Pipeline Safety: Request for Special Permit, 21298-21300 [2017-09050]

Download as PDF 21298 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 86 / Friday, May 5, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [PHMSA–2016–0158,Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (TGP); PHMSA– 2016–0159, Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC (SNG); PHMSA–2016–0160, El Paso Natural Gas Company, LLC (EPNG)] Pipeline Safety: Request for Special Permit Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal pipeline safety laws, PHMSA is publishing this notice of three special permit requests for Class Location 1 to Class Location 3 changes that PHMSA received from three natural gas pipeline operators, seeking relief from compliance with certain requirements in the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations. This notice seeks public comments on the requests, including comments on any safety or environmental impacts that would result from the granting of these permits. At the conclusion of the 30-day comment period, PHMSA will evaluate the requests and determine whether to grant or deny a special permit. DATES: Submit any comments regarding these special permit requests by June 5, 2017. SUMMARY: Docket No. SRADOVICH on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES PHMSA–2016–0158 ................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 May 04, 2017 Comments should reference the docket number for the specific special permit request and may be submitted in the following ways: • E-Gov Web site: http:// www.Regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. • Fax: 1–202–366–4566. • Mail: Docket Management System: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: At the beginning of your comments, you should identify the docket number for the special permit request you are commenting on. If you submit your comments by mail, please submit two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA has received your comments, please include a selfaddressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit comments in the respective docket located at http:// www.Regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: Note: Comments including any personal information provided are posted to http:// www.Regulations.gov, without changes or Requester Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. (TGP). Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00113 edits. There is a privacy statement published on http://www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General: Ms. Kay McIver by telephone at (202) 366–0113 or email at kay.mciver@dot.gov. Technical: Mr. Steve Nanney by telephone at (713) 628–7479 or email at steve.nanney@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PHMSA received the following Class 1 to Class 3 Location special permit requests. Each request includes a technical analysis and a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) provided by the respective operator. Each request has been assigned a separate docket number and is filed in the Federal Docket Management System at www.Regulations.gov. We invite interested persons to participate by reviewing these special permit requests and DEAs by submitting written comments, data, or other views. Please include any comments on potential safety or environmental impacts that may result, if the special permits are granted. Before issuing a decision on the special permit requests, PHMSA will evaluate all comments received on or before the comments closing date. Comments received after the closing date will be evaluated, if it is possible to do so without incurring additional expense or delay. PHMSA will consider each relevant comment we receive in making our decision to grant or deny the requests. Regulation(s) 49 CFR 192.611(a) and (d), and 192.619(a). Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nature of special permit To authorize the TGP relief from §§ 192.611(a) and (d), and § 192.619(a), for 25 pipeline segments totaling 10.2 miles, where the area has changed from a Class 1 Location to a Class 3 Location. Instead of replacing the pipe, TGP proposes to establish enhanced integrity management (IM) procedures for threats such as corrosion, dents, cracking, coating damage, and third party damage, to maintain pipe integrity and protect both the public and the environment. All the proposed special permit segments would be treated as high consequence areas with the implementation of IM. All the pipeline segments were installed prior to 1980. The proposed special permit area covers multiple TGP interstate pipeline segments as follows: In the State of Louisiana, there are nine (9) segments of 24-inch, 30-inch, or 31-inch diameter pipelines located in the Parish of Sabine. All the segments operate at a maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) of 750 psig. E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 86 / Friday, May 5, 2017 / Notices Docket No. Requester Regulation(s) Southern Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. (SNG). 49 CFR 192.611(a) and (d), and 192.619(a). PHMSA–2016–0160 ................. SRADOVICH on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES PHMSA–2016–0159 ................. El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. (EPNG). 49 CFR 192.611(a) and (d), and 192.619(a). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 May 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21299 Nature of special permit One (1) segment of 26-inch diameter pipeline, located in the Parish of Ouachita, operates at a MAOP of 750 psig. One (1) segment of 24-inch diameter pipeline, located in the Parish of Iberia, operates at a MAOP of 973 psig. One (1) segment of 20-inch diameter pipeline, located in the Parish of Natchitoches, operates at a MAOP of 986. One (1) segment of 30-inch diameter pipeline, located in the Parish of Calcasieu, operates at a MAOP of 936 psig. In the State of Texas, there are three (3) segments of 30-inch or 31-inch diameter pipelines located in Harris County. All of these segments operate at a MAOP of 750 psig. In the State of Kentucky, there are two (2) segments of 26-inch diameter pipelines located in Montgomery County and one (1) segment of 30-inch diameter pipeline in Rowan County. All of these segments operate at a MAOP of 750 psig. In the State of New York, there are six (6) segments of 24-inch or 30-inch diameter pipelines located in Wyoming County. All of these segments operate at a MAOP of 878 psig. TGP is owned and