WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved three amendments to the SAFER Pipelines Act offered by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12). The amendments close loopholes in current law to make it illegal to sabotage pipelines by turning valves or causing structural damage that could put human lives and environmental safety at risk. All three provisions, which now head to the full House for a vote, were supported by the labor organizations representing workers in the pipeline construction and operations sectors.

Article continues after sponsor message


Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.