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Regulatory Resources — TSCA Audit Interest Surveys Due Friday June 6
Last week, NACD sent a Regulatory Alert to distributor members asking to complete a brief survey to indicate interest in receiving a mock Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) audit from NACD Environmental Regulatory Partner Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C). The deadline to respond to the survey is Friday, June 6.
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Regulatory Resources — Registration Available for July 22-24 Chemical Security Summit
Registration is open for the 2014 Chemical Security Summit, which will take place July 22-24 at the Baltimore Convention Center. There is no registration fee for the Summit. Space is limited, and hundreds have already signed-up; so please click here to register. Sessions will include updates and lessons learned on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), the latest on Executive Order 13650 — Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, international security trends, transportation security, and more.
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Regulatory Alert — CVSA Roadcheck Enforcement Initiative Now Underway
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) annual Roadcheck is taking place Tuesday, June 3, through Thursday, June 5, across North America. Roadcheck is an annual roadside inspection event where roadside inspectors perform truck and bus inspections, and hold safety events to educate the industry on the importance of safe operations and the roadside inspection program.
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Regulatory Update — NACD Calls for Repeal of 100 Percent Cargo Screening Mandate
Yesterday, NACD joined with 69 industry organizations in sending a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson in support of his recent request to Congress to authorize an extension of the deadline for congressionally-mandated 100 percent scanning of U.S. bound maritime cargo containers. The letter further recommends that the Secretary ask Congress to repeal the requirement, which is impractical and would impede global commerce.
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Regulatory Update — NACD Submits Recommendations to DOT PHMSA on Enforcement Policies
Last week, NACD joined with other members of the Interested Parties for Hazardous Materials Transportation (IP) coalition in sending comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety Field Operations Enforcement Operations Manual. PHMSA had previously invited the groups to submit comments.
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Advocacy Action Needed — Now Is the Time to Invite Your Congressional Representative for a Site Visit
Hosting a facility tour is an excellent opportunity for you to interact with your legislator and showcase your facility. Developing relationships through a facility tour can be a real benefit in influencing legislative decisions concerning your company. During the tour you will want to discuss issues that affect your company and the chemical industry, give information about your company's economic impact in their district, your commitment to chemical safety and security, and how important your role as a chemical distributor is in the supply chain. More information on how to set up a facility tour is available here.
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Obama Seeks 30 Percent Cuts in Power Plants' Carbon Pollution
Politico
EPA officially called June 2 for requiring the nation's existing power plants to cut their greenhouse gas pollution by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 — a step that would advance U.S. efforts to tackle climate change and address a major unmet priority of Barack Obama's presidency.
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EPA Moves to Improve Emergency Planning; Inspections Focus on Chemical Hazards During Emergency Responses
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with state and local agencies, recently conducted inspections of 30 facilities in New York and New Jersey to ensure that they are keeping proper inventories of hazardous chemicals at their facilities. The EPA identified violations of inventory requirements at 17 of the facilities.
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US, EU Negotiators Hone Texts, Discuss Market Access in TTIP Talks
Bloomberg BNA
U.S. and European Union negotiators honed the language in the areas of technical barriers to trade, competition, state-to-state dispute settlement and small- and medium-sized enterprises during the fifth round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks, EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero said May 23. U.S. Chief Negotiator Dan Mullaney said the work conducted during the fifth round included services, investment and government procurement, and he noted that the two sides engaged in discussions on the tariffs and the market access issues for goods.
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Trucking Increases Share with U.S.-NAFTA Trade Hike
TruckingInfo
U.S. trade with its next-door neighbors totaled $101.5 billion in March 2014, the second highest amount on record, as 4 of 5 transportation modes carried more freight than the same time a year ago, according to a new U.S. Transportation Department report.
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Trucking Groups List Suggestions, Concerns for FMCSA's Clearinghouse Rule
Commercial Carrier Journal
Trucking groups voiced both a list of concerns and requested changes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule prior to the May 21 end date of the public comment period on the rule, and some key stakeholders seem divided over the direction the agency should take before finalizing and implementing the rule.
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Citing Registry Growth, FMCSA Denies OOIDA Request to Delay Medical Examiner Rule
Overdrive
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association its request for a delay in the effective date of the agency's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule.
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OSHA Demotes I2P2 Rule to Long-Term Action List in Spring Regulatory Agenda
Bloomberg BNA
Any hope that President Barack Obama's safety regulators will issue their long-heralded injury and illness prevention program rule was scuttled May 23 when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration pushed the rulemaking onto the long-term actions section of its spring 2014 regulatory agenda.
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Truck Recalls Affecting Thousands of Mack, Navistar Vehicles
Overdrive via ETrucker
Mack Trucks has issued a recall for 44,047 trucks spanning various years and models for potentially defective hazard warning lights, while Navistar is recalling certain International model trucks for potential problems with air disk brake caliper.
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Headwinds Easing for Truckers, Road Ahead Looks Good
Nasdaq
Trucks move roughly 70 percent of all freight tonnage in the U.S. "Trucking at its core is a classic case of supply and demand," said Deutsche Bank analyst Robert Salmon. But freight growth has outpaced the economy in the current recovery, says economist Noel Perry of freight transportation research firm FTR.
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Study: 1 in 8 West Virginia Students Attend School in Chemical Risk Zone
WCHS-TV
More than four months after a West Virginia chemical spill contaminated the drinking water for 300,000 people, a new study takes a closer look at the risk of chemical exposure across the country. Part of that report finds that 38,000 West Virginia kids attend school in what's considered a "chemical vulnerability zone."
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