Part 190 Pipeline Safety Enforcement and Regulatory Procedures
Part 191 Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Annual Reports, Incident Reports, and Safety-Related Condition Reports
Part 192 Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline: Minimum Federal Safety Standards
Part 193 Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities: Federal Safety Standards
Part 194 Response Plans for Onshore Oil Pipelines
Part 195 Transportation of Hazardous Liquids by Pipeline
Part 196 Protection of Underground Pipelines From Excavation Activity
Part 198 Regulations for Grants to Aid State Pipeline Safety Programs
Part 199 Drug and Alcohol Testing

Terms Used In CFR > Title 49 > Subtitle B > Chapter I > Subchapter D

  • Abandoned: means permanently removed from service. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Abandoned: means permanently removed from service. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Access: means the ability, when authorized, to read, change, and transfer warehouse receipts or other applicable document information retained in a central filing system. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Accident: means an incident reportable under part 191 of this chapter involving gas pipeline facilities or LNG facilities, or an accident reportable under part 195 of this chapter involving hazardous liquid pipeline facilities. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Active corrosion: means continuing corrosion that, unless controlled, could result in a condition that is detrimental to public safety. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Administrator: means the head of any operating administration within the Department of Transportation, and includes the Administrators of the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, to whom the Secretary has delegated authority in part 1 of this title, and any person within an operating administration to whom an Administrator has delegated authority to carry out this part. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate

    Confirmed Discovery means when it can be reasonably determined, based on information available to the operator at the time a reportable event has occurred, even if only based on a preliminary evaluation. See 49 CFR 191.3

