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WAC 118-40-180

Hazardous material emergency response plan—Content, guidelines, evaluation process.

(1) Each local emergency planning committee shall complete a hazardous materials emergency response plan as required by Section 303 (a), (b), (c), EPCRA.
(2) The local emergency planning committee shall transmit three copies of the completed plan to:
Washington State Emergency Response
Commission
Washington Military Department
Emergency Management Division
(3) At a minimum, the plan shall include the requirements of EPCRA, the standards of the NRT-1 guidelines, and the concepts of the Washington state comprehensive emergency management plan as it is written.
(4) Upon receipt of a local emergency planning committee hazardous material emergency response plan, the state emergency response commission shall:
(a) Send a letter to the local emergency planning committee formally acknowledging the receipt of the plan and informing them of the review process.
(b) Copies of the plan will then be reviewed for comment within ninety days of receipt as required by EPCRA.
(d) Upon completion of this review the state emergency response commission shall, as appropriate, send a letter to the submitting local emergency planning committee acknowledging receipt and providing reviewer's comments as appropriate in meeting the intent of EPCRA.
(5) The local emergency planning committees shall review and update, as appropriate, their plans annually changes to the plan shall be submitted to the state emergency response commission. If there are no changes to the local plan, the local emergency planning committee shall provide written notification to the state emergency response commission within thirty days of the review's completion.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 38.52 RCW and Public Law 99-499. WSR 98-07-028, § 118-40-180, filed 3/11/98, effective 4/11/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 38.52.030(2), 38.52.050 (1), (3) and 43.63A.060. WSR 88-19-025 (Order 88-05), § 118-40-180, filed 9/12/88.]
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