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Standards & Rulemakings

Welcome to the Office of Pipeline Safety's (OPS) Standards and Rulemakings page. In addition to information on pipeline safety standards and the agency's rulemakings, you can also find information on special permits, advisory bulletins, state waivers, notices and interpretations of the pipeline safety regulations listed in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 49 Parts 190 to 199.

Latest Rulemakings
 
77 FR 48112
Pipeline Safety: Administrative Procedures; Updates and Technical Corrections; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
 
77 FR 19800
PHMSA 2009-0192; Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Damage Prevention Programs; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Recorded presentation on the NPRM
 
77 FR 5472
PHMSA-2010-0026; Pipeline Safety: Miscellaneous Changes to Pipeline Safety Regulations; Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); Extension of comment period.
 
77 FR 5472
PHMSA-2011-0009; Pipeline Safety: Expanding the Use of Excess Flow Valves in Gas Distribution Systems to Applications Other Than Single-Family Residences; Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM); extension of comment period.
 
76 FR 73570
Pipeline Safety: Miscellaneous Changes to Pipeline Safety Regulations; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
 
76 FR 72666
Pipeline Safety: Expanding the Use of Excess Flow Valves in Gas Distribution Systems to Applications Other Than Single-Family Residences - Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM)
 
76 FR 70953
Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines - Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period
 
76 FR 5308
Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines - Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)
 
76 FR 35130
Pipeline Safety: Control Room Management/Human Factors; Change in Implementation Period
 
76 FR 25576
Pipeline Safety: Applying Safety Regulations to All Rural Onshore Hazardous Liquid Low - Stress Lines
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