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PST-LGG-coverLocal Government Guide to Pipelines now available!

The Trust's newly published Local Government Guide to Pipelines is now available for download (3.4 MB) or in hard copy by request.

hotel_sonestaConference Registration OPEN!

Our 2014 Pipeline Safety Trust conference will be held Nov 20-21 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA

home-pst-summer2014-newsletter-coverSummer 2014 issue of our newsletter, Safe Pipelines

The Trust's Summer 2014 Newsletter, Safe Pipelines is now available as a pdf download. Click here (1.1MB).

Carl TestifyingOn May 20th the Pipeline Safety Trust Testified to Congress

You can review our testimony here, or view a video of the entire hearing here


currentinterest-carl_videoVideo and PowerPoints from the 2013 conference

Pipeline Safety Beyond Keystone - Expanding the Public Spotlight The 2013 Pipeline Safety Trust Conference was held in New Orleans, LA on November 21-22. To view On Demand video as well as presentation files click here.

Breaking News

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Concerns over aging natural gas pipelinesBy Natalie Shepherd, Eyewitness News (Oct 15, 2014).

Environmental disasters lurk in energy pipelines. By Keith Matheny, The Detroit Free Press (Oct 12, 2014).

Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents. By Sam Kennedy, The Morning Call (Oct 11, 2014).

Embattled PUC president Peevey leaving under fire in December. By Ken Broder, AllGov CA (Oct 10, 2014).

NEB delays Enbridge plan to ship oil through reversed Line 9 pipeline. By Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail (Oct 09 2014).

Federal prosecutors probing PG&E-CPUC emailsBy Jaxon Van Derbeken, SFGate (Oct 6, 2014).

Tensions mount between homeowners, ET Rover natural gas pipeline survey crewsBy Eric Dresden, MLive (Oct 2, 2014).

Company preparing to submit natural gas pipeline application to FERCBy Robert Hudson, AlexCity Outlook (Oct 1, 2014).

Judge denies PG&E request to remove San Bruno explosion references from federal criminal trial. By George Avalos, San Jose Mercury News (Sept 30, 2014).cbs-sf-sanbruno

Location of natural gas lines, whether leaking, shrouded from public. By Mike Wereschagin, Trib Media (Sept 24, 2014).

Look out below: danger lurks underground from aging gas pipesBy John Kelly, USA Today (Sept 24, 2014). (See also their interactive page with pipeline info by zip code.)

As deaths mount, pipeline safety comes into focus. By Sammy Roth, The Desert Sun (Sept 24, 2014).

GAO Report: Additional actions are needed to improve pipeline safety. GAO (Sept 22, 2014).

PG&E should pay $1.4 billion for San Bruno blast: Judges. By Mark Chediak, Bloomberg (Sept 2, 2014).

Landowners tell proposed LNG export terminal in Coos Bay: 'Keep your pipeline off my property.' By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian (Aug 28, 2014).

Public to weigh in on state Enbridge spill reportBy The Battle Creek Enquirer (Aug 26, 2014).

FERC staff OKs Texas Eastern project for bidirectional capability near Marcellus, Utica. By Sean Sullivan, SNL (Aug 25, 2014).

In the Rockaways, pipeline debate takes a contentious turnBy Peter Moskowitz, AljazeeraAmerica (Aug 20, 2014).

Four Years After Pipeline Explosion, San Bruno Neighborhood Still Rebuilding. CBS San Francisco (Aug 14, 2014).

Prosecutors raise legal stakes for PG&E in San Bruno criminal trial. By George Avalos, Oakland Tribune (Aug 3, 2014).

Houston praised, some others panned for gas pipeline maintenance. By Rhiannon Meyers, Fuel Fix (July 25, 2014).

Pipeline company faced $270K in penalties. Associated Press, The Emporia Gazzett (July 19, 2014).

Belle Fourche Pipeline: Corrosion caused leak that spilled 25,000 gallons of oil in Wyoming. By MEAD GRUVER Associated Press, The Republic (July 18, 2014).

The gas company that says it can take your backyard. By Evan Hill, AljazeeraAmerica (July 16, 2014).

'Bambi taking on Godzilla': A Q&A with nation's top pipeline safety advocateBy Lisa Song, InsideClimate News (June 24, 2014).

C-SPAN cities tour: Bellingham. Remembering the Olympic Pipeline Explosion:

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If you're in the Kalamazoo area (or want to drive there), we'll be at Western Michigan University Wednesday evening as part of a panel discussing Enbridge and tar sands oil expansion in Michigan and the great lakes region.

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