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Highlights & News

September 1, 2015
Tianjin, China explosions create uncertain shipping delays, read more here.

August 6, 2015
Senate confirms new PHMSA Administrator, Marie Dominguez.

June 29, 2015
FMCSA grants APA HOS waiver request, see notice.

June 26, 2015
CPSC announces drop in fireworks related injuries, read more. 

June 5, 2015
APA supported legislation to safeguard seaports from disruptions introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner (CO)

June 3, 2015
President Obama nominates next PHMSA Administrator

May 22, 2015
Remember to Celebrate Safely this holiday weekend as we remember our U.S. heros. 

May 12, 2015
June 1 deadline for GHS Labeling & SDSs requirements, members click here for guidance

April 23, 2015
PHMSA reminds Hazmat shippers & carriers of emergency response responsibilities, see notice.

April 8, 2015
FMCSA issues Final Rule on Civil Penalties, read more.

April 1, 2015
PHMSA to clarify policy on additional name item fireworks Approvals, read more here.

March 24, 2015
Prepare for the season with APA Safe-T First, members click here.

February 25, 2015
Delays may continue despite West Coast Port labor resolution, read more

February 13, 2015

West Coast Port delays escalate, APA members click here for guidance. 

January 30, 2015

PHMSA issues NPRM to amend the HMR and adopt certain widely-used SP's, see notice.

December 18, 2014

FMCSA issues Final Rule today rescinding DVIR requirement.

December 1, 2014

FMCSA issues advanced NPRM on minimum financial responsibilities levels.

November 20, 2014

Former CPSC Chair Tenenbaum joins industry Foundation team.

November 11, 2014

APA files comments on Reverse Logistics NPRM.

November 6, 2014
APA files comments on EPA’s Request for Information (RFI) on the agency’s Risk Management  {...}


Sustaining Members

Thank you to our 2014 Sustaining Members! The APA expresses its heartfelt appreciation to the following companies for their added demonstration of support through the Sustaining Member program.

   American Promotional Events                   Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics 
 Atlas PyroVisions                             Allied Specialty Insurance   
     B.J. Alan Company                                 Britton Gallagher    
        Bellino Fireworks                                   Brothers Pyrotechnics  
       Ches-Lee Enterprises                       Drayton Insurance Brokers            
       Fireone/Pyrotechnic Management            Fireworks by Grucci
    Fireworks Over America                        Galaxy Fireworks                                  
       Gateway Fireworks Displays           Glorious Company
  Hua Yang Transport.                     Jake's Fireworks  

          J&M Displays                          Law Offices of John H. Brooke

         Lidu Fireworks                            Mad Bomber Fireworks
     Melrose Pyrotechnics                   Next FX
           Pyro Shows                                Pyro Shows of Texas
            Pyro Spectaculars             Pyrotecnico
       RES Specialty Pyro.            Rozzi Inc.
               Safety 4th Fireworks                       Shiu Fung Fireworks Co.
          Sunny International                    Thunder Fireworks   
          Wald & Company                   Walt Disney Entertainment 
             Western Enterprises                 Winco Fireworks
             Wolverine Fireworks                     Yuen Loong Hong Firecrackers, Ltd.
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