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Press Releases

June 19, 2020

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Final Rule for the Safe Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas by Rail Tank Car

PHMSA 05-20
Contact:  Benjamin Kochman
Tel.: (202) 366-4831

 

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration...

May 28, 2020

PHMSA Announces Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Contact: Ben Kochman

(202) 366-4831

PHMSA is proposing...

February 26, 2020

USDOT PHMSA and TSA Announce Updated Pipeline Security Agreement

PHMSA 04-20

Contact: Ben Kochman

(202) 366-4831

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

February 6, 2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Critical Safety Proposal for Energy Pipelines

PHMSA 03-20
Contact: Ben Kochman
(202) 366-4831

WASHINGTONToday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

February 4, 2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Announces Availability of More Than $12.5 Million for Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Safety Efforts

PHMSA 02-20
Contact: Ben Kochman
Tel:  202-366-4831

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

January 13, 2020

PHMSA Issues Final Rule for Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities

 
PHMSA 01-20
Contact: Ben Kochman
Tel.: 202-366-4831

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) transmitted a...

October 29, 2019

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Appointees to Lithium Battery Advisory Committee

PHMSA 09-19
Contact:  Randon Lane
Tel.:  (202) 366-4831
 
WASHINGTONU.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 20 individuals to...
October 18, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes Major Rule for the Safe Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas by Rail Tank Car

PHMSA 08-19
Contact:  Randon Lane
Tel.: (202) 366-4831

WASHINGTONToday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...

September 24, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Issuance of Major Pipeline Safety Rules

PHMSA 06-19
Contact: Randon Lane
(202) 366-4831

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) transmitted three significant final rules to...

September 20, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces More Than $34.3 Million to Enhance Pipeline and Hazmat Safety

PHMSA 06-19
Contact: Randon Lane
Tel:  202-366-4831

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