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Go Amanda! @McKayAmanda96 https://twitter.com/v_bogg/status/1575584454906519553
@McKayAmanda96 @pstrust Great job on your panel! Thanks for your clear and important message that there are huge, concerning regulatory gaps and CO2 pipelines will never be inherently safe.
“The flexibility industry seeks is what enabled operators to make poor decisions based on wrong or missing information, resulting in tragic consequences from avoidable failures,” @BillCaram said. 🧵(6/6)
The investigation led to many National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations and congressional directives to PHMSA to make changes to improve safety. 🧵(5/6)
It showed that existing IM regulations allowed operators to make operational and maintenance decisions about their pipelines with missing, flawed, or erroneous information, or to make erroneous assumptions about physical pipeline properties. 🧵(4/6)
The groups have petitioned for changes and delayed implementation of a new rule created in response to 2010 PG&E Tragedy in San Bruno, CA
The investigation following the San Bruno explosion and fire exposed many weaknesses in federal pipeline integrity management rules. 🧵(3/6)
Final rule Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments published August 24, 2022 in the Federal Register. 🧵 (2/6)
The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has joined the American Petroleum Institute (API) in petitioning for reconsideration the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) 🧵(1/6)
#CarbonCapture Symposium: Panel on Carbon Dioxide Transportation wraps up with @mrjayoh, CA PUC; Ted Schettler, MD, Science Director, Science and Environmental Health Network; Amanda McKay with @pstrust; and Chris Ruhl, Director, Accident Investigation Division, @PHMSA_DOT.
(1/2) This week we hosted a Pipeline Regulator Summit with @PHMSA_DOT at @IPC_Calgary. We met with energy regulators from #Canada and the #US to discuss best practices when overseeing an #energy project. #IPC2022
"Enbridge Inc. announced the sale of a minority stake in seven of its Alberta pipelines to almost two dozen Indigenous communities in what's being described as the largest transaction of its nature to date in North America."
Enbridge selling Alberta pipeline stakes to Indigenous groups for $1.12B - BNN Bloomberg
Enbridge Inc. announced the sale of a minority stake in seven of its Alberta pipelines to almost two dozen Indig...
"More than 24,000km of new oil pipelines are under development around the world, a distance equivalent to almost twice the Earth’s diameter, a report has revealed."
Huge expansion of oil pipelines endangering climate, says report
More than 24,000km of pipelines planned around world, showing ‘an almost deliberate failure to meet climate goals’