Additional proposed revisions to natural gas reporting forms signal that PHMSA continues to rely on this data to analyze operator performance metrics and inform future rulemakings.  By notice issued on November 27, 2013, the Agency responded to comments on revisions to several natural gas reporting forms that it proposed in June (see prior posting

The City of San Francisco is currently appealing the Northern District of California’s dismissal of its claims brought under the citizen suit provision of the Pipeline Safety Act (PSA), including a claim that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is required to ensure that pipeline safety standards are enforced by certified States and should limit the disbursement of federal funds accordingly.
Continue Reading Pipeline Safety Trust files Amicus Brief in Support of the City of San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit Appeal

PHMSA published an Information Collection Renewal Notice in June regarding the renewal of existing data that the Agency collects through the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS).
Continue Reading Comment Periods Extended on NPMS Information Collection and PHMSA Class Location Inquiry