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October 6, 2022

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #24: Transporting HAZMAT in the State of Florida

PHMSA's Emergency Waiver Order #24 supports efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, and Florida Department of Environmental Protection to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the...

October 5, 2022

Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee

This meeting will be held virtually. Please monitor this website for forthcoming meeting details. You may also review the Federal Register Notice for additional information.
September 28, 2022

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #23: Transporting HAZMAT in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

The Emergency Waiver Order supports efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the environment caused by actual or potential oil and...

September 27, 2022

PHMSA Issues Stay of Enforcement for Operators Affected by Hurricane Ian

PHMSA issued this Stay of Enforcement to liquefied natural gas facilities, as well as natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline operators that could potentially be affected by Hurricane Ian. The document alerts operators that the agency will...

September 26, 2022

PHMSA Emergency Waiver Order #22: Transporting HAZMAT in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

The Emergency Waiver Order supports the government of Puerto Rico in facilitating the transport of diesel and other essential fuel within the emergency and disaster areas of Hurricane Fiona in the Commonwealth as part of recovery and cleanup efforts...

August 4, 2022

PHMSA Final Rule - Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments

PHMSA issued the following Final Rule on August 4, 2022, and it has been submitted to the Office of the Federal Register for publication. Although PHMSA has taken steps to ensure the accuracy of this version of the Final Rule posted on the PHMSA...

August 1, 2022

PHMSA Funding Opportunities Brochure (PDF)

The PHMSA Funding Opportunities brochure offers a quick guide to all PHMSA hazardous materials and pipeline safety grants, as well as Research and Development funding. This document includes general information for potential applicants, and details...

July 11, 2022

PHMSA Request for Information on Electronic Hazard Communication Alternatives

PHMSA is considering revisions to the Hazardous Materials Regulations, which would authorize a performance-based electronic communication alternative to the existing physical, paper-based hazard communication requirements. With this ...

July 8, 2022

Notice of Limited Enforcement Discretion For Particular Type C Gas Gathering Pipelines

In relation to the gas gathering final rule issued November 15, 2021, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is providing notice that it will exercise regulatory enforcement discretion to...