The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is working with emergency responders, pipeline operators, and other stakeholders to develop voluntary statewide public-private partnerships to maximize response to a pipeline emergency through the “Pipeline Emergency Responder Initiative (PERI).” Accordingly, PHMSA would like to invite you to participate in a virtual informational meeting about a potential Illinois PERI. The goals of the meeting are to discuss the PERI concept and to create a steering committee consisting of representatives from public safety, damage prevention, emergency management, law enforcement, and industry to guide implementation, as appropriate.
Feel free to share this information with others within or outside of your organization who would be interested in attending:
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 9:AM – 12 PM Central
Location: Join Illinois PERI Information Meeting in Microsoft Teams
For more information on the PERI, you can visit the PERI website and view or download this short video. Otherwise, if you have any questions, please call Angela Pickett at 816-329-3823 (Angela.Pickett@dot.gov) or Sean Quinlan at 816-329-3886 (Sean.Quinlan@dot.gov).