PHMSA has updated §190.223 Maximum penalties going forward in accordance with the following table.
|Description||Citation||Existing penalty||New penalty (existing penalty × 1.01764)|
|Maximum penalty for each pipeline safety violation||49 U.S.C. 60122(a)(1)||218,647||222,504|
|Maximum penalty for a related series of pipeline safety violations||49 U.S.C. 60122(a)(1)||2,186,465||2,225,034|
|Maximum additional penalty for each liquefied natural gas pipeline facility violation||49 U.S.C. 60122(a)(2)||79,875||81,284|
|Maximum penalty for discrimination against employees providing pipeline safety information||49 U.S.C. 60122(a)(3)||1,270||1,292|