49 CFR 190.11 - Availability of informal guidance and interpretive assistance.

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§ 190.11 Availability of informal guidance and interpretive assistance.
(a) Availability of telephonic and Internet assistance.
(1) PHMSA has established a website on the Internet and a telephone line at the Office of Pipeline Safety headquarters where small operators and others can obtain information on and advice about compliance with pipeline safety regulations, 49 CFR parts 190-199. The website and telephone line are staffed by personnel from PHMSA's Office of Pipeline Safety from 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. When the lines are not staffed, individuals may leave a recorded voicemail message, or post a message at the OPS website. All messages will receive a response by the following business day. The telephone number for the OPS information line is (202) 366-4595 and the OPS website can be accessed via the Internet at http://ops.dot.gov.
(2) PHMSA's Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC) is available to answer questions concerning Federal pipeline safety law, 49 U.S.C. 60101 et seq. OCC may be contacted by telephone (202-366-4400) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Information and guidance concerning Federal pipeline safety law may also be obtained by contacting OCC via the Internet at http://rspa-atty.dot.gov.
(b) Availability of Written Interpretations.
(1) A written regulatory interpretation, response to a question, or an opinion concerning a pipeline safety issue may be obtained by submitting a written request to the Office of Pipeline Safety (PHP-30), PHMSA, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590-0001. The requestor must include his or her return address and should also include a daytime telephone number. Written requests should be submitted at least 120 days before the time the requestor needs the response.
(2) A written interpretation regarding Federal pipeline safety law, 49 U.S.C 60101 et seq., may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Counsel, PHMSA, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590-0001. The requestor must include his or her return address and should also include a daytime telephone number.
[62 FR 24057, May 2, 1997; 62 FR 34415, June 26, 1997, as amended at 70 FR 11137, Mar. 8, 2005; 73 FR 16566, Mar. 28, 2008; 73 FR 16567, Mar. 28, 2008]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

§ 5101 - Purpose

§ 5102 - Definitions

§ 5103 - General regulatory authority

§ 5103a - Limitation on issuance of hazmat licenses

§ 5104 - Representation and tampering

§ 5105 - Transporting certain highly radioactive material

§ 5106 - Handling criteria

§ 5107 - Hazmat employee training requirements and grants

§ 5108 - Registration

§ 5109 - Motor carrier safety permits

§ 5110 - Shipping papers and disclosure

§ 5111 - Repealed.

§ 5112 - Highway routing of hazardous material

§ 5113 - Unsatisfactory safety rating

§ 5114 - Air transportation of ionizing radiation material

§ 5115 - Training curriculum for the public sector

§ 5116 - Planning and training grants, monitoring, and review

§ 5117 - Special permits and exclusions

§ 5118 - Hazardous material technical assessment, research and development, and analysis program

§ 5119 - Uniform forms and procedures

§ 5120 - International uniformity of standards and requirements

§ 5121 - Administrative

§ 5122 - Enforcement

§ 5123 - Civil penalty

§ 5124 - Criminal penalty

§ 5125 - Preemption

§ 5126 - Relationship to other laws

§ 5127 - Judicial review

§ 60101 - Definitions

§ 60102 - Purpose and general authority

§ 60103 - Standards for liquefied natural gas pipeline facilities

§ 60104 - Requirements and limitations

§ 60105 - State pipeline safety program certifications

§ 60106 - State pipeline safety agreements

§ 60107 - State pipeline safety grants

§ 60108 - Inspection and maintenance

§ 60109 - High-density population areas and environmentally sensitive areas

§ 60110 - Excess flow valves

§ 60111 - Financial responsibility for liquefied natural gas facilities

§ 60112 - Pipeline facilities hazardous to life and property

§ 60113 - Customer-owned natural gas service lines

§ 60114 - One-call notification systems

§ 60115 - Technical safety standards committees

§ 60116 - Public education programs

§ 60117 - Administrative

§ 60118 - Compliance and waivers

§ 60119 - Judicial review

§ 60120 - Enforcement

§ 60121 - Actions by private persons

§ 60122 - Civil penalties

§ 60123 - Criminal penalties

§ 60124 - Biennial reports

§ 60125 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 60126 - Risk management

§ 60127 - Population encroachment and rights-of-way

§ 60128 - Dumping within pipeline rights-of-way

§ 60129 - Protection of employees providing pipeline safety information

§ 60130 - Pipeline safety information grants to communities

§ 60131 - Verification of pipeline qualification programs

§ 60132 - National pipeline mapping system

§ 60133 - Coordination of environmental reviews

§ 60134 - State damage prevention programs

§ 60135 - Enforcement transparency

§ 60136 - Petroleum product transportation capacity study

§ 60137 - Pipeline control room management

§ 60138 - Response plans

§ 60139 - Maximum allowable operating pressure

§ 60140 - Cover over buried pipelines