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February 26, 2020
PHMSA 04-20Contact: Ben Kochman(202) 366-4831WASHINGTON – The U.S.
February 6, 2020
PHMSA 03-20Contact: Ben Kochman(202) 366-4831WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S.
February 4, 2020
PHMSA 02-20Contact: Ben KochmanTel:  202-366-4831WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it will accept applications for up to $12.5 million in grants for safety awareness, training, research, and other activities that will help communities avert or respond to hazardous materials-related transportation incidents.
January 13, 2020
 PHMSA 01-20Contact: Ben KochmanTel.: 202-366-4831WASHINGTON –The U.S.
November 5, 2019
On November 5, 2019, PHMSA issued a Corrective Action Order to TC Energy Corporation requiring the company to take certain corrective actions to protect the public, property, and the environment as a result of an October 30, 2019 leak involving its Keystone pipeline in North Dakota.
October 29, 2019
PHMSA 09-19Contact:  Randon LaneTel.:  (202) 366-4831 WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 20 individuals to serve as members of the newly-formed Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee (LBSAC).
October 18, 2019
PHMSA 08-19Contact:  Randon LaneTel.: (202) 366-4831WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S.
September 24, 2019
PHMSA 06-19Contact: Randon Lane(202) 366-4831WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) transmitted three significant final rules to the Federal Register that will strengthen the safety of more than 500,000 miles of onshore gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines throughout the U.S.  The rules will also enhance PHMSA’s authority to issue an emergency order to address unsafe safety conditions or hazards that pose an imminent threat to pipeline safety.
September 20, 2019
PHMSA 06-19Contact: Randon LaneTel:  202-366-4831WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced a combined total of $34,330,770 in awards for nine separate pipeline safety and hazardous materials safety grant programs.
August 30, 2019
PHMSA is continuing to monitor the movements of Hurricane Dorian to understand its potential effect on hazardous materials and pipeline operations.  This webpage provides critical information regarding PHMSA's pipeline and hazardous materials safety programs to assist in any necessary response and remediation efforts as the storm advances toward the southeastern coast of the United States.  

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