Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration March 7, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pipeline Safety: Incident and Accident Reports
Document Number: 2013-05336
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In December 2012, PHMSA revised forms PHMSA F 7100.2Incident ReportNatural and Other Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipeline Systems and PHMSA F 7000-1Accident ReportHazardous Liquid Pipeline Systems. These revised forms are now available for electronic submittal in the PHMSA Portal. As described in this notice, PHMSA requests supplemental reports to improve the quality of the incident and accident data.
Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking (RRR)
Document Number: 2013-04197
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA is amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations in response to petitions for rulemaking submitted by the regulated community to update, clarify, or provide relief from miscellaneous regulatory requirements. Specifically, PHMSA is amending the recordkeeping and package marking requirements for third-party labs and manufacturers to assure the traceability of packaging; removing the listing for ``NA1203, Gasohol, gasoline mixed with ethyl alcohol, with not more than 10% alcohol''; harmonizing internationally and providing a limited quantity exception for Division 4.1, Self-reactive solids and Self-reactive liquids Types B through F; allowing smokeless powder classified as a Division 1.4C material to be reclassified as a Division 4.1 material; and providing greater flexibility by allowing the Dangerous Cargo Manifest to be in locations designated by the master of the vessel besides ``on or near the vessel's bridge'' while the vessel is in a United States port.