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Pipeline Safety: Technical Pipeline Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

[Docket No. PHMSA-2009-0203]

The Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (THLPSSC) will meet via conference call on Monday, December 13, 2010, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. The committee will consider and vote on a proposed rule titled: “Pipeline Safety: Applying Safety Regulation to All Rural Onshore Hazardous Liquid Low-Stress Lines” published on June 22, 2010 (75 FR 35366). This rulemaking would apply the Federal pipeline safety regulations to the remaining unregulated rural onshore hazardous liquid low-stress pipelines, as required by current law. The meeting agenda will include the committee’s discussion and vote on the proposed rule, and on the associated regulatory analysis and environmental assessment.

The meeting attendees should register in advance by clicking here. PHMSA will post any new information including meeting presentations on the PHMSA/Office of Pipeline Safety Web page about 15 days before the meeting takes place.

For information about the meeting, contact Cheryl Whetsel by phone at 202-366-4431 or by e-mail. For technical contents about the proposed rule contact Mike Israni by phone at 202-366-4595 or by e-mail.

Members of the public may attend and make a statement during the advisory committee meetings. For a better chance to speak at the meetings, please contact Cheryl Whetsel by December 1, 2010.