Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, 25079 [E8-9930]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 6, 2008 / Notices The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. James R. Kabel, Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. E8–9860 Filed 5–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2005–27954] Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee II. Committee Background Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of PHMSA’s Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (TPSSC). The committee will meet to vote on two proposed rules; (1) Standards for Increasing the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure for Gas Transmission Pipelines and, (2) Pipeline Safety: Polyamide-11 (PA–11) Plastic Pipe Design Pressures. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The Committee members will participate by telephone conference call. Members of the public may attend the meeting at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Room E27 302, in Washington, DC 20590. For additional information regarding this meeting, please contact Kay McIver at 202 366–0113, or by e-mail at kay.mciver@dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES I. Meeting Details Members of the public may attend and make a statement during the meeting. If you plan to make a statement during the advisory committee meeting, please notify the names contact under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by May 30, 2008. Please note that the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:11 May 05, 2008 Jkt 214001 meeting’s presiding officer may deny a nonscheduled request to make a statement and may also limit the time of any speaker. Privacy Act Statement: Anyone may search the electronic form of all comments received for any of our dockets. You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or you may visit https://dms.dot.gov. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, please contact Kay McIver at 202 366–0113 by May 30, 2008. The TPSSC is a statutorily mandated advisory committee that advises PHMSA on proposed safety standards, risks assessments, and safety policies for natural gas pipelines. The TPSSC was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App. 1) and the pipeline safety law (49 U.S.C. Chap. 601). The committee consists of 15 members—with membership evenly divided among the Federal and State government, the regulated industry, and the general public. The TPSSC advises on technical feasibility, practicability, and costeffectiveness of each proposed pipeline safety standard. III. Agenda The agenda for the meeting will include discussions and votes on two notices of proposed rulemaking. 1: Standards for Increasing the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure for Gas Transmission Pipelines. (73 FR 13167: Mar 12, 2008). 2: Pipeline Safety: Polyamide–11 (PA–11) Plastic Pipe Design Pressures. (73 FR 1307: Jan 8, 2008). Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60102, 60115; 60118. 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DATES: Comments received on or before June 20, 2008, and rebuttal comments received on or before August 4, 2008, will be considered before an administrative determination is issued by PHMSA’s Chief Counsel. Rebuttal comments may discuss only those issues raised by comments received during the initial comment period and may not discuss new issues. ADDRESSES: The application and all comments received may be reviewed in the Docket Operations Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. The application and all comments are available on the U.S. Government Regulations.gov Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Comments must refer to Docket No. PHMSA–2007–28444 and may be submitted to the docket in writing or electronically. Mail or hand deliver three copies of each written comment to the above address. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your comments, include a self-addressed, stamped postcard. To submit comments electronically, log onto the U.S. Government Regulations.gov Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Use the Documents section of the home page and follow the instructions for submitting comments. A copy of each comment must also be sent to (1) Aaron H. Goldberg, Esq., Beveridge & Diamond, 1350 I Street, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005– 3311, counsel for the Electronic Industries Alliance, and (2) Ms. Stacy Ladner, Maine Department of E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2005-27954]


Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Technical Pipeline Safety 
Standards Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of PHMSA's Technical 
Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (TPSSC). The committee will meet to 
vote on two proposed rules; (1) Standards for Increasing the Maximum 
Allowable Operating Pressure for Gas Transmission Pipelines and, (2) 
Pipeline Safety: Polyamide-11 (PA-11) Plastic Pipe Design Pressures.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, from 1 p.m. 
to 5 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: The Committee members will participate by telephone 
conference call. Members of the public may attend the meeting at the 
U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., East 
Building, 2nd Floor, Room E27 302, in Washington, DC 20590.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information regarding 
this meeting, please contact Kay McIver at 202 366-0113, or by e-mail 
at kay.mciver@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Meeting Details

    Members of the public may attend and make a statement during the 
meeting. If you plan to make a statement during the advisory committee 
meeting, please notify the names contact under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT by May 30, 2008. Please note that the meeting's presiding 
officer may deny a nonscheduled request to make a statement and may 
also limit the time of any speaker.
    Privacy Act Statement: Anyone may search the electronic form of all 
comments received for any of our dockets. You may review DOT's complete 
Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 
2000 (65 FR 19477) or you may visit https://dms.dot.gov.
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, please 
contact Kay McIver at 202 366-0113 by May 30, 2008.

II. Committee Background

    The TPSSC is a statutorily mandated advisory committee that advises 
PHMSA on proposed safety standards, risks assessments, and safety 
policies for natural gas pipelines. The TPSSC was established under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. App. 1) and 
the pipeline safety law (49 U.S.C. Chap. 601). The committee consists 
of 15 members--with membership evenly divided among the Federal and 
State government, the regulated industry, and the general public. The 
TPSSC advises on technical feasibility, practicability, and cost-
effectiveness of each proposed pipeline safety standard.

III. Agenda

    The agenda for the meeting will include discussions and votes on 
two notices of proposed rulemaking.
    1: Standards for Increasing the Maximum Allowable Operating 
Pressure for Gas Transmission Pipelines. (73 FR 13167: Mar 12, 2008).
    2: Pipeline Safety: Polyamide-11 (PA-11) Plastic Pipe Design 
Pressures. (73 FR 1307: Jan 8, 2008).

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60102, 60115; 60118.

    Issued in Washington, DC on April 30, 2008.
Jeffrey D. Wiese,
Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety.
 [FR Doc. E8-9930 Filed 5-5-08; 8:45 am]
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