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December 6, 2022

PHMSA Notice of Limited Enforcement Discretion for Existing Onshore Gas Transmission Pipelines

In relation to its final rulemaking entitled “Pipeline Safety:  Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments,” PHMSA is providing...

November 28, 2022

PHMSA Notice of Enforcement Policy for International Standards

The enforcement policy regarding international standards notifies offerors and carriers of hazardous materials that PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier using these standards for the domestic or international...

November 18, 2022

PHMSA 2022 Hazardous Materials RD&T Forum

On December 1, 2022, PHMSA's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety will hold a public Research, Development & Technology (RD&T) Forum. This event will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams from 9AM – 4PM Eastern Standard Time to spotlight the...

November 18, 2022

Pipeline Safety Testing and Enhancement Study Stakeholder Collaboration Webinar

The U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and PHMSA will host a stakeholder collaboration webinar on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, to analyze PHMSA’s Pipeline Safety Research and Development program and the need for an...

October 13, 2022

PHMSA Accepting Comments on Hazardous Materials Safety Device Classification Policy

This Notice details what PHMSA will consider when reviewing an approval request to reclassify a material as a Class 9 safety device. Further, it establishes a policy for classifying subcomponents of existing safety devices as safety devices in their...

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.