  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Adopt: means establish under State law by statute, regulation, license, certification, order, or any combination of these legal means. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • agent: means a Federal officer, employee, or agent authorized by the Secretary to conduct inspections or investigations under the Federal hazardous material transportation law. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Agricultural product: means an agriculturally-produced product stored or handled for the purposes of interstate or foreign commerce, including a processed product of such agricultural product, as determined by DACO. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Alarm: means an audible or visible means of indicating to the controller that equipment or processes are outside operator-defined, safety-related parameters. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Alarm: means an audible or visible means of indicating to the controller that equipment or processes are outside operator-defined, safety-related parameters. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Applicant: means the person in whose name a special permit, approval, registration, a renewed or modified special permit or approval, or party status to a special permit is requested to be issued. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Application: means a request under subpart B of this part for a special permit, a renewal or modification of a special permit, party status to a special permit, or a request under subpart H of this part for an approval, or renewal or modification of an approval. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Approval: means a written authorization, including a competent authority approval, issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, to perform a function for which prior authorization by the Associate Administrator is required under subchapter C of this chapter (49 CFR parts 171 through 180). See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Approval: means a written authorization, including a competent authority approval, issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, to perform a function for which prior authorization by the Associate Administrator is required under subchapter C of this chapter (49 CFR parts 171 through 180). See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Approval Agency: means an organization or a person designated by the PHMSA to certify packagings as having been designed, manufactured, tested, modified, marked or maintained in compliance with applicable DOT regulations. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Assessment period: means January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Associate Administrator: means the Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Associate Administrator: means the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety, or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Bank: means an insured depository institution as defined in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Barrel: means a unit of measurement equal to 42 U. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Breakout tank: means a tank used to (a) relieve surges in a hazardous liquid pipeline system or (b) receive and store hazardous liquid transported by a pipeline for reinjection and continued transportation by pipeline. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Buried: means covered or in contact with soil. See 49 CFR 195.553
  • Carbon dioxide: means a fluid consisting of more than 90 percent carbon dioxide molecules compressed to a supercritical state. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Cargo net: means a net made of fiber or wire used to provide convenience in handling loose or packaged cargo to and from a vessel. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Cargo transfer system: means a component, or system of components functioning as a unit, used exclusively for transferring hazardous fluids in bulk between a tank car, tank truck, or marine vessel and a storage tank. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Cargo transport unit: means a transport vehicle, a freight container, a portable tank or a multiple element gas container (MEGC). See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Casual use: means activities ordinarily resulting in no or negligible disturbance of the public lands or resources. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Certificate: means a USWA document that bears specific assurances under the Act or warrants a person to operate or perform in a certain manner and sets forth specific responsibilities, rights, and privileges granted to the person under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Chief Counsel: means the Chief Counsel of PHMSA. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Clear of living quarters: means that the hazardous material must be located so that in the event of release of the material, leakage or vapors will not penetrate accommodations, machinery spaces or other work areas by means of entrances or other openings in bulkheads or ventilation ducts. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Company: means a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, depository institution, business trust, special purpose entity, association, or similar organization. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Compartment: means any space on a vessel that is enclosed by the vessel's decks and its sides or permanent steel bulkheads. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Competent Authority: means a national agency that is responsible, under its national law, for the control or regulation of some aspect of hazardous materials (dangerous goods) transportation. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Component: means any part, or system of parts functioning as a unit, including, but not limited to, piping, processing equipment, containers, control devices, impounding systems, lighting, security devices, fire control equipment, and communication equipment, whose integrity or reliability is necessary to maintain safety in controlling, processing, or containing a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Component: means any part of a pipeline which may be subjected to pump pressure including, but not limited to, pipe, valves, elbows, tees, flanges, and closures. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Confirmed Discovery: means when it can be reasonably determined, based on information available to the operator at the time a reportable event has occurred, even if only based on a preliminary evaluation. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Container: means a component other than piping that contains a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Contract of insurance: means the agreement evidenced by the endorsement of the Commissioner upon the note given in connection with an insured loan and includes the provisions of this subpart and the applicable provisions of the Act. See 24 CFR 241.800
