November 2016, Vol. 243, No. 11

PHMSA Fleshes Out New Emergency Order The new interim final rule (IFR) from PHMSA gives pipeline safety regulators wide latitude to penalize multiple gas and hazardous liquid pipelines at one time for perceived safety violations. Those violations would have to be serious enough to require the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to issue an emergency order which can include restrictions, prohibitions, and safety measures without prior notice or an opportunity for a hearing. One Washington attorney explains. “This is an extraordinary remedy to be used in extraordinary circumstances. My concern is that its…

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