NPMS DATA SECURITY
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 placed additional security concerns on the U.S. pipeline infrastructure. As a result, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration restricts access to the NPMS to federal, state, and local government agencies (including emergency responders). Pipeline operators are allowed access to their own pipeline data only. There are two ways qualified users can access the NPMS:
All applicants are screened to ensure they are authorized to access NPMS data.