By Karrie Leggett
HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM)- Pipeline safety was the topic of discussion Tuesday morning at a meeting held by the Mississippi Public Service commission.
Nearly 100 people gathered at Mack's West, on highway 98 in Hattiesburg, to learn more about the Pipes Act. Many power, gas and emergency agencies took part in the meeting to discuss the many regulations and safety tips regarding dig laws in the state.
Mark McCarver, Director of Pipeline Safety for the Mississippi Public Service Commission, says that these meetings are important in strengthening Mississippi's enforcement of pipeline and digging laws.