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Recommendations for an improved oil spill prevention regulatory system

Ralph Whitney Johnson

Recommendations for an improved oil spill prevention regulatory system

final legal research report

by Ralph Whitney Johnson

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Published by University of Alaska Sea Grant College Program in Fairbanks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRalph W. Johnson, Mary Evans & Rachael Paschal.
ContributionsEvans, Mary., Paschal, Rachael
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/225 (K)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. in various pagings
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1989547M
LC Control Number90622253


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Recommendations for an improved oil spill prevention regulatory system by Ralph Whitney Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Suggested Citation:"5 Conclusions and Recommendations."National Research Council. Oil Spill Risks From Tank Vessel gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / employees responsible for an activity which could result in an oil spill. Security system inspections are recommended, as are written emergency procedures and drilling of those procedures. Recommendations to Prevent Oil Spills by Boat Owners, Marinas, and Boatyards These recommendations stress regular and careful boat maintenance,File Size: KB.

discharge or spill of fuel, oil, and lubricants. Personnel will also be made aware of the pollution control laws, rules, and regulations applicable to their work. Spill prevention briefings with the construction crew will be scheduled and conducted by the EI to insure adequate understanding of File Size: KB.

The recommendations are fully discussed in the Commission’s final report and are excerpted in a shorter “Recommendations” report. The Oil Spill Commission Action Project is monitoring the success government and industry is having in implementing these recommendations. We invite other observers to help us in this process.

Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulations One of EPA’s top priorities is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills that occur in and around inland waters of the United States.

EPA is the lead federal response agency for oil spills occurring in inland waters. Oil spill prevention and response policy in California is a dynamic and evolving process influenced by lessons learned from major oil spills in California, around the nation, and in the world, as well as by advances in spill response Size: KB.

The purpose of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule is to help facilities prevent a discharge of oil into navigable waters or adjoining shorelines. The SPCC rule requires facilities to develop, maintain, and implement an oil spill prevention plan, called an SPCC Plan.

IMPLEMENTATION OF PRIORITY ACTIONS Action Item 1: Oil Spill Prevention and Response Prepared by: __Todd Hass_____ Presented by: _Scott Redman____ Proposed Action The Leadership Council considers and acts on a resolution (attached) to convey recommendations to Recommendations for an improved oil spill prevention regulatory system book oil spill prevention, preparedness and response programs in Washington State.

Oil SPCC Plan REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS CROSS REFERENCE TABLE APPLICABLE REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS CHAPTER OF OIL SPCC PLAN Oil Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan 40 C.F.R.

Part Professional Engineer Certification § (d) Section Maintenance and availability of complete plan § (e) Section recommendations for further action that we consider is required to improve the effectiveness of the UK offshore oil and gas regulatory system.

A full list of the Panel’s. Register for the International Oil Spill Conference. Read More. Prevention. The oil and natural gas industry is committed to meeting the nation's energy needs while maintaining safe and environmentally sound operations.

Read More. Preparedness. In partnership with governments and communities, industry members dedicate significant time and. Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulations One of EPA’s top priorities is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills that occur in and around inland waters of the United States.

EPA is the lead federal response agency for oil spills occurring in inland waters. ADVANCING OIL SPILL RESPONSE IN ICE-COVERED WATERSii The Prince William Sound Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) was established by Congress in to support research and educational and demonstration projects, all of which address oil spills in Arctic and sub-Arctic marine environments.

The Institute supports a variety of appliedFile Size: 1MB. (GAO) to react, with EPA and GAO recommending changes to the oil spill prevention requirements. EPA finalized these amendments inand faces opposition from the regulated community regarding the impact of these regulations.

This paper provides an overview of the history of EPA’s regulatory policy for inland oil spill prevention. EPA. Offshore oil spill prevention and response is the study and practice of reducing the number of offshore incidents that release oil or hazardous substances into the environment and limiting the amount released during those incidents.

Important aspects of prevention include technological assessment of equipment and procedures, and protocols for training, inspection, and contingency plans for. CONCLUSION• Most oil spills and most serious accidents are caused by human error, so this can be reduced if one takes extreme precautions and proper safety assessments• Focusing on many techniques such as Blowout preventer and well castings can contain the oil spill• Use of naturally available materials such as CORCHORUS DEPRESSUS.

Oil Spill Prevention & Response An Oil Spill Guide for Commercial Fishing Fish Need Clean Water There are thousands of commercial fishing vessels operating in Washington waters and each vessel presents a potential oil spill risk to our waters.

Oil spills can happen when people make mistakes or. In order to ensure oil spill prevention, a number of legislative measures are in place. Such legislation usually targets the oil storage facilities and operators, enforcing regulatory compliance and the preparation of preventive responsive plans addressing potentially worst-case scenarios in oil spills situations.

In the U.S., the main piece of. Since cleanup after an oil spill is so ineffective and so difficult, and does not always fully rehabilitate affected areas, prevention is most important.

Effective prevention plans should include. This equipment is vital to industry’s improved prevention effort, as spill incidents have declined from in the s to 33 in the s. However, as long as there is the potential for a spill, industry will not be satisfied, and will continue to invest in innovative and more effective prevention equipment.

Regulated facilities may practice oil spill prevention measures in response to: Clean Water Act Oil Pollution Act Federal SPCC regulations State/Local regulations Industry standards Industry business practices Insurance requirements This paper considers the benefits of oil spill prevention measures required by the SPCC Program.

