The California Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) issued its final rule on Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) Rating. Ship and facility owners and operators required to submit California spill response plans
required to identify and ensure the availability of spill response capability. Plan holders who utilize a rated OSRO do not have to further demonstrate their capability. An OSRO rated in accordance with the regulations receives an OSRO Rating Letter from OSPR.