Pipeline Safety: Assessing the San Bruno, California Explosion and Other Recent Accidents

September 28, 2010

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Pipeline SafetyWASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee hearing titled Pipeline Safety: Assessing the San Bruno, California Explosion and Other Recent Accidents.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Senator Frank R. Lautenberg

    Chairman
    U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security

Witness Panel 1

Witness Panel 2

  • The Honorable Cynthia L. Quarterman

    Administrator
    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • The Honorable Christopher A. Hart

    Vice Chairman
    National Transportation Safety Board
    Hart Testimony (55.15 KB)

Witness Panel 3

  • Mr. Paul Clanon

    Executive Director
    California Public Utilities Commission
  • Mr. Christopher Johns

    President
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company
    Johns Testimony (24.47 KB)
  • Mr. Jim Ruane

    Mayor
    San Bruno, California
    Ruane Testimony (32.28 KB)
  • Mr. Rick Kessler

    Vice President
    the Pipeline Safety Trust
    Kessler Testimony (133.62 KB)