Day: November 16, 2021

Gas leaking after commercial line is broken in far east El Paso

EL PASO, Texas — A two-inch diameter commercial gas line broke in far east El Paso Monday afternoon, prompting a significant response by authorities to try and cap the leak. It happened around 1:30 p.m. at Tierra Fortaleza Avenue and Mike Price Drive. At least a half-dozen El Paso Fire Department units… Read More

New Federal Regulations Add More Than 400,000 Miles of “Gas Gathering” Pipelines Under Federal Oversight

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is issuing a final rule that expands Federal pipeline safety oversight to all onshore gas gathering pipelines. The rule, initiated over 10 years ago, expands the definition of a “regulated” gas gathering pipeline that is more than 50 years old. It will-for …

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