FOSA filed comments with the Federal Highway Administration on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Broadband Infrastructure Deployment and Dig Once rules.
FOSA congratulates Dr. Kenichi Soga and the University of California, Berkeley on its $250,000 Competitive Academic Agreement Program award from PHMSA.
FOSA filed comments with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on its draft Engineer Circular for the USACE Levee Safety Program. FOSA Chairman Mike Hines states, “FOSA appreciates the Corps of Engineers’ Levee Safety Program’s focus on monitoring and managing flood risks associated with levees.
Commenting on the USACE Circular, FOSA Chairman Mike Hines said, “FOSA appreciates the Corps of Engineers’ Levee Safety Program’s focus on monitoring and managing flood risks associated with levees. Given the dynamic nature of flood risk, this Circular establishes an appropriate framework.”
FOSA had previously called for government and the pipeline industry to work together to establish a pipeline safety test facility. Based on operator input, FOSA issued a concept paper suggesting a buried ‘flow-loop’ pipeline to emulate leak