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Gas explosion fire in Boston areaIf you are looking for information and data that relates to the Columbia Gas of Massachusetts tragedy on 9/13/18 we have posted quite a bit of information here.


Hotel MonteleoneOur conference is earlier this year – October 18 and 19. Don’t miss early registration savings and our discounted hotel room block. Rates go up and room block closes on September 17! Check out the agenda here.


Results of our 2017 state pipeline safety website review are now posted! Check out our take on this year’s review at the Smart Pig Blog.


Photo: Hotel MonteleonOur conference held on November 2-3 was a great success! Videos and speaker presentation documents are now available on our conference page.


new-rulesUPDATE: New hazardous liquid rule delayed due to Trump administration executive order. Here is our press release with our thoughts on these new rules. See the rule that was going to be published here.


Photo: Hotel MonteleonWe are now posting video and presentation slides from our recent Pipeline Safety Trust conference held in New Orleans. You can find these at this link. 


Carl Weimer03/01/16-Trust Testifies at Hearing to Examine Pipeline Safety Reauthorization (pdf of testimony, 307k)


02/25/16-Trust Testifies on the Reauthorization of DOT’s Pipeline Safety Program (pdf of testimony, 300k)

 


Comment Now!Winter 2016 newsletter available
Featuring articles on Dilbit and Keystone XL. Download your copy now.


Comment Now!
Many Comments Submitted on Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Rulemaking.
Comments were due January 8 to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. See links on our page about Opportunities for Comment and Participation.


CarlWeimer
Pipeline Safety Trust Executive Director honored at the White House as a Champion of Change!
Carl Weimer, the Trust Executive Director, was recognized on Tuesday, Oct 13 at the White House as one of 11 individuals from across the country as “White House Transportation Champions of Change.”


Pipeline website review2015 Public Transparency Review of State Pipeline Safety Agencies & PHMSA
The annual Public Transparency Review of State Pipeline Safety Agencies & PHMSA is now live on our website. Check it out.


Carl TestifyingOn July 14th the Trust Testified to Congress
You can review all testimony here, or view a video of the entire hearing here


Local Government Guide CoverLocal Government Guide to Pipelines
The Pipeline Safety Trust has a Local Government Guide to Pipelines available on our Pipeline Information for Local Government page

Breaking News

To see news that has rolled off of our home page click here

Feds Say Over-Pressurized Gas Line Caused Massive Massachusetts Explosion, Justin Rice (September 17, 2018)

Major gas leak briefly closes Highway 50 in Fremont County, Nia Bender (September 17, 2018)

Pressure Increase Noted In Pipeline Console Prior To Explosions, Daniel Libon (Sep 15, 2018)

Deadly Mass. gas blasts highlight dangers of aging system, Mike Lee and Mike Soraghan (September 14, 2018)

Dane County pipeline case moves to Supreme Court, Steven Elbow (September 13, 2018)

Enbridge Fined for Failing to Fully Inspect Pipelines After Kalamazoo Oil Spill By David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News (May 3, 2018)

Dallas Leaders Criticize Atmos Gas Line Replacement Plans By Ken Kalthoff, NBCDFW.com (April 18, 2018)

Federal lawsuit over a gas pipeline near Belton is brought back to life By Kirk Brown, Anderson Independent Mail (April 12, 2018)

Now split in 3, long-delayed pipeline safety rule must navigate new challenges By Sarah Smith, S&P Global (April 10, 2018)

Spill fears rise even as Line 3 backers vow new pipeline will be safe By Dan Kraker, Minnesota Public Radio (March 27, 2018)

Cutting Trees, PG&E Strikes Nerve on Ocean Street Extension By Andrea Patton, Good Times (March 20, 2018)

E&E News seeks open PHMSA hearing on Cheniere leaks By Mike Soraghan, E&E News (March 16, 2018)

Southeast pipeline project staves off shutdown, for now By Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News (February 7, 2018)

FERC approves PennEast, saying it would supply needed natural gas By Jon Hurdle, StateImpact Pennsylvania, (January 22, 2018)

US Rep. Mike Bishop proposes pipeline safety bill for Great Lakes By Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press, (January 20, 2018)

Stretch of pipeline to be replaced after Orion blast By Mike Martindale, The Detroit News, (January 15, 2018)

Groups sue to block construction of Louisiana pipeline By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press, (January 12, 2018)

Pennsylvania shuts down construction on Sunoco gas pipeline By Anya Litvak, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (January 3, 2018)

 

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