Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration March 28, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures, Address Updates, and Technical Amendments
Document Number: E8-5926
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-28
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This interim final rule conforms PHMSA's administrative procedures with the Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006 (PIPES Act) by establishing the procedures PHMSA will follow in issuing safety orders and handling requests for special permits, including emergency special permits. This interim final rule also notifies operators about electronic docket information availability; updates addresses, telephone numbers, and routing symbols; and clarifies the time period for processing requests for written interpretations of the regulations. This interim final rule does not impose any new operating, maintenance, or other substantive requirements on pipeline owners or operators.