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PDFWAC 173-182-450

Planning standards for the Washington coast.

These standards apply to covered vessels that enter Washington waters at the Columbia River, Grays Harbor or the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and offshore facilities.
Plan holders shall be capable of sustaining a worst case spill response and shall develop an addendum specific to Washington's coast, including:
(1) The capability, if applicable, for in situ burning, dispersant, and mechanical recovery;
(2) Surveillance equipment (including fixed wing, helicopters and low visibility equipment) to provide for aerial assessment of spill within six hours of spill notification;
(3) Time frames and mechanisms to cascade in equipment and other resources for up to seventy-two hours;
(4) Ten thousand feet of boom appropriate for shoreline protection, containment and/or ten thousand feet of open water boom for enhanced skimming, containment or other use to arrive within twelve hours; and
(5) Twenty thousand feet of boom appropriate for containment, protection or recovery to arrive within twenty-four hours.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 88.46, 90.48, 90.56 RCW, and 2011 c 122. WSR 13-01-054 (Order 11-06), § 173-182-450, filed 12/14/12, effective 1/14/13. Statutory Authority: Chapters 88.46, 90.56, and 90.48 RCW. WSR 06-20-035 (Order 00-03), § 173-182-450, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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