operated by the Kinder Morgan Company. To authorize the SNG relief from §§ 192.611(a) and (d), and § 192.619(a), for three (3) pipeline segments totaling 0.23 miles, where the area has changed from a Class 1 Location to a Class 3 Location. Instead of replacing the pipe, SNG proposes to establish enhanced integrity management (IM) procedures for threats such as corrosion, dents, cracking, coating damage, and third party damage, to maintain pipe integrity and protect both the public and the environment. All the proposed special permit segments would be treated as high consequence areas with the implementation of IM. All of the pipeline segments were installed prior to 1980. The proposed special permit area includes multiple SNG interstate pipeline segments of 20-inch, 24-inch, or 26-inch diameter pipelines located in St. Tammany Parish in the State of Louisiana. All of these segments operate at a MAOP of 1200 psig. SNG is owned and operated by the Kinder Morgan Company. To authorize the EPNG relief from §§ 192.611(a) and (d), and § 192.619(a), for one (1) pipeline segment totaling 0.18 miles, where the area has changed from a Class 1 Location to a Class 3 Location. Instead of replacing the pipe, EPNG proposes to establish enhanced integrity management (IM) procedures for threats such as corrosion, dents, cracking, coating damage, and third party damage, to maintain pipe integrity and protect both the public and the environment. E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 21300 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 86 / Friday, May 5, 2017 / Notices Docket No. Requester Regulation(s) Nature of special permit The proposed special permit segment would be treated as a high consequence area with the implementation of IM. The pipeline segment was installed prior to 1980. The proposed special permit area includes one (1) EPNG interstate pipeline segment of 20-inch diameter pipeline located in San Juan County in New Mexico. The pipeline operates at a MAOP of 894 psig. EPNG is owned and operated by the Kinder Morgan Company. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60118 (c)(1) and 49 CFR 1.97. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 01, 2017, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Alan K. Mayberry, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 2017–09050 Filed 5–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Revision; Request for Comment; Uniform Interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Deregistration Forms Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on the revision of an information collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment on a revision to its collection titled ‘‘Uniform Interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Deregistration Forms.’’ DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 5, 2017. ADDRESSES: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC, area and at the OCC is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email, if possible. Comments may be sent to: Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention SRADOVICH on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 May 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 ‘‘1557–0124, Forms TA–1 and TA–W,’’ 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E–218, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to 571– 465–4326 or by electronic mail to prainfo@occ.treas.gov. You may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling 202–649–6700 or, for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 649–5597. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not include any information in your comments or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaquita Merritt, OCC Clearance Officer, 202–649–5490 or, for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 649–5597, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. The OCC is proposing to revise the following information collection: Report Title: Uniform Interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Deregistration Forms. Form Numbers: Form TA–1 & TA–W. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: National banks and their subsidiaries, federal savings associations and their subsidiaries. OMB Control No.: 1557–0124. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Form TA–1 Estimated Number of Respondents: Registrations: 1; Amendments: 10. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Average Time per Response: Registrations: 1.25 hours; Amendments: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3 hours. Form TA–W Estimated Number of Respondents: Deregistrations: 2. Estimated Average Time per Response: Registrations: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1 hour. Section 17A(c) of the Security Exchange Act of 1934 (the Act) requires all transfer agents for securities registered under section 12 of the Act or, if the security would be required to be registered except for the exemption from registration provided by section 12(g)(2)(B) or section 12(g)(2)(G), to ‘‘fil[e] with the appropriate regulatory agency . . . an application for registration in such form and containing such information and documents . . . as such appropriate regulatory agency may prescribe as necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of this section.’’ 1 In general, an entity performing transfer agent functions for a qualifying security is required to register with its appropriate regulatory agency (‘‘ARA’’). The OCC’s regulations at 12 CFR 9.20 implement these provisions of the Act. To accomplish the registration of transfer agents, Form TA–1 was developed in 1975 as an interagency effort by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the federal banking agencies (the OCC, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation). The agencies primarily use the data collected on Form TA–1 to determine whether an application for registration should be approved, denied, accelerated, or postponed, and they use the data in connection with their supervisory responsibilities . . . .’’ In addition, when a national bank or federal savings association no longer acts as a transfer 1 15 U.S.C. 78q–1. E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 86 (Friday, May 5, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[PHMSA-2016-0158,Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (TGP); PHMSA-2016-
0159, Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC (SNG); PHMSA-2016-0160, El Paso 
Natural Gas Company, LLC (EPNG)]


Pipeline Safety: Request for Special Permit

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal pipeline safety laws, PHMSA is 
publishing this notice of three special permit requests for Class 
Location 1 to Class Location 3 changes that PHMSA received from three 
natural gas pipeline operators, seeking relief from compliance with 
certain requirements in the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations. This 
notice seeks public comments on the requests, including comments on any 
safety or environmental impacts that would result from the granting of 
these permits. At the conclusion of the 30-day comment period, PHMSA 
will evaluate the requests and determine whether to grant or deny a 
special permit.

DATES: Submit any comments regarding these special permit requests by 
June 5, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments should reference the docket number for the specific 
special permit request and may be submitted in the following ways:
     E-Gov Web site: http://www.Regulations.gov. This site 
allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice 
issued by any agency.
     Fax: 1-202-366-4566.
     Mail: Docket Management System: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System: U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 
20590 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.
    Instructions: At the beginning of your comments, you should 
identify the docket number for the special permit request you are 
commenting on. If you submit your comments by mail, please submit two 
copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA has received your comments, 
please include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may 
submit comments in the respective docket located at http://www.Regulations.gov.

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


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    General: Ms. Kay McIver by telephone at (202) 366-0113 or email at 
kay.mciver@dot.gov.
    Technical: Mr. Steve Nanney by telephone at (713) 628-7479 or email 
at steve.nanney@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PHMSA received the following Class 1 to 
Class 3 Location special permit requests. Each request includes a 
technical analysis and a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) provided 
by the respective operator. Each request has been assigned a separate 
docket number and is filed in the Federal Docket Management System at 
www.Regulations.gov. We invite interested persons to participate by 
reviewing these special permit requests and DEAs by submitting written 
comments, data, or other views. Please include any comments on 
potential safety or environmental impacts that may result, if the 
special permits are granted.
    Before issuing a decision on the special permit requests, PHMSA 
will evaluate all comments received on or before the comments closing 
date. Comments received after the closing date will be evaluated, if it 
is possible to do so without incurring additional expense or delay. 
PHMSA will consider each relevant comment we receive in making our 
decision to grant or deny the requests.

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                                                                                            Nature of special
              Docket No.                      Requester              Regulation(s)                permit
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PHMSA-2016-0158......................  Tennessee Gas Pipeline   49 CFR 192.611(a) and    To authorize the TGP
                                        Company, L.L.C. (TGP).   (d), and 192.619(a).     relief from Sec.  Sec.
                                                                                            192.611(a) and (d),
                                                                                          and Sec.   192.619(a),
                                                                                          for 25 pipeline
                                                                                          segments totaling 10.2
                                                                                          miles, where the area
                                                                                          has changed from a
                                                                                          Class 1 Location to a
                                                                                          Class 3 Location.
                                                                                         Instead of replacing
                                                                                          the pipe, TGP proposes
                                                                                          to establish enhanced
                                                                                          integrity management
                                                                                          (IM) procedures for
                                                                                          threats such as
                                                                                          corrosion, dents,
                                                                                          cracking, coating
                                                                                          damage, and third
                                                                                          party damage, to
                                                                                          maintain pipe
                                                                                          integrity and protect
                                                                                          both the public and
                                                                                          the environment.
                                                                                         All the proposed
                                                                                          special permit
                                                                                          segments would be
                                                                                          treated as high
                                                                                          consequence areas with
                                                                                          the implementation of
                                                                                          IM. All the pipeline
                                                                                          segments were
                                                                                          installed prior to
                                                                                          1980. The proposed
                                                                                          special permit area
                                                                                          covers multiple TGP
                                                                                          interstate pipeline
                                                                                          segments as follows:
                                                                                         In the State of
                                                                                          Louisiana, there are
                                                                                          nine (9) segments of
                                                                                          24-inch, 30-inch, or
                                                                                          31-inch diameter
                                                                                          pipelines located in
                                                                                          the Parish of Sabine.
                                                                                          All the segments
                                                                                          operate at a maximum
                                                                                          allowable operating
                                                                                          pressure (MAOP) of 750
                                                                                          psig.

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                                                                                         One (1) segment of 26-
                                                                                          inch diameter
                                                                                          pipeline, located in
                                                                                          the Parish of
                                                                                          Ouachita, operates at
                                                                                          a MAOP of 750 psig.
                                                                                         One (1) segment of 24-
                                                                                          inch diameter
                                                                                          pipeline, located in
                                                                                          the Parish of Iberia,
                                                                                          operates at a MAOP of
                                                                                          973 psig.
                                                                                         One (1) segment of 20-
                                                                                          inch diameter
                                                                                          pipeline, located in
                                                                                          the Parish of
                                                                                          Natchitoches, operates
                                                                                          at a MAOP of 986.
                                                                                         One (1) segment of 30-
                                                                                          inch diameter
                                                                                          pipeline, located in
                                                                                          the Parish of
                                                                                          Calcasieu, operates at
                                                                                          a MAOP of 936 psig.
                                                                                         In the State of Texas,
                                                                                          there are three (3)
                                                                                          segments of 30-inch or
                                                                                          31-inch diameter
                                                                                          pipelines located in
                                                                                          Harris County. All of
                                                                                          these segments operate
                                                                                          at a MAOP of 750 psig.
                                                                                         In the State of
                                                                                          Kentucky, there are
                                                                                          two (2) segments of 26-
                                                                                          inch diameter
                                                                                          pipelines located in
                                                                                          Montgomery County and
                                                                                          one (1) segment of 30-
                                                                                          inch diameter pipeline
                                                                                          in Rowan County. All
                                                                                          of these segments
                                                                                          operate at a MAOP of
                                                                                          750 psig.
                                                                                         In the State of New
                                                                                          York, there are six
                                                                                          (6) segments of 24-
                                                                                          inch or 30-inch
                                                                                          diameter pipelines
                                                                                          located in Wyoming
                                                                                          County. All of these
                                                                                          segments operate at a
                                                                                          MAOP of 878 psig.
                                                                                         TGP is owned and
                                                                                          operated by the Kinder
                                                                                          Morgan Company.
PHMSA-2016-0159......................  Southern Natural Gas     49 CFR 192.611(a) and    To authorize the SNG
                                        Company, L.L.C. (SNG).   (d), and 192.619(a).     relief from Sec.  Sec.
                                                                                            192.611(a) and (d),
                                                                                          and Sec.   192.619(a),
                                                                                          for three (3) pipeline
                                                                                          segments totaling 0.23
                                                                                          miles, where the area
                                                                                          has changed from a
                                                                                          Class 1 Location to a
                                                                                          Class 3 Location.
                                                                                         Instead of replacing
                                                                                          the pipe, SNG proposes
                                                                                          to establish enhanced
                                                                                          integrity management
                                                                                          (IM) procedures for
                                                                                          threats such as
                                                                                          corrosion, dents,
                                                                                          cracking, coating
                                                                                          damage, and third
                                                                                          party damage, to
                                                                                          maintain pipe
                                                                                          integrity and protect
                                                                                          both the public and
                                                                                          the environment.
                                                                                         All the proposed
                                                                                          special permit
                                                                                          segments would be
                                                                                          treated as high
                                                                                          consequence areas with
                                                                                          the implementation of
                                                                                          IM. All of the
                                                                                          pipeline segments were
                                                                                          installed prior to
                                                                                          1980.
                                                                                         The proposed special
                                                                                          permit area includes
                                                                                          multiple SNG
                                                                                          interstate pipeline
                                                                                          segments of 20-inch,
                                                                                          24-inch, or 26-inch
                                                                                          diameter pipelines
                                                                                          located in St. Tammany
                                                                                          Parish in the State of
                                                                                          Louisiana. All of
                                                                                          these segments operate
                                                                                          at a MAOP of 1200
                                                                                          psig.
                                                                                         SNG is owned and
                                                                                          operated by the Kinder
                                                                                          Morgan Company.
PHMSA-2016-0160......................  El Paso Natural Gas      49 CFR 192.611(a) and    To authorize the EPNG
                                        Company, L.L.C. (EPNG).  (d), and 192.619(a).     relief from Sec.  Sec.
                                                                                            192.611(a) and (d),
                                                                                          and Sec.   192.619(a),
                                                                                          for one (1) pipeline
                                                                                          segment totaling 0.18
                                                                                          miles, where the area
                                                                                          has changed from a
                                                                                          Class 1 Location to a
                                                                                          Class 3 Location.
                                                                                         Instead of replacing
                                                                                          the pipe, EPNG
                                                                                          proposes to establish
                                                                                          enhanced integrity
                                                                                          management (IM)
                                                                                          procedures for threats
                                                                                          such as corrosion,
                                                                                          dents, cracking,
                                                                                          coating damage, and
                                                                                          third party damage, to
                                                                                          maintain pipe
                                                                                          integrity and protect
                                                                                          both the public and
                                                                                          the environment.

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                                                                                         The proposed special
                                                                                          permit segment would
                                                                                          be treated as a high
                                                                                          consequence area with
                                                                                          the implementation of
                                                                                          IM. The pipeline
                                                                                          segment was installed
                                                                                          prior to 1980.
                                                                                         The proposed special
                                                                                          permit area includes
                                                                                          one (1) EPNG
                                                                                          interstate pipeline
                                                                                          segment of 20-inch
                                                                                          diameter pipeline
                                                                                          located in San Juan
                                                                                          County in New Mexico.
                                                                                          The pipeline operates
                                                                                          at a MAOP of 894 psig.
                                                                                         EPNG is owned and
                                                                                          operated by the Kinder
                                                                                          Morgan Company.
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    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 60118 (c)(1) and 49 CFR 1.97.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 01, 2017, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
Alan K. Mayberry,
Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety.
[FR Doc. 2017-09050 Filed 5-4-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-60-P