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Archived Rulemaking: Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Annual Reports and Incident Reports

49-fr-18956.pdf (1.21 MB)

This amendment changes the present requirements and reduces the burden for the reporting of gas pipeline leaks by operators of gas distribution and transmission systems and by operators of gas gathering systems in nonrural areas. It revokes certain of the present regulations for gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility operators relative to telephonic, written incident and annual reports dealing with gas incidents and leaks. It also rescinds the present requirements for reporting test failures, and the reporting of an incident for the sole reason that a segment of transmission line is taken out of service or that the incident resulted in gas igniting.

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Last updated: Friday, August 17, 2018