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COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION, LLC

Case CPF 120071004

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 
Operator COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION, LLC
Case Number 120071004
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Warning Letter
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Operations - Gas Pipelines
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
Region Eastern
Date Opened 04/05/07
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $126,000
Assessed Civil Penalty $90,000
Collected Civil Penalty $90,000
Basis for penalty reduction Operator provided additional evidence
Other
Final Order Date 12/17/09
Date Closed 12/29/09

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.

NameSizeNotes
fileglyph120071004_FinalOrder_12172009.pdf 407 KB scanned version
fileglyph120071004_FinalOrder_12172009_text.pdf 63 KB accessible version
fileglyph120071004_NOPVandPCP_4-5-07.pdf 297 KB scanned version
fileglyph120071004_nopvandpcp_4-5-07_text.pdf 2,078 KB accessible version
fileglyph120071004_operator response to notice letter_05012007.pdf 169 KB scanned version

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Sources

  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of August 1, 2019.

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