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On October 30, 2013, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) issued an order amending the state's pipeline safety...


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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has published for comment amendments to its pipeline safety regulations, designed...


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By Greg Russell On February 27, 2012

PA Pipeline Safety Article

The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article on pipeline safety regulation in Pennsylvania:  "Pennsylvania regulators are taking...


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The WSJ is reporting that California regulators are proposing to require the state's natural gas utilities to undertake safety...


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Pipeline Safety Legislation
By Greg Russell On February 18, 2011

Pipeline Safety Legislation

There have been a number of tragic natural gas transmission line incidents lately, prompting a call for greater regulation. ...


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By Greg Russell On November 24, 2010

Texas: Pipeline Safety

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that more than half of the natural gas transmission lines in Texas are vulnerable to failure: ...


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Earlier this week, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed...


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Pipeline Safety Legislation
By Greg Russell On September 17, 2010

Pipeline Safety Legislation

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Obama Administration wants more restrictive pipeline safety regulation in response...


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By Greg Russell On September 13, 2010

Pipeline Safety

The LAT has an article on the tragic explosion of a PG&E natural gas line late last week.  It notes that a "7,481-foot segment of...


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Texas Preemption Decision
By Vorys On December 9, 2008

Texas Preemption Decision

Local regulation of E&P activities is a hot topic around the country.  In the context of a preliminary injunction request, the...


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