In 2018, the Pipeline Safety Trust released a project called the “Perp Walk of the Month.” Presented as a spreadsheet, the Perp Walk highlighted the worst monthly incidents in the three commonly-reported pipeline systems: Gas … [Read more...] about Introducing Pipeline Safety Trust’s “Monthly Incident Dashboard”
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Report: Michigan earns failing grade on pipeline information transparency By Laina G. Stebbins, Michigan Advance (Nov. 16, 2022) A new report from the Pipeline Safety Trust concluded on Thursday that Michigan is among the worst states … [Read more...] about Report: Michigan earns failing grade on pipeline information transparency
Back when Erin Sutherland was a legal intern, one of the first issues she was assigned was the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill. The spill dumped 142,800 gallons of crude oil (3,400 barrels) onto the Gaviota Coast, one of the most biologically … [Read more...] about Meet Policy Counsel Erin Sutherland
The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a report on the potential role Blue Hydrogen could play in a future low-carbon economy. Blue Hydrogen is the process of producing hydrogen from natural gas, whose dominant … [Read more...] about API Releases Report on the Potential Role of Blue Hydrogen in the US Energy Market
Pipeline activists warn of 'dangers' of carbon dioxide pipelines, but backers say process safe By Ben Singson, My Journal Courier (Oct. 21, 2022) Pipeline Safety Trust Executive Director Bill Caram said carbon dioxide was typically … [Read more...] about Pipeline activists warn of ‘dangers’ of carbon dioxide pipelines, but backers say process safe
How much ‘net’ CO2 would pipelines remove? By Erin Jordan, The Gazette (Oct. 14, 2022) Because carbon sequestration still is relatively new, with less than 1 percent of all U.S. underground pipelines transporting CO2, the government … [Read more...] about How much ‘net’ CO2 would pipelines remove?
Pressing Safety Concerns, Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline Gear Up for the Next Round of Battle By Phil McKenna, Inside Climate News (Oct. 7, 2022) “This isn’t just another natural gas pipeline,” said Bill Caram, the … [Read more...] about Pressing Safety Concerns, Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline Gear Up for the Next Round of Battle
Pipeline safety group earns major grant to grow team, add projects By Julia Lerner, Cascadia Daily News (Oct. 4, 2022) Since its founding, the Trust has been able to fund only two or three employees at a time. Now, it plans to expand … [Read more...] about Pipeline safety group earns major grant to grow team, add projects
I began working in earnest for the Trust two years ago. Recently, I received a phone call from a timid citizen looking for support as he tried to educate himself in the midst of a pipeline construction project coming his way. He asked this … [Read more...] about What is the Pipeline Safety Trust, and what do you do there?