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"According to the Pipeline Safety Trust, pipeline incidents and accidents in vulnerable areas have risen over the past 20 years, highlighting the need for Congress to enact additional pipeline safety measures."
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Larsen: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is working for Northwest Washington and the nation
||| FROM THE OFFICE OF REP. RICK LARSEN ||| WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the lead Democr...
Meet the newest member of our team, Community Engagement Manager Virginia Wiltshire-Gordon!
Virginia is excited to get to work connecting communities and educating them on pipeline safety.
Today we announced nearly $15 million in grants to support pipeline safety activities across the country, including funding for safety research, excavation damage prevention programs, incident response trainings, and more.
We’re hiring a Director to lead the Office of Pipeline Safety’s Engineering and Research Division. This is a critical role, helping our agency develop new and innovative ways to improve pipeline safety.
"As a result, said @BillCaram , executive director of the Pipeline Safety Trust on Wednesday, "for too long Congress has hamstrung PHMSA from being the regulator it needs to be by preventing certain rules from applying to existing pipelines...
"The bill has the support of the nonprofit Pipeline Safety Trust. @BillCaram, the group’s executive director, said in a statement that Markey’s bill “gives PHMSA more freedom to enact rules to begin making a difference on pipeline safety.”"
E&E News: Markey introduces bill to tighten pipeline standards
The measure comes five years after a deadly series of gas explosions in Massachusetts.
Five years ago today Leonel Rondon lost his life in the catastrophic 2018 Merrimack Valley gas explosions in Massachusetts. The disaster injured dozens and damaged hundreds of structures. 🧵(1/7)
Policy Manager Amanda McKay is speaking about MVP and its safety issues tonight.
The webinar is intended to provide more information for community members who live by the route of the MVP and want to learn more about pipeline safety
How We Protect Us: A Community Call About MVP Pipe Safety
In June and July, we hosted community calls in this series of “How We Protect Us”. This is the follow-up c...
Thirteen years ago, on Sept. 9 2010, a natural gas pipeline owned by PG&E exploded in San Bruno, California. The pipeline failure resulted in catastrophic damage, claimed 8 lives, and injured another 58 people. 🧵 (1/5)
‼️ Press Release ‼️
Pipeline Safety Trust Thanks Lawmakers Instrumental to PHMSA’s Leak Detection and Repair Rulemaking
"There was an understanding before if an operator knew a pipeline was leaking, but it didn't pose a threat of explosion they could allow it to continue to leak," @BillCaram said.
‼️New State of Safety‼️
Take a closer look at Colorado’s pipeline incident history.
This analysis covers all incidents over 2010-2022 time period, regardless of jurisdiction. As such, it is not a reflection on CO's Gas Pipeline Safety Program alone.
State of Safety: Colorado - Pipeline Safety Trust
PST’s Data Manager James Eager walks us through one state’s pipeline safety track record each month. Click on t...