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Case CPF 320205005

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 320205005
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Warning Item
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Central
Date Opened 03/19/20
Proposed Civil Penalty $346,400
Assessed Civil Penalty $264,500
Collected Civil Penalty $264,500
Basis for penalty reduction Not Available
Final Order Date 05/20/21
Date Closed 08/16/21

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.

fileglyph320205005_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_07262021_(16-153538S).pdf 203 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_07262021_(16-153538S)_text.pdf 136 KB accessible version
fileglyph320205005_Final Order_05202021_(16-153538S).pdf 312 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_Final Order_05202021_(16-153538S)_text.pdf 226 KB accessible version
fileglyph320205005_NOPV PCP_03192020.pdf (Note: Large File) 8,980 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_NOPV PCP_03192020_text.pdf 624 KB accessible version
fileglyph320205005_Operator Petition for Reconsideration_06092021_(16-153538S).pdf 379 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_Operator Post-Hearing Submission_11232020.pdf 292 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_Operator Pre-Hearing Submission_10132020.pdf 261 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_Operator Response to Notice and Request for Hearing and Statement of Issues_07032020.pdf 206 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_PHC Hearing Scheduled_07202020.pdf 156 KB scanned version
fileglyph320205005_PHC Hearing Scheduled_07202020_text.pdf 80 KB accessible version

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Also see


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

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Information provided on this website is intended to enhance public understanding of PHMSA's enforcement program. Aggregate and company-specific statistical information reflecting PHMSA's enforcement actions is provided beginning with 2002. Key documents associated with new administrative enforcement cases are provided beginning with 2007. Agency orders issued since 2002 are also provided. The search feature may not retrieve every document associated with each individual enforcement action. Enforcement data is updated monthly as additional cases are initiated and other cases are resolved. Historical totals will change over time to reflect changes in case status.

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