Thursday, February 8, 2018

CG Announces CTAC Meeting

Today the Coast Guard published a meeting notice in the Federal Register (83 FR 5638-5640) for a three-day meeting of the Chemical Transport Advisory Committee on March 7-9, 2018 in Houston, TX. Subcommittee meetings will take up the first two days.

There are two subcommittees that maybe of specific interest to readers of this blog:

• Hazardous Substance Response Plans for Tank Vessels and Facilities (HAZSUB Twins) (Fall 2017 Report, PPT download); and
Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security Subcommittee (Fall 2017 Report, PPT download).

The full Committee meeting will review the work of the subcommittees and formulate recommendations to the Commandant on their activities. Additionally, presentations will be made on:

• CG update on International Maritime Organization activities as they relate to the marine transportation of hazardous materials; and
• Presentation of interest related to safe and secure shipment of hazardous materials.

Public attendance is encouraged, but advance registration is required. Public comment periods will be included in all meetings. Written comments may be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal (; docket # USCG-2018-0042). Comments to be considered at this meeting must be submitted by February 28th, 2018.

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