CGA Regulatory Alert (RA-216): U.S. DOT PHMSA – Response to Industry Petition to Reduce Regulatory Burden for Cylinder Requalification Requirements
August 7, 2019
Please be advised that the Compressed Gas Association has issued CGA Regulatory Alert (RA-216) regarding the August 6, 2019 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
CGA Regulatory Alert (RA-216)
49 CFR Part 180 (HM-219B)
Hazardous Materials: Response to an Industry Petition to Reduce Regulatory Burden for Cylinder Requalification Requirements
We recommend that all CGA members review this notice to determine its applicability to their company. Individuals who work for CGA member companies may access and download a copy of CGA RA-216 from the Association’s member portal (login required).
Excerpt from the Federal Register:
AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. DOT.
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.
SUMMARY: PHMSA is proposing to revise requirements on the requalification period for certain DOT 4-series specification cylinders in non-corrosive gas service in response to a petition for rulemaking submitted by the National Propane Gas Association. This rulemaking proposes regulatory relief and a reduction in the requalification-related costs for propane marketers, distributors, and others in non-corrosive gas service.
DATES: Comments must be received by October 7, 2019.
Copies of this notice can be found in the Federal Register Volume 84, Issue 151 (August 6, 2019), on pages 38180-38189.