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FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Three Companies for Violating Hazardous Materials Regulations, Resolves Case with a Fourth

For Immediate Release
July 31, 2014

The U.S Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $63,000 to $91,000 against three companies for violating Hazardous Materials Regulations, and resolved a case against another company for $54,000.

In each case, the FAA alleges the companies did not declare the hazardous materials, and the shipments were not properly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled and in proper condition for shipment. Additionally, the FAA alleges the companies did not ensure their employees had received the required training for shipping hazardous materials, and did not provide emergency response information with the packages.

The cases include the following:


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