Pipeline Safety: Adequacy of Internal Corrosion Regulations for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines, 51303 [E7-17538]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 172 / Thursday, September 6, 2007 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2007. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 07–4309 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2007–28993] Pipeline Safety: Adequacy of Internal Corrosion Regulations for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of availability of materials; request for comments. AGENCY: Submit comments by October 9, 2007. Comments should reference Docket No. PHMSA–2007–28993 and may be submitted in the following ways: • E-Gov Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. This Web site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management System: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, Room W12– 140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number, PHMSA–2007–28993, at the mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Sep 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. There is a privacy statement published on https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Betsock at (202) 366–4361, or by e-mail at barbara.betsock@dot.gov. The Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006 directs PHMSA to review the internal corrosion regulations in subpart H of 49 CFR part 195 to determine if they are adequate to ensure adequate protection of the public and environment and to report to Congress on the results of the review. As an initial step in the review, PHMSA consulted the THLPSSC at its meeting on July 24, 2007. The briefing paper prepared for the committee members contains preliminary data on risk history as well as questions relating to the internal corrosion regulations. This briefing paper is posted on PHMSA’s pipeline Web site (https:// ops.dot.gov) and has been placed in the docket. At the meeting, PHMSA officials committed to gathering additional data responding to questions posed by the committee members. PHMSA has updated the data and included data responsive to the committee members. This data is also posted on the pipeline Web site and contained in the docket. PHMSA requests comments on the adequacy of the internal corrosion regulations and answers to the questions posed in the briefing paper. PHMSA will use these comments in its review of the internal corrosion regulations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of materials, including a briefing paper prepared for PHMSA’s Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (THLPSSC) and data on risks posed by internal corrosion on hazardous liquid pipelines. PHMSA is preparing a report to Congress on the adequacy of the internal corrosion regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines. Participants at a meeting of the THLPSSC discussed issues involved in examining the adequacy of the regulations and requested additional data. PHMSA requests public comment on these matters. DATES: beginning of your comments. If you submit your comments by mail, submit two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA received your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit comments at https:// www.regulations.gov. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60102, 60115, 60117: Sec. 22, Pub. L. 109–468, 120 Stat. 3499. Issued in Washington, DC on August 27, 2007. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. E7–17538 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51303 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0675] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Center for Veterans Enterprise, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 172 (Thursday, September 6, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-17538]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2007-28993]


Pipeline Safety: Adequacy of Internal Corrosion Regulations for 
Hazardous Liquid Pipelines

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of availability of materials; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of materials, including 
a briefing paper prepared for PHMSA's Technical Hazardous Liquid 
Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (THLPSSC) and data on risks posed 
by internal corrosion on hazardous liquid pipelines. PHMSA is preparing 
a report to Congress on the adequacy of the internal corrosion 
regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines. Participants at a meeting 
of the THLPSSC discussed issues involved in examining the adequacy of 
the regulations and requested additional data. PHMSA requests public 
comment on these matters.

DATES: Submit comments by October 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments should reference Docket No. PHMSA-2007-28993 and 
may be submitted in the following ways:
     E-Gov Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. This Web site 
allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice 
issued by any agency. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management System: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System, West Building 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 
20590-0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.
    Instructions: Identify the docket number, PHMSA-2007-28993, at the 
beginning of your comments. If you submit your comments by mail, submit 
two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA received your comments, 
include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit 
comments at https://www.regulations.gov.

    Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to https://
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
There is a privacy statement published on https://
www.regulations.gov.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Betsock at (202) 366-4361, or 
by e-mail at barbara.betsock@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pipeline Inspection, Protection, 
Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006 directs PHMSA to review the 
internal corrosion regulations in subpart H of 49 CFR part 195 to 
determine if they are adequate to ensure adequate protection of the 
public and environment and to report to Congress on the results of the 
review. As an initial step in the review, PHMSA consulted the THLPSSC 
at its meeting on July 24, 2007. The briefing paper prepared for the 
committee members contains preliminary data on risk history as well as 
questions relating to the internal corrosion regulations. This briefing 
paper is posted on PHMSA's pipeline Web site (https://ops.dot.gov) and 
has been placed in the docket.
    At the meeting, PHMSA officials committed to gathering additional 
data responding to questions posed by the committee members. PHMSA has 
updated the data and included data responsive to the committee members. 
This data is also posted on the pipeline Web site and contained in the 
docket.
    PHMSA requests comments on the adequacy of the internal corrosion 
regulations and answers to the questions posed in the briefing paper. 
PHMSA will use these comments in its review of the internal corrosion 
regulations.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60102, 60115, 60117: Sec. 22, Pub. L. 109-
468, 120 Stat. 3499.

    Issued in Washington, DC on August 27, 2007.
Jeffrey D. Wiese,
Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety.
 [FR Doc. E7-17538 Filed 9-5-07; 8:45 am]
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