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BUTTE PIPELINE CO

Case CPF 520095002

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 BUTTE PIPELINE CO
Case Number 520095002
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Emergency Response - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Western
Date Opened 01/28/09
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $28,800
Assessed Civil Penalty $28,800
Collected Civil Penalty $28,800
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 03/30/11
Date Closed 04/17/12

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
fileglyph520095002_FinalOrder_03302011.pdf 543 KB scanned version
fileglyph520095002_FinalOrder_03302011_text.pdf 66 KB accessible version
fileglyph520095002_NOPV PCP PCO_01282009.pdf 474 KB scanned version
fileglyph520095002_NOPV PCP PCO_01282009_text.pdf 32 KB accessible version
fileglyph520095002_closure letter_04172012.pdf 49 KB scanned version
fileglyph520095002_closure letter_04172012_text.pdf 9 KB accessible version
fileglyph520095002_operator response_01062010.pdf 48 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 August 1, 2019.

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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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