Thank you for joining us for our webinar: Pipelines and the SAFETY Act: Limiting Your Liability. We had a great turnout and appreciate your continued support.

This free webinar, from our Emergency Response and Preparedness Practice Attorneys, provided information for pipeline companies as well as information for airports, insurance risk managers, and other pipeline related

–Executives, employees and contractors should know the specifics of federal agency’s process, caution attorneys; Massachusetts explosions highlight NTSB’s role in oil and gas sector.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is well known for its sleuthing on plane crashes. However, oil and gas executives often need better education about how the agency tackles one of its other responsibilities—investigating pipeline accidents, advise veteran attorneys with our national law firm.

The catastrophic gas explosions that destroyed dozens of homes in Massachusetts this month have called attention to the NTSB’s role in investigating such incidents, noted Mark A. Dombroff,  co-leader of our Transportation Industry practice. “Most, but not all, in the pipeline business are aware that something like this will immediately trigger a federally mandated and led investigation,” he said. “But their counterparts in aviation tend to be far better prepared to contend with the highly specific—and high-stakes—investigative process relied upon by NTSB.”
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This free webinar, from our Emergency Response and Preparedness Practice Attorneys, is not only for pipeline companies, it can provide information for airports, insurance risk managers, and other pipeline related UAS operators.

We are pleased to join the Energy Drone Coalition in presenting this webinar, which will explain how pipeline companies can leverage their existing processes to obtain DHS certification that limits liability in the event of a terrorist attack.  As pipeline operators are aware, the terrorist risk they face is broader and more multifarious than the risks faced by other industries. The government’s recognition of this risk is evident from the TSA’s creation of Pipeline Security Guidelines.  What you might not know is the procedures you already have in place to minimize the risk of intentional damage to critical infrastructure can also save your company from ruinous monetary judgments through the protections afforded by the SAFETY Act.
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