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PHMSA Informational Webinar: Inspection of Operators’ Plans to Eliminate Hazardous Leaks, Minimize Releases of Methane, and Remediate or Replace Leak-Prone Pipe

PHMSA announced a public informational webinar (Virtual) on the scope of Section 114 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020 (PIPES Act of 2020).  The webinar will also cover PHMSA and state inspection plans to ensure compliance of operators’ inspection and maintenance procedures to eliminate hazardous leaks, minimizes releases of methane (the predominant component of natural gas), and the replacement or remediation of facilities known to leak.

This virtual webinar will be held on February 17, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. (ET). Members of the public who wish to attend this webinar must register no later than February 11, 2022. The agenda and instructions on how to attend are on the meeting website. Presentations from the informational public webinar will be available on the meeting website no later than 5 business days following the webinar.