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What does HMS stand for?

HMS stands for Hazardous Materials Safety

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On October 11, 2012, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a division of the US Department of Transportation, advised all pipeline companies that they must be prepared to - and are now required to - "immediately and directly" contact the nearest 9-1-1 center in the event of an actual or potential emergency.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) gave Enbridge the greenlight for resumption of the 318,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Line 14, which spilled 1,200 barrels of oil on a rural Wisconsin field in late July, after the agency said the Canadian firm agreed to a more stringent set of safety requirements.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration recently issued a final rule banning interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held phones while operating their vehicles.
On May 7, a failure along the 2,154-mile (3,467-kilometer) pipeline in North Dakota resulted in the leak of 400 barrels of crude oil, according to the US Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration tar sands, a process that produces far greater emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming should shelve.
According to the final rule published in the March 9 Federal Register, DOT's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is establishing "a tiered approach to transportation security that imposes increasingly stringent security requirements for materials that pose more significant transportation security risks.
AAJ member Dan O'Fallon of Minneapolis and AAJ Director of Regulatory Affairs Gerie Voss appeared at a May hearing of the Federal Railroad Administration and the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to discuss a proposed PHMSA rule that would strengthen the crashworthiness of rail tank cars that are used to transport hazardous materials.