Tag: lithium batteries

Airline industry steps up efforts against rogue lithium battery shipments
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Airline industry steps up efforts against rogue lithium battery shipments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders ... Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee
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U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees for ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft
Travel Safety & Emergencies

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), ... Read More

Airline Passengers Can Bring Batteries Aboard, After All
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Airline Passengers Can Bring Batteries Aboard, After All

editor editor- January 18, 2008

A Transportation Department administrator clarifies the Jan. 1 regulation regarding loose lithium batteries, developed to lessen the risk of airplane ... Read More

More restrictions in airline travel
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More restrictions in airline travel

editor editor- January 1, 2008

(eTN) - Looks like air travel has just gotten a little bit more complicated, with the US Department of Transportation ... Read More

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