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PHMSA Proposed Rule on Administrative Procedures, Updates and Technical Corrections

Posted in on Wed, Aug 15, 2012

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update the administrative civil penalty maximums for violation of the pipeline safety regulations to conform to current law, update the informal hearing and adjudication process for pipeline enforcement matters to conform to current law, amend other administrative procedures used by PHMSA personnel; and make various technical corrections and updates. PHMSA states that no new operating, maintenance, or other substantive requirements are made on pipeline owners or operators.  Comments are due September 12, 2012.  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-08-13/html/2012-19571.htm

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