Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.500 - Contents of plan.

The plan developed under ORS 468B.495 shall include at a minimum:

(1) A compilation of maps and information about the waters of the state including shorelines, access points, critical habitats, shoreline sensitivity, disposal sites, ownership and jurisdictional control over each area. This portion of the plan shall use and expand the computer mapping system currently being developed by the State Department of Energy.

(2) An index of federal, state and local agency personnel, private contractors, volunteers, labor employment centers, wildlife rehabilitation centers and other sources of persons and equipment available to respond in the event of an oil or hazardous material spill. The index shall include information necessary to contact the organizations and persons in the index in the event of an oil or hazardous material spill.

(3) A spill response strategy. This strategy shall include methods for discovery of the spill, notification of agencies, organizations and individuals in the index, evaluation and initiation of response, containment and countermeasures and cleanup. The spill response strategy shall also include provisions for documenting the response measures taken and procedures for cost recovery.