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PHMSA announces withdrawal of cargo tank motor vehicle wetlines rulemaking

Would have amended flammable liquid transport regulations

Posted December 29, 2015

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced that it will withdraw a notice of proposed rulemaking that would have amended the Hazardous Materials Regulations related to the transportation of flammable liquid material in unprotected external product piping on DOT specification cargo tank motor vehicles. The withdrawal was mandated by Congress under the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or the “FAST Act.”

Although PHMSA is withdrawing its rulemaking proposal, the agency says it will continue to consider methods to improve the safety of transporting flammable liquid by cargo tank motor vehicle.

Hazardous Materials Regulations GuideJ. J. Keller's Hazardous Materials Regulations Guide quick access to up-to-date DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations, including §172.101 Hazardous Materials Table and amendments from HM-233B, HM-145O, HM-218F, HM-244D, and HM-215K.


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