Eastern Region
Map of the Eastern Region showing the states listed previously
Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia
PHMSA Hazardous Materials Safety
Eastern Region Office
820 Bear Tavern Rd., Suite. 306
West Trenton, NJ 08628
609-989-2256
609-989-2277 (Fax)
PHMSA Pipeline Safety
Eastern Region Office
820 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 103
West Trenton, NJ 08628
609-989-2171
609-882-1209 (Fax)
The Eastern Regional Office, based in West Trenton, NJ, is comprised of personnel from the Office of Pipeline Safety and the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. The office is charged with overseeing the safe and secure movement of daily shipments of hazardous materials by all modes of transportation, as well as ensuring the safe, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of the nation's pipeline infrastructure.

The area of responsibility for this region is listed above; however, the jurisdiction of PHMSA staff is nationwide and not limited to their regional area of responsibility.

Hazardous Materials Safety Office:
West Trenton, New Jersey
Hazardous Materials Enforcement
  • Region Chief: Colleen Abbenhaus
  • Senior Investigators: Christopher Michalski, Robert Lynch, Karen Plessas, Anthony Lima
  • Investigators: Mitchell Brown, Margaret Carson, Patrick Durkin, Kaitlin Maits, Gary McGinnis
  • HMSAT: Anthony Murray
  • Administrative Support Assistant: Carolyn Callaghan
Hazmat Safety Assistance Team (HMSAT)

Transportation Specialist: 
Anthony Murray, 609-989-2181

Request your HMSAT Regional representative to provide assistance with HMR compliance and training by selecting the appropriate form.

How to file a complaint with PHMSA's Office of Hazardous Materials Enforcement

For a listing of all other personnel, please see the Hazmat Organizational Chart (PDF)

Pipeline Safety Office:
West Trenton, New Jersey
Office of Pipeline Safety:

 


 

Outreach: Community Assistance and Technical Services (CATS):

Karen Gentile, (609) 989-2252
Alex Dankanich, (202) 550-0481

Last Updated: Apr 21, 2008