2020 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 1 - Public Utilities And Carriers
Chapter 15 - Pipeline Companies
Subchapter 2 - Arkansas Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1971
§ 23-15-208. Inspection and maintenance plans

Universal Citation: AR Code § 23-15-208 (2020)
  1. (a) Each person who engages in the transportation of gas or who owns or operates pipeline facilities not subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission under the Natural Gas Act shall file with the Arkansas Public Service Commission a plan for inspection and maintenance of each pipeline facility owned or operated by the person and any changes in the plan in accordance with rules prescribed by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

  2. (b) The Arkansas Public Service Commission by rule may also require persons who engage in the transportation of gas or who own or operate pipeline facilities subject to the provisions of this subchapter to file such plans for approval.

  3. (c) If at any time the Arkansas Public Service Commission finds that the plan is inadequate to achieve safe operation, the Arkansas Public Service Commission after notice and opportunity for a hearing shall require the plan to be revised.

  4. (d) The plan required by the Arkansas Public Service Commission shall be practicable and designed to meet the need for pipeline safety.

  5. (e) In determining the adequacy of the plan, the Arkansas Public Service Commission shall consider:

    1. (1) Relevant available pipeline safety data;

    2. (2) Whether the plan is appropriate for the particular type of pipeline transportation;

    3. (3) The reasonableness of the plan; and

    4. (4) The extent to which the plan will contribute to public safety.

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