16 CRR-NY 259.5NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 16. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE
CHAPTER III. GAS UTILITIES
SUBCHAPTER C. SAFETY
PART 259. LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
16 CRR-NY 259.5
16 CRR-NY 259.5
259.5 Reports of accidents or leaks.
(a) Each gas corporation shall report all accidents that may involve LNG facilities as a causal factor that involves injury or death to any person, any damage to the property of others, significant damage to plant property, or would cause public concern if reported by the communications media. All such accidents shall be immediately reported by telephone to the department through its gas emergency notification system. A written report of the accident shall be submitted to the department within 30 days. This report shall detail, in chronological sequence, all events related to the accident, including a description of the accident itself, the cause, and the type of response by the gas corporation to the accident as well as all proposed remedial action to be taken to prevent recurrence.
(b) Each corporation shall immediately report all unplanned spills or leaks that:
(1) require taking any segment of pipeline or process area out of service;
(2) result in ignition injury or death;
(3) cause failure of a structural support; or
(4) in the judgment of the operator, could cause public concern because of coverage by the news media.
(c) Each gas corporation shall file with the department and the municipality within which its LNG facilities are located, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of responsible corporate officials who may be contacted in the event of an emergency. Said filing is required by January 31st of each year. In the event of any changes during the year, immediate notification shall be given to the department and the effected municipality.
16 CRR-NY 259.5
Current through February 28, 2019
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