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    Subject Term: "Pipeline operators"

    1 publication with a total of 1 open recommendation
    Director: Fleming, Susan A
    Phone: (202) 512-2834

    1 open recommendations
    Recommendation: To enhance the safety of unregulated onshore hazardous liquid and gas gathering pipelines, the Secretary of Transportation should direct the PHMSA Administrator to collect data from operators of federally unregulated onshore hazardous liquid and gas gathering pipelines, subsequent to an analysis of the benefits and industry burdens associated with such data collection. Data collected should be comparable to what PHMSA collects annually from operators of regulated gathering pipelines (e.g., fatalities, injuries, property damage, location, mileage, size, operating pressure, maintenance history, and the causes of incidents and consequences).

    Agency: Department of Transportation
    Status: Open

    Comments: PHMSA is proposing to collect data on previously unregulated hazardous liquid and natural gas gathering lines via rulemakings. As of January 2018, PHMSA anticipates issuing the final rule for hazardous liquid pipelines by 4/27/2018 and the final rule for natural gas pipelines by 8/22/2018.