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BUCKEYE PARTNERS, LP

Case CPF 120165007

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 120165007
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Construction - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Eastern
Date Opened 08/25/16
Status OPEN
Proposed Civil Penalty $38,200
Assessed Civil Penalty $38,200
Collected Civil Penalty $38,200
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 10/10/19

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
fileglyph120165007_Amended NOPV PCP PCO_07312017.pdf 479 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Amended NOPV PCP PCO_07312017_text.pdf 141 KB accessible version
fileglyph120165007_Final Order_10102019.pdf 868 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Final Order_10102019_text.pdf 118 KB accessible version
fileglyph120165007_NOPV PCP PCO_08252016.pdf 350 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_NOPV PCP PCO_08252016_text.pdf 137 KB accessible version
fileglyph120165007_Operator Post-Hearing Submission_07202018.pdf 32 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Operator Pre-Hearing Brief_01152018.pdf 56 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Operator Response Notice_09142016.pdf 291 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Operator Response to Amended Notice Letter and Request for Hearing_08252017.pdf 572 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_Operator Response to Amended Notice_08252017.pdf 307 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_PHC Hearing Rescheduled_04042018_text.pdf 82 KB accessible version
fileglyph120165007_PHC Hearing Scheduled_03072018.pdf 241 KB scanned version
fileglyph120165007_PHC Hearing Scheduled_03072018_text.pdf 82 KB accessible version
fileglyph120165007_PHC_Hearing_Rescheduled_04042018.pdf 273 KB scanned version

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Also see

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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