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PDFWAC 173-184-110

Transfer containment and recovery requirements.

(1) These requirements apply to all oil transfers regulated by this chapter with the exception of transfers of gasoline, aviation gasoline, ethanol, nonene, 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 requirements outlined in this chapter:
(a) Rate A means oil transfer operations at a rate over 500 gallons per minute. Rate A requirements are found in WAC 173-184-115.
(b) Rate B means oil transfer operations at a rate of 500 gallons per minute or less. Rate B requirements are found in WAC 173-184-120.
(3) To meet the requirements of this chapter, the deliverer must have personnel trained in the proper use and maintenance of boom and associated deployment and oil 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 safe and effective deployment in the expected environmental conditions encountered in the transfer area(s) as described in the approved safe and effective threshold determination report including, but not limited to:
(a) Wave height;
(b) Water currents;
(c) Wind; and
(d) Other conditions that may affect booming operations.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.46.160, 88.46.165, 90.56.005, 90.56.050, 90.56.200, 90.56.220, 90.56.230, and chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 23-12-077 (Order 21-03), § 173-184-110, filed 6/6/23, effective 7/7/23. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.46.160, 88.46.165, and chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 06-20-034 (Order 06-02), § 173-184-110, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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