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Press Releases

PHMSA Awards Nearly $1.3M in One-Call Grants for State Damage Prevention Programs

PHMSA 16-17
September 6, 2017
Contact: Mark Sanborn
Phone: 202-366-4831

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it has awarded nearly $1.3 million in One-Call Grants to 26 states to support state pipeline damage prevention programs.

“Excavation damage continues to top the scale as a leading cause of death or serious injury resulting from pipeline

Postponement of PHMSA September Gas and Liquid Pipeline Advisory Committee Meetings

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is announcing the postponement of a public meeting of the Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, also known as the Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC) and the postponement of a joint meeting of the GPAC and the Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, also known as the Liquid Pipeline Advisory Committee (LPAC). The GPAC was scheduled to meet September 7-8, 2017, to continue discussing the

PHMSA Solicits Proposals for Pipeline Safety Research and Development Program Research Awards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced today that its Pipeline Safety Research and Development (R&D) Program is accepting proposals for research awards for research focusing on pipeline threat prevention; pipeline leak detection; pipeline anomaly detection/characterization; underground natural gas storage; and liquefied natural gas.

PHMSA Develops New Online Code of Federal Regulations Mobile Application

In its continuing efforts to improve safety and public access to the latest transportation regulations, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today made available a new online Code of Federal Regulations (oCFR) mobile application.

PHMSA Seeks Nominations for Gas and Liquid Pipeline Advisory Committees

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is seeking nominations for personnel, preferably executive-level leadership, from the federal government and industry to fill vacancies on its Gas and Liquid Pipeline Advisory Committees.

PHMSA to Hold Public Meeting of the Voluntary Information-Sharing System Working Group

PHMSA to Hold Public Meeting of the Voluntary Information-Sharing System Working Group. The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced today it will hold a public meeting of the recently created Voluntary Information-Sharing System (VIS) Working Group on June 29 and 30, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia to continue the discussion on the need for, and identification of, a voluntary information-sharing system for pipeline

Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee to Discuss Proposed Rulemaking for Onshore Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines

Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee to Discuss Proposed Rulemaking for Onshore Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines. The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration today announced that the Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC) will hold a public meeting in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area June 6-7, 2017, to continue discussion of topics and provisions related to the proposed rule titled "Safety of Gas