Lithium Ion Battery Transport

This week the League joined three dozen other organizations to express our concerns to the Senate about one provision of the pending reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Section 2317 of S. 2658, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016, is titled “Safe Air Transportation of Lithium Batteries on Passenger Aircraft.” If adopted by Congress, that provision would direct the Department of Transportation to shape its lithium battery transport rules in a manner that is out of step with international rules. READ MORE