here, or view a video of the entire hearing here
The Trust's Spring 2015 Newsletter, Safe Pipelines is available as a pdf download. Click here (1.6MB).
The Pipeline Safety Trust has a Local Government Guide to Pipelines available on our Pipeline Information for Local Government page
Exxon is fined $2.6M for spill. By Debra Hale-Shelton, Northwest AR Democrat-Gazette (Oct 2, 205).
PST Press Release on PHMSA Hazardous Liquid Proposed Rule released Thursday, October 1, 2015.
Feds want tougher rules for oil pipelines after spills. By Matthew Brown, AP (Oct 1, 2015).
Two years after Tioga, N.D., spill, dirty pile still dwarfs clean pile. By Amy Dalrymple, Grand Forks Herald (Sept 28, 2015).
Pennsylvania community experiences pipeline proliferation. By Duncan Adams, The Roanoke Times (Sept 13, 2015).
As US rushes to build gas lines, failure rate of new pipes has spiked. By Sarah Smith, SNL (Sept 9, 2015).
We're still waiting for confirmation on the health of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. By Mark Brush, MI Radio (Sept 2, 2015).
Dueling studies dispute need for more pipelines in New England. By William Opalka, RTO Insider (Aug 31, 2015).
Cleanup underway after 26,000 gallon Alberta pipeline spill. By Nicolas Torres, Petro Global News (Aug 23, 2015).
Hudson Valley lawmakers have new concerns about Indian Point pipeline. By James Gormley, The Legislative Gazette (Aug 11, 2015).
Judge grants injunction to keep surveyors off land in pipeline case. By Tina Alvey, Register-Herald Reporter (Aug 6, 2015).
After a year without one, the US is finally getting a pipeline safety chief. By Emily Atkin, Think Progress (July 22, 2015).
Enbridge expects $40 million fine; EPA's stiffest ever for a pipeline spill. By David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News (July 22, 2015).
Nexen baffled by 'fish mouth' leak from new double-walled pipeline. By Dan Healing, Calgary Herald (July 18, 2015).
US agency faulted for inaction after California pipeline spill. By Kevin Freking and Michael R. Blood, AP (July 14, 2015).
Pipeline company knew Calif. spill could reach Pacific. By Andrew Restuccia and Elana Schor, Politico (July 9, 2015).
Witness: Explosion 'shook the house'. By the Victoria Advocate staff (June 14, 2015).
Martinez: Questions, and answers, about pipeline safety. By Dana Guzzetti, Contra Costa Times (June 10, 2015).
400-foot piece of broken pipe probe's target. By Jessica Seaman, NW AR Democrat-Gazette (June 9, 2015).
Pipeline firm said California oil spill 'extremely unlikely'. By Michael R. Blood and Brian Melley, AP News (June 7, 2015).
Obama picks unknown quantity to head pipeline safety agency. By Lisa Song, InsideClimate News (June 2, 2015).
The mysterious case of the automatic shutoff valve. By Brandon Fastman, Santa Barbara Independent (May 29, 2015).
Slick with denial: 'Self-Regulation' and the latest oil spill. By Judith Lewis, CityWatch LA (May 25, 2015).
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