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North Dakota gets $240K for pipeline safety programs

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the state $240,000 for pipeline safety programs. The federal funds were granted to reimburse the state for public safety programs, including inspection and enforcement of pipeline safety regulations, incident investigations and corrective actions to improve the safety and integrity of pipelines. North Dakota’s U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John ...

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Heitkamp Announces $240,000 in Federal Funding to Support Pipeline Safety Programs (Press Release)

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced more than $240,000 in federal funds to protect North Dakota families and communities by supporting the state’s pipeline safety programs. “Keeping our pipelines safe will help keep communities across North Dakota safe,” said Heitkamp. “As energy development creates jobs and opportunity in North Dakota, I’ve been working to make sure we ...

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Despite drilling slowdown, pipeline safety remains a priority

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Pipeline safety attorney, Dan Garcia, has announced today that he has started a new consulting company, Pipeline Compliance Group, LLC (www.pipelinecgllc.com) to provide pipeline safety consulting to local governments and pipeline safety and regulatory consulting for pipeline operators. For Garcia, a primary focus will be pipeline public awareness programs as required by federal regulation, or, as it ...

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Oil pipeline opponents say local bans will derail project

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental groups are citing a provision in a 107-year-old transportation law in trying to derail an oil pipeline project from upstate New York to New Jersey. The New York Transportation Corporations Law of 1909 gives villages and cities veto power over oil pipelines crossing their borders, Daniel Raichel, a lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council, ...

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Ecology working on rules for movement of oil

The state Department of Ecology is developing new rules for transporting oil by train and pipeline. The changes could require companies moving oil through the state to improve accident response plans and provide advanced notice about the movement of oil. The changes could go into effect as early as 2016. The rules will be a first step in implementing the ...

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