Agency Notices

 

Agency Notices

Agency Notices from 2014, 2013, and 2012

PHMSA Advisory Bulletin: Clarifications Regarding the Implementation of the National Registry for Operators (January 13, 2012)

On January 13, 2012 PHMSA issued an Advisory Bulletin to notify operators of pipeline facilities of PHMSA s plan regarding theimplementation of the national registry of pipeline and liquefied natural gas operators. This advisory bulletin provides a table that identifies the expected submission dates for the various submissions that are related to the national pipeline operator registry. In addition, PHMSA provided a few clarifying questions and responses.
PHMSA Notice and Request for Comment: Changes to Transmission and Gathering Pipeline Systems Annual Reporting (April 13, 2012)

On April 13, 2012 PHMSA published a notice in the Federal Register advising they will request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the revision of several forms in two currently approved information collections. They are considering a number of revisions to the annual report form for gas transmission and gathering pipeline systems.
PHMSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Pipeline Damage Prevention Programs (April 2, 2012)

On April 2, 2012 PHMSA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the Federal Register to revise Pipeline Safety Regulations. This notice proposes criteria, procedures and an administrative process for determining the adequacy of state pipeline excavation damage prevention law enforcement programs. Additionally, this notice proposes Federal requirements that PHMSA will enforce in states with inadequate excavation damage prevention law enforcement programs and proposes an adjudication process for administrative enforcement proceedings against excavators where Federal authority is
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