Natural gas pipeline safety.

Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, first session ... by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

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StatementNovember 9, 1971.
LC ClassificationsKF26 .C688 1971f
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5390661M
LC Control Number72602009

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The Office of Pipeline Safety ensures safety in the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and spill response planning of America's million miles of natural gas and hazardous liquid transportation pipelines.

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