Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 th Annual

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 th Annual International Legislators Forum James O. Simmons

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 th Annual International Legislators Forum James O. Simmons June 26, 2015 1

Presentation Overview ¨ Hazardous Materials Law and Regulation ¨ Modal Administrations ¨ Hazardous Materials

Presentation Overview ¨ Hazardous Materials Law and Regulation ¨ Modal Administrations ¨ Hazardous Materials Shipment in the United States ¨ The 4 C’s ¨ On The Horizon · Cargo Tanks Issues · Unauthorized Packages and Practices · Hazardous Waste ¨ Conscientious about Safety 2

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Title 49: USC Chapter 51 & CFR 100 -185 ¨ Hazardous Materials Law ·

Title 49: USC Chapter 51 & CFR 100 -185 ¨ Hazardous Materials Law · To "protect against the risks to life, property, and the environment that are inherent in the transportation of hazardous material in intrastate, interstate, and foreign commerce“ (Hazardous Materials Transportation Law) ¨ Hazardous Materials Regulations · 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 100 -185 4

FMCSA, PHMSA & Modal Administrations ¨ FMCSA- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration · Mission:

FMCSA, PHMSA & Modal Administrations ¨ FMCSA- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration · Mission: To reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. ¨ PHMSA- Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration · Mission: To protect people and the environment from the risks of hazardous materials transportation. ¨ Other Modal Administrations: FRA, FAA, and USCG 5

What We are Trying to Prevent PHH 032107 -6

What We are Trying to Prevent PHH 032107 -6

Hazmat Shipments § Up to one million shipments daily § 1. 6 billion tons

Hazmat Shipments § Up to one million shipments daily § 1. 6 billion tons shipped annually by all modes (majority by truck) § Over 34 million containers entering U. S. ports annually § Over 12 % of all freight tonnage shipped annually 7

Four C’s of HM Transportation § Classify ¨ Who is involved and how is

Four C’s of HM Transportation § Classify ¨ Who is involved and how is this done? § Communicate § Contain § Comply 8

Classification and Communication 9

Classification and Communication 9

Containment 10

Containment 10

Compliance 11

Compliance 11

Production Water vs BS &W ¨ January 13, 2003, 4: 30 pm ¨ 3

Production Water vs BS &W ¨ January 13, 2003, 4: 30 pm ¨ 3 KILLED and 4 INJURED ¨ Basic Sediment and H 2 O ¨ Failed to perform analysis ¨ March 6, 1995 Interpretation ¨ June 26, 2008 FMCSA Guidance ¨ Is history going to repeat itself? 12

Cargo Tank Issues 13

Cargo Tank Issues 13

Four injured in tanker explosion 14

Four injured in tanker explosion 14

Conscientious about Safety (Low Probabilities/High Consequences) 15

Conscientious about Safety (Low Probabilities/High Consequences) 15

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Contact James O. Simmons Hazardous Materials Program Manager (HMPM) US DOT/Federal Motor Carrier Safety

Contact James O. Simmons Hazardous Materials Program Manager (HMPM) US DOT/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration/Western Service Center 12600 West Colfax Avenue, Suite B-300 Lakewood, CO 80215 303 -407 -2368 james. [email protected] gov 17