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WAC 173-185-070

Advance noticeFacility requirements.

(1) Owners and operators of a facility that will receive crude oil from a railroad car must provide ecology with advance notice of all scheduled crude oil deliveries to be received by the facility as provided in this section. Notification may be made by the facility owner or operator's designee.
(2) The advance notice must contain the following information:
(a) Name, address, contact person, and telephone number of the facility;
(b) Region of origin of crude oil as stated, or as expected to be stated, on the bill of lading;
(c) Railroad route taken to the facility within the state, if known;
(d) Scheduled time, which means date, and volume of the scheduled delivery;
(e) Gravity, as measured by the most recently approved standards developed by the American Petroleum Institute or, if unavailable at the time of reporting, expected gravity of crude oil scheduled to be delivered.
(3)(a) Advance notice must be provided to ecology each week for all arrivals of railroad cars carrying crude oil scheduled for the succeeding seven-day period.
(b) All newly scheduled arrivals of railroad cars carrying crude oil after the advance notice time frame under (a) of this subsection must be reported to ecology as soon as possible and before the shipment enters the state. If the shipment is already in the state, the scheduled arrival must be reported when the information is known to the facility.
(4) Notification must be submitted via internet web site established by ecology.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 90.56.565. WSR 16-17-144 (Order 15-13), § 173-185-070, filed 8/24/16, effective 10/1/16.]
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