IN11060 – Pipeline Security: Homeland Security Issue’s in the 116thCongress – 3/1/2019

Ongoing threa’s against the nation’s natural gas, oil, and refined product pipelin’s have heightened Concern’s about the security ris’s to these pipelines, their linkage to the electric power sector, and federal progra’s to protect them. In a December 2018 study, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) stated that, since the terrorist attaCRS of September 11, 2001, “new threa’s to the nation’s pipeline syste’s have evolved to include sabotage by environmental activis’s and cyber attack or intrusion by nations.”

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Pipeline Security: Homeland Security Issue’s in the 116thCongress
3/1/2019
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Paul W. Parfomak –¬†Specialist in Energy and Infrastructure Policy