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Case CPF 320171004

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 320171004
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Item
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Welding - Gas Pipelines
Region Central
Date Opened 03/16/17
Proposed Civil Penalty $46,600
Assessed Civil Penalty $46,600
Collected Civil Penalty $46,600
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 09/15/17
Date Closed 11/16/17

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.

fileglyph320171004_Closure Letter_11162017.pdf 375 KB scanned version
fileglyph320171004_Closure Letter_11162017_text.pdf 68 KB accessible version
fileglyph320171004_Final Order_09152017.pdf 1,177 KB scanned version
fileglyph320171004_Final Order_09152017_text.pdf 107 KB accessible version
fileglyph320171004_NOPV PCO PCP_03162017.pdf 3,796 KB scanned version
fileglyph320171004_NOPV PCO PCP_03162017_text.pdf 116 KB accessible version

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