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Rule Adoption Notice - Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
12-08-018December 2012
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Author(s) Rebecca Post
Description Chapter 173-183 is the foundation of the NRDA program for oil spills. This rule:
• Discribes the Resource Damage Assessment committee made up of state resource trustees
• Sets up a preassessment screening process to determine the best process to use for assessing damages
• Establishes compensation schedules for Marine Waters, Columbia River Estuary, Freshwater Streams and Lakes, and Freshwater Wetlands.
• Establishes formulas for actually calculating the damages
• Establishes a procedure to reduce the monetary amount of damages based on early recover actions by the spiller.
NOTES The following changes were adopted: • Updated the monetary amount of compensation that can be calculated for spills of 1,000 gallons or greater in volume from $1 to $100 to a new range of $3 to $300 per gallon spilled. • Amended the mathematical formula m
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Keywords oil spill compensation schedule, restoration, rule adoption notice, natural resources, oil spill
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