Pipeline safety bill approved amid energy bill debate

On a 423-4 vote, the US House of Representatives last week decisively passed a compromise pipeline safety measure largely supported by industry, as House and Senate leaders continued negotiations on a much larger energy reform bill."From providing (the Office of Pipeline Safety) with appropriate funding for its regulatory, training, inspection, and enforcement responsibilities, to strengthening collaborative research, to improving communication with local officials and the public about pipeline safety without compromising security, Congress needed to act-and now both chambers have," said Ben Cooper, executive director of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines.The Senate's energy bill conta...

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