Principal Assistant Inspector General for Auditing and Evaluation Testified On Pipeline Safety
April 27, 2006
Project ID: CC-2006-039
On April 27, the Principal Assistant Inspector General for Auditing and Evaluation testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality regarding pipeline safety. The testimony focused on the progress and remaining challenges in strengthening pipeline safety. The key points that were covered included: (1) the progress made in implementing integrity management programs for hazardous liquid and gas transmission pipeline systems, (2) establishing an integrity management program for gas distribution pipeline systems, (3) and the need for clearer lines of authority to address pipeline security and responding to disasters.