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20.58.01.00.htm 20.58.01.00. Title 20 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Subtitle 58 SAFETY STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS LIQUID PIPELINES Chapter 01 General Authority: Public Utilities Article, §2-113, 2-121, 5-101, and 11-201―11-206, Annotated Code of Maryland
20.58.01.01.htm 20.58.01.01. 01 Scope.. This subtitle applies to any intrastate hazardous liquid pipeline located in Maryland and to an operator of these pipeline facilities.
20.58.01.02.htm 20.58.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Accident" has the meaning stated in 49 CFR §195.5.. 2) "Breakout tank" means a tank used to relieve surges in a hazardous liquid pipeline system or to receive and store hazardous liquid transported by a pipeline for reinjection and continued transportation by pipeline.3) "Chief engineer" means the head of the Engineering Division of the Commission..
20.58.01.03.htm 20.58.01.03. 03 Good Engineering Practice.. An operator shall construct, install, maintain, and operate a hazardous liquid pipeline in accordance with accepted good engineering practice in the hazardous liquid pipeline industry to ensure the safety of individuals and property.
20.58.01.04.htm 20.58.01.04. 04 General Requirements.. A. Required Information. Each operator shall file with the Commission the following information in writing:1) The location of each hazardous liquid pipeline facility;. 2) The name, address, and telephone number of the person responsible for each hazardous liquid pipeline facility;3) A complete set of "as built" plans and maps of the pipeline facility; and. 4) A copy of:. a) The procedural manual for operation, maintenance, emergencies, and opera
20.58.01.05.htm 20.58.01.05. 05 Incorporation by Reference.. In this subtitle, the following documents are incorporated by reference:. A. 49 CFR Part 195, Transportation of Hazardous Liquids by Pipeline, as amended; and. B. 49 CFR Part 199, Drug and Alcohol Testing, as amended..
20.58.01.06.htm 20.58.01.06. 06 Federal Delegation.. The Commission is an authorized agent of the United States Department of Transportation for the administration and enforcement of federal regulations that apply to hazardous liquid pipeline facilities in Maryland.
20.58.01.07.htm 20.58.01.07. 07 Inspections and Examinations.. A. Facility Access. Upon reasonable notice, a Commission representative shall have access to each pipeline facility to conduct examinations or inspections to ensure compliance with these regulations.B. Timing of Inspections.. 1) The Commission shall conduct routine inspections of the pipeline facility during regular business hours.2) If an accident or safety-related condition occurs, the Commission may inspect a pipeline facility at any time.
20.58.01.08.htm 20.58.01.08. 08 Reports and Records.. A. Reports.. 1) An operator shall immediately make a telephonic notification to the Commission and the local emergency management agency of a hazardous liquid release reported as required by 49 CFR §195.52.2) An operator shall maintain and file with the Commission all reports that are required to be filed with the United States Department of Transportation by 49 CFR Part 195.B. Records. An operator shall maintain and make available to the Commission
20.58.01.9999.htm 20.58.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 20, 2003 (30:1 Md. R. 29). Regulation .04D adopted effective April 21, 2008 (35:8 Md. R. 809). Regulation .05 repealed and new Regulation .05 adopted effective April 21, 2008 (35:8 Md. R. 809). Regulation .08 adopted effective June 23, 2003 (30:12 Md. R. 792).
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