PHMSA's 2013 HazMat Regulatory Priorities


The following are the agency's top regulatory priorities for FY 2013: (in no particular order)

  • International Harmonization
  • Explosive Safety (including both publication of a final rule regarding fireworks Approvals and an NPRM to address bulk explosive vehicles)
  • Rail Safety
  • Lithium Battery Safety
  • Cargo Tank Truck Rollover Prevention Initiative
  • Special Permits and Approvals
  • Risk Based Enforcement
  • Safety Management Systems/Risk Management Framework
  • Grants Program Improvements
  • Training
  • Data Collection and Analysis Improvements