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Case CPF 120121015

This report lists key information pertaining to a particular enforcement case (1). For cases initiated after January 1, 2007, electronic files of PHMSA's initial notice letter, the operator's initial response letter (if any), and PHMSA's Final Order (if an Order is issued) are provided. PHMSA only issues Final Orders in certain situations. For example, Final Orders are not issued for Warning Letters and most Notices of Amendment.

Case Summary 
Case Number 120121015
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Operations - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Eastern
Date Opened 05/29/12
Proposed Civil Penalty $174,500
Assessed Civil Penalty $43,700
Collected Civil Penalty $43,700
Basis for penalty reduction Operator provided additional evidence
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 07/26/13
Date Closed 09/27/13

The Response Options for Pipeline Operators in Compliance Proceedings provides a more detailed description of an operator's options in responding to enforcement cases. This document accompanies all NOPV and NOA letters. The document linked here is the current version. The corresponding document at the time the case was opened may differ from the current version.

The set of documents provided here may be incomplete.

fileglyph120121015_Closure Letter_09272013.pdf 82 KB scanned version
fileglyph120121015_Closure letter_09272013_text.pdf 12 KB accessible version
fileglyph120121015_Final Order_07262013.pdf 452 KB scanned version
fileglyph120121015_Final Order_07262013_text.pdf 33 KB accessible version
fileglyph120121015_NOPV_PCP_PCO_05292012.pdf 1,036 KB scanned version
fileglyph120121015_NOPV_PCP_PCO_05292012_text.pdf 37 KB accessible version
fileglyph120121015_Operator Response_06282012.pdf 1,804 KB scanned version

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  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART)and the Work Management System as of June 2, 2023.

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