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Press Releases

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

April 12, 2024

Department of Transportation Updates Regulations to Improve Safety and Supply Chains

PHMSA 04-24
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

 

Streamlined requirements to save an estimated $...

April 5, 2024

USDOT Announces Publication of 2024 Emergency Response Guidebook

PHMSA 03-24
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

 

Nearly 2 Million Free Copies...

April 3, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $392 Million In Grants to Fix Old, Leaky Natural Gas Pipes, Improve Public Safety, and Reduce Energy Costs

PHMSA 02-24
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs, PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

 

Annual reduction of nearly 1,400 metric tons of methane...

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,...

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....