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PHSMA releases preliminary report on Plains All American pipeline spill

The May 19, 2015 Plains All American pipeline failure occurred at a section of pipeline that had external corrosion under the pipe insulation, a preliminary report from the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) states.
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DOT's pipeline-safety unit proposes new hazardous-liquids regulations

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed new safety regulations for hazardous liquids late last week to ensure the country’s 200,000 miles of pipelines that carry such liquids are operated, inspected and maintained properly.
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