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2014-08-11 08:35:03

PRBA Letter Urges ICAO Meeting on Enforcement WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization, PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association expressed strong concerns about the dangers posed by non-compliant air shipments of lithium batteries and requested ICAO's help to address the matter. "These matters are of global concern," PRBA's August 8 letter said. "Recently, however, compliance and...

2014-03-14 20:20:19

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "PRBA shares the concerns about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the passengers and its crew. Until it is determined what happened to the aircraft, it is premature to speculate about reasons for its disappearance. As of now, PRBA has not been informed by any federal or international transportation agency about any investigation of lithium batteries onboard the missing aircraft. A rush to judgment before any facts are...

2014-01-13 12:20:15

PHMSA Rule Would Align U.S. Rules with Stricter International Safety Regulations WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association, with other trade groups, manufacturers and transportation companies, has urged the Office of Management and Budget to "act promptly" and finish its review of U.S. Department of Transportation regulations that would advance safety goals by harmonizing U.S. requirements for the air transport of lithium...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'