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BUCKEYE PARTNERS, LP

Case CPF 120145003

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 BUCKEYE PARTNERS, LP
Case Number 120145003
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Eastern
Date Opened 09/04/14
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $302,200
Assessed Civil Penalty $302,200
Collected Civil Penalty $302,200
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 10/06/15
Date Closed 01/13/16

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
fileglyph120145003_Closure Letter_01132016.pdf 147 KB scanned version
fileglyph120145003_Closure Letter_01132016_text.pdf 4 KB accessible version
fileglyph120145003_Final Order_10062015.pdf 547 KB scanned version
fileglyph120145003_Final Order_10062015_text.pdf 46 KB accessible version
fileglyph120145003_NOPV PCP PCO_09042014.pdf 464 KB scanned version
fileglyph120145003_NOPV PCP PCO_09042014_text.pdf 90 KB accessible version
fileglyph120145003_Operator Response to Notice_09232014.pdf 84 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 November 29, 2019.

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