A hearing on “Legislative Solutions to Make Our Nation’s Pipelines Safer” will be held on June 19 before the Energy Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. In announcing the hearing, the committee chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and subcommittee chair Bobby Rush (D-IL) said:
“This week marked the 20th anniversary of the pipeline explosion in Bellingham, Washington that killed three young people and devastated a community. We owe it to them, their families and to all the victims of pipeline explosions to ensure we are doing everything possible to enhance pipeline safety in this country. At next week’s hearing, we’ll discuss proposals that will make meaningful improvements to the safety of our country’s pipeline network.”
The pending legislative proposals before the subcommittee are:
A live webcast of the Wednesday, 10:30 am hearing will be available by clicking here.