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April 9, 2024

Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee

Please monitor this website for forthcoming meeting details. You may also review the Federal Register Notice for additional information.
April 5, 2024

PHMSA 2021-2022 Expanded Hazmat Supplement Commodity Flow Statistics

PHMSA, in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau (Census), sponsored an expansion of the 2022 Commodity Flow Survey to include...

March 11, 2024

Safety Advisory Notice: Classification of Monkeypox Diagnostic Samples and Waste

PHMSA's Safety Advisory Notice shares new advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding...

March 5, 2024

PHMSA Pipeline Annual Report Changes for Calendar Year 2024 (reports submitted in 2025)

Pipeline operators are in the midst of submitting calendar year 2023 annual reports to PHMSA with data as-of 12/31/2023.  During 2024, pipeline operators may need to change their internal systems for collecting excavation damage data for annual...

February 23, 2024

Safety Advisory Notice on the Possible Catastrophic Failure of Nurse Tanks and Recommendation for Periodic Testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued this safety advisory to provide notice of the possibility of catastrophic failure of certain nurse tanks manufactured from January 1...

February 20, 2024

Now Available: PHMSA’s Redesigned Pipeline Safety Enforcement Transparency Webpage

PHMSA’s Office of Pipeline Safety’s Enforcement Division launched a redesigned enforcement transparency page on February 16 to provide a centralized location for enforcement data and...

December 28, 2023

PHMSA Social Equity Mapping Tools Promote Data Transparency and Environmental Justice

PHMSA Social Equity Mapping Tools allows viewers to visualize pipeline accidents and incidents across the U.S. This effort seeks to promote data transparency by making pipeline incident data easier to access and understand for the public.  ...

October 12, 2023

Upcoming Research and Development (R&D) Events

Pipeline Safety Research and Development Forum 2023
October 31-November 1, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Westin Crystal City Reagan National Airport
1800 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia...

October 3, 2023

PHMSA Consent Order and Agreement to Equitrans Midstream Corp.

Today, PHMSA and Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN) entered into a Consent Agreement (hyperlink), requiring ETRN to take corrective measures following informal consultation with the operator. The actions outlined in the Consent Agreement include...

September 22, 2023

PHMSA Explanation of Classification of Thermite Mixtures

This notice is being published to inform the regulated community of how PHMSA has previously reviewed and classified certain thermite formulations and how it has temporarily reclassified certain thermite formulations as Division 4.1 flammable...