  • Control room: means an operations center staffed by personnel charged with the responsibility for remotely monitoring and controlling a pipeline facility. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Control room: means an operations center staffed by personnel charged with the responsibility for remotely monitoring and controlling a pipeline facility. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Control system: means a component, or system of components functioning as a unit, including control valves and sensing, warning, relief, shutdown, and other control devices, which is activated either manually or automatically to establish or maintain the performance of another component. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Controllable emergency: means an emergency where reasonable and prudent action can prevent harm to people or property. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Controller: means a qualified individual who remotely monitors and controls the safety-related operations of a pipeline facility via a SCADA system from a control room, and who has operational authority and accountability for the remote operational functions of the pipeline facility. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Controller: means a qualified individual who remotely monitors and controls the safety-related operations of a pipeline facility via a SCADA system from a control room, and who has operational authority and accountability for the remote operational functions of the pipeline facility. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Covered function: means an operations, maintenance, or emergency-response function regulated by part 192, 193, or 195 of this chapter that is performed on a pipeline or on an LNG facility. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Customer meter: means the meter that measures the transfer of gas from an operator to a consumer. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • cylinder: includes a UN pressure receptacle. See 49 CFR 173.301
  • Day: means a 24-hour period ending at 11:59 p. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Definitions: For definitions of compressed gases, see §173. See 49 CFR 173.314
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Department: The U. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Design pressure: means the pressure used in the design of components for the purpose of determining the minimum permissible thickness or physical characteristics of its various parts. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Determine: means make an appropriate investigation using scientific methods, reach a decision based on sound engineering judgment, and be able to demonstrate the basis of the decision. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Dike: means the perimeter of an impounding space forming a barrier to prevent liquid from flowing in an unintended direction. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Direct assessment: means an integrity assessment method that utilizes a process to evaluate certain threats (i. See 49 CFR 195.553
  • Distribution line: means a pipeline other than a gathering or transmission line. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • DOT Procedures: means the Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs published by the Office of the Secretary of Transportation in part 40 of this title. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Draft: means a load or combination of loads capable of being hoisted into or out of a vessel in a single lift. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Dunnage: means lumber of not less than 25 mm (0. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Electrical survey: means a series of closely spaced pipe-to-soil readings over a pipeline that are subsequently analyzed to identify locations where a corrosive current is leaving the pipeline. See 49 CFR 195.553
  • Electrical survey: means a series of closely spaced pipe-to-soil readings over pipelines which are subsequently analyzed to identify locations where a corrosive current is leaving the pipeline. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Emergency: means a deviation from normal operation, a structural failure, or severe environmental conditions that probably would cause harm to people or property. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Emergency order: means an emergency restriction, prohibition, recall, or out-of-service order set forth in writing. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Emergency order: means a written order imposing restrictions, prohibitions, or safety measures on affected entities. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Excavation activity: means an excavation activity defined in §192. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Excavator: means any person intending to engage in an excavation activity. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Exclusion zone: means an area surrounding an LNG facility in which an operator or government agency legally controls all activities in accordance with §193. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Explosives anchorage: means an anchorage so designated under 33 CFR part 110, subpart B. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Exposed underwater pipeline: means an underwater pipeline where the top of the pipe protrudes above the underwater natural bottom (as determined by recognized and generally accepted practices) in waters less than 15 feet (4. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Exposed underwater pipeline: means an underwater pipeline where the top of the pipe protrudes above the underwater natural bottom (as determined by recognized and generally accepted practices) in waters less than 15 feet (4. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Federal hazardous material transportation law: means 49 U. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Federal hazardous material transportation law: means 49 U. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Filed: means received by the appropriate PHMSA or other designated office within the time specified in a regulation or rulemaking document. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • fitness: means demonstrated and documented knowledge and capabilities resulting in the assurance of a level of safety and performance necessary to ensure compliance with the applicable provisions and requirements of subchapter C of this chapter or a special permit or approval issued under subchapter C of this chapter. