CHEMICAL TRANSPORTERS, COAST GUARD TO HOLD MEETING
The U.S. Coast Guard’s Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting in Washington, March 8, to discuss issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous bulk materials.
The meeting, which will be held at the Department of Transportation building from 9 p.m. to 4 p.m., will review the latest developments on hazardous substances response standards, cargo-tank pressurization, regulatory activities in the Coast Guard and International Maritime Organization, and the Coast Guard’s crew alertness campaign. Also discussed will be the continued work on a quantitative risk assessment to identify potential hazards in the chemical transport sector and efforts by the committee’s various subcommittees.
The day before the meeting (March 7), the Subcommittees on Prevention Through People and Hazardous Substances Response Standards will meet.
For more information about the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, contact Coast Guard Commander Robert F. Corbin, executive director of the committee, or Sara S. Ju, assistant to the executive director, at (202) 267-1217.