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Rule Adoption Notice - Oil Spill Contingency Plan Rule (Obsolete)

Publication number Date Published
12-08-021December 2012
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Author(s) Sonja Larson
Description Ecology amended the Oil Spill Contingency Planning rule (Chapter 173-182 WAC) to implement Chapter 122, 2011 Laws (E2SHB 1186). This rule making updates or amends the following:
• Updates state oil spill preparedness planning standards to incorporate best achievable protection and best available technology.
• Improves the state’s current vessels of opportunity system.
• Requires joint large-scale equipment deployment drills from tank vessels.
• Improves the state-required notification process to include potential spill threats as well as actual spills.
• Ammends contingency plan requirements for nonprofit “umbrella” organizations.

• Updates definitions.
• Makes other changes related to oil spill contingency and Ecology’s contingency plan review and approval process.
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Keywords rule adoption notice, oil spill
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