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REGULATORY OVERSIGHT

Numerous government agencies regulate the operations of pipeline and terminal assets. Energy Transfer personnel work closely with many agencies to ensure operations are conducted in a safe, secure and environmentally responsible manner. Regulatory agencies include:

Regulatory standards cover many aspects of Energy Transfer’s operations to ensure they are conducted in a safe, secure and environmentally responsible manner. They include but are not limited to:

  • Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standard (CFATS)
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC)
  • Superfund
  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA)
  • Pipeline Safety Act

The standards and criteria mandated by regulations are administered and enforced through various types of permits, licenses, registrations and certifications. There are numerous permit programs dealing with operations of the pipeline and terminal industry. These programs include on going self-monitoring, reporting and record keeping requirements.