Our 2014 Pipeline Safety Trust conference live webcast was a success! If you missed the live broadcast visit our on-demand video page to watch the speaker presentations. We have the first few available now. More to come in the next couple of weeks.
The Pipeline Safety Trust has a new Local Government Guide to Pipelines available on our Pipeline Information for Local Government page
The Trust's Summer 2014 Newsletter, Safe Pipelines is available as a pdf download. Click here (1.1MB).
Video and PowerPoints from the 2013 conference
Pipeline Safety Beyond Keystone - Expanding the Public Spotlight The 2013 Pipeline Safety Trust Conference was held in New Orleans, LA on November 21-22. To view On Demand video as well as presentation files click here.
FERC issues proposed policy statement regarding cost recovery for pipeline modernization. By Debra Ann Palmer, The National Law Review (Nov 24, 2014).
Fix decaying pipelines first for jobs, health and safety. By Joe Conason, TruthDig (Nov 19, 2014).
Pipeline alert from federal regulator is first of its kind. By Elizabeth Douglass, InsideClimate News (Nov 17, 2014).
Landowner rights vs. public need in battle over pipeline route. By Duncan Adams, The Roanoke Times (Nov 9, 2014).
Decrepit PA natural gas utility pipelines years from upgrade. By Mike Wereschagin, TribTotalMedia (Nov 1, 2014).
Exxon fighting to keep public from seeing 900,000 pages of documents in oil spill lawsuit. By Elizabeth Douglass, InsideClimate News (Oct 31, 2014).
PG&E cutting gas pressure on lines with lower-quality parts. By Jaxon Van Derbeken, SFGate (Oct 30, 2014).
Reasons given for banning pipeline. By Tom Relihan, The Recorder (Oct 22, 2014).
Concerns over aging natural gas pipelines. By Natalie Shepherd, Eyewitness News (Oct 15, 2014).
Environmental disasters lurk in energy pipelines. By Keith Matheny, The Detroit Free Press (Oct 12, 2014).
Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents. By Sam Kennedy, The Morning Call (Oct 11, 2014).
Embattled PUC president Peevey leaving under fire in December. By Ken Broder, AllGov CA (Oct 10, 2014).
NEB delays Enbridge plan to ship oil through reversed Line 9 pipeline. By Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail (Oct 09 2014).
Federal prosecutors probing PG&E-CPUC emails. By Jaxon Van Derbeken, SFGate (Oct 6, 2014).
Tensions mount between homeowners, ET Rover natural gas pipeline survey crews. By Eric Dresden, MLive (Oct 2, 2014).
Company preparing to submit natural gas pipeline application to FERC. By Robert Hudson, AlexCity Outlook (Oct 1, 2014).
Judge denies PG&E request to remove San Bruno explosion references from federal criminal trial. By George Avalos, San Jose Mercury News (Sept 30, 2014).
Location of natural gas lines, whether leaking, shrouded from public. By Mike Wereschagin, Trib Media (Sept 24, 2014).
Look out below: danger lurks underground from aging gas pipes. By John Kelly, USA Today (Sept 24, 2014). (See also their interactive page with pipeline info by zip code.)
As deaths mount, pipeline safety comes into focus. By Sammy Roth, The Desert Sun (Sept 24, 2014).
GAO Report: Additional actions are needed to improve pipeline safety. GAO (Sept 22, 2014).
PG&E should pay $1.4 billion for San Bruno blast: Judges. By Mark Chediak, Bloomberg (Sept 2, 2014).
Landowners tell proposed LNG export terminal in Coos Bay: 'Keep your pipeline off my property.' By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian (Aug 28, 2014).
Public to weigh in on state Enbridge spill report. By The Battle Creek Enquirer (Aug 26, 2014).
FERC staff OKs Texas Eastern project for bidirectional capability near Marcellus, Utica. By Sean Sullivan, SNL (Aug 25, 2014).
In the Rockaways, pipeline debate takes a contentious turn. By Peter Moskowitz, AljazeeraAmerica (Aug 20, 2014).
Four Years After Pipeline Explosion, San Bruno Neighborhood Still Rebuilding. CBS San Francisco (Aug 14, 2014).
Prosecutors raise legal stakes for PG&E in San Bruno criminal trial. By George Avalos, Oakland Tribune (Aug 3, 2014).
Houston praised, some others panned for gas pipeline maintenance. By Rhiannon Meyers, Fuel Fix (July 25, 2014).
Pipeline company faced $270K in penalties. Associated Press, The Emporia Gazzett (July 19, 2014).
Belle Fourche Pipeline: Corrosion caused leak that spilled 25,000 gallons of oil in Wyoming. By MEAD GRUVER Associated Press, The Republic (July 18, 2014).
The gas company that says it can take your backyard. By Evan Hill, AljazeeraAmerica (July 16, 2014).
'Bambi taking on Godzilla': A Q&A with nation's top pipeline safety advocate. By Lisa Song, InsideClimate News (June 24, 2014).
C-SPAN cities tour: Bellingham. Remembering the Olympic Pipeline Explosion: