Press Release

Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

Working Case Opened to Develop Statewide Best Practices
for Locating Quality Assurance

JEFFERSON CITY---Based upon a motion filed by the Public Service Commission Staff (Staff), the Missouri Public Service Commission has opened a working case to collect stakeholder comments and suggestions regarding locating practices to reduce the amount of pipeline damage in Missouri resulting from insufficient locating practices.

“At the end of the review, Staff will submit a final summary document to compile best practices for locating quality assurance,” said the Commission. “That document will be distributed to natural gas pipeline operators and will be made available through this case to other stakeholders and the public.”

This file (GW-2021-0355) will serve as a repository for documents and comments. Using this file, anyone with an interest in this matter may view documents and may submit any pertinent responsive comments or documents. This is not a contested case so anyone may file a comment without legal counsel. Intervention requests are not necessary to submit comments or view documents.

The public is welcome to submit comments by forwarding electronic communications through the Commission’s electronic filing and information system (EFIS) at the Commission’s website ( Once at the website, click on the Access EFIS link on the right side of the page. Scroll down and click on the public comment link. Please refer to File No. GW-2021-0355.

Written comments in hard copy should be sent to the Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102. Please refer to File No. GW-2021-0355. The public can view the contents of the file by following the link at

The PSC Staff is undertaking this review pursuant to a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA).

As part of the review process, Staff will conduct a virtual workshop via WebEx for all interested stakeholders on June 17, 2021.
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