What resources can provide further information?
- The Common Ground Alliance is a government/industry alliance charged with tracking damage to underground infrastructure and developing better prevention measures.
- Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA), “Guide for Communicating Emergency Response Information for Natural Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines” (2014). This guide offers suggestions for pre-incident planning for communication between local emergency responders and pipeline operators.
- The Pipeline Safety Trust is an education and advocacy group dedicated to pipeline safety.
- Pipelines and Informed Planning Alliance (PIPA), “Partnering to Further Enhance Pipeline Safety in Communities through Risk-Informed Land-Plan Use: Final Report of Recommended Practices” (November 2010). This final report of the PIPA recommended practices workshop contains recommendations to help improve the safety of communities in proximity to transmission pipelines. They are intended as guidance to local governments, property developers and owners, transmission pipeline operators, and real estate boards.