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Case CPF 320091018

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 320091018
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines
Region Central
Date Opened 08/20/09
Proposed Civil Penalty $120,000
Assessed Civil Penalty $120,000
Collected Civil Penalty $120,000
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 11/16/10
Date Closed 11/16/10

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.

fileglyph320091018_Final Order 11162010.pdf 323 KB scanned version
fileglyph320091018_Final Order_11162010_text.pdf 54 KB accessible version
fileglyph320091018_NOPV PCP PCO_08202009.pdf 414 KB scanned version
fileglyph320091018_NOPV PCP PCO_08202009_text.pdf 36 KB accessible version
fileglyph320091018_Operator Response_09242009.pdf 227 KB scanned version

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  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART)and the Work Management System as of September 6, 2023.

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