June 2020, Vol. 247, No. 6

Government

PHMSA Proposal on Valves Proves Controversial

By Stephen Barlas, Contributing Editor, Washington, D.C. Flack is hitting the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) from all sides over its proposed rule to require automatic and remote shut-off valves on oil and gas pipelines. The February 2020 recommendation from PHMSA attempts to implement mandates from both the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Congress.  The proposal requires the installation of remote-control valves (RCV) and automatic shut-off valves (ASV), or equivalent technology, on all newly constructed and fully replaced gas transmission and hazardous liquid lines. PHMSA does provide an exemption t

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