DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY
[Order 18-10—Filed August 21, 2019, 11:52 a.m.]
Continuance of WSR 19-16-147.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 19-02-085.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Ecology is proposing to amend the oil spill contingency plan rule (chapter 173-182 WAC). This chapter requires regulated vessels, facilities, and pipelines that handle or transport oil to have an approved plan in place for responding to oil spills. Oil spill contingency plans include information about how to make notifications and contract for the appropriate equipment and trained personnel to respond to spills that may occur.
We are filing this notice to inform the public of an additional public hearing (webinar) we are holding on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.
The comment period has not changed. Comments are due October 6, 2019.
Hearing Location(s): September 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., webinar. Ecology is providing an additional opportunity to provide comments on the rule making.
To join the meeting online from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/696815493.
You can also dial in using a phone, United States: +1 (571) 317-3122, Access Code: 696-815-493.
There will be a presentation on the rule update and a question and answer session, followed by the hearing.
Date of Intended Adoption: December 18, 2019.
Submit Written Comments to: Sonja Larson, Department of Ecology, Spills Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program, 300 Desmond Drive S.E. (parcel delivery), Lacey, WA 98503, or P.O. Box 47600 (United States postal), Olympia, WA 98502, submit comments by mail, online, or at the hearing(s), online http://cs.ecology.commentinput.com/?id=V6ATc, by October 6, 2019.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact ecology's Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, phone 360-407-6831, people with speech disability may call TTY at 877-833-6341, people with impaired hearing may call Washington relay service at 711, email ecyADAcoordinator@ecy.wa.gov, by September 15, 2019.
Name of Proponent: Department of ecology, governmental.
August 21, 2019
Agency Rules Coordinator
Rules and Accountability Section Manager