McNees Client Alert: Act 127 of 2011 - The Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act; Assessment of Pipeline Operators

By Jim Dougherty As you may know, on December 22, 2011, [Pennsylvania] Governor Corbett signed the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act ("Act 127 of 2011"). Act 127 provides the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission ("PUC" or "Commission") with authority to enforce...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pennsylvania's Act 127: New Pipeline Safety Regulation

By Kurt L. Krieger and Russell L. Schetroma Effective February 20, 2012, Act 127, or the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act ("Act" or "Act 127"), expands the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's ("PaPUC") jurisdiction over operators who transport gas or hazardous...

McNees Client Alert: Pa. Act 127 of 2011 - The Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act: Final PUC Implementation Order

By Jim Dougherty On December 22, 2011, [Pennsylvania] Governor Corbett signed into law the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act ("Act 127") that expands the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's ("PUC" or "Commission") authority to enforce federal pipeline safety...