Advisory Committee

The Underground Plant Protection Advisory Committee was established under IC 8-1-26-23 to act in an advisory capacity to the IURC concerning the implementation and enforcement of the Damage to Underground Facilities Act, IC 8-1-26. The Advisory Committee may recommend penalties with respect to persons that the IURC's Pipeline Safety Division has found in violation of the Act, including civil penalties, participation in education or training programs developed and implemented by the IURC, warning letters, and development of plans to avoid future violations of the Act.

For more information, please contact the Advisory Committee staff:

Ben Warren, Advisory Committee Chairman
Office: 317-927-4622 | Email

Mike Orr, IURC Chief Pipeline Safety Engineer
Office: 317-233-4884 | Email

DeAnna Poon, Advisory Committee Legal Advisor & IURC Assistant General Counsel
Office: 317-232-6735 | Email

To view the Advisory Committee's meeting schedule, case list, and penalty schedule, please click here.

Meeting Address (unless noted otherwise):
The Offices of Indiana 811
1433 Holey Moley Way
Greenwood, Indiana 46142
Legal Address:
Attn: Legal Counsel
Indiana Underground Plant Protection Advisory Committee
c/o Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
101 West Washington Street, Suite 1500 E
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204