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WAC 173-186-360

Planning standards for air monitoring to protect oil spill responders and the public.

Rail contingency plans shall include a narrative description of applicable federal, state, and local requirements and the plan holder's resources for conducting air monitoring to protect oil spill responders and the public, including:
(1) A description of how initial site characterization for responders will occur;
(2) A description of air monitoring instruments and detection limits that will be used when monitoring for public safety;
(3) A description of action levels for various oil constituents of concern based on products handled by the railroad (benzene, H2S, etc.);
(4) A description of how data management protocols and reporting time frames will be managed under unified command;
(5) A description of how communication methods to at-risk populations will be managed under unified command;
(6) A description of how evacuation zones and shelter-in–place criteria are established under unified command.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 90.56.210. WSR 16-18-052 (Order 15-14), § 173-186-360, filed 8/31/16, effective 10/1/16.]
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