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Oversight and review of Washington"s pipeline safety office

Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee.

Oversight and review of Washington"s pipeline safety office

by Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee.

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Published by State of Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission -- Auditing,
  • Pipelines -- Washington (State) -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPipeline safety program: oversight and review
    StatementState of Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC).
    SeriesReport -- 03-5, Report (Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee) -- 03-5.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14535601M
    OCLC/WorldCa52769830

    Accordingly, the Department’s Office of the Under Secretary for Policy tasked PHMSA’s Office of the Chief Safety Officer to conduct a review of the two program activities within the Office of Pipeline Safety that were specified by the NTSB: the integrity management program, and the oil . PIPELINE SAFETY. Additional Actions Could Improve Federal Use of Data on Pipeline Materials and Corrosion. August GAO United States Government Accountability Office. United States Government Accountability Office. Highlights of GAO, a report to congressional committees August PIPELINE SAFETY.

    Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State Office Building, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN   The DOT’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued an Audit Report finding that PHMSA’s oversight of state pipeline safety programs is not sufficient to ensure that states comply with program evaluation requirements and properly use suspension grant funds. The audit, prompted by NTSB’s investigation of the September San Bruno, CA tragedy, assessed PHMSA’s policies.

    The Commission's Division of Utility and Railroad Safety ("Division") is charged with the investigation of each jurisdictional operator's compliance with the safety standards. Annually, the Division conducts various inspections of records, programs, construction, and operation and maintenance activities involving these operators. 3U.S. General Accounting Office, Pipeline Safety: The Office of Pipeline Safety is Changing How it Oversees the Pipeline Industry, GAO/RCED (Washington, D.C.: ). This report contained three recommendations to make more effective use of state inspectors and evaluate the effect of OPS’s reduced reliance on civil penalties.


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Oversight and review of Washington"s pipeline safety office by Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

OVERSIGHT AND REVIEW OF WASHINGTON’S PIPELINE SAFETY OFFICE The Legisla REPORT REPORT DIGEST J STATE OF WASHINGTON JOINT LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE STUDY TEAM Dan Silver, Consultant Heather Moss LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR Tom Sykes Copies of Final reports and Digests are available on the JLARC website at.

1 As part of the oversight and review of Washington’s Pipeline Safety Office, JLARC hired a consulting firm to assess how the regulatory system might be used to avoid future accidents. Richard Kuprewicz, of Accufacts, Inc., reviewed the Bellingham accident of June and another near Chalk Point, Maryland in April A copy of.

PHMSA projects to improve the safety and reliability of hazmat transportation by all modes, including pipelines. Approvals and Permits Resources about hazardous materials and pipeline approvals and permits processes, as well as the ability to search existing approvals and permits. To determine the extent of implementation of the three recommendations included in our initial audit report, Pipeline Safety Oversight (S).

Background New York State’s pipelines transmit, gather, and distribute gas and other hazardous liquids (crude oil, refined petroleum products, and other highly volatile, flammable, or toxic liquids).

Federal and state oversight as well as pipeline operator programs. Therefore, in the coming weeks, we will initiate a series of audits to examine PHMSA’s oversight of (1) the State Pipeline Safety Program(2) pipeline operators’, federally mandated integrity management plans and (3) current and planned.

contained in our audit report, Pipeline Safety Oversight (Report S) issued March 8, Background, Scope, and Objective New York State’s pipelines transmit, gather, and distribute gas and other hazardous liquids (crude oil, refined petroleum products, and other highly volatile, flammable, or toxic liquids).

As of. Authority The Mayor has granted the SSOO (State Safety Oversight Office) the authority to develop, manage, and carry out Federal Transportation Administration’s (FTA’s) safety and security program requirements. The SSOO “shall require, review, approve, and monitor the safety program for the DC Streetcar.” (See DC Code: § State safety oversight agency for DC Streetcar) Function.

Committee on Pipeline Safety, state legislators, many local governments, and pipeline safety advocates nationwide. Purpose and scope of report. David Danner, the chairman of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC), challenged CCOPS a few years ago to draft a report that would re.

Pipeline safety regulations [United States. Office of Pipeline Safety.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Regulatory Compliance. Please find links to topics related to regulatory compliance. Approvals and Permits.

Field Operations. Interpretations. Hazardous Materials Registration. Legislative Mandates. Notices and Advisory Bulletins. NTSB Recommendations. Pipeline Drug and Alcohol. Standards and Rulemaking. Updated: Monday, November 5, PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of Ap For comments and questions on the information presented on this site, please send us feedback.

Committee on Pipeline Safety, state legislators, many local governments, and pipeline safety advocates nationwide. Purpose and scope of report CCOPS was challenged by the chairman of the Washing-ton Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) a few years ago to draft a.

President Washington's written Farewell address to Congress and the American people began: Friends, and Fellow-Citizens: The period for a new election of a Citizen, to Administer the Executive government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually arrived, when your thoughts must be employed in designating the person, who is to be cloathed with that important trust.

The Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety invites you to view a virtual damage prevention presentation with a case study for excavators and other interested stakeholders.

This case study talks about refraining from using 'Mark Entire Lot' on tickets and discusses the importance of white. In DecemberPresident George W. Bush signed into law the Pipeline Safety Bill H.R.the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of One of the provisions of the act required the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations defining integrity management programs, prescribing the standards for conducting a risk analysis, and requiring the adoption and implementation of an integrity.

PHMSA’s Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) and Oregon partner in pipeline safety regulatory responsibilities. The role of the states in pipeline safety The National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives (NAPSR) is a nonprofit organization of state pipeline safety personnel who serve to promote pipeline safety in the United States and.

Pipeline Safety: The Office of Pipeline Safety Is Changing How it Oversees the Pipeline Industry [Government Accountability Office] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pipeline Safety: The Office of Pipeline Safety Is Changing How it Oversees the Pipeline IndustryAuthor: Government Accountability Office.

Status: Closed - Implemented. Comments: In response to the recommendation, the Office of Pipeline Safety modified its Interstate Pipeline Oversight Program to allow more opportunities for state Interstate Agent Agreements, qualified states may inspect the construction of new pipelines, oversee rehabilitation projects and integrity management programs, investigate.

briefly review the structure of the pipeline safety program, the last decade of pipeline safety oversight and some of the on-going efforts to address current safety issues.

It is vital to understand that pipeline safety is a federal and state coordinated Size: KB. Admiral McRaven addresses the University of Texas at Austin Class of - Duration: The University of Texas at Austin Recommended for you. Office of Inspector General Audit Report. PHMSA’S STATE PIPELINE SAFETY PROGRAM LACKS EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT.

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Report Number: AV Date Issued: May 7, File Size: KB.Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of established a risk-based program for gas transmission pipelines--termed integrity management--which requires pipeline operators to identify areas where the consequences of a pipeline incident would be the greatest, such as highly populated areas.Expediting Review of Pipeline Projects From Cushing, Oklahoma, to Port Arthur, Texas, and Other Domestic Pipeline Infrastructure Projects.

Memorandum of President of the United States, Mar. 22,77 F.R.provided. Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies.