Washington State Amends Oil Spill Prevention Law

Thursday, July 15, 2004
The Washington State legislature adopted Substitute Senate Bill 6641 amending the state oil spill prevention law. The amendment, among other things, directs the Department of Ecology to adopt regulations establishing standards requiring deployment of containment equipment prior to transfer of oil involving a ship (including during bunkering operations). The regulations are to be promulgated not later than June 30, 2006. (HK Law).

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