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Force majeure: means severe weather conditions, fire, explosion, flood, earthquake, insurrection, riot, strike, labor dispute, act of civil or military, non-availability of transportation facilities, or any other cause beyond the control of the warehouse operator or provider that renders performance impossible. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Foreign bank holding company: means a foreign bank that is a bank holding company and any foreign company that owns such foreign bank. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Foreign savings and loan holding company: means a foreign bank or foreign company that is a savings and loan holding company. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Freight container: means a package configured as a reusable container that has a volume of 64 cubic feet or more, designed and constructed to permit being lifted with its contents intact and intended primarily for containment of smaller packages (in unit form) during transportation. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • GAAP: means generally accepted accounting principles, as used in the United States. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Gas: means natural gas, flammable gas, or gas which is toxic or corrosive. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Gas: means natural gas, flammable gas, or gas which is toxic or corrosive. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Gases capable of combining chemically: A filled cylinder may not contain any gas or material capable of combining chemically with the cylinder's contents or with the cylinder's material of construction, so as to endanger the cylinder's serviceability. See 49 CFR 173.301
  • Gathering line: means a pipeline 219. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Gathering line: means a pipeline that transports gas from a current production facility to a transmission line or main. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • General requirements: (1) Tank car tanks containing compressed gases must not be shipped unless they were loaded by or with the consent of the owner thereof. See 49 CFR 173.314
  • Grandfathered unitary savings and loan holding company: means a savings and loan holding company described in section 10(c)(9)(C) of the Home Owners' Loan Act ("HOLA") (12 U. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Gulf of Mexico and its inlets: means the waters from the mean high water mark of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and its inlets open to the sea (excluding rivers, tidal marshes, lakes, and canals) seaward to include the territorial sea and Outer Continental Shelf to a depth of 15 feet (4. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Gulf of Mexico and its inlets: means the waters from the mean high water mark of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and its inlets open to the sea (excluding rivers, tidal marshes, lakes, and canals) seaward to include the territorial sea and Outer Continental Shelf to a depth of 15 feet (4. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Handling: means the operation of loading and unloading a vessel. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Hazardous fluid: means gas or hazardous liquid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Hazardous liquid: means petroleum, petroleum products, anhydrous ammonia, or ethanol. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Hazardous material: means a substance or material that the Secretary of Transportation has determined is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce, and has designated as hazardous under section 5103 of Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Hearing: means an informal conference or a proceeding for oral presentation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • High-pressure distribution system: means a distribution system in which the gas pressure in the main is higher than the pressure provided to the customer. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Hold: means a compartment below deck that is used exclusively for the carriage of cargo. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Holder: means a person that has possession in fact or by operation of law of a warehouse receipt, USWA electronic document, or any electronic document. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Holder: means the person in whose name a special permit or approval has been issued. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • HVL: means a hazardous liquid which will form a vapor cloud when released to the atmosphere and which has a vapor pressure exceeding 276 kPa (40 psia) at 37. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Immediately adjacent: means a packaging that is in direct contact with the hazardous material or is otherwise the primary means of containment of the hazardous material. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Imminent hazard: means the existence of a condition relating to hazardous material that presents a substantial likelihood that death, serious illness, severe personal injury, or a substantial endangerment to health, property, or the environment may occur before the reasonably foreseeable completion date of a formal proceeding begun to lessen the risk of that death, illness, injury, or endangerment. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Imminent hazard: means the existence of a condition relating to a gas or hazardous liquid pipeline facility that presents a substantial likelihood that death, serious illness, severe personal injury, or a substantial endangerment to health, property, or the environment may occur before the reasonably foreseeable completion date of a formal administrative proceeding begun to lessen the risk of such death, illness, injury or endangerment. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Impounding space: means a volume of space formed by dikes and floors which is designed to confine a spill of hazardous liquid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Impounding system: includes an impounding space, including dikes and floors for conducting the flow of spilled hazardous liquids to an impounding space. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • In writing: means unless otherwise specified, the written expression of any actions related to this part, rendered in paper or digital format, and delivered in person. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Incident: means an event resulting in the unintended and unanticipated release of a hazardous material or an event meeting incident reporting requirements in §171. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Incident: means any of the following events:

