2015 Public Transparency Review of State Pipeline Safety Agencies & PHMSA

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Finding agency web site Contacts for agency staff Access to statutes, regulations Describe what state regulates Transmission pipeline maps Pipeline company contact info Enforcement data Incident data Inspection records Siting & routing info Excavation damage data Total(out of a possible 33 points)
Arkansas 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 32
Washington 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 32
PHMSA 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 27
Maine 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 2 26
South Dakota 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 0 2 25
Connecticut 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 24
Colorado 3 3 2 3 3 1 2 2 1 0 2 22
Minnesota 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 22
Nevada 3 3 3 2 3 1 2 2 0 1 1 21
West Virginia 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 21
Mississippi 3 3 2 2 3 1 2 2 0 0 2 20
Kentucky 3 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 20
Texas 3 0 3 2 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 19
Louisiana 3 3 1 2 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 18
Oregon 3 3 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 18
New Hampshire 3 3 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 17
Ohio 2 1 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 17
Georgia 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 0 2 16
Nebraska 3 2 1 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 16
Iowa 3 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 16
Missouri 3 0 2 0 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 16
Utah 2 3 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 16
Illinois 2 1 3 3 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 16
California Liquid* 3 3 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Wisconsin 3 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 14
Indiana 3 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 14
Rhode Island 3 2 1 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 14
Arizona 3 1 2 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 14
South Carolina 3 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 14
Michigan 2 2 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 14
North Carolina 3 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 13
Alaska 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 13
Oklahoma 3 1 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 13
North Dakota 2 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 13
Idaho 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 12
Florida 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 12
Tennessee 3 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
California Gas* 3 1 0 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 11
Massachusetts 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 11
Montana 3 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
Alabama 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 10
Vermont 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10
New Mexico 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Maryland  2 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9
Wyoming 2 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9
New York 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 9
Kansas 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 8
Virginia 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
DC 0 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
New Jersey 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Delaware 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 2 3
*California is the only state that has different agencies for natural gas and
liquid pipelines