hazmat

Agency proposes hazmat regulation changes

Special permits allow a company to ship a hazardous material in a manner that varies from the regulations.

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Boston hazmat route recommended

The Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association is strongly encouraging use of a Boston hazmat route city officials recommended.

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The City of Boston is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials. The federal government had just lifted the ban May 17 after city officials repeatedly failed to justify the ban as required by law. City officials had asked the government for a nine-month extension. Trucks hauling hazardous materials through Boston will be allowed to drive through only between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., which continues a restriction the city ...

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The city is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials.

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Boston hazmat restriction ends

Boston’s de facto daytime ban on hazardous material hauling within the city limits ended May 17.

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Agency overturns Boston hazmat ban

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rejected Boston’s de facto ban on hazmat hauling.

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Hazmat firms to provide emergency info

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will require shippers of hazardous materials to include their name or contract number on shipping papers.

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