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2018 Strengthening Oil Transportation Safety Act Update

Publication number Date Published
19-08-004January 2019
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Author(s) Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program
Description This four-page focus sheet describes the Department of Ecology's progress in implementing the 2018 Strengthening Oil Transportation Safety Act, which requires Ecology to focus on oils that may submerge or sink in water, and to protect the Salish Sea from oil spills by promoting the safety of marine transportation. The legislation also applies the barrel tax to oil moved by pipelines.
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Keywords submerge, non-floating, oil by pipeline, oil by rail, oil spill risk, oil spill contingency plan, legislation, response, plan, oil, oil spill prevention, oil tanker, oil transfer, geographic, sinking oil
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