In a soon-to-be-published notice, the U.S. DOT will be inviting the public to provide input on existing rules, regulations and other agency actions that are good candidates for repeal, replacement, suspension, or modification. RIPA will be assessing a good number of DOT regulations and policies, and advising DOT on which rules and policies should be reviewed.
Howard R. Elliott of Indiana, has been nominated by President Trump to be Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation. Mr. Elliott is a forty-year veteran of the U.S. freight rail industry, serving over the last decade as group Vice President of Public Safety, Health, Environment and Security for CSX Transportation in Jacksonville, FL.
Ms. Drue Pearce was named the new Deputy Administrator of U.S. DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) effective August 7, 2017