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Case CPF 32022019NOPV

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 32022019NOPV
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Item
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Operations - Gas Pipelines
Operations - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Central
Date Opened 01/21/22
Proposed Civil Penalty $474,300
Assessed Civil Penalty $237,800
Collected Civil Penalty $237,800
Basis for penalty reduction Not Available
Compliance Order Yes
Consent Order Date 07/01/22
Date Closed 04/05/23

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.

fileglyph32022019NOPV_Closure Letter_04052023_(20-179248).pdf 246 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Closure Letter_04052023_(20-179248)_text.pdf 27 KB accessible version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Closure Letter_10112022_(20-179248).pdf 238 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Closure Letter_10112022_(20-179248)_text.pdf 25 KB accessible version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Consent Agreement and Order_07012022_(20-179248).pdf 392 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Consent Agreement and Order_07012022_(20-179248)_text.pdf 145 KB accessible version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Op Resp to Notice and Req for Hrng and Statement of Issues (Part 1)_04132022_(20-179248).pdf 334 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Op Resp to Notice and Req for Hrng and Statement of Issues (Part 2)_04132022_(20-179248).pdf 896 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Op Resp to Notice and Req for Hrng and Statement of Issues (Part 3)_04132022_(20-179248).pdf 318 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Operator Withdrawal of Request for Hearing_07012022_(20-179248).pdf 256 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_PCP_PCO_01212022_(20-179248).pdf 360 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_PCP_PCO_01212022_(20-179248)_text.pdf 211 KB accessible version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_PHC Hearing Scheduled_05192022_(20-179248).pdf 196 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_PHC Hearing Scheduled_05192022_(20-179248)_text.pdf 9 KB accessible version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Region Requests Compliance Reopen Case_12212022_(20-179248).pdf 227 KB scanned version
fileglyph32022019NOPV_Region Requests Compliance Reopen Case_12212022_(20-179248)_text.pdf 37 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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