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Pipeline Safety Act Reauthorization: Will a New Congress Mean New Mandates?
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2019

The federal Pipeline Safety Act (PSA or the Act) mandates minimum safety standards for pipelines and certain associated storage and facilities


Long Awaited Plastic Pipe Rule Finalized
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2018

The federal agency tasked with pipeline safety, PHMSA, has issued a long-awaited rule regarding plastic pipe. Plastic pipe is primarily used in


FERC, PHMSA Execute MOU on LNG Transportation Facilities
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2018

On August 31, 2018, FERC and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”), an agency under the U.S. Department of


Industry Impact from Criminal Verdict in Pipeline Oil Spill
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

On September 7, 2018, a jury in a California state court found Plains All American Pipeline guilty on 9 criminal counts, stemming from a release of


Hurricane Preparedness in High Gear on East Coast
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

Hurricane season is upon us, with Hurricane Florence nearing Category 5 strength as it makes its way towards landfall in the Carolinas, currently


Draft Pipeline Risk Modeling Report Issued for Public Comment
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2018

As part of its integrity management regulatory scheme, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is requesting comments on a


As LNG Permitting Delays Continue, PHMSA to Assist FERC
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2018

The liquified natural gas (LNG) export boom has strained the resources and technical expertise of the two federal agencies that oversee LNG facility


Evolution of PHMSA Hearings: Response to Interest in Public Participation and Pre-Hearing Conferences
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

In a letter issued to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) and E&E News last week, PHMSA’s new Chief Counsel Paul Roberti announced


Continuing Review of New Pipeline Projects
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) officially announced that it is going to review its policy framework for certification of new


Final Gas Mega Rules Expected to be Issued in 2019
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

The Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC) convened in Washington D.C. at the end of March, 2018, to continue discussions from May and December 2017