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DOI/BSEE RIN: 1014-AA45 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Revisions to Subpart J--Pipelines and Pipeline Rights-of-Way 

This proposed rule would identify opportunities for improving safety, environmental protections, and equipment reliability, within the Pipelines and Pipeline Rights-of-Way regulations under 30 CFR 250 subpart J. This rule would incorporate several guidance documents and conditions of approval and update industry standards incorporated by reference into the regulations.  This rulemaking rule would result in an up-to-date set of pipeline regulations that reflect current industry practices and BSEE policies that address topics such as pipeline permitting, design, installation, maintenance, inspections, and decommissioning.

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1331 to 1356a, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2022 
NPRM Comment Period End  09/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kirk Malstrom
Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
45600 Woodland Road,
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone:703 787-1751
Fax:703 787-1555