ATLANTA — Federal regulators want all railroads to immediately send the details of everything aboard their trains to every emergency responder within 10 miles of an accident.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating Elon Musk’s brain implant company, Neuralink Corp., after an animal rights group said it obtained emails suggesting the startup did not follow proper procedure when shipping possibly hazardous materials.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is seeking input on the advisability of using electronic communication as an alternative to the agency’s current paper documentation requirements for hazard communication.July 25, 2022
Hazardous materials regulators are falling short in performing some required timely reviews of whether hazmat carriers have the “knowledge, capability and performance record” to safely move hazmat, according to a new Department of Transportation inspector general audit.April 12, 2022
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is seeking ideas for leading-edge research and innovative techniques to advance the safe transportation of hazardous materials.July 8, 2021
WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are protesting President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the Transportation Department’s acting inspector general, the latest in a string of actions by Trump to fire or replace government watchdogs.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued a final rule that requires railroads to develop and submit comprehensive oil spill response plans for route segments traveled by high-hazard flammable trains.February 20, 2019
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has pre-empted motor carriers hauling hazardous materials, explosives and security-sensitive cargo from California’s meal-and-rest-break requirements.September 20, 2018
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.