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PHMSA Public Meeting: New Regulations, FAQs, Docket

PHMSA conducted public meetings on February 26th and 27th to review recently finalized rules for hazardous liquids and natural gas transmission pipelines.  In addition to summarizing key issues within each rule, PHMSA also walked through revisions coming to the annual and incident report forms.  PHMSA also explained their plans for inspector training and expectations for future inspections.  Attendees were given the opportunity to ask questions and make suggestions about the draft FAQs.  Docket #PHMSA‐2019‐0225 has been created for these meetings.  All public comments and recommendations for changes to the draft FAQs should be submitted through this docket.  Presentations from these meetings can be downloaded here.  For more information about this meeting, or to discuss how RCP can help operators to comply with these new rules, contact Jessica Foley.