PHMSA Advisories Target Distribution Pipeline Meters and Overpressure Protection

Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring, Maryland, site of a deadly 2016 gas explosion. Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post October 7, 2020 By Catherine D. Little, Annie M. Cook & Viktoriia De Las Casas in PIPELAWS.com The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued two Advisory Bulletins directed to natural gas distribution pipeline owners and operators. PHMSAContinue reading “PHMSA Advisories Target Distribution Pipeline Meters and Overpressure Protection”

MA: Weymouth Officials, Residents Want To See Gas Company’s Emergency Plan

Workers build the Weymouth Compressor Station on September 18, 2020 in Weymouth, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/ MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) https://www.patriotledger.com/news/20201006/weymouth-officials-residents-want-to-see-gas-companys-emergency-plan October 6, 2020 By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger WEYMOUTH — Officials are pushing to get more information on the emergency response plan for the newly-completed natural gas compressor station on the banksContinue reading “MA: Weymouth Officials, Residents Want To See Gas Company’s Emergency Plan”

Columbia Gas Sentenced in Connection with September 2018 Gas Explosions in Merrimack Valley

Photo: Nina Flores and jliss 1979 via CNN June 23, 2020 U.S. Department of Justice Press Release Company to sell its business in Massachusetts and pay $53 million fine, the largest criminal fine ever imposed under the Pipeline Safety Act BOSTON – Columbia Gas of Massachusetts (CMA) was sentenced today in connection with the gasContinue reading “Columbia Gas Sentenced in Connection with September 2018 Gas Explosions in Merrimack Valley”