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PDFWAC 173-180-220

Transfer containment and recovery requirements.

(1) These standards apply to all oil transfers that involve any jet fuels, diesels, heating oils, and any other oils that are recoverable when spilled to water. These standards do not apply to facilities delivering gasoline, aviation gasoline, and other highly volatile products with similar characteristics.
(2) The deliverer must first determine the rate at which oil is to be transferred and then follow the applicable standards outlined in this chapter:
(a) Rate A means oil transfer operations at a rate over five hundred gallons per minute. Rate A requirements are found in WAC 173-180-221.
(b) Rate B means oil transfer operations at a rate of five hundred gallons per minute or less. Rate B requirements are found in WAC 173-180-222.
(3) To meet the requirements of this chapter, the deliverer must have personnel trained in the proper use and maintenance of boom and recovery equipment.
(4) All boom and associated equipment, including the equipment used to deploy the boom, must be of the appropriate size and design for the environmental conditions encountered in the transfer area(s) based on the manufacturers' specifications.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.46.160, 88.46.165, and chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 06-20-034 (Order 06-02), ยง 173-180-220, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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