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Pipeline Safety: Overpressure Protection on Low-Pressure Natural Gas Distribution Systems

Notice; Issuance of advisory bulletin.

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is issuing this advisory bulletin to remind owners and operators of natural gas distribution pipelines of the possibility of failure due to an overpressurization on low-pressure distribution systems. PHMSA is also reminding such owners and operators of existing federal integrity management regulations for gas distribution systems.

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