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WAC 173-182-515

Geographic information planning standards for pipeline plan holders.

(1) Plan holders shall create and maintain a geographic information planning tool that supports the plan holder in mapping and tracking spilled oil, decision making, and enhancing the recovery and removal operations that are described in the plan.
(2) The tool must include the following as applicable to the areas which may be impacted by a pipeline spill:
(a) Pipeline details which include location information for line segments, block valves, break out tanks, containment structures, control stations, safety equipment, pipeline right of way, access points, and pipeline control points;
(b) Sensitive natural, cultural and economic area information including applicable geographic response plans (GRP);
(c) Information about public resources, water intakes, sole source aquifers, existing monitoring wells and drinking water supplies;
(d) Topography of the area; and
(e) Oil spill response equipment staging information.
(3) The tool must be described and referenced in the contingency plan, but is not required to be included in the plan.
(4) The plan holder must commit in writing to utilizing the tool during drills and spills.
(5) The tool must be updated at a minimum once every five years or in response to lessons learned during drill and spill events.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 90.56 RCW. WSR 16-21-046 (Order 15-08), ยง 173-182-515, filed 10/12/16, effective 11/12/16.]
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