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WAC 173-182-395

Neah Bay staging area.

Those covered vessel and facility plan holders that transit or operate within a five nautical mile radius of a point at Lat. 48°23'06"N Long. 124°35'59"W (WGS 1984) must meet the following standards. This area is very rugged, in order to accomplish deployment of resources logistical considerations will need to be planned for. Access to GRP locations may need to be done by helicopter or by land access, plans must identify all of the equipment that could be used to deploy GRPs. The boom and recovery resources to meet the two, three, four and six hour standards must be resident.
Time (hours)
Boom/Assessment
Minimum Oil Recovery Rate
% of WCS volume per 24 hours
Minimum Storage Volume
2
A safety assessment of the spill by work boat with trained crew and appropriate air monitoring, with 1,000 feet of boom could have arrived
 
 
3
Additional 2,000 feet or 4 times the length of the largest vessel of open water boom whichever is less, to be used for containment, protection or recovery could have arrived
 
 
4
At least an additional 200 feet of boom and temporary storage of at least 196 barrels with the ability to collect, contain, and separate collected oil from water could have arrived. The additional boom should be capable of encountering oil at advancing speeds of at least 2 knots in waves. This boom shall be of a type appropriate for the operating environment
 
 
6
Additional 6,000 feet of boom with at least 4,000 feet of open water boom for containment, protection and recovery could have arrived
Capacity to recover the lesser of 3% of worst case spill volume or 12,500 barrels within 24-hour period could have arrived. 100% of the recovery devices must be able to work in open water environments
1 times the EDRC
12
Additional 20,000 feet of boom combination of types appropriate for containment, protection and recovery could have arrived
Capacity to recover the lesser of 10% of worst case spill volume or 36,000 barrels within 24-hour period could have arrived. At least 60% of the skimming capability must be able to work open water environments
1.5 times the EDRC
24
Additional 20,000 feet combination of appropriate types of boom for containment, protection and recovery could have arrived
Capacity to recover the lesser of 14% of worst case spill volume or 48,000 barrels within 24-hour period could have arrived
2 times the EDRC
48
More boom as necessary for containment, recovery or protection
Capacity to recover the lesser of 25% of worst case spill volume or 60,000 barrels within 24-hour period could have arrived
More as necessary to not slow the response
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 88.46, 90.48, 90.56 RCW, and 2011 c 122. WSR 13-01-054 (Order 11-06), § 173-182-395, 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), § 173-182-395, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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