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DOT Announces Over $23.8 Million in FY 2017 Hazardous Materials Planning and Training Grants

October 10, 2017 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing three separate hazardous materials training related grants totaling $23,870,045. The grants are part of…

PHMSA Announces Pipeline and HazMat Safety Grant Funding Opportunities

August 11, 2017 - in Financial, News

PHMSA Announces Pipeline and HazMat Safety Grant Funding Opportunities. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published Notices of…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Appoints 24 Members to the New Pipeline Safety Voluntary Information-Sharing System Working Group

December 19, 2016 - in News, People

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced the appointment…

DOT Announces over $20 Million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants to States, Territories, and Tribes

October 7, 2016 - in Financial, News

DOT Announces over $20 Million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants to States, Territories, and Tribes | Department of Transportation WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration…

PHMSA Issues Interim Final Rule To Implement Expanded Authority to Issue Emergency Orders, Improve Pipeline Safety

October 6, 2016 - in Energy, Pipelines

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued an Interim Final Rule (“IFR”) to implement the agency’s expanded authority to address unsafe pipeline conditions…

PHMSA Awards $900,000 to Higher Educational Institutions to Support Pipeline Safety Research

October 6, 2016 - in Energy, Pipelines

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced it is providing a total of $900K to three educational institutions as part of its Competitive Academic Agreement Program…

Geospatial Corporation Leveraging Technologies and Software to Meet New Federal Buried Pipeline Requirement

July 25, 2016 - in Corporate, News

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania – July 25, 2016– Geospatial Corporation (OTCIQ Symbol “GSPH”) announces the long awaited passage of the PIPES ACT of 2016. The bill, recently signed into law by President Obama, empowers the Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety…

PHMSA Awards Nearly $1.5M in Grants for State Damage Prevention Programs

July 15, 2016 - in Financial, Pipelines

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced nearly $1.5 million in grants to 18 states to support pipeline damage prevention. Awarded annually, the grants are used to strengthen…

USDOT Releases Failure Investigation Report for May 2015 Plains All-American Pipeline Spill in Santa Barbara, California

May 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Pipelines

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced today that it has completed its investigation of the May 19, 2015, Plains All-American pipeline release in Santa Barbara County, California.…

Senate Unanimously Passes Safe Pipes Act

March 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Safe Pipes act on Friday, including funds to investigate and review the Aliso Canyon gas leak. The Securing America's Future Energy: Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act will now go to the…