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Ecology invites interested public and local and tribal governments to review and comment on contingency plan 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.
The following plan is now available for public review: