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On March 4, 2010, we issued our report on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) Special Permits and Approvals Program. Many hazardous materials are transported under the terms of special permits and approvals, which
PHMSA Has an Opportunity To Refine Its Guidance and Performance Reporting for the Pipeline Safety Research and Development Program
What We Looked At
PHMSA Has Incomplete Guidance for Evaluating the Siting of Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities and Monitoring State Pipeline Safety Programs
What We Looked At
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulates about 1 million transports of hazardous materials (hazmat) a day under its Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR).
On May 11, 2000, at a hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate, we provided testimony on the reauthorization of the Pipeline Safety Program.
PHMSA's Inadequate Management and Oversight of Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants Limited the Program's Effectiveness
On January 12, 2012, we issued a report on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) management and oversight of its Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants Program. We found that PHMSA does not have sufficien
The Nation’s network of approximately 2.5 million miles of pipelines moves millions of gallons of hazardous liquids and 55 billion cubic feet of natural gas every day.
On September 18, we issued our final report on Integrity Threats to Hazardous Liquid Pipelines.
The Inspector General testified before two congressional committees regarding OIG’s newly-released report regarding the Research and Special Programs Administration’s (RSPA) progress in implementing OIG’s prior recommendations for improving pipeli
We issued our report on FAA’s HAZMAT Program.