Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
On September 20, 2016, the commission filed a Complaint against Puget Sound Energy (PSE), alleging violations of (1) 49 C.F.R. § 192.727(b), related to improper deactivation of pipeline (2) WAC 480-93-180, failure to follow internal procedures, (3) WAC 480-93-188, failure to perform gas leak survey, (4) 49 C.F.R. § 192.481(a), failure to perform atmospheric corrosion tests, and (5) 49 C.F.R. § 492.465(a), failure to perform external corrosion tests. PSE filed its Reply on October 3, 2016.
On October 19, 2016, the commission filed a Notice setting a prehearing conference, which was held on November 1, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. in the commission's hearing room, 2nd Floor, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr., SW, Olympia, Washington.
On November 2, 2016, the commission entered Order 01, Prehearing Conference Order and Notice of Hearing. Order 01 establishes the procedural schedule for this docket, including, among other things, an evidentiary hearing beginning on April 19, 2017.
On January 17, 2017, the commission issued a notice which revised the procedural schedule. Among other changes, the evidentiary hearing was rescheduled to begin on July 6, 2017.
On March 28, 2017, parties filed a settlement agreement and supporting narrative.
On March 29, 2017, the commission issued a notice which suspended the procedural schedule and set time for a hearing on the settlement proposal. On April 3, 2017, the commission issued a further notice, which rescheduled the hearing for May 15, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in the hearing room, 2nd Floor, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr., SW, Olympia, Washington.
On June 19, 2017, the commission entered Order 04, the final order approving settlement agreement.
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