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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

February 21, 2024

USDOT Opens Applications for $18 Million in Funding Opportunities to Support Hazardous Materials Transportation and Pipeline Safety Activities Nationwide

PHMSA 01-24
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov  
 
 

Funding will help train first responders, educate the public on local safety initiatives,...

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...

September 29, 2023

U.S. DOT Announces Over $30 Million in Grants to Support Firefighters, Local Hazardous Materials Safety Planning and Response Efforts

PHMSA 09-23
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (...

September 19, 2023

U.S. DOT Invests Nearly $15 Million to Improve Pipeline Safety

PHMSA 08-23
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (...

August 2, 2023

USDOT Distributes More Than $64 Million in Grants to Enhance Pipeline Safety Through State Inspection and Enforcement Efforts

PHMSA 06-23
Contact: phmsapublicaffairs@dot.gov
 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

June 30, 2023

USDOT Proposes Requirements for Real-time Hazmat Information for Firefighters and First Responders to Improve Freight Rail Safety

PHMSA 05-23
Contact:  PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov   

 

Proposal Adds to Several Actions USDOT Has Taken to Improve Freight Rail Safety

WASHINGTON –The U.S....

April 5, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Funding for 37 Projects to Improve Safety, Fix Old, Leaky Gas Pipes and Create Jobs

PHMSA 03-23
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs, PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov
 

First-of-its-Kind program is part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda,...