Public invited to comment on Oil Spill Contingency Plan for Imperium Renewables

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:

Imperium Renewables

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:

If you want to follow the approval process for each plan,click here. To track completed contingency plan reviews, click here.

The department will consider all comments and complete the review no later than 30 days after the close of the public review period.