PHMSA to hold oil spill response plan workshop

March 30, 2016

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has scheduled a public workshop on April 12 to discuss Oil Spill Response Plans covered by PHMSA's Part 130 and Part 194 regulations. The one-day workshop will take place at the National Transportation Safety Board, 490 L'Enfant Plaza East, Southwest, Washington DC.

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together federal regulators, interested members of the public, industry, and other stakeholders to share knowledge and experiences with oil spill response planning and preparedness, gather ideas for harmonizing PHMSA's regulations with other agencies, and discuss practical ways regulated entities can better plan and prepare for an oil spill.

The workshop is scheduled to run from 9 am to 4:30 pm EST on April 12. Changes to start and finish times will be updated on the PHMSA meeting Web site Presentations will also be available online at the meeting page Web site within 30 days following the workshop.

The workshop agenda and any additional information will be published on the PHMSA home page Web site at