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from the desk of
) us reparleal that Alabama has apprnximately 6,748
Imllzs of lmerslatz pipeline and more than 57,000
~, " f / mrles of smaller mam and servlee lines alrslnbuleal
‘ 3 f / around the state. That is a large amount of unalergrmrnrl
g $ ‘ rnaraslrnenrre to pmlctl from damage due to tlurd parly
_, J ereavallan aeuvme. The oil and gas lndudry as one of
llre masl regulalerl rnalnslnes |n our nnllon. There are
very slnel gmrlellnes, both at federal anal .-rare levels,
(hill the eampame. upemllng lbese rype of ~y~'tnms mus:
comply W|I1'1 to ensure Ihn salely and pmducllon of Lhelr
unaergnnrnal syslems.
Q i ln this erlmnn of Ihl: Alabama 311 Magazlne, Ihl: focus rs on
v l *‘ Ihl: ga. anel plpellne lnduslry There rs valuable lniozmatlon
* to be learneal from llre salery pmlaeals, elamage prevcntlon
W programs anal engrneenng lnllanves maele by tlm gas anal
plpellne lnduslry Tlrese prpellnes lrave a notable lnslary
of being sale anal secure However, ln addltlon to being ln
eamplranee wnl. all the regnlauans, ll l~ also vltzll fur Ihn
sxcavatlng cummunlty and (lit general public to be aware of
the erlslenee of «bee laellmes and llre sale.-l ways to work anrl bye armrnrl them.
Please lakn a momenl and see what new rnlarmauan may be avarlable |n Llrls edlllnn
Io a.~.~l~'I wllh llre ennlrnneal lmpmvemsnl of an even slranger damage prevennan
program m Alabama
Annette Rcbum
e ramarb Dlrruur
/llrlbarlm S11
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