Federal Agency Authority
Federal Agencies
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
•  Federal Agreement and Grant of Right-of-Way
•  Section 28 Mineral Leasing
•  Section 202 TAPS Authorization
•  TAPS Pipeline Right-of-Way (ROW)
•  Valdez Marine Terminal (VMT)
Department of Transportation-Office of Pipeline Safety (DOT/OPS)
49 CFR 190 Legal Definitions
•  191 Annual Reporting
•  192 Hazardous Gas Pipelines
•  194 Spill Plans
•  195 Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
•  199 Drug Testing
•  48" Pipeline
•  relief tanks at pump stations
•  tanks 1 & 3 at the VMT
•  8" & 10" fuel gas line from PS 1 to PS 4
•  58 non-TAPS gas and hazardous liquid pipelines with about 30 operators
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
CFR 40
North Slope, TAPS, VMT, and Prince William Sound
Transportation Security Administration/Pipeline Security Branch
Aviation and Transportation Security Act
Homeland Security Act
Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-21
Natural gas and hazardous liquid transmission pipelines, natural gas distribution pipelines, liquefied natural gas facility operators and pipelines that transport material categorized as toxic inhalation hazards (TIH).
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE)
Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Pipeline, VMT, and coastal waters
US Coast Guard (USCG)
Bridges/Navigable Waters
•  33 CFR 1-124
•  33 USC 1341
Pipeline crossings, bridges, VMT, over navigable waters
U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lands Act
43 U.S.C. 131 et. Seq.
OCS oil/gas exploration, development & production facilities; including OCS pipelines to shore