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12/28/2012 - East/Gulf Coast Port Strike Deadline Extention - Update
12/28/2012 - Lisa Jackson to Leave EPA - Statement
12/27/2012 - Jackson Leaving EPA
12/27/2012 - IME Files Comments on PHMSA Incident Data Collection, Analysis, and Use
12/21/2012 - AEISG Sponsors QRA/IMESAFR Seminar and Training
12/21/2012 - EPA Finalizes Boiler Rule
12/20/2012 - Mikulski to Head Senate Appropriations Committee
12/20/2012 - TRB Recognizes IMESAFR in Report on Research Needs
12/20/2012 - Rogers to Leave House Homeland Security Committee
12/19/2012 - Conferees reject Akin Standard for Motor Carrier Safety & Security
12/18/2012 - SAFEX Issues 4th Quarter 2012 Newsletter
12/18/2012 - IAFC Reminds Members of Proper Response to Explosives Incidents
12/18/2012 - Leahy to Take Appropriations Gavel
12/14/2012 - Patterns of Safety Violations
12/13/2012 - IME Safety Library Videos Now Streaming On-Line
12/12/2012 - SAFEX Briefs SA Navy on QRA and IMESAFR V2.0
12/07/2012 - IME Briefs USCG on Potential Use of QRA
12/07/2012 - Senate Blunts Akin Standard for Motor Carrier Safety & Security
11/30/2012 - HazMat Endorsement (HME) -- Information Collection Request (ICR) Comments
11/28/2012 - Changes in House Committee Chairmen for the 113th Congress
11/11/2012 - IMESAFR V2.0 Training Session Scheduled for ISEE Conference
11/09/2012 - IME Remembers Former Canadian Regulator, Constatin Matusoff
11/08/2012 - IME Announces Information about the 2013 EPP and CIE Meetings
11/07/2012 - IME Submits INF Papers to 42nd Session of the UN TDG Sub-committee
11/05/2012 - IME Hits the CA Airwaves
10/31/2012 - IME Supports PhD in Explosives Engineering at MS&T
10/30/2012 - IME Turns the Tide on EU Track and Trace Directive
10/04/2012 - IME and FEEM Give EC Draft Guidance on Track and Trace Directive
10/02/2012 - SAFEX Issues 3rd Quarter 2012 Newsletter
09/28/2012 - FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro to Consider Request to Provide an Alternative to Prove "Fitness" Under the HMSP Program
09/22/2012 - Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest
09/22/2012 - Stop the War on Coal Act
09/19/2012 - IME Recommends Update of ATF Ruling 77-24
09/19/2012 - ATF Announces Explosives Industry Meeting October 25 and 26, 2012
09/18/2012 - WVDEP Study Finds No Harm from Blasting Fumes
09/13/2012 - Rep. Tim Holden Brings HMSP Reform to CSA Hearing
09/11/2012 - HMSP Reform -- Rep. Nick Rahall Weighs in for Industry
09/06/2012 - Canadian Government Announces new GHG rules for Coal-Fired Plants
08/28/2012 - ATF Guidance for Natural Disasters
08/27/2012 - South African Navy Requests Briefing on QRA
08/22/2012 - IME Meets with US Trade Rep on EU Track and Trace Directive
08/22/2012 - DC Circuit Rejects EPA Transport Rule
08/21/2012 - Lead Dinitrate on REACH List of Potential Banned Substances
08/08/2012 - TSA Finalizes Adoption of HM-232F for HSSM List
08/06/2012 - Fuel Leak Reported with 2011 Dodge 5500 Diesel Truck
08/06/2012 - Legislation Introduced to Limit EPA Regulation of Chemical Facilities
07/31/2012 - ATF Issues Ruling Allowing Wood Floors in Type IV Magazines
07/30/2012 - Department of Energy Reports 27 Gigawatts of Coal-Fired Capacity to Retire in the Next Five Years
07/26/2012 - Bipartisan TSCA Reform Falls Apart
07/24/2012 - CFATS Personnel Surety Proposal Withdrawn
07/18/2012 - DC Circuit Hands EPA Victory on NO2 NAAQS
07/18/2012 - NFPA Issues 9th Edition of the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual
07/17/2012 - ATF Schedules Conference with Regulated Industry October 25th and 26th
07/13/2012 - Patriot Coal Files for Bankruptcy
07/13/2012 - House Passes HR 4402, Legislation to Aid Rare Earth Mineral Mining
07/10/2012 - MSHA and Industry Blamed for Dramatic Rise in Black Lung Disease in Miners
07/05/2012 - Chris Watson Retires from NRCan
07/03/2012 - EPA Retains Current Threshold for Tailoring Rule Applicability
07/03/2012 - Legislation Amending the TWIC Program Advances
07/03/2012 - PHMSA Publishes Revised Policy on Fitness Determinations for Classification Approvals
06/29/2012 - SAFEX Issues 2nd Quarter 2012 Newsletter
06/29/2012 - Appeals Court Severs Utility MACT Lawsuit
06/28/2012 - STR Conference Agreement
06/26/2012 - FMCSA Fixes HMSP Rates
06/26/2012 - Appeals Court Upholds GHG Rules
06/25/2012 - MSHA Clarifies Fall Protection Standard -- Sort Of
06/25/2012 - June 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Released
06/21/2012 - Senate Republicans Fail to Sink Utility MACT
06/21/2012 - IME Supports DGAC Petition to Remove PG from Explosives in Hazmat Table
06/20/2012 - Lightning Implicated in Indian Quarry Fatalities
06/20/2012 - House Appropriations Committee Rejects DOT's Special Permit and Approvals User Fee
