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Focus on Key Washington State Spills Statutes

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
16-08-004February 2016May 2020
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Author(s) Jeff Fishel
Description The ability of the state to recover costs associated with responding to incidents, cleaning up hazardous material spills, and environmental damage to public property is authorized through numerous state statutes. This focus sheet provides information on statutes that authorize spill enforcement.
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Keywords oil spill compensation schedule, oil, oil spill