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Website Updates Released Review the changes.

NOW AVAILABLE - Emergency Response Guidebook 2008

FRAUD ALERT - Bogus Requests for Financial Information

DIMP Webcast: Video background information on the proposed rule for integrity management of distribution pipelines.

DOT Proposal Revolutionizes Rail Hazmat Tank Car Safety Press Release

PHMSA Budget in Brief for Fiscal Year 2009.

Carl T. Johnson Begins Role as New Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Administrator. Press Release

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Latest Events
The following are just some of the events you can find on the PHMSA Calendar.
Jan 12, 2009 - Jan 16, 2009 - RD Meeting , Atlanta, GA
Jan 19, 2009 - Federal Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
Jan 20, 2009 - Federal Holiday: Presidential Inaguration , DC and surrounding metropolitan area only.
Jan 26, 2009 - Jan 30, 2009 - Regulations and Code Compliance , Wisconsin
Feb 16, 2009 - Federal Holiday: Washington's Birthday (celebrated)
Mar 3, 2009 - Hazardous Materials Transportation One-Day Workshop , Charleston, SC
Mar 5, 2009 - Hazardous Materials Transportation One-Day Workshop , Asheville, NC
PIPES Act Signed
On December 29th President Bush signed HR 5782, the Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement and Safety Act (PIPES Act) of 2006. It will greatly improve safety and strengthen Federal and state pipeline safety programs. Implementing the new law will be a priority for PHMSA in 2007 and beyond. Outreach and discussion has begun on HAZMAT reauthorization which will be an issue in the next (2007) Congress.
Pipes Act (PDF)
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PHMSA Strategic Plan and Budget Information
Get a glimpse of the budgets for PHMSA and the Department and our plans to maintain safety throughout 2011.
Agency Guidance
A one-stop shop for all PHMSA guidance including sections for Hazardous Materials Safety Guidance and Pipeline Safety Guidance.
Travel Resources
Tips on how to safely pack and transport batteries, battery-powered devices, and other personal items when traveling.

Safe Travel: Safety Tips for Travelers
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Hazardous Materials Transportation and Pipeline Accidents must be reported directly to the 24-hour National Response Center (NRC).

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Hazardous Materials Safety Resources
Hazardous Materials Information Center
1-800-HMR-4922 Mon to Fri 9 to 5 EST (202-366-4488 for Washington DC residents)
Hazardous Materials Registration
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All across the nation, Hazardous Materials Enforcement complaints are investigated by:
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The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is for use by first responders at the scene of a transportation incident involving hazardous materials.
HMpubsreview: Publications Review Webpage.  Review and comment on hazardous materials publications under development or on training materials being revised.

Pipeline Safety Resources
National Pipeline Mapping System
View maps of natural gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines, LNG facilities, and breakout tanks by county.
Integrity Management Program (IMP)
Programs for Liquid, Gas, Distribution, and Rulemaking. View the DIMP Webcast.
Pipeline Emergencies First Reponder Training
FREE Comprehensive pipeline emergencies training materials for first responders
Pipeline Operator Registration System
Online data entry and Operator Registration System
Drug & Alcohol Testing information
Policy and investigation to deter and detect illegal drug use and alcohol misuse in the pipeline industry.
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