2013 Public Transparency Review of State Pipeline Safety Agencies & PHMSA

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2013 public transparency by State-20131101 (excel file)

1-Nov-13
Finding
agency
web
site
Contacts for agency staff Access to statutes, regulations Describe
what
state
regulates
Transmission
pipeline
maps
Pipeline company contact info Incident data Enforcement data Excavation damage data Inspection records Total(out
of a
possible
32
points)
Washington 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 31
Arkansas 2 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30
Minnesota 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 1 0 24
Connecticut 3 2 4 3 3 1 3 2 3 0 24
South Dakota 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 2 0 0 21
Pennsylvania 2 3 4 2 3 1 3 3 0 0 21
Texas 3 1 4 3 3 2 3 1 0 0 20
West Virginia 3 2 3 2 3 1 3 1 0 0 18
Arizona 3 1 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 16
Indiana 3 3 3 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 15
Kentucky 3 3 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 15
Illinois 3 1 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 15
California Liquid* 3 3 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 14
Mississippi 3 3 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 14
Colorado 3 3 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 14
Rhode Island 1 3 2 1 3 2 0 2 0 0 14
Virginia 3 1 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 13
Oklahoma 2 1 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 13
New Hampshire 3 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 12
Wisconsin 3 2 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 12
Massachusetts 3 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 12
Utah 2 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 12
Georgia 1 3 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 12
Louisiana 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Iowa 3 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 11
Ohio 2 0 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 11
Montana 3 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
South
Carolina
3 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
Nevada 3 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
Idaho 3 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 10
Michigan 3 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10
North Carolina 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
New Mexico 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
Missouri 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 10
DC 0 3 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 10
Vermont 0 2 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 10
Tennessee 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Nebraska 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
California Gas* 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
Alabama 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
North Dakota 2 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Kansas 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Maryland 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 8
New York 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 8
Wyoming 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
New
Jersey
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Delaware 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Florida 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Alaska 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Maine 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Oregon 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PHMSA 3 3 4 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 29
0 1 2 3 4
*California is the only state that has different agencies for natural gas and liquid pipelines