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Chapter 173-182 WAC

Last Update: 7/16/14

OIL SPILL CONTINGENCY PLAN

WAC Sections

PART I: PURPOSE, AUTHORITY, APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
Purpose.
Applicability.
Authority.
Definitions.
PART II: COVERED VESSEL AND FACILITY OIL SPILL CONTINGENCY PLANS
Section A—General Planning, Information and Timing
Authority to submit contingency plan.
Submitting a contingency plan.
Phase in language.
Plan maintenance.
Significant changes to approved plans require notification.
Plan implementation procedures.
Post-spill review and documentation procedures.
Section B—Contingency Plan Format and Content
Contingency plan format requirements.
Binding agreement.
Contingency plan general content.
Requirements for vessel umbrella plans maintaining additional agreements for supplemental resources.
Field document.
Additional requirements for vessel plan holders with access to the emergency response system at Neah Bay.
Initial response actions.
Notification and call-out procedures.
Vessel notification requirements for a discharge or substantial threat of a discharge.
Notification requirements for facility spills to ground or containment that threaten waters of the state.
Maintenance records for response equipment.
Spill management teams.
Section C—Planning Standards
Planning standards.
Facility planning standards for nondedicated work boats and operators.
Covered vessel planning standards for vessels of opportunity (VOO).
Facility planning standards for aerial surveillance.
Covered vessel planning standards for aerial surveillance.
Planning standards for Group 5 Oils.
Planning standards for dispersants.
Planning standards for in situ burning.
Planning standards for storage.
Determining effectiveness of recovery systems.
Determining effective daily recovery capacity.
Covered vessel plan holders technical manuals.
Documenting compliance with the planning standards.
Transfer sites for covered vessels at locations where transfers occur, and for facilities with a vessel terminal.
Transmission pipelines and pipeline tank farms.
San Juan County planning standard.
Padilla Bay planning standard.
Commencement Bay Quartermaster Harbor planning standard.
Nisqually planning standard.
Dungeness planning standard.
Neah Bay staging area.
Copalis, Flattery Rocks and Quillayute Needles planning standard.
Grays Harbor planning standard.
Willapa planning standard.
Cathlamet staging area.
Vancouver planning standard.
Tri-cities planning standard.
Planning standards for the Washington coast.
Section D—Response and Protection Strategies for Sensitive Areas
Requirements for response and protection strategies.
Facility planning standards for shoreline cleanup.
Covered vessel planning standards for shoreline cleanup.
Planning standards for groundwater spills.
Planning standards for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
Section E—Plan Evaluation
Plan evaluation criteria.
Alternative method of evaluating planning standards.
Oil spill contingency plan best achievable protection five-year review cycle.
Process for plan approval.
Process for public notice and opportunity for public review and comment period.
PART III: DRILL AND EQUIPMENT VERIFICATION PROGRAM
Drill participation, scheduling and evaluation.
Type and frequency of drills.
Evaluation criteria.
Other ways to get drill credit.
Drill requirement waivers.
PART IV: PRIMARY RESPONSE CONTRACTOR (PRC) STANDARDS
Primary response contractor (PRC) application.
Content submittal and review of contractor applications.
Significant changes require notification.
PART V: RECORDKEEPING AND COMPLIANCE INFORMATION
Recordkeeping.
Noncompliance.
Operation without plan.
Severability.