PHMSA

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Hazmat Safety Research and Development Forum is scheduled for May 16th and 17th at the National Transportation Safety Board Conference Center. The forum will be attended by industry representatives, modal authorities, federal and state officials.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recognizes April as National Safe Digging Month. Although excavation damage is the leading cause of serious pipeline incidents, it is easily preventable with one call (or click) to 8-1-1.

Whether they are emergency responders, city planners, pipeline operators, homeowners, students or just curious neighbors, it's important for community members to know where pipelines are located so they can be avoided or found, serviced and monitored.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced Oct. 2, that it is issuing $2,488,497 in grants to state entities, local communities, and non-profit organizations to address pipeline safety challenges related to damage prevention and to promote more involvement in local pipeline safety initiatives and awareness efforts.