Grants Available to Help Increase Pipeline Safety

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) provides grant opportunities designed to improve pipeline safety. The application period is now open for two PHMSA Grants. The Pipeline Emergency Response Grant provides funding to state, county, and local governments to train individuals with statutory responsibility to respond to pipeline incidents in high consequence areas. The Technical Assistance Grant provides funding to communities for technical assistance and analyses of local pipeline safety issues.