    (1) An event that involves a release of gas from a pipeline, gas from an underground natural gas storage facility, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, refrigerant gas, or gas from an LNG facility, and that results in one or more of the following consequences:

    (i) A death, or personal injury necessitating in-patient hospitalization. See 49 CFR 191.3

  • Includes: means including but not limited to. See 49 CFR 193.2009
  • Includes: means including but not limited to. See 49 CFR 192.15
  • Incompatible materials: means two materials whose stowage together may result in undue hazards in the case of leakage, spillage, or other accident. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • INF cargo: means packaged irradiated nuclear fuel, plutonium or high-level radioactive wastes as those terms are defined in the "International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships" (INF Code) contained in the IMDG Code. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Instrumented Internal Inspection Device: means a device or vehicle that uses a non-destructive testing technique to inspect the pipeline from the inside. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Interstate pipeline: means a pipeline or that part of a pipeline that is used in the transportation of hazardous liquids or carbon dioxide in interstate or foreign commerce. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Intrastate pipeline: means a pipeline or that part of a pipeline to which this part applies that is not an interstate pipeline. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Investigation: includes investigations authorized under 49 U. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Landing mat: means a shock absorbing pad used in loading Class 1 (explosive) materials on vessels. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • License: means a license issued under the Act by DACO. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Licensing agreement: means the document and any amendment or addenda to such agreement executed by the warehouse operator and FSA specifying licensing terms and conditions specific to the warehouse operator and the agricultural product licensed to be stored. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • line pipe: means a tube, usually cylindrical, through which a hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide flows from one point to another. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Line section: means a continuous run of pipe between adjacent pressure pump stations, between a pressure pump station and terminal or breakout tanks, between a pressure pump station and a block valve, or between adjacent block valves. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Listed specification: means a specification listed in section I of appendix B of this part. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • LNG: means natural gas or synthetic gas having methane (CH49 CFR 193.2007
  • LNG facility: means a pipeline facility that is used for liquefying natural gas or synthetic gas or transferring, storing, or vaporizing liquefied natural gas. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • LNG facility: means a liquefied natural gas facility as defined in §193. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • LNG plant: means an LNG facility or system of LNG facilities functioning as a unit. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Low-pressure distribution system: means a distribution system in which the gas pressure in the main is substantially the same as the pressure provided to the customer. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Low-stress pipeline: means a hazardous liquid pipeline that is operated in its entirety at a stress level of 20 percent or less of the specified minimum yield strength of the line pipe. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Magazine: means an enclosure designed to protect certain goods of Class 1 (explosive) materials from damage by other cargo and adverse weather conditions during loading, unloading, and when in transit. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Main: means a distribution line that serves as a common source of supply for more than one service line. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Manufacturing special permit: means a special permit from compliance with specified requirements that otherwise must be met before representing, marking, certifying (including requalifying, inspecting, and testing), selling or offering a packaging or container as meeting the requirements of subchapter C of this chapter governing its use in the transportation in commerce of a hazardous material. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Master Meter System: means a pipeline system for distributing gas within, but not limited to, a definable area, such as a mobile home park, housing project, or apartment complex, where the operator purchases metered gas from an outside source for resale through a gas distribution pipeline system. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Maturity: means the date on which the loan indebtedness would be extinguished if paid in accordance with periodic payments provided for in the loan. See 24 CFR 241.800
  • Maximum actual operating pressure: means the maximum pressure that occurs during normal operations over a period of 1 year. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Maximum permissible gross mass: means the mass of the body, its service equipment, structural equipment and the maximum net mass (see §171. See 49 CFR 178.700
  • May: means is permitted to or is authorized to. See 49 CFR 193.2009
  • May: means "is permitted to" or "is authorized to". See 49 CFR 192.15
  • May not: means is not permitted to or is not authorized to. See 49 CFR 193.2009
  • May not: means "is not permitted to" or "is not authorized to". See 49 CFR 192.15
  • Municipality: means a city, county, or any other political subdivision of a State. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Municipality: means a city, county, or any other political subdivision of a State. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Nominal wall thickness: means the wall thickness listed in the pipe specifications. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Nonbank financial company supervised by the Board: means a company that the Council has determined pursuant to section 113 of the Dodd-Frank Act shall be supervised by the Board and for which such determination is in effect. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Normal operation: means functioning within ranges of pressure, temperature, flow, or other operating criteria required by this part. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Notice of assessment: means the notice in which the Board informs a company that it is an assessed company and states the assessed company's total assessable assets and the amount of its assessment. See 42 CFR 436.1003
  • Objectively reasonable and articulable belief: means a belief based on particularized and identifiable facts that provide an objective basis to believe or suspect that a package may contain a hazardous material. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Odorant fade: In addition to paragraph (h)(1)(i) of this section, the offeror must ensure that enough odorant will remain in the tank car during the course of transportation. See 49 CFR 173.314
  • Odorization: All liquefied petroleum gas must be odorized as required in this paragraph to indicate positively, by a distinctive odor, the presence of gas down to a concentration in air of not over one-fifth the lower limit of combustibility. See 49 CFR 173.314
  • Official Standards of the United States: means the standards of the quality or condition for an agricultural product, fixed and established under (7 U. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Offshore: means beyond the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast of the United States that is in direct contact with the open seas and beyond the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Offshore: means beyond the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast of the United States that is in direct contact with the open seas and beyond the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Offshore: means beyond the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast of the United States that is in direct contact with the open seas and beyond the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • One-call notification system: means a communication system that qualifies under this part and the one-call damage prevention program of the State concerned in which an operational center receives notices from excavators of intended excavation activities and transmits the notices to operators of underground pipeline facilities and other underground facilities that participate in the system. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Operations: means all functions, work, facilities, and activities on public lands in connection with prospecting, exploration, discovery and assessment work, development, extraction, and processing of mineral deposits locatable under the mining laws. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Operator: means a person who owns or operates an LNG facility. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Operator: means a person who owns or operates pipeline facilities. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Operator: means a person conducting or proposing to conduct operations. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Operator: means a person who owns or operates pipeline facilities subject to part 192, 193, or 195 of this chapter. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Operator: means a person who engages in the transportation of gas. