Dangerous industrial exemptions can lead to disasters like the deadly pipeline explosion in Massachusetts. NSPE has been instrumental in assisting the National Transportation Safety Board by bringing the value of PEs to light. As a result, The NTSB recommends the elimination of the PE exemption and sent letters to governors of all 31 states it identified as having the exemption in place. Read the report here, and discover how you can hold lawmakers accountable, and advocate for a commitment to public safety.
The following states do not require a PE on natural gas pipeline projects:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming.
States with Licensing Exemption for
Natural Gas Pipeline Projects
PE license required