Keeping America’s Pipelines Safe and Secure: Key Issues for Congress

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This report covers ways in which the 112th Congress can introduce relevant legislation to safeguard pipelines that transport natural gas, oil, and other hazardous liquids across the United States. While an efficient and fundamentally safe means of transport, many pipelines carry materials with the potential to cause public injury and environmental damage; the networks are also widespread and vulnerable to accidents and terrorist attack.

Creator(s): Parfomak, Paul W.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 17, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Parfomak, Paul W.

Specialist in Energy and Infrastructure Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 17, 2011
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This report covers ways in which the 112th Congress can introduce relevant legislation to safeguard pipelines that transport natural gas, oil, and other hazardous liquids across the United States. While an efficient and fundamentally safe means of transport, many pipelines carry materials with the potential to cause public injury and environmental damage; the networks are also widespread and vulnerable to accidents and terrorist attack.

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33 pages.

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