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Operator: means any owner or operator. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Operator: means a person who engages in the transportation of gas. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • OPS: means the Office of Pipeline Safety, which is part of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Out-of-service order: means a written requirement issued by the Secretary, or a designee, that an aircraft, vessel, motor vehicle, train, railcar, locomotive, other vehicle, transport unit, transport vehicle, freight container, portable tank, or other package not be moved or cease operations until specified conditions have been met. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Outer Continental Shelf: means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in Section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Outer Continental Shelf: means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in Section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Outer Continental Shelf: means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in Section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Overstowed: means a package or container is stowed directly on top of another. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Packaging: means a receptacle and any other components or materials necessary for the receptacle to perform its containment function in conformance with the minimum packing requirements of this subchapter. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Pallet: means a portable platform for stowing, handling, and moving cargo. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Palletized unit: means packages or unpackaged objects stacked on a pallet, banded and secured to the pallet by metal, fabric, or plastic straps for the purpose of handling as a single unit. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Party: means a person, other than a holder, authorized to act under the terms of a special permit. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Perishable hazardous material: means a hazardous material that is subject to significant risk of speedy decay, deterioration, or spoilage, or hazardous materials consigned for medical use, in the prevention, treatment, or cure of a disease or condition in human beings or animals where expeditious shipment and delivery meets a critical medical need. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, state, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Person: means a person as set forth in 1 U. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, state, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Person: means an individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint-stock association (including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative). See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Petroleum: means crude oil, condensate, natural gasoline, natural gas liquids, and liquefied petroleum gas. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Petroleum gas: means propane, propylene, butane, (normal butane or isobutanes), and butylene (including isomers), or mixtures composed predominantly of these gases, having a vapor pressure not exceeding 208 psi (1434 kPa) gage at 100 °F (38 °C). See 49 CFR 192.3
  • PHMSA: means the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the United States Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Pie plate: means a round, oval, or hexagonal pallet without sideboards, used in conjunction with a cargo net to handle loose cargo on board a vessel. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Pipe: means any pipe or tubing used in the transportation of gas, including pipe-type holders. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Pipeline: means all parts of those physical facilities through which gas moves in transportation, including pipe, valves, and other appurtenance attached to pipe, compressor units, metering stations, regulator stations, delivery stations, holders, and fabricated assemblies. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Pipeline environment: includes soil resistivity (high or low), soil moisture (wet or dry), soil contaminants that may promote corrosive activity, and other known conditions that could affect the probability of active corrosion. See 49 CFR 195.553
  • Pipeline environment: includes soil resistivity (high or low), soil moisture (wet or dry), soil contaminants that may promote corrosive activity, and other known conditions that could affect the probability of active corrosion. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Pipeline facility: means new and existing piping, rights-of-way, and any equipment, facility, or building used in the transportation of gas or in the treatment of gas during the course of transportation. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Pipeline facility: means new and existing pipe, rights-of-way and any equipment, facility, or building used in the transportation of hazardous liquids or carbon dioxide. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Pipeline facility: means new and existing pipelines, rights-of-way, and any equipment, facility, or building used in the transportation of gas or in the treatment of gas during the course of transportation. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • pipeline system: means all parts of a pipeline facility through which a hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide moves in transportation, including, but not limited to, line pipe, valves, and other appurtenances connected to line pipe, pumping units, fabricated assemblies associated with pumping units, metering and delivery stations and fabricated assemblies therein, and breakout tanks. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Pipeline System: means all parts of those physical facilities through which gas moves in transportation, including, but not limited to, pipe, valves, and other appurtenance attached to pipe, compressor units, metering stations, regulator stations, delivery stations, holders, and fabricated assemblies. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Piping: means pipe, tubing, hoses, fittings, valves, pumps, connections, safety devices or related components for containing the flow of hazardous fluids. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Portable magazine: means a strong, closed, prefabricated, steel or wooden, closed box or container, other than a freight container, designed and used to handle Class 1 (explosive) materials either by hand or mechanical means. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Preemption determination: means an administrative decision by the Associate Administrator that Federal hazardous materials law does or does not void a specific State, political subdivision, or Indian tribe requirement. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Presiding Official: means the person who conducts any hearing relating to civil penalty assessments, compliance orders, orders directing amendment, safety orders, or corrective action orders and who has the duties and powers set forth in §190. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Production facility: means piping or equipment used in the production, extraction, recovery, lifting, stabilization, separation or treating of petroleum or carbon dioxide, or associated storage or measurement. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Prohibited drug: means any of the following substances specified in Schedule I or Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Project area: means the area of land upon which the operator conducts operations, including the area required for construction or maintenance of roads, transmission lines, pipelines, or other means of access by the operator. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Properly qualified personnel: means a company, partnership, proprietorship, or individual who is technically qualified to perform designated tasks necessary to assist an agent in inspecting, examining, opening, removing, testing, or transporting packages. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Protected from sources of heat: means that packages and cargo transport units must be stowed at least 2. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Provider: means a person authorized by DACO, as a disinterested third party, which maintains one or more confidential and secure electronic systems independent of any outside influence or bias in action or appearance. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Provider agreement: means the document and any amendment or addenda to such agreement executed by the provider and FSA that sets forth the provider's responsibilities concerning the provider's operation or maintenance of a CFS. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Quality: means the combination of the inherent properties or attributes of a product which determines its relative degree of excellence. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Readily combustible material: means a material which may or may not be classed as a hazardous material but which is easily ignited and supports combustion. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Receipt: means a warehouse receipt issued in accordance with the Act, including an electronic warehouse receipt. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Reclamation: means taking measures required by this subpart following disturbance of public lands caused by operations to meet applicable performance standards and achieve conditions required by BLM at the conclusion of operations. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Recordkeeping: The following information must be maintained and be made available to any representative of the DOT upon request for each tank car loaded with the use of a metering device:

