ABSTRACT

Pipeline Transportation of Hydrogen: Regulation, Research, and Policy [March 2, 2021]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "Some in Congress have proposed hydrogen as an environmentally superior alternative to conventional fossil fuels for vehicles and electric power generation, among other applications. [...] This report discusses the physical characteristics of hydrogen, including its safety and how it is commercially produced. The report reviews the current status of hydrogen transportation in pipelines and options for expanding U.S. hydrogen pipeline infrastructure. The report examines relevant federal regulation of hydrogen pipeline siting, safety, commercial service, and security. It reviews federal support of hydrogen pipeline-related research programs since the 1960s and summarizes congressional actions to support U.S. hydrogen pipeline development. The report concludes with a discussion of selected policy issues for Congress."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46700
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Date:
2021-03-02
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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