Pipeline Safety: Progress and Remaining Challenges
March 16, 2006
On March 16, the Acting Inspector General testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways, Transit, and Pipelines regarding Pipeline Safety. The testimony focused on the progress and remaining challenges in strengthening pipeline safety. Key points covered progress made in implementing integrity management programs for hazardous liquid and gas transmission pipeline systems, establishing an integrity management program for gas distribution pipeline systems, and the need for clearer lines of authority to address pipeline security and responding to disasters.