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Keeping America's Pipelines Safe and Secure [electronic resource] : Key Issues for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2012.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (36 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- Officials and employees.
Power resources -- Law and legislation.
Pipelines.
Canada.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 11-R4-1536 in the 2011 issue.
Discusses current safety record and security risks of U.S. pipeline industry, and reviews pipeline safety and security activities of the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Transportation Security Administration, FERC, and NTSB. Examines key policy issues for Congressional consideration, including staffing resources, automatic shutoff valves for transmission pipelines, PHMSA penalties and pipeline safety enforcement, regulation of Canadian oil and tar sands crude pipelines, pipeline security regulations, and additional issues.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Keeping America's Pipelines Safe and Secure
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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