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Background and Fact Sheet for the Pipeline Investigation Report No. P00H0061

Compressor Station Occurrence, East Hereford, Quebec 28 December 2000

The sole mission of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is to advance safety through the investigation of accidents or incidents in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. As a result of the detailed investigation into the pipeline occurrence in East Hereford, Quebec, significant safety actions have already been taken to make the system safer. These actions include:

Additionally, as a result of the accident and the subsequent TSB investigation, the following 15 design changes were made to the compressor stations at East Hereford and Terrebonne:

The public report, P00H0061, is also available on this site.