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Case CPF 320195016

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 320195016
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Warning Item
Subject(s) Control Room Management - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Control Room Management - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Integrity Management - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Central
Date Opened 04/11/19
Proposed Civil Penalty $121,800
Assessed Civil Penalty $65,800
Collected Civil Penalty $65,800
Basis for penalty reduction Not Available
Final Order Date 09/03/20
Date Closed 07/12/23

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.

fileglyph320195016_Closure Letter_02242021.pdf 239 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Closure Letter_02242021_text.pdf 78 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_Closure Letter_07122023_(16-155088S).pdf 244 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Closure Letter_07122023_(16-155088S)_text.pdf 99 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_02022021.pdf 290 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_02022021_text.pdf 156 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_Final Order_09032020.pdf 233 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Final Order_09032020_text.pdf 187 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_Hearing Scheduled_08202019.pdf 164 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Hearing Scheduled_08202019_text.pdf 82 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_NOPV PCP_04112019.pdf 502 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_NOPV PCP_04112019_text.pdf 184 KB accessible version
fileglyph320195016_Op Pet for Review (US Court of Appeals for 6th Circuit)_04292021_(16-155088S).pdf 31 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Operator Petition for Reconsideration_09282020.pdf 269 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Operator Post-Hearing Submission_01302020.pdf 370 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Operator Pre-Hearing Submissions_10252019.pdf 599 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_Operator Response to Notice and Request for Hearing_07222019.pdf (Note: Large File) 8,344 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_PHC Hearing Scheduled_08272019.pdf 473 KB scanned version
fileglyph320195016_US Court of Appeal Decision_06022023_(16-155088S).pdf 399 KB scanned version

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  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART)and the Work Management System as of December 4, 2023.

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