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12/21/2005 - USCG Increases Security on AN
12/05/2005 - IME Petitions FMCSA for Rule Change on Safety Permit
12/01/2005 - ATF Provides Interpretation for ?Inhabited Building?
11/21/2005 - PHMSA Proposal on In-transit Storage References SLP-27
10/31/2005 - Explosives Tax is Dropped by Senate Judiciary Committee
10/31/2005 - PADEP Forms Alternatives Committee
10/08/2005 - PADEP Backs Out of Agreement on Alternatives Committee
10/07/2005 - IME and PADEP Agree to Process for Alternatives Committee
10/05/2005 - Explosives Tax Loses Momentum
10/04/2005 - IME and DEP Agree to Stay in Legal Proceedings
09/21/2005 - ATF Issues Special Notice Relative to "Katrina"
09/14/2005 - ATF Adds Clarity to Definition of Highway
09/06/2005 - PA Court Grants IME Hearing for Injunctive Relief
08/26/2005 - IME Files Legal Challenge in PA
08/25/2005 - USGS Posts 2004 U.S. Explosives Consumption Report
08/22/2005 - FMCSA Issues Drivers Hours of Service Rule
08/22/2005 - DOJ Submits Explosives User Fee Legislation to Hill
08/17/2005 - IME Meets with PHMSA to Discuss the Requirement for NEW on Class 1 Shipping Papers
08/15/2005 - MADEP Publishes Draft Report on the Occurrence & Sources of Perchlorate in MA on Agency's Website - See EAC Perchlorate Update pages for information
08/11/2005 - Detonation of Explosives Shipment in Utah
08/02/2005 - NIOSH Closing Explosives Research Program
07/29/2005 - HMTA Reauthorization Passes Congress After Years of Delay
07/21/2005 - IME Intends to File Legal Challenge to Pennsylvania Explosives Storage Regulations
07/08/2005 - UN Subcommittee of Experts on Dangerous Goods Meets in Geneva
06/23/2005 - New OMB Report on Perchlorate is available. See Members Only section for Environmental Affairs Committee
06/23/2005 - EPA Method 332.0 for Perchlorate is Available - EA Committee Pages
06/23/2005 - Senate Appropriations Committee Rejects Explosives User Taxes and Fees
06/16/2005 - IME Partners with TSA and ATA to Help Secure the Nation?s Highways
06/16/2005 - PA Security Regulations Effective this Saturday, June 18th
06/16/2005 - House Rejects Explosives User Taxes and Fees
06/15/2005 - IME has published two new policy papers: (i) Perchlorate White Paper, and (ii) Blasting; Best Practices
06/10/2005 - House Appropriations Committee Rejects Explosives User Taxes and Fees
05/27/2005 - ATF Publishes Final Rule Requiring Marking of Imported Explosives
05/05/2005 - IME and ISEE Update Guidance on Passing Through Airport Security Checkpoints for Commercial Explosive Professionals
04/26/2005 - EQB Approves PADEP Revised Explosives Security Regulation; Legislature Unwilling to Act
04/12/2005 - DoD Seeks Comment on Revision of Contractor Safety Manual 6055.9
04/07/2005 - Draft of Canadian Clear Language Revision of Explosives Regulations Available
04/06/2005 - PADEP Resubmits Proposed Regulation; Makes Nominal Changes, Exempts Fireworks Industry
04/04/2005 - California EPA Has Decided to Retain its 6ppb Public Health Goal for Perchlorate. Please see EAC pages (perchlorate updates) for details.
04/04/2005 - DOJ OIG Releases Inspection Report on ATF Implementation of the Safe Explosives Act
03/25/2005 - PADEP Meets Separately with Industry Segments
03/10/2005 - IRRC Rejects PADEP's Proposed Explosives Security Regulation
03/01/2005 - MADEP Publishes Memo to blasting contractors re Perchlorate Contamination -- See the EAC page for a copy of the memo
02/25/2005 - EPA Sets New RfD for Perchlorate
02/22/2005 - Explosives Regulation User Fees
02/20/2005 - Guidance for Licensees Under ATF Inspection
02/16/2005 - IRRC Schedules Hearing on PADEP Proposals for March 10, 2005
02/11/2005 - Two new Perchlorate reports are available - Check EAC Perchlorate Updates
02/01/2005 - MADEP to Release Blasting Fact Sheet
02/01/2005 - Nitromethane is Suspected Human Carcinogen
02/01/2005 - EPA Signs Final Manifest Rule
01/27/2005 - Check for New LR's from EPA, RSPA, TSA
01/25/2005 - Explosives Industry Stakeholders Meet with IRRC and PA Administration
01/20/2005 - EQB Approves PADEP's Explosives Security Regulations
01/13/2005 - Meeting Scheduled with PA Gov. Rendell and Industry Stakeholders
01/13/2005 - PA Senate Seeks Change from PADEP
01/12/2005 - NAS Perchlorate Press Release
01/12/2005 - Industry SSAFE Coalition Reactivated; Meets with ATF
01/12/2005 - Perchlorate Bills in Congress
01/11/2005 - IME Board of Governors Approves SLP-27; Security in Commercial Explosives Operations
01/06/2005 - IME Submits Comments to PA EQB
01/04/2005 - PA EQB Makes Public Their Intent to Approve PADEP Regulations
01/03/2005 - Prescott Opens ANSI A10.7