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Latest Actions

October 22, 2020

PHMSA Final Rule: Adoption of Miscellaneous Petitions to Reduce Regulatory Burdens - Hazardous Materials

Today, PHMSA transmitted to the Federal Register a Final Rulemaking that adopts miscellaneous petitions to reduce regulatory burdens...

October 9, 2020

PHMSA Actions to Assist with Hurricane Delta Preparedness and Response Efforts

PHMSA is continuing to monitor the movements of Hurricane Delta to understand its potential effects on hazardous materials and pipeline operations.  This webpage provides critical information regarding PHMSA's pipeline and hazardous materials safety...

October 1, 2020

PHMSA Notice of Enforcement Policy Regarding International Standards

The enforcement policy regarding international standards notifies offerors and carriers of hazardous materials that PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier using these standards for the domestic or international...

October 1, 2020

PHMSA Corrective Action Order to Algonquin Gas Transmission

The Corrective Action Order requires Algonquin Gas Tranmission, LLC, an Enbridge, Inc. subsidiary, to take the necessary corrective actions to protect the public, property, and the environment from potential hazards associated with emergency shutdown...

September 29, 2020

PHMSA Advisory Bulletins Addressing Safety Recommendations for Recent Natural Gas Distribution Incidents

PHMSA published two advisory bulletins in today’s Federal Register which respond to safety recommendations issued by the National Transportation Safety Board following natural gas distribution pipeline related incidents in Silver Spring, Maryland in...

September 28, 2020

PHMSA Notice of Administrative Discretion and Guidance for Renewal of RIN Approvals During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

PHMSA is issuing this notice to provide guidance and alert holders of requalification identification numbers (RIN) that it is temporarily waiving certain requalification requirements.  PHMSA understands that, due to restrictions and limitations as a...

September 22, 2020

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #16 for HAZMAT in States Affected by Wildfires

The Emergency Waiver Order supports efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Coast Guard to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the environment caused by actual or potential oil...

September 17, 2020

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #15 for HAZMAT in States Affected by Hurricane Sally

The Emergency Waiver Order supports efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Coast Guard to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the environment caused by actual or potential oil...

September 14, 2020

Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee

Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee

About the Lithium...

August 26, 2020

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #14 for HAZMAT in States Affected by Hurricanes Laura and Marco

The Emergency Waiver Order supports efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Coast Guard to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the environment caused by actual or potential oil...