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COLONIAL PIPELINE CO

Case CPF 120175015

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 COLONIAL PIPELINE CO
Case Number 120175015
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Eastern
Date Opened 07/25/17
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $50,100
Assessed Civil Penalty $0
Collected Civil Penalty $0
Basis for penalty reduction Operator Cooperation
Other
Other
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 08/15/19
Date Closed 06/26/20

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
fileglyph120175015_Amended Final Order_08152019.pdf 874 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Amended Final Order_08152019_text.pdf 151 KB accessible version
fileglyph120175015_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_06262020.pdf 195 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_06262020_text.pdf 136 KB accessible version
fileglyph120175015_Final Order_08052019.pdf 852 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Final Order_08052019_text.pdf 149 KB accessible version
fileglyph120175015_NOPV PCP PCO_07252017.pdf 602 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_NOPV PCP PCO_07252017_text.pdf 139 KB accessible version
fileglyph120175015_Operator Petition for Reconsideration_09092019.pdf 53 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Operator Post-Hearing Brief_03162018.pdf 1,041 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Operator Pre-Hearing Brief_02122018.pdf 105 KB scanned version
fileglyph120175015_Operator Request for Hearing and Response to Notice_10022017.pdf 436 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 July 1, 2021.

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Information provided on this website is intended to enhance public understanding of PHMSA's enforcement program. Aggregate and company-specific statistical information reflecting PHMSA's enforcement actions is provided beginning with 2002. Key documents associated with new administrative enforcement cases are provided beginning with 2007. Agency orders issued since 2002 are also provided. The search feature may not retrieve every document associated with each individual enforcement action. Enforcement data is updated monthly as additional cases are initiated and other cases are resolved. Historical totals will change over time to reflect changes in case status.

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