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California State Fire Marshall Amends Enforcement Proceedings

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.