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Case CPF 520021001

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 520021001
Case Type Notice of Amendment
Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program
Annual Reports (withdrawn)
Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Damage Prevention Program - Gas Pipelines
Drug Testing
Drug and Alcohol Testing - General
Emergency Response - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
Public Awareness - Gas Pipelines
Region Western
Date Opened 03/06/02
Proposed Civil Penalty $335,000
Assessed Civil Penalty $275,000
Collected Civil Penalty $275,000
Basis for penalty reduction Operator Cooperation
Operator provided additional evidence
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 06/16/04
Date Closed 03/14/05

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.

There are no documents currently available for this case.

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

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