Public Comment Form

Contingency Plan Template

Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.

Ecology invites interested public and local and tribal governments to review and comment on PLAN NAME updates. Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 173-182 and 173-186 requires oil handling facilities, pipelines, vessels and railroads to have a state-approved oil spill contingency plan that ensures their ability to respond to major oil spills.

Regulated companies are required to submit changes to Ecology and updates may require a 30-day public review of the updates (WAC 173-182-142). To see a list of approved contingency plans, visit our website.

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your comments. We will consider all comments and complete the review no later than 30-days after the close of the public review period.

Specific changes are as follows: 
  • List the changes made....You can list just the significant changes in case there a many minor ones as well.
The following plan is now available for public review: 
  • Name of company: Name of plan (this should be a link to the file on EZShare)
  • Review starts: Date plan is open for review
  • Review ends: Date plan is closed for review at the close of business (5 p.m.)


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