One-Call Regulatory Updates

New Report Updates Latest Developments By States
By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | April 2014, Vol. 69 No. 4

However, it is important to be aware of changes made and to anticipate those coming. “This allows companies to tailor their operations to avoid potential issues and that should mean fewer incidents and ultimately a more profitable bottom line,” he concluded.

Based in Winona, MN, Kelly is a damage prevention consultant who is an expert witness for parties involved in underground facility litigation, provides assistance in writing legislation and rules and regulations, and assists groups developing damage prevention programs.

Kelly is a member of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) and serves on the organization’s Best Practices Committee.

Previously he was director of the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety and is a former member of the Gopher State (Minnesota) One-Call board of directors, was vice chairman of the National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives, chairman of its executive committee and member of the Grant Allocation and Risk Assessment Committees. He served three years on the gas committee of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners.

For information about purchasing a copy of One-Call Legislation Survey 2014 call (507) 454-5147 or e-mail walt@watlkkelly.com.