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Oil Pollution Act of 1990 national and area contingency plans

hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session ... September 24, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil spills -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Oil spills -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .M434 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1472609M
      ISBN 100160397472
      LC Control Number93135811

      Oil Pollution Act of establishes a National Contingency Plan to remove oil discharges and a response system to execute it; strengthens licensing standards; provides for improved construction of oceangoing vessels. a hydrologically defined land area that drains into a particular water body. Revisions to the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan. On Septem (59 FR ), EPA promulgated revisions to the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP).The Oil Pollution Act of amends existing provisions of the Clean Water Act and creates major new authorities addressing oil and hazardous substance spill .


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Oil Pollution Act of 1990 national and area contingency plans by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Septem National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; Final Rule. 59 FR Oil Pollution Act of 1990 national and area contingency plans book NCP and the NCP Index - This document contains the text of the NCP including the NCP proposed rule preamble (53 FR ()) and NCP final rule preamble (55 FR ()), and the NCP Index.

Get this from a library. Oil Pollution Act of national and area contingency plans: hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session Septem [United States. Congress.

House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. This Area Contingency Plan (ACP), and the corresponding Area Committee, are required by Title IV, Section of the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), which amends Subsection (j) of Section of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C.

(j)) as amended by the Clean Water Act (CWA) of (33 U.S.C. et seq). The National Contingency Plan is authorized by Clean Water Act § (d). 33 U.S.C. § (d). The implementing regulations promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency are set 15 The Oil Pollution Act of provides federal district courts with “exclusive original jurisdiction over all.

33 U.S.C. § et seq. () The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of streamlined and strengthened EPA's ability to prevent and respond to catastrophic oil spills. A trust fund financed by a tax on oil is available to clean up spills when the responsible party is incapable or unwilling to do so.

This Area Contingency Plan (ACP) is required by Title IV, Section of the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), which amends Subsection (j) of Section of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C. (j)) as amended by the Clean Water Act (CWA) of (33 U.S.C. et seq).

Subpart L - National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; Involuntary Acquisition of Property by the Government (§ ) Appendix A to Part - The Hazard Ranking System Appendix B to Part - National Priorities List.

SF ACP Volume I Section Introduction - Section of the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA 90) amended Subsection (j) of Section of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C.

(j)) to address the development of a National Planning and Response System. The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) was passed in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in March of The statute establishes liability and limitations on liability for damages resulting from oil pollution, and establishes a fund for the payment of compensation for such damages.

This, of course, was not an American incident, but its repercussions were felt across the Atlantic and made their way into U.S. law in the form of the creation of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (more commonly referred to as the National Contingency Plan.

The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) was signed into law in Augustlargely in response to rising public concern following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The. ACT US Code. Summary. Clean Water Act. 33 U.S.C. The Clean Water Act (CWA), as amended by the Oil Pollution Act ofprovides the basic statutory authority for pollution prevention, contingency planning, and response activities within the mile Exclusive Economic Zone for oil and hazardous substances.

Pub. –74, div. D, title V, §, Dec. 23,Stat.provided that: "For fiscal year and thereafter, notwithstanding section (a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of (33 U.S.C.

(a)(5)) and 31 U.S.C.in the event that a spill of national significance occurs, any payment of amounts from the Oil Spill Liability. OIL POLLUTION ACT OF [As Amended Through P.L.

–91, Enacted Decem ] (19) ‘‘National Contingency Plan’’ means the National Con-tingency Plan prepared and published under section (d) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this. Federal Interagency Operational Plan – Response and Recovery Oil/Chemical Incident Annex 3 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), including their implementing regulations, the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan.

Wildlife Contingency Plan. Other Reference Documents. Oil Pollution Act of ACP Satisfaction Survey. Sensitive Area Update Form (Fill-able) ExxonMobil Oil Spill Response Field Manual.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. OSRO Equipment. NSF List of OSROS by COTP Zone. NRC Equipment. MSRC Equipment. The National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan or National Contingency Plan (NCP) is the United States federal government's blueprint for responding to oil spills and hazardous substance releases.

It documents national response capability and is intended to promote overall coordination among the hierarchy of responders and contingency plans. The US National Contingency Plan (National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part ) covers both oil and hazardous substances.

There are additional local and regional contingency plans designated under the National Contingency Plan. Oil Pollution Act This Act, Oil Pollution Act of -- Public Law (33 U.S.C.

et seq.; Stat. ) established new requirements and extensively amended the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. seq.) to provide enhanced capabilities for oil spill response and natural resource damage assessment by the Service.

This memo promulgates the revised Southeast Louisiana Area Contingency Plan (ACP). This plan is effective immediately and supercedes previous editions of the ACP.

The ACP is designed to meet the requirements and intent of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, is aligned with the National Response Framework, and. Dispersant Use Plan. Emergency Response Guide Book. Emergency Response Guide Book - Spanish.

ESA Work Plan Items. Incident Management Handbook (New ) Liaison Manual. National Strike Force Pocket Guide. National Strike Force Information Kit. NPFC Technical Operating Procedure for Determining Removal Costs under the Oil Spill Pollution Act of.