    (A) Date loaded,

    (B) Date shipped,

    (C) Tank car reporting marks,

    (D) DOT Specification,

    (E) Tank car stenciled shell capacity (gallons/liters),

    (F) Tank car stenciled tare weight (pounds/kilograms),

    (G) Outage or innage table number,

    (H) Water capacity of tank in pounds and/or kilograms,

    (I) Maximum permitted filling density (see §173. See 49 CFR 173.314

  • Regional Director: means the head of any one of the Regional Offices of the Office of Pipeline Safety, or a designee appointed by the Regional Director. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Registration: means a written acknowledgment from the Associate Administrator that a registrant is authorized to perform a function for which registration is required under subchapter C of this chapter (e. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Related packages: means any packages in a shipment, series or group of packages that can be traced to a common nexus of facts, including, but not limited to: The same offeror or packaging manufacturer. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Remove: means to keep a package from entering the stream of transportation in commerce. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Report: means information, other than an application, registration or part thereof, required to be submitted to the Associate Administrator pursuant to this subchapter, subchapter B or subchapter C of this chapter. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Respondent: means a person upon whom OPS has served an enforcement action described in this part. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Responsible person: means a person empowered by the master of the vessel to make all decisions relating to his or her specific task, and having the necessary knowledge and experience for that purpose. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Rural area: means outside the limits of any incorporated or unincorpated city, town, village, or any other designated residential or commercial area such as a subdivision, a business or shopping center, or community development. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Safe and expeditious: means prudent measures or procedures designed to minimize delay. See 49 CFR 109.1
  • Schedule of charges: means the tariff or uniform rate or amount charged by an authorized person for specific services offered or rendered under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation or any person to whom the Secretary of Transportation has delegated authority in the matter concerned. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Securities holding company: (1) A securities holding company means--

    (i) Any company that directly or indirectly owns or controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, one or more brokers or dealers registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See 42 CFR 436.510

  • Seeking to adopt: means actively and effectively proceeding toward adoption. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Service equipment: means filling and discharge, pressure relief, safety, heating and heat-insulating devices and measuring instruments. See 49 CFR 178.700
  • Service line: means a distribution line that transports gas from a common source of supply to an individual customer, to two adjacent or adjoining residential or small commercial customers, or to multiple residential or small commercial customers served through a meter header or manifold. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Service regulator: means the device on a service line that controls the pressure of gas delivered from a higher pressure to the pressure provided to the customer. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Skipboard: means a square or rectangular pallet without sideboards, usually used in conjunction with a cargo net to handle loose cargo on board a vessel. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • SMYS: means specified minimum yield strength is:

