State Pipeline Safety Regulation Updates

Here are pipeline safety legislative updates as of February 22, 2017. Click on a region below to see details.

Eastern Region Update  Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

Southern Region Update  Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee

Central Region Update  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Southwest Region Update  Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Western Region Update  Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Eastern Region Update

Massachusetts

The state’s pipeline safety rules were significantly amended by Docket 16-19 and have been filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth. They will become effective when published in the next State Register (around February 24).

New Hampshire

Amended Underground Utility Damage Prevention Program (DigSafe) rules have been adopted, effective February 8, 2017.

To see information on new legislation and pending rules check out our free Rapid Update Service.

Southern Region Update

To see information on new legislation and pending rules check out our free Rapid Update Service.

Central Region Update

Michigan

The Public Service Commission approved new rules – MISS DIG Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety – which have been added to the Michigan Administrative Code. The rules were formally adopted on 12/20/2016.

To see information on new legislation and pending rules check out our free Rapid Update Service.

Southwest Region Update

To see information on new legislation and pending rules check out our free Rapid Update Service.

Western Region Update

California

On 2/9/2017 Office of the State Fire Marshall (OSFM) adopted new rules regarding annual inspection of hazardous liquid pipelines, along with new reporting forms.

To see information on new legislation and pending rules check out our free Rapid Update Service.


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