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Case CPF 120015006

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 120015006
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Design - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Drug Testing (withdrawn)
Emergency Response - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Eastern
Date Opened 12/18/01
Proposed Civil Penalty $134,000
Assessed Civil Penalty $57,000
Collected Civil Penalty $57,000
Basis for penalty reduction Not enough evidence
Operator provided additional evidence
Not enough evidence
Not enough evidence
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 08/24/04
Date Closed 07/18/06

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.

fileglyph120015006_Decision On Petition_03312005.pdf 164 KB scanned version
fileglyph120015006_decision on petition_03312005_text.pdf 170 KB accessible version
fileglyph120015006_final order_08242004.pdf 1,279 KB scanned version
fileglyph120015006_final order_08242004_text.pdf 1,349 KB accessible version
fileglyph120015006_petition for reconsideration_10152004.pdf 765 KB scanned version

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  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of April 30, 2020.

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