Washington Oil Spill Advisory Council Report Providing Recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Department of Ecology on State-of-the-Art Oil Spill Prevention Program, Council Operations and Funding, and Sustainable Funding for the Oil Spill Program

The Washington State Oil Spill Advisory Council (Council) was created by the Washington State Legislature in 2005 as an advisory body tasked to provide, among other things, early consultation with government decision makers in relation to the State's oil spill prevention, preparedness, and response programs, analyses, rule making, and related oil spill activities. This report provides: (1) The Council’s recommendations for ways to improve the State’s oil spill prevention program and study improving Washington’s capacity to respond to a catastrophic oil spill; (2) A statement of the Council’s recommendation on minimum components of a state-of-the-art oil spill prevention program; (3) The amended structure of the Council needed for the Council to be effective and self-sustaining; (4) The Council’s priorities for effectively working during the next year and into the future; and (5) A report on long-term, sustainable funding options for the Council and Washington’s oil spill program.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 272p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01053995
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 12 2007 3:33PM