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Press Releases

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

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,...

March 20, 2023

USDOT Announces State and Local Funding to Improve Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Safety Nationwide

PHMSA 01-23
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs, PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov  

Funding available to train firefighters and other first responders as well as support States and...

September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Over $32 Million in Grants to Support Local Hazardous Materials Safety Efforts

PHMSA 08-22
Contact:  PHMSA Public Affairs
Email:  PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous...

September 27, 2022

DOT Announces Over $75.6 Million in Awards for Pipeline Safety Oversight and Enhancement Activities

PHMSA 09-22
Contact:  PHMSA Public Affairs
Email:  phmsa.publicaffairs@dot.gov

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

August 4, 2022

New Rule Strengthens Safety Requirements for more than 300,000 miles of Natural Gas Pipelines

PHMSA 07-22
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs
Email: phmsapublicaffairs@dot.gov

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

July 25, 2022

New International Harmonization Rule Will Help Speed Up the Movement of Goods, Reduce Costs for Americans

PHMSA 06-22
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs
Email: phmsa.publicaffairs@dot.gov 


New regulation will save estimated $250 million over the next 10 years in...

May 26, 2022

PHMSA Announces New Safety Measures to Protect Americans From Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Failures After Satartia, MS Leak

PHMSA 05-22
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

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

May 5, 2022

PHMSA Issues Proposed Civil Penalty of Nearly $1 Million to Colonial Pipeline Company for Control Room Management Failures

PHMSA 03-22
Contact:
PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov
 

WASHINGTON- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous...