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Rule Proposal Notice - Preassessment Screening and Oil Spill Compensation Schedule Rule Chapter 173-183 WAC (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
12-08-007August 2012
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Author(s) Rebecca Post
Description Ecology is proposing to amend the Preassessment Screening and Oil Spill Compensation Schedule Regulations (Chapter 173-183 WAC) to implement Chapter 122, 2011 Laws (ESHB 1186). This rulemaking will:

•Change the title of the rule.

•Incorporate new multipliers to allow compensation from oil spills of 1,000 gallons or more to fall between a range of $3 and $300 per gallon of oil spilled.

•Provides definitions of non-persistent and persistent oil.

•Standardizes and codifies the methods for obtaining recovery credit which provides incentive to spillers for their early on-water recovery actions. This will be done by incorporating previous NRDA committee guidance into rule.

We anticipate adoption of the rule amendment no sooner that December 23, 2012.
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Keywords response, Resource Conservation, prevention, habitat, conservation, marine waters, public meeting, rule, resource, natural resources, responses, comments, Public Comment, comment period, rule proposal notice, assessment, spill, spill response, spills, public involvement, petroleum, preparedness, oil, oil spill, oil spill prevention, oil spill response equipment, habitat loss, environmental assessment form
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