Applicability of Part D.

(1) Part D applies to both Class 1 and Class 2 facilities. Ecology has not adopted operation manual requirements for Class 3 or 4 facilities.
(a) WAC 173-180-405 through 173-180-440 covers Class 1 facilities.
(b) WAC 173-180-445 through 173-180-475 covers Class 2 facilities.
(2) Class 1 and 2 facilities must prepare, submit, and implement an operations manual pursuant to the requirements in this chapter.
(3) All oil transfer operations must be conducted in accordance with the facilities operations manual. The owner or operator and PIC for Class 1 and 2 facilities transferring oil with a nonrecreational vessel must ensure that the receiving vessel's personnel comply with the facility operations manual.
(4) Class 1 and 2 facilities must maintain all equipment and perform operations in accordance with the operations manual.
(5) All operations manuals will be valid for no more than five years from the date on the approval letter. Ecology will review the facility operations manual to ensure compliance with this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.46.160, 88.46.165, and chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 06-20-034 (Order 06-02), ยง 173-180-400, filed 9/25/06, effective 10/26/06.]
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