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Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform

Final rule; withdrawal of enforcement discretion; delay of effective date.

In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2021, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, titled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' PHMSA delays the effective date of the final rule, ``Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform,'' until March 21, 2021. PHMSA also delays until March 21, 2021, its withdrawal of the March 26, 2019, ``Exercise of Enforcement Discretion Regarding Farm Taps'' and the unpublished October 27, 2015, letter to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America announcing a stay of enforcement pertaining to certain pressure vessels.

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