U.S. DOT: Hazardous Material Training Compliance Now Required
Earlier this year, the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued an enforcement waiver for the reoccurring hazardous material training that CDL drivers with hazardous material endorsements must undergo every three years….

Reminder: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Applications Due To DEP Dec. 11
The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants to support innovative, advanced fuel and vehicle technology projects resulting in cleaner advanced alternative transportation….

New Edition Of DOT ERG Requires Update Of In-Cab Emergency Response Information
Every four years, the U.S. DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) publishes an updated version of its Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) required for use by CDL drivers hauling hazardous materials….

Federal COVID Relief Package Still In Limbo During A Lame-Duck Congress
The Trump Administration is taking a step back in negotiating a future coronavirus relief package….

Restaurant Closures Impact Growth Of Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuels
Refiners such as HollyFrontier Corp., Valero Energy Corp., Phillips 66 and Marathon Petroleum Corp. are spending millions to reduce carbon emissions by converting their existing facilities to process discarded fats such as cooking grease rather than crude oil to produce renewable hydrocarbon fuels….

Transportation And Infrastructure Outlook For Next Congress
President-Elect Joe Biden’s recent presumed victory in the general election will push forward major shifts in US policy across a wide array of issues, including transportation and infrastructure….

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Legislative Leadership Elections, Re-Fighting The Election
While politicians and lawyers fight over the outcome of the Presidential race in Pennsylvania, the Senate and House focused on holding leadership elections for the new 2021-22 legislative session last week….


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