Pipeline Safety: Oversight of Our Nation’s Pipeline Network

September 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairman of the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, will convene a hearing entitled “Pipeline Safety: Oversight of Our Nation’s Pipeline Network” on Tuesday, September 29th at 2:30 p.m.

In advance of Committee consideration of pipeline safety legislation, this is the second hearing to examine current challenges with the inspection and safe management of our nation’s pipeline network.
 
Witnesses:

- Ms. Susan Fleming, Director of Physical Infrastructure, Government Accountability Office

- The Honorable Christopher Hart, Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board

- Mr. Michael Bellamy, General Manager, PII Pipeline Solutions

- Mr. Donald Santa, President and CEO, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America

- Mr. Terry McCallister, Chairman and CEO, WGL Holdings, Representing the American Gas Association

Hearing Details:
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
2:30 p.m.
 
Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee Hearing entitled “Pipeline Safety: Oversight of Our Nation’s Pipeline Network”
 
This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

For reporters interested in reserving a seat, please contact the press gallery:

• Periodical Press Gallery – 202-224-0265

• Radio/Television Gallery – 202-224-6421

• Press Photographers Gallery – 202-224-6548

• Daily Press Gallery – 202-224-0241

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for the webcast hearing, should contact Stephanie Gamache at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chariman Deb Fischer

Witness Panel 1