Interested public, local and tribal governments are invited to review and comment on required 5 year updates to industry oil spill plans. These updates are required by the state’s oil spill planning regulations.
The Washington Department of Ecology’s
Washington Administration Code (WAC) 173-182 requires oil handling facilities, pipelines and vessels to have a state-approved oil spill contingency plan that ensures their ability to respond to major oil spills.
The following plan is now available for public review:
Review starts: August 12, 2014
Review Ends: September 12, 2014 at the close of business (5 p.m.)
Provide comments by email to [email protected] or by regular mail.
Find more information about how to view the plans and where to send your comments, please visit the Spills webpage at: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/preparedness/cplan/cplans.html
The department will consider all comments and complete the review no later than 30 days after the close of the public review period.