Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/564

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106 STAT. 3300 PUBLIC LAW 102-508—OCT. 24, 1992 ,i < (2) in subsection (a)(2)(A) by striking "or property" and inserting ", property, or the environment"; and (3) in subsection (b)(4) by inserting "and the protection of the environment" after "contribute to public safety", (b) CORRECTIVE ACTION.— Section 209(b) of such Act (49 U.S.C. App. 2008(b)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1) by striking "or property," and inserting ", property, or the environment,"; (2) in paragraph (2)(A) by striking "or property," and inserting ", property, or the environment,"; (3) in paragraph (2)(B)— (A) by striking "or property," and inserting ", property, or the environment,"; and (B) by striking "or property." and inserting ", property, or the environment."; (4) in paragraph (3)(C) by inserting "proximity of such areas to environmentally sensitive areas," after "associated with such areas,"; and (5) in paragraph (5) by striking "or property." and inserting ", property, or the environment.". SEC. 202. ENVIRONMENTALY SENSITIVE AND HIGH-DENSITY POPU- LATION AREAS. (a) PIPELINE INVENTORY.— Section 203 of the Hazardous Liquid PipeUne Safety Act of 1979 (49 U.S.C. App. 2002) is amended— (1) in subsection (j)— (A) by inserting "(and, to the extent the Secretary considers necessary, operators of gathering lines that are not regulated gathering lines as such term is defined pursuant to section 220(b))" after "subject to this title"; and (B) by inserting after the first sentence the following new sentence: "Such inventory shall also include an identification of each of the pipeline facilities and gathering lines of such operator which pass through an area described r J. in regulations issued under subsection (m), whether or not such pipeline facility or gathering line is otherwise subject to regulation under this Act."; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: Regulations. " (m) ENVIRONMENTALY SENSITIVE AND HIGH-DENSITY POPU- LATION AREAS.—Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Secretary shall issue regulations establishing criteria for the identification, by operators of pipeline facilities and operators of gathering lines, of— "(1) all pipeline facilities and gathering lines, whether otherwise subject to regulation under this Act or not, that are located in areas that are described, by the Secretary in consultation with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, as unusuedly sensitive to environmental damage in the event of a pipeline accident; and "(2) all pipeline facilities, whether otherwise subject to regulation under this Act or not, that— "(A) cross a navigable waterway, as such term is defined by the Secretary by regulation; or "(B) are located in areas that are described in such criteria as high-density popiilation areas. Such regulations shall provide for such identification to be carried out through the inventory required under subsection (j). In describ-