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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AF06 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: +Pipeline Safety: Amendments to Parts 192 and 195 to Require Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection Standards 
Abstract:

This rule would propose installation of automatic shutoff valves, remote controlled valves, or equivalent technology and establish performance based meaningful metrics for rupture detection for gas and liquid transmission pipelines. The overall intent is that rupture detection metrics will be integrated with ASV and RCV placement with the objective of improving overall incident response. Rupture response metrics would focus on mitigating large, unsafe, uncontrolled release events that have a greater potential consequence. The areas proposed to be covered include High Consequence Areas (HCA) for hazardous liquids and HCA, Class 3 and 4 for natural gas (including could affect areas).

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 192    49 CFR 195   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Section 4 2011 PSA  01/03/2014 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Robert Jagger
Technical Writer
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4595
Email: robert.jagger@dot.gov