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WAC 173-182-910

Noncompliance.

(1) If an owner or operator of a covered vessel, onshore or offshore facility, a person or plan holder is unable to comply with an approved contingency plan or otherwise fails to comply with requirements of this chapter, ecology may, at its discretion:
(a) Place conditions on approval; and
(b) Require additional drills to demonstrate effectiveness of the plan; or
(c) Revoke the approval status.
(2) Approval of a plan by ecology does not constitute an express assurance regarding the adequacy of the plan nor constitute a defense to liability imposed under state law.
(3) Any violation of this chapter may be subject to the enforcement and penalty sanctions.
(4) Ecology may assess a civil penalty of up to one hundred thousand dollars against any person who is in violation of this chapter. Each day that a covered vessel, facility or person is in violation of this chapter shall be considered a separate violation.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 16-21-046 (Order 15-08), § 173-182-910, filed 10/12/16, effective 11/12/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 88.46, 90.56, and 90.48 RCW. WSR 06-20-035 (Order 00-03), § 173-182-910, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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