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Pipeline Emergency Responders Initiative (PERI) Overview

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.

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PHMSA's mission for PERI is:

Advance the abilities of emergency responders to manage pipeline emergencies through improved training, cooperation, and communication.

Current PERI Status

Current Peri Status