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DIMP - Damage Prevention Assistance Program (DPAP): Strengthening State Damage Prevention Systems (2008)

This document provides guidance to stakeholders for improving state damage prevention programs. It draws on the definition of effective damage prevention programs found in the Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement and Safety (PIPES) Act of 2006. Several stakeholder organizations have been consulted in the preparation of this document. The purpose of this document is to assist you in building a new damage prevention program or improving an existing one in your state.

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Effective Date: Monday, September 1, 2008