Improving communication between emergency responders and pipeline operators nationwide is an important component of pipeline safety. The PERI was conceived as a way to strengthen relationships among the various stakeholders involved with pipeline safety and emergency response, as well as to spur the development and implementation of enhanced pipeline emergency response training.
PHMSA's mission for PERI is:
Advance the abilities of emergency responders to manage pipeline emergencies through improved training, cooperation, and communication.
PHMSA primary PERI points of contact are: