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PHMSA Pipeline Safety: Temporary Repair and Permanent Repair Frequently Asked Questions

This guidance consists of a set of temporary repair and permanent repair FAQs that clarify the requirements of making repairs under 49 CFR 192 and 195. The main goal of the FAQs is to raise awareness of the issue of temporary repairs remaining on pipelines as if they are permanent repairs, which could lead to integrity issues. Furthermore, the FAQs help clarify the timeframes for when temporary and permanent repairs need to be made.

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Effective Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Issued Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022