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Promoting Pipeline Safety What can a County do? David D. Ward, AICP Chester County Planning Commission County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania.

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1 Promoting Pipeline Safety What can a County do? David D. Ward, AICP Chester County Planning Commission County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania August 4, 2014

2 Pipelines are a key part of economic development At Issue- How do we insure safety

3 Chester County Overview Population (2012 est.) Pipelines Length Age Protected Lands 506, miles 1940s–Today 25% of County

4 County Comprehensive Plan

5 Pipelines in Chester County

6 Pennsylvania Context No regulatory control over the siting of inter-state pipelines

7 County Commissioner Directive Put into place principles of the PNP Establish a One-Stop service Be a leader in pipeline safety A pro-active approach to pipeline safety Commissioners Kathi Cozzone, Terence Farrell, and Ryan Costello

8 Pipeline Information Center

9 Interactive Search Map

10 Pipeline Projects

11 What We have Learned This is an emotional issue Residents seek unbiased information Word has to get out early Don’t take sides—support information sharing Build partnerships with pipeline companies

12 Next Steps  Hire staff (Point Of Contact)  Enhance the web site  Build relationships with pipeline providers  Assist in developing municipal ordinances

13 Promoting Pipeline Safety Questions & Answers Moderator Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Chester County Panelists Linda Farrell, Executive Director at Pipeline Safety Coalition David D. Ward, AICP, Assistant Director, Chester County Planning Commission County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania August 4, 2014


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