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Press Releases

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

September 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Over $32 Million in Grants to Support Local Hazardous Materials Safety Efforts

PHMSA 08-22
Contact:  PHMSA Public Affairs
Email:  PHMSAPublicAffairs@dot.gov

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...

September 27, 2022

DOT Announces Over $75.6 Million in Awards for Pipeline Safety Oversight and Enhancement Activities

PHMSA 09-22
Contact:  PHMSA Public Affairs
Email:  phmsa.publicaffairs@dot.gov

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

August 4, 2022

New Rule Strengthens Safety Requirements for more than 300,000 miles of Natural Gas Pipelines

PHMSA 07-22
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs
Email: phmsapublicaffairs@dot.gov

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...

July 25, 2022

New International Harmonization Rule Will Help Speed Up the Movement of Goods, Reduce Costs for Americans

PHMSA 06-22
Contact: PHMSA Public Affairs
Email: phmsa.publicaffairs@dot.gov 


New regulation will save estimated $250 million over the next 10 years in...

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...