    (1) For steel pipe manufactured in accordance with a listed specification, the yield strength specified as a minimum in that specification. See 49 CFR 192.3

  • Special permit: means a document issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, under the authority of 49 U. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Special permit: means a document issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, under the authority of 49 U. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Specified minimum yield strength: means the minimum yield strength, expressed in p. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or any other territory or possession of the United States designated by the Secretary. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • State: means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or any other territory or possession of the United States designated by the Secretary. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • State: includes each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • State: means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • State agency: means an agency of any of the several states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico that participates under the pipeline safety laws (49 U. See 49 CFR 199.3
  • Storage tank: means a container for storing a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Stress level: means the level of tangential or hoop stress, usually expressed as a percentage of specified minimum yield strength. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Structural equipment: means the reinforcing, fastening, handling, protective or stabilizing members of the body or stacking load bearing structural members (such as metal cages). See 49 CFR 178.700
  • Supervised securities holding company: means a securities holding company that is supervised by the Board pursuant to this part. See 42 CFR 436.510
  • Transfer system: includes transfer piping and cargo transfer system. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Transmission line: means a pipeline, other than a gathering line, that: (1) Transports gas from a gathering line or storage facility to a distribution center, storage facility, or large volume customer that is not down-stream from a distribution center. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Transportation: means the movement of property and loading, unloading, or storage incidental to the movement. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • transportation: means the movement of property and loading, unloading, or storage incidental to the movement. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Transportation of gas: means the gathering, transmission, or distribution of gas by pipeline or the storage of gas, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Tray: means a type of pallet constructed to specific dimensions for handling a particular load. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Underground natural gas storage facility: means an underground natural gas storage facility as defined in §192. See 49 CFR 191.3
  • Underground natural gas storage facility: means a facility that stores natural gas in an underground facility incident to natural gas transportation, including--

    (1) A depleted hydrocarbon reservoir. See 49 CFR 192.3

  • Underground pipeline facilities: means buried pipeline facilities used in the transportation of gas or hazardous liquid subject to the pipeline safety laws (49 U. See 49 CFR 198.3
  • Unnecessary or undue degradation: means conditions, activities, or practices that:

    (1) Fail to comply with one or more of the following: the performance standards in §3809. See 43 CFR 3809.5

  • User: means a person that uses a provider's CFS. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Vaporization: means an addition of thermal energy changing a liquid to a vapor or gaseous state. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Vaporizer: means a heat transfer facility designed to introduce thermal energy in a controlled manner for changing a liquid to a vapor or gaseous state. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Verification of content: (1) The amount of liquefied gas loaded into each tank may be determined either by measurement or calculation of the weight, except that DOT specification tank car tanks authorized for the transportation of anhydrous ammonia and ammonia solution may have the amount of liquefied gas loaded into the tank car measured by a metering device in conformance with paragraph (e)(2) of this section. See 49 CFR 173.314
  • Waiver of Preemption: means a decision by the Associate Administrator to forego preemption of a non-Federal requirement--that is, to allow a State, political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement to remain in effect. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Warehouse: means a structure or other authorized storage facility, as determined by DACO, in which any agricultural product may be stored or handled for the purpose of interstate or foreign commerce. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Warehouse operator: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of storing or handling agricultural products. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Weak link: means a device or method used when pulling polyethylene pipe, typically through methods such as horizontal directional drilling, to ensure that damage will not occur to the pipeline by exceeding the maximum tensile stresses allowed. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Welder: means a person who performs manual or semi-automatic welding. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Welder: means a person who performs manual or semi-automatic welding. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Welding operator: means a person who operates machine or automatic welding equipment. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Welding operator: means a person who operates machine or automatic welding equipment. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • You: means operator. See 49 CFR 195.553