Pipeline Safety Trust Info
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
DOT-PHMSA Community Technical Assistance Grants are currently open for new applications. See our TAG webpage for a history and description of this program, or go to the Grants.gov information page for specific instructions on applying.
Pipeline Safety Beyond Keystone - Expanding the Public Spotlight
The latest edition of Safe Pipelines (pdf, 2.5MB), the newsletter of the Pipeline Safety Trust, is available for download! Go to our Newsletter page for the current and past editions.
Interested in learning more about pipelines? A series of briefing papers is available here on everything from hazardous liquid and gas pipeline basics, to technical information on cost benefit analysis and integrity management.
Pipeline Safety Trust Board President Rick Kessler testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy & Commerce Committee on Tuesday, July 9, against H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. View the hearing, including Rick’s testimony, and the written statement. More information here.
The Pipeline Safety Trust’s testimony at the January 28, 2013 U.S. Senate field hearing on pipeline safety can be found here
Want to know if you live near a pipeline?
Check out the National Pipeline Mapping System here
Planning Near Pipelines
We have a whole section of our website devoted to Planning Near Pipelines that includes the report of the Pipelines & Informed Planning Alliance.
Congress passes reauthorization bill for pipeline safety program:
As Bluegrass Pipeline Gets Attention, Competing Project Looms
San Bruno Online Petition Calls for CPUC to Hold PG&E Accountable for Gas Explosion
US Sen. Bob Casey calls for additional funding for pipeline safety
Former U.S. Energy Regulator Brigham A. McCown Says the Anniversary of JJ’s Restaurant Explosion Highlights Need for Higher Standards
U.S. regulators issue rare corrective order against Ky. pipeline operator
Houses Destroyed by Ky. Gas Line Explosion
Is Fracking About to Arrive on Your Doorstep?
Finding cause of blast will take time
Citizens With Cameras to Monitor TransCanada’s New Pipeline
All along the pipeline: turning the oil tides. By Jessica McDiarmid, Toronto Star (Jan 21, 2014).
NTSB released top 10 most wanted list of transportation improvements for 2014. By National Transportation Safety Board, Office of Public Affairs (Jan 16, 2014).
Christie fails to muscle gas pipeline through NJ’s protected forests. By John H. Cushman, Jr., Inside Climate News (Jan 10, 2014).
C-SPAN cities tour: Bellingham. Remembering the Olympic Pipeline Explosion:
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