On February 25th 2019, PHMSA posted a general overview of how civil penalty calculations are derived following an inspection or investigation of a pipeline facility that reveals a probable violation. Several factors are listed as Assessment Considerations, along with various ranges of conduct and civil penalties. As of November 27, 2018, under 49 U.S.C. § 60122 and 49 CFR § 190.223, operators are subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $213,268 per violation per day the violation persists up to a maximum of $2,132,679 for a related series of violations. For more information, contact Jessica Foley.
In This Issue
- PHMSA Enforcement Discretion Regarding Farm Taps
- PHMSA Special Notice: Identifying Pipeline Safety Research Gaps
- PHMSA Posts Updated Civil Penalty Summary
- DOT Issues Notice to Review Guidance Documents
- Colorado Damage Prevention State Law Updates
- April is National Safe Digging Month
- Steve Nowaczewski Joins RCP’s Underground Gas Storage Team
- 2019 Industry Conference Schedule
- NEW 1-Day Pressure Test Design & Analysis
- RCP Workshops – Which one should I attend?