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Sen. Rockefeller to hold Field Hearing on Pipeline Safety
January 28, 2013
In response to the natural gas pipeline explosion in Sissonville, West Virginia last month, WCHS Radio 58 and West Virginia Public Broadcasting report that U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller will hold a field hearing on January 28th in Charleston. The hearing, which will include regulatory officials, industry experts, and those affected by the explosion, will examine current laws and their implementation, as well as a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on improving pipeline safety.