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Press Releases

July 28, 2017

PHMSA Call for Public Comment on International Standards on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced today its Federal Register (FR) Notice asking for public comment on issues being considered during the 51st  and 52...

July 17, 2017

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...

July 6, 2017

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...

June 20, 2017

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...

June 14, 2017

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...

May 19, 2017

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...

April 28, 2017

PHMSA Adjusts Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a ...

April 25, 2017

PHMSA Adjusts Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties for Inflation

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a...

April 7, 2017

Hilcorp Gas Leak - Cook Inlet, Alaska

PHMSA is investigating the potential gas leak from a pipeline on Hilcorp's Steelhead Platform in the Cook Inlet. The line has been shut down.

March 29, 2017

PHMSA Final Rule Amends HMR to Maintain Consistency with International Regulations

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a final rule that amends the U.S. Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) to maintain consistency with international regulations and...