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PHMSA Requests Input on Transporting Hazardous Materials With Automated Technologies

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has requested information on the use of automated technologies in the transportation of hazardous materials, according to a document published in the Federal Register March 22.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 22, 2018
Government, Business

Senate Confirms Nominee for Pipelines Agency

Howard “Skip” Elliott will be the next administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration following his Senate confirmation on Oct. 5.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2017
Government, Business

Nominees for Three Key Transportation-Related Agencies Announced

President Trump announced nominees for key leadership positions, including administrators for the Federal Highway Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Air and Radiation office.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 11, 2017
Government, Safety

Safety Organizations Split $4 Million Federal Grant for Hazmat Training

Six safety groups were awarded a grant of more than $4 million by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for training programs.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 24, 2017
Government

PHMSA Harmonizes U.S. Hazmat Regs with International Standards

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration on March 30 issued a final rule that amends U.S. hazardous materials regulations to harmonize them with international regulations and standards.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Government

PHMSA Awards Universities Grants for Pipeline Safety Research

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Three universities will examine ways to improve pipeline safety with the help of a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s pipelines division announced this week.

Transport Topics
October 7, 2016
Government

National Tank Truck Carriers Asks Feds if National Hazmat Law Preempts California Rest Break Regs

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is seeking comment on a request by the National Tank Truck Carriers that the agency make an administrative determination whether federal hazmat transportation law preempts California meal and rest break requirements for hazmat carriers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 1, 2016
Government

Agency Awards Pipeline Safety Training Grants

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration on July 13 announced it awarded $3.7 million to help train instructors responsible for training private-sector hazardous materials employees.

Transport Topics
July 13, 2016
Government

House Transportation Panel OKs Pipeline Safety Bill

Legislation aimed at improving pipeline safety by reforming federal rules was approved unanimously April 20 by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 20, 2016
Government

New Chief Counsel Appointed at PHMSA

Teresa Gonsalves was appointed chief counsel at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced April 4.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2016

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