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Press Releases

September 3, 2020

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking Offers Pipeline Operators New Alternatives to Addressing Changes in Population Density Near Natural Gas Pipelines

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Contact:  PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

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

August 17, 2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Over $97 Million to Enhance Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 

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Contact:  Ben Kochman
Tel.:  (202) 366-4831

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is awarding over $...

August 5, 2020

USDOT Announces Updated HAZMAT Emergency Guidebook

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Contact:  PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov


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

July 22, 2020

PHMSA Announces $10 Million Award for Engineering Services for a New Pipeline Research, Development, and Testing Center

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Contact:  Ben Kochman
Tel.: (202) 366-4831

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced an initial investment of $...

June 19, 2020

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
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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...