TAG | Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
26 Stories

New federal pipeline safety rules draw praise from industry, scorn from critics

Opponents of Mariner East say PHMSA standards are too little, too late
By Jon Hurdle

Federal pipeline safety regulators issue warning on floods and subsidence

The PHMSA advisory bulletin says pipeline incidents caused by erosion have increased in the eastern U.S.
By Susan Phillips

Mariner East 2: What are natural gas liquids, and what happens if they leak?

The pipeline will carry volatile propane, ethane and butane, which has raised fears of many who live near it — even though explosions are rare. As part of StateImpact Pennsylvania’s “Mariner East 2: At what risk?” series, we put together this video to explain what those substances are and how they act both inside the pipeline and if they got out, and how you should respond if there’s a leak.

By Susan Phillips and Tom Downing







LOAD MORE