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West Virginia regulators concluding 2-day seminar Wednesday on pipeline safety

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BRIDGEPORT, West Virginia — West Virginia utility regulators are sponsoring a two-day seminar in Bridgeport on pipeline safety.

The Public Service Commission is teaming up with the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association to sponsor the seminar, which concludes Wednesday.

The seminar is expected to attract more than 160 participants and focus on subjects such as federal and state requirements and common problems the PSC and inspectors have seen.

State and federal representatives are addressing the conference.

West Virginia has more than 14,000 miles of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines.

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