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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

May 26, 2022

PHMSA Announces New Safety Measures to Protect Americans From Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Failures After Satartia, MS Leak

PHMSA 05-22
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

May 5, 2022

PHMSA Issues Proposed Civil Penalty of Nearly $1 Million to Colonial Pipeline Company for Control Room Management Failures

PHMSA 03-22
Contact:
PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov
 

WASHINGTON- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous...

April 12, 2022

PHMSA Recognizes April as National Safe Digging Month

PHMSA 02-22
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)...

March 31, 2022

PHMSA Announces Requirements for Pipeline Shut-off Valves to Strengthen Safety, Improve Response Efforts and Reduce Emissions

PHMSA 01-22
Contact: PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

 

New rule will help improve public safety and reduce greenhouse gas emissions following pipeline failures...

December 23, 2021

New Rule Strengthens Pipeline Standards for Great Lakes, Coastal Waters - - Additional safety protocols enhance pipeline safety near sensitive waterways

PHMSA 07-21
Contact:
 phmsapublicaffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued...

November 15, 2021

New Federal Regulations Add More Than 400,000 Miles of “Gas Gathering” Pipelines Under Federal Oversight

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Contact:  phmsapublicaffairs@dot.gov 

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA...

September 29, 2021

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $100 Million in Grants to Support Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Efforts

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Contact: phmsa.publicaffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)...

August 11, 2021

DOT’s Proposed Hazardous Materials Harmonization Rule Will Help Move COVID-19 Supplies More Efficiently While Aims to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Providing Cost Savings 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced its issuance of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) containing proposed amendments to the Federal Hazardous...
June 7, 2021

PHMSA Advisory Bulletin: Pipeline Industry Must Take Actions to Address Methane Leaks from Pipelines and Pipeline Facilities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it has submitted to the Federal Register an advisory bulletin...