06/18/2012 - IME Contacts USTR over Emerging Barriers to Trade with EU
06/18/2012 - EPA Releases Draft IRIS Assessment for Ammonia
06/15/2012 - New News
06/13/2012 - IME Issues White Paper on Security for Bulk Truck Access Points
06/13/2012 - Utility Files Suit on EPA Proposed NSPS for Power Plants
06/12/2012 - EPA Extends CDR Deadline
06/08/2012 - IMESAFR Training Scheduled for 7-9 August 2012
06/08/2012 - ATF Posts Explosives Industry Newsletter
06/01/2012 - DOT Releases New Emergency Response Guidebook
05/30/2012 - IME Submits Comments to NRCan on Explosives Regulatory Revision
05/24/2012 - FY 2013 DHS Appropriation -- Rep. Charlie Dent Carries the Day for Industry
05/24/2012 - UN Activities Update
05/18/2012 - Pennsylvania Delegation Endorses IME HazMat Priorities
05/14/2012 - Commercial Explosives Exports Continue a Net Positive Gain for U.S. Trade
05/14/2012 - Commercial Explosives Shipments Continue to Post Superior Safety Statistics
05/14/2012 - Industry Weighs in on Reauthorization of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA)
05/14/2012 - Representative Sam Graves Supports Industry HazMat Priorities
05/11/2012 - MSHA Consolidates Blasting Contractor's ID Numbers
05/11/2012 - FY 2013 -- ATF Appropriations
05/10/2012 - STR Conferees Begin Talks
05/02/2012 - CFATS Top Screen - Don't Forget Heel and Preloads
04/30/2012 - FMCSA Publishes Final Rule on "Reincarnated" Motor Carriers
04/30/2012 - FY 2013 Appropriations -- House Appropriations Committee Reports ATF Funding Legislation
04/25/2012 - West Virginia Fire Marshal Offers Online License Renewals
04/24/2012 - PHMSA Revises Class 1 Inspector Checklist -- Necessary Detail Still Missing
04/23/2012 - FY 2013 Appropriations -- House Subcommittee Matches Senate Mark for ATF
04/19/2012 - FY 2013 Appropriations -- The Program Grows Despite Tough Budget Times
04/19/2012 - FY 2013 PHMSA Appropriations -- A Defeat for User Fees
04/18/2012 - Surface Transportation Reauthorization Reform -- Politics Over Policy
04/18/2012 - Surface Transportation Reauthorization (STR) Reform -- Update
04/10/2012 - PHMSA Pulls Inspector Checklist from Website
04/10/2012 - MSHA Bans Cameras Near Explosives
04/06/2012 - FMCSA Acts to Limit Distribution of PHMSA Inspector?s Guide
04/05/2012 - False Guidance to Inspectors
03/28/2012 - PHMSA Envisions Paperless Hazmat Shipping
03/28/2012 - SAFEX Issues 1st Quarter Newsletter
03/26/2012 - NRCan Issues Proposed Overhaul of Explosives Regulations
03/26/2012 - OSHA Publishes Final GHS Rule
03/26/2012 - Federal Court Invalidates EPA's Veto of Mountaintop Mining Permit
03/16/2012 - FY 13 PHMSA Budget Request
03/14/2012 - EU Traceability Directive Delayed One Year
03/08/2012 - EPA Offers Flexibility in Applying Boiler Rules
03/08/2012 - FY 13 Budget Hearing -- Hazardous Materials Safety Permit
03/07/2012 - IME Releases Revised SLP-20
03/07/2012 - IME Remembers Floyd Clark
03/02/2012 - MD Bill Would Make Binaries Explosives
02/24/2012 - House Republicans to Rework Surface Transportation Bill
02/24/2012 - HME/TWIC Comparability
02/23/2012 - UN Agenda Identifies Explosives Topics for Discussion at 41st Session of the TDG Sub-committee
02/15/2012 - CIE Meeting -- Call for Papers
02/14/2012 - The President's FY 2013 Budget Requests Special Permit and Approval User Fees Again
02/13/2012 - Special Permit and Approval User Fees Again
02/13/2012 - Bob Filer - In Memorium
02/13/2012 - IME is #1 at UN this coming June (Updated 2/22/2012)
02/12/2012 - IME adds UN web pages to IME website
02/08/2012 - Surface Transportation Reauthorization Update
02/03/2012 - HMTA Reauthorization Reported from the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
02/01/2012 - IME Submits Comments on DoC Regulatory Review
01/31/2012 - IME Corrects Typographical Error in SLP-4
01/31/2012 - Surface Transportation and Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) Reauthorization
01/26/2012 - HMSP Disqualification Rate to be Recalculated
01/24/2012 - ACUS Recommends Federal Agencies Adopt Industry Standards
01/18/2012 - EPA Settlement Would Allow RICE Exception
01/18/2012 - PHMSA Honors Dr. Charles Ke with National Resource Award
01/17/2012 - NACOSH Gives I2P2 and Silica Rules Top Billing
01/16/2012 - IME Submits Comments on FMCSA's Proposed Rule on Reincarnated Carriers
01/11/2012 - EPA Releases GHG Emissions Data
01/11/2012 - OSHA Releases White Paper on I2P2
01/06/2012 - Little Noticed FMCSA Change to Definition of Tank Vehicle May Impact Carriers
01/05/2012 - CSB Releases New Safety Video on Flash Fires
01/04/2012 - Rep. Graves to Admin. Ferro on FMCSA's HazMat Safety Permit
01/03/2012 - ATF Publishes Explosives Industry Newsletter