A Comparative Survey of U.S. Data Protection Schemes for safeguarding Essential Infrastructure Information

Anna R. Kuperstein, Legal Counsel, TransCanada, USA

The energy sector functions as a key lifeline for economies around the world. In recent years, the security of energy infrastructure has become a global concern, raising questions regarding the availability and accessibility of detailed infrastructure information. Essential energy infrastructure covers a broad cross section of economic and government activity to include electric powers systems; the chemical and hazardous materials industry; and oil and gas storage and transportation systems. In the United States (“U.S.”), this includes more than 2.5 million miles of pipelines spanning the country and carrying nearly all of the country’s natural gas and approximately 65 percent of hazardous liquids

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USA Data Protection Energy November 2016 Vol.10, No. 37, Autumn 2016

Anna R. Kuperstein

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Ms. Kuperstein is Legal Counsel with TransCanada within the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Legal Department and advises the company on regulatory compliance, rulemaking and policy assessment, and litigation and enforcement proceedings. Prior to joining TransCanada, she practiced with Locke Lord LLP in Houston, TX and Keller and Heckman LLP in Washington, DC.

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TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure, including natural gas and oil pipelines, power generation and natural gas storage facilities.

USA Data Protection Energy November 2016 Vol.10, No. 37, Autumn 2016
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