WATCHING GOVERNMENT A WAY TO REDUCE DAMAGE TO PIPELINES

With Patrick Crow from Washington, D.C. The recent rupture of a natural gas trunkline in New Jersey may prompt Congress to require excavators to use "one call" programs operated by states. In a number of states, construction crews can make one telephone call to ensure their planned excavations will not damage underground utilities. At a Senate energy committee hearing on the New Jersey accident, several witnesses urged federal legislation that would require use of one call numbers under threat

Apr 25th, 1994
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