transport and store petroleum products and other hazardous materials, and by law mining companies are required to prepare spill control and cleanup procedures and plans.” This means that mining sites must by law go through the same preparation procedures that other sites that may face a fuel or chemical ...

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