Canada Attunes Dangerous Goods Transportation To US Rules

Law360, New York (July 20, 2016, 3:14 PM EDT) -- Alan Harvie

Edward C. Lewis

Joseph Drapalski Amendments to the Canadian Federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations now require shippers of dangerous goods to immediately file an emergency report with local authorities if the dangerous goods are lost, stolen or involved in a collision. Additional reporting must be made to the consignor of the goods and to CANUTEC if anyone is injured or killed or people are evacuated, or a building, road or rail line is closed due to the incident. CANUTEC is the Canadian Transportation Emergency Center operated by Transport Canada.

These new reporting requirements are in addition to other...

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