Cathy Landry, spokeswoman for INGAA
, said, "It is INGAA
's understanding that EPA's announcement of its intent to reconsider the new source methane rule includes all of the fugitive emissions monitoring requirements.
CEO Don Santa also complained about the leak detection and repair approach (LDRA), which, he said, is more costly and less effective than Directed Inspection and Maintenance, which is what INGAA
Formed in 1990 by the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the INGAA
Foundation works to advance the use of natural gas for the benefit of the environment and the consuming public.
Foundation 2017 Chair Thomas Hutchins (Vice President, EH&S, Kinder Morgan) presided over a comprehensive agenda including 15 presentations from industry leaders.
P&GJ: Tom, what are your leading priorities as the 2017 INGAA
"This vote advances the underground storage safety initiative undertaken by INGAA
in 2011 by building on our efforts to promote industry standards for underground gas storage integrity and by supporting accelerated adoption of recommended storage practices," said INGAA
President and CEO, Don Santa.
has previously commented that strong due process considerations should be put in place with respect to the emergency order authority," says INGAA
Vice President Cathy Landry.
His involvement within INGAA
is long-standing, during which time he served on its board as well as its legal and regulatory committees.
Hoffmann has guided the INGAA
Foundation over a significant period of growth and change.
also contested the definition of a "reportable incident" and that not all of them can be reported in one-hour.
Transmission companies and INGAA
argue PHMSA severely underestimates the number of pipeline miles which would be subject to blowdowns, and therefore the cost of the new regulations and the methane emissions created.
"America's Energy Link will provide valuable information about pipelines and natural gas, including materials about safety and the environment," INGAA
President and CEO, Don Santa, said.