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Notice of Limited Enforcement Discretion for Certain Onshore Gas Transmission Pipelines Conducting Remedial Actions Under 49 CFR 192.473

In relation to its final rulemaking entitled "Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments," PHMSA is providing notice that in certain limited circumstances documented by the operator, PHMSA will exercise regulatory enforcement discretion to refrain from enforcing the 15-month period to complete remedial action under § 192.473(c)(4). The qualifying circumstances are listed in the Enforcement Discretion and involve good-faith action by the operator.

See the Enforcement Discretion for complete details.

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Effective Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Issued Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023