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SECTION 63-FF
Powers of the commission in respect to liquid petroleum pipeline safety
Public Service (PBS) CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE 3-C
§ 63-ff. Powers of the commission in respect to liquid petroleum
pipeline safety. The commission shall:

1. Have general supervision over the safety standards of all liquid
petroleum pipeline corporations having authority under any general or
special law or under any charter or franchise to lay down and maintain
pipelines, ducts or conduits under or above the surface of any area of
the state for the purpose of the conveying, transporting and furnishing
of liquid petroleum and any other such flammable liquids.

2. Examine or investigate the methods employed in the conveying,
transporting and furnishing of liquid petroleum in and through the
state, and have the power to order such reasonable improvements as would
best promote the public interest and preserve and protect the public
health and safety, and in the pursuit of same, establish a basic code of
liquid petroleum pipeline safety rules and regulations.

3. Have the power, either through its members, or inspectors, or
employees duly authorized by it, to enter upon and to inspect the
property, pipes, ducts and conduits of any corporation engaged in the
transportation of petroleum via pipeline.