Pipeline Safety


PHMSA Proposes New Safety Regulations for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines

WASHINGTON –  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced proposed regulations to make critical safety improvements for hazardous liquid pipelines. The proposed regulations seek to strengthen the way hazardous liquid pipelines are operated, inspected and maintained in the United States. The proposed rule Read the full article…


CA Governor Signs Bills Aimed at Preventing Oil Spills

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed three bills aimed at preventing oil spills, minimizing the damage they cause and speeding cleanups in the wake of a pipeline rupture that poured more than 100,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast in May. The bills introduced by Santa Read the full article…

Crewmembers continue to clean the California coastline to remove oil which spilled from a pipeline release near Rufugio State Beach, California, Monday June 1, 2015. Oil, which spilled from an onshore pipeline, resulted in cleanup efforts at the onshore site and along several miles of California coastline. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson