WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress yesterday passed the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act of 2020 through its passage of the December Omnibus spending bill. AFPM released the following statement today regarding the PIPES Act::
“AFPM is pleased with the passage of this legislation, which will ensure the adequate protection and management of our nation’s critical pipeline infrastructure while also allowing for the acceleration of innovative pipeline technologies. We thank members of the House and Senate for their efforts to finalize this important legislation and for ensuring it remained a priority despite the many other issues before Congress at the end of this year.”
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) is a national trade association representing nearly all U.S. refining and petrochemical manufacturing capacity. AFPM members produce the fuels that drive the U.S. economy and the chemical building blocks integral to millions of products that make modern life possible.