EPA’s New e-Manifest System

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing its new nation-wide e-Manifest system beginning June 30, 2018.  With the promise of adding significant streamlining to the tracking of hazardous waste shipments, EPA has been working with states for several years to make this a reality. The use of the e-Manifest system is voluntary for now. 
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U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Shipping Hazardous Materials Training

Shipping Hazardous Materials -Training St.Germain Collins is offering a one-day training session for anyone whose job responsibilities include offering and/or receiving shipments of hazardous materials, to satisfy the U.S. DOT requirements set forth in 49 CFR 172.704(a). This training is required at least once every three years. The next one is March 15, 2018 in
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Due July 1: Annual Hazmat registration for expiring certificates

Annual Hazmat Registration – Due July 1 Per Title 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G (107.601 – 107.620), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) requires hazardous material (HAZMAT) transporters to register and pay a fee for annual registration certificates. HAZMAT transporters include businesses that ship hazardous materials requiring
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Safe Pipes Act

The bipartisan “Safe Pipes Act” has been unanimously passed by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The bill was written to improve the safety of the nation’s oil and natural gas pipelines and rewrite procedures at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Read more about it here, or contact one of
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Pay Hazardous Material Transport Fines or Cease Shipments

The U.S. DOT has issued a final rule strengthening the enforcement of civil penalties for violations of federal hazardous material regulations (HMR) and the federal motor carrier safety regulations (FMCSR). The final rule prohibits a person who fails to pay a civil penalty, or fails to abide by a payment agreement, from transporting HAZMAT materials
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