INGAA: Critical-infrastructure bill would harm pipelines

A US House bill that would set limits on ownership, operation, and management of assets deemed part of the critical US infrastructure would create difficulties for domestic pipelines, the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America said Apr. 5.HR 4881, introduced Mar. 8 by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and 14 cosponsors, also would discourage capital investment in pipelines and other transmission systems by Canadians and other international trading partners, INGAA Pres. Donald F. Santa Jr. added in a letter to House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.).The National Defense Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2006 would require a corporation owning, operating, or managing an asset co...

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