4File Size: KB. Heating Oil Spill Cleanup, Remediation, & Prevention Guide for Homes & Light-Commercial Buildings, Sources of oil spill cleanup and remediation supplies, companies, training, experts, Oil tank leak testing procedures, companies, Oil storage tank regulations pertaining to oil leak or oil spill reporting and cleanup, Questions & answers about oil tank leaks, spills, and leak cleanup.

The Office of Spill Prevention and Response (spill office) of the Department of Fish and Game (Fish and Game) is responsible for preventing and responding to oil spills.

Following the Cosco Busan oil spill, the California State Auditor (state auditor) issued a report in. The goal of this regulation is to prevent oil from reaching navigable waters and adjoining shorelines, and to contain discharges of oil.

The regulation requires these facilities to develop and implement Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans and establishes procedures, methods, and equipment requirements (Subparts A, B, and C).

Scientists from the Emergency Response Division (ERD) of NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration frequently conduct research on oil and chemical spill topics, both within NOAA and with other agencies and partners.

Below is a sampling of their publications, grouped by year. To find more of ERD's scientific publications, you may want to check these sources. FACT SHEET Government s Response to Recommendations of the Domestic Fuel Oil Spill Prevention Committee.

Recommendation: Government introduce regulations governing the manufacture, installation, and operation of residential fuel systems. Government s Response: Regulations will come into effect April 1,with a five year phase-in period for consumers.

Oil Spill Prevention & Response Oil spill prevention is a high priority for the U.S. Navy. When spills do occur, the Navy has equipment pre-staged worldwide and uses highly trained personnel to contain and clean up spills as rapidly as possible. The best way to minimize oil spill effects is to keep oil out of the water in the first Size: KB.

Recommendation #1 – Environmental Impact Assessment Requirement An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) should be required by the Ministry of an expansion to the Husky Energy oil pipeline system in which the spill occurred Those experts could also offer advice on upgrading the provincial regulatory Size: KB.

Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plans - In December 5,the Federal Register published EPA's final rule to amend the SPCC rule in order to provide increased clarity, to tailor requirements to particular industry sectors, and to streamline certain requirements for those facility owners or operators subject to the rule, which should result in greater protection to human health and.

Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events.

More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change in public attitude, in which there is an Reviews: 1. functions of spill prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

The upstream oiland gas industry hasan effective model by providing: • A comprehensive and effective set of standards developed over decades of industry experience and regulatory oversight. • A robust funding model already in place through industry funded spill cooperatives.

regulatory expertise with our technical and industrial knowledge. OIL SPILL PREVENTION & RESPONSE PLANNING SLR core services includes: • Largest spill response planning, preparedness, & spill prevention team in Alaska, with the broadest experience in oil exploration, production, & petroleum storage facilities.

Information on Emergency Planning & Response – Oil Spill Response for National Environmental professionals is not currently available. Please see the Related Topics list below for information on topics similar to Oil Spill Response and Emergency Planning & Response, or view our entire list of Environmental Topics.

SPCC Plan overview. Spills of any type of oil may damage the environment. UC San Diego has a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) to prevent or reduce the discharge of oil into navigable waters. The campus SPCC plan identifies management measures that must be implemented wherever oil and oil-based products are used or stored to prevent spills and.

Deepwater Horizon oil spill US commission on BP oil spill demands tougher safety regulations said the commission was misguided to put its faith in a UK-style regulatory system.

Oil spill prevention and response This bill would require the party, responsible for the discharge or threat of a discharge of oil in marine waters whose initial report to the Office of Emergency Services was inaccurate, incomplete, or changed as to the quantity of oil discharged, to report the updated information to the Office of Emergency.

Oil companies are required to have adequate insurance coverage for the expenses and liabilities that may arise from oil spills. A National Plan sets out the responsibilities of different entities in responding to an oil spill, with the oil company having primary operational responsibility and assistance being made available from a range of sources.

That’s a burning question addressed at this year’s International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia. Martin Cramer, of ConocoPhillips, posed the query to a packed room. Cramer, on behalf of the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Joint Industry Task Force (JITF), asserted that plans can meet both of these objectives.

File your return online – CDTFA's online filing service is easy, fast, and free. Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fee. You may file your return CDTFAOA, Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fee Return along with the CDTFAOAX, Summary By Location – Oil Spill Prevention And Administration Fee, and pay the fee return and fee are due on the 25th day of the.

Oil Spill Liability and Regulatory Regime: Canada. Research & Reports The federal government also shares regulatory responsibility for oil and gas exploration off the coast of Nova Scotia with the government of that province. Because its system for approving drilling and responding to oil spills is similar to those used in the United.

When oil is spilled, it can endanger public health and the environment, as well as cost millions of dollars in clean up and disposal.

To prevent oil contamination of navigable waterways and adjoining shorelines, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule.Oil Spill PreventionOil Spill Prevention. SPCCSPCC. 40 CFR Part 40 CFR Part Freshwater Spills Symposium Ap -St.

Louis, MO. Mark W. Howard Regulations and Policy Development Division, Office of Emergency Management, U.S. EPAFile Size: KB.Prohibits the discharge of oil and petroleum products into navigable waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines.

Oil Pollution Prevention and Response Regulation, 40 CFR, Part Requires certain facilities to develop and implement Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans and train employees in oil spill prevention.