U.S. Proposes $1 Million Fine on Colonial Pipeline for Safety Violations After Cyberattack

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has proposed a penalty of nearly $1 million to Colonial Pipeline for violating federal safety regulations, worsening the impact of the ransomware attack last year.
The $986,400 penalty is the result of an inspection conducted by the regulator of the pipeline operator’s control room management (