[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 28, 2013)]
[Pages 32010-32011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12592]



Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0119]

Pipeline Safety: Public Workshop on Integrity Verification 

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice is announcing a public workshop to be held on the 
concept of ``Integrity Verification Process.'' The Integrity 
Verification Process shares similar characteristics with fitness for 
service processes. At this workshop, the Pipeline and Hazardous 
Materials Safety Administration, the National Association of State 
Pipeline Safety Representatives and various other stakeholders will 
present information and seek comment on a proposed Integrity 
Verification Process that will help address several mandates set forth 
in Section 23, Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure, of the Pipeline 
Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. 
Written comments must be received by September 9, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at a location, yet to be 
determined, in the Washington, DC metro area.
    Registration: Members of the public may attend this free workshop. 
To help assure that adequate space is provided, all attendees are 
encouraged to register for the workshop in advance.
    Comments: Members of the public may also submit written comments 
either before or after the workshop. Comments should reference Docket 
No. PHMSA-2013-0119. Comments may be submitted in the following ways:
     E-Gov Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. This site 
allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice 
issued by any agency. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management System, U.S. Department of 
Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590.
    Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System, Room W12-140, on the 
ground floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.
    Instructions: Identify the docket number at the beginning of your 
comments. If you submit your comments by mail, submit two copies. If 
you wish to receive confirmation that PHMSA has received your comments, 
include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit 
comments at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Note: Comments will be posted without changes or edits to http://www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided. Please 
see the Privacy Act Statement heading below for additional information.
    Privacy Act Statement: Anyone may search the electronic form of all 
comments received for any of our dockets. You may review DOT's complete 
Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published April 11, 2000, 
(65 FR 19477).
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, please 
contact Cheryl Whetsel at 202-366-4431 or by email at 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Satterthwaite, Office of 
Pipeline Safety, at 202-366-1319 or by email at 
[email protected], regarding the subject matter of this 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: More details on this meeting, including the 
location, times, and agenda items, will be available on the meeting 
registration Web site at https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=91 as they become available. Please note that the 
public workshop will be webcast, and presentations will be available 
online at http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/ after the conclusion of the 
meeting. The workshop will be open to members of the public.

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     Issued in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2013.
Linda Daugherty,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-12592 Filed 5-24-13; 8:45 am]