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2017-34 July 26, 2017 PHMSA Requests Comments on Issues Discussed at Last 51st and Upcoming 52nd UNSCOE TDG Meeting

By JHMT StaffJuly 26, 2017

On July 26, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published in the Federal Register a Notice of comment solicitation. Specifically, PHMSA requests comments on issues being considered during the 51st and 52nd sessions of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG).

The 51st session of the UNSCOE TDG was held in Geneva, Switzerland from July 3 to 7, 2017. The 52nd session will be held November 27 to December 6, 2017, also in Geneva. These are the first and second of four meetings scheduled for the 2017-2018 biennium.

The Journal will prepare its Pre-Meeting report, summarizing all the papers submitted to the 52nd session and organized by agenda item. That report will likely be issued in late October or early November; in the meantime we suggest readers login to to review the full report on the 51st session, written by Senior Technical Advisor Frits Wybenga.

Comments must be received by PHMSA by November 17, 2017 and can be submitted at under docket number PHMSA-2017-0037 as well as additional methods listed in the notice. Click here to view the full notice in the Federal Register.

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