Feds Want Accurate Pipeline Records After Deadly Explosion

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 6:46 PM EDT) -- Natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline operators must keep accurate records proving they're operating within safe pressure levels or face penalties, a move prompted by a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif., according to a government advisory bulletin released Monday.

The advisory bulletin was issued as part of a wider push for greater safety for aging pipelines following the deadly explosion, which was partially blamed on poor record-keeping. The explosion killed eight people, destroyed a number of homes and led to hundreds of...
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