Preliminary Cost-Benefit Analysis and Least-Burdensome Alternative Analysis Chapter 173-183 WAC - Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment (Obsolete)
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|Description||Ecology is proposing to amend the Preassessment Screening and Oil Spill Compensation Schedule Regulations (Chapter 173-183 WAC) to implement Chapter 122, 2011 Laws (ESHB 1186). This rulemaking will:
•Change the title of the rule.
•Incorporate new multipliers to allow compensation from oil spills of 1,000 gallons or more to fall between a range of $3 and $300 per gallon of oil spilled.
•Provides definitions of non-persistent and persistent oil.
•Standardizes and codifies the methods for obtaining recovery credit which provides incentive to spillers for their early on-water recovery actions. This will be done by incorporating previous NRDA committee guidance into rule.
We anticipate adoption of the rule amendment no sooner that December 23, 2012.
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