The California State Fire Marshall has updated their hazardous liquid regulations associated with enforcement proceedings. Several new sections have been added to State Fire Marshall code under Chapter 14 – Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety, Article 6. Enforcement Proceedings. These new and amended regulations address how hazardous liquid pipeline operators and the State Fire Marshall address enforcement processes when potential non-compliance issues are identified, including:
- New definitions
- Warning letters
- Notice of probable violations
- Corrective action orders
- Consent orders
- Immediate closure orders
- Response options
- Petitions for reconsideration
- Civil penalties
- Final orders.
For more information or a copy of the amended regulations, contact Jessica Foley.