As implementation of the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA) continues, the oil program at EPA is expected to expand to meet its increased responsibilities. Section of the Clean Water Act (CWA), as amended by the OP A, provides the authority for the Federal government's oil spill program.

The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA) ( H.R, P.L. ) was passed by the st United States Congress and signed by President George H. Bush. It works to avoid oil spills from vessels and facilities by enforcing removal of spilled oil and assigning liability for the cost of cleanup and damage, requires specific operating procedures; defines responsible parties and financial.

Scaling Compensatory Restoration Actions Guidance Document for Natural Resource Damage Assessment under the Oil Pollution Act ofDecem ; Restoration Planning Guidance Document for Natural Resource Damage Assessment under the Oil Pollution Act ofAugust, ; NRDA Guidance Documents; Plans.

State Contingency Plan. The purpose of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) is to provide the organizational structure and procedures for preparing for and responding to discharges of oil and releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminants.

§ Authority and applicability. United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response Publication EPA /F/ PB July v>EPA OPA Update Implementation of the Oil Pollution Act of Office of Emergency and Remedial Response Emergency Response Division G Intermittent Bulletin Volume 3 Number 1 Proposed Revisions.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing revisions to the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan.

These proposed revisions align the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan with the Department of Homeland Security's National Response Framework and National Incident Management System. ACP Area Contingency Plan API American Petroleum Institute ARD Assessment and Restoration Division (ORR) NCP National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan Oil Pollution Act of (OPA 90).

The third workshop, held in St. Petersburg, FL on June, focused on risk communications. Employees of oil industries and government agencies come together at a “spill drill” in Texas to work through a response plan for a fictional oil spill scenario.

(Photo provided by Anadarko) RESPONSE LEADERSHIP AND PRIORITIES The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA 90) defines who responds in the event of oil spills.

The National Incident Management. The Oil Pollution Act of expanded the power of federal agencies to prevent and punish mass oil spills. It was passed by the U.S.

Congress in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section (o)(1) of the Oil Pollution Act of (Public Law –, Stat.

) [33 U.S.C. (o)(1)], I hereby certify for the year the following. Area - That geographic area for which a separate and distinct Area Contingency Plan has been prepared, as described in the Oil Pollution Act of For EPA Areas with sub - area plans or annexes to the Area Contingency Plan, the EPA Regional Administrator shall decide which sub-area plan is to be exercised within the triennial cycle.

The National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, often referred to as the National Contingency Plan (NCP), establishes the procedures for the federal response to oil and chemical spills.

The scope of the NCP encompasses discharges of oil into or upon U.S. waters. On May 20th,NOAA presented the U.S. Coast Guard a national report that finds 36 sunken vessels scattered across the U.S.

seafloor could pose an oil pollution threat to the nation's coastal and marine resources. Of those, 17 were recommended for further assessment and potential removal of both fuel oil and oil cargo.

Section of the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA 90) amended Subsection (j) of Section of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C. (j)) to address the development of a National Planning and Response System. As part of this system, Area Committees have been established for each area designated by the President.

Shown Here: Conference report filed in House (08/01/) Oil Pollution Act of - Title I: Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation - Establishes the Oil Spill Compensation Fund.

Makes the responsible party for a vessel or facility from which oil is discharged (or which poses a substantial threat of discharge) liable for removal costs and for economic or natural resource damages, including. National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan PART NATIONAL OIL AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES POLLUTION CONTINGENCY PLAN 3.

The authority citation for part is revised to read as follows: 33 U.S.C. (d), as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), Pub. In Executive Order(E.O.) (56 FR   Defines the objectives, authority, and scope of Federal Contingency Plans, including the National Contingency Plan (NCP), Regional Contingency Plans (RCPs), and Area Contingency Plans (ACPs).

Top of Page. Oil Removals § Establishes national priorities for responding to a release. § Bill summary: Oil Pollution Act of - Title I: (the Fund) may be obligated by Federal and State officials consistent with the National Contingency Plan. Authorizes the President to obligate the Fund for a maximum of $, per discharge or substantial threat of discharge of oil per incident per State.

Requires each Area Committee. The Coast Guard, as the federal On-scene Coordinator for mitigating oil spills in the coastal marine environment, the Regional Response Teams, and local Area Committees, as established under the Oil Pollution Act ofwill review and incorporate the assessments into regional and area marine environmental response contingency plans.

The first National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, more commonly referred to as the National Contingency Plan (NCP), was developed and published in Various legislation at the federal level have resulted in changes to the NCP, the most significant and recent of which is the Oil Pollution Act of   Appropriation Act () The first national environmental law prohibiting the discharge of refuse matter into the navigable waters or tributaries o f the United States without a permit.

National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) (first inlatest amendment in .The NRC Plan provides tank and non-tank vessel clients with Washington State regulatory compliance and a contingency plan in the event of an oil spill or threat of an oil spill in state waters.

The area of coverage for the NRC Plan is within the navigable waters of the State of Washington with the exception of the Columbia River system.