Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration May 23, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pipeline Safety: Meetings of the Pipeline Safety Advisory Committees
Document Number: 05-10275
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces public meetings of Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (TPSSC) and Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (THLPSSC) to discuss various regulatory issues.
Request for Public Comments and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval of an Existing Information Collection (2137-0593)
Document Number: 05-10203
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice seeks comments from the public regarding notices gas service line operators must send customers about the availability of excess flow valves (EFVs) and related records operators must keep. The notices give customers information to help them decide if they would like to have EFVs installed on their lines. Comments will help OMB evaluate the information collection involving EFVs.
Pipeline Safety: Planning for Coordination of Emergency Response to Pipeline Emergencies
Document Number: 05-10202
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document alerts pipeline operators about the need to preplan for emergency response with utilities whose proximity to the pipeline may impact the response. Coordination with electric and other utilities may be critical in responding to a pipeline emergency. Preplanning would facilitate actions that may be needed for safety, such as removing sources of ignition or reducing the amount of combustible material.
Request for Public Comments and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval of an Existing Information Collection (2137-0594)
Document Number: 05-10198
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice seeks comments from the public regarding notices that gas pipeline operators must send customers about buried customer piping located downstream from service lines and the related records operators must keep. The notices inform customers about the need for proper maintenance of this piping. Comments will help OMB evaluate the information collection burden.
International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods; Public Meetings
Document Number: 05-10192
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice is to advise interested persons that PHMSA will conduct public meetings in preparation for and to report the results of the 27th session of the United Nation's Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE) to be held July 4-8, 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland.