As PHMSA Preps CO2 Pipeline Proposal, Advocates Seek To Fill ‘Gaps’

February 9, 2024
As federal pipeline regulators prepare to issue proposed safety standards for carbon dioxide pipelines, potentially in the coming weeks, officials are facing requests from environmentalists for strict requirements as well as coverage of a broader range of pipeline types. The White House began inter-agency review of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) draft proposed CO2 pipeline safety rule on Feb. 1, which represents the last regulatory milestone before the long-awaited proposal is released. The agency’s stated timeline for...

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