2/8/2018: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee meeting

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet in Houston, Texas, March 6-8, 2018, to discuss committee matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials. These meetings will be open to the public.

Subcommittees will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to address the following tasks:

(1) Task Statement 13-03: Safety Standards for the Design of Vessels Carrying Natural Gas or Using Natural Gas as Fuel.

(2) Task Statement 15-01: Marine Vapor Control System Certifying Entities Guidelines update and Vapor Control System supplementary guidance for the implementation of the final rule.

(3) Task Statement 17-01: Hazardous Substance Response Plans for Tank Vessels and Facilities.

(4) Task Statement 16-01: Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security Subcommittee.

(5) Task Statement 17-02: Input to Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations—Executive Orders 13771 and 13783.

The full Committee will meet Thursday, March 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meetings may close early if the committee has completed its business.

The task statements from the last committee meeting are located on Homeport.

The meetings  will be held at United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston, 13411 Hilliard St., Houston, Texas, 77034. Pre-registration is required for access to Sector Houston-Galveston. U.S. citizens participating will be required to pre-register no later than noon on February 20, 2018, to be admitted to the meeting. To pre-register, contact Lt. Cmdr. Julie Blanchfield at julie.e.blanchfield@uscg.mil or (202) 372-1419.

For full details, view the Federal Register Notice.

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