PHMSA is amending its pipeline safety regulations to apply safety regulation to rural low-stress hazardous liquid pipelines that were not covered previously by safety regulations. This change complies with a mandate in the Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006 (PIPES Act).
Agency Contact: For technical contents of the final rule contact Mike Israni by phone at 202-366-4571 or by e-mail at Mike.Israni@dot.gov. For all other information contact Tewabe Asebe by phone at 202-366-4595 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This rule is final. Its effective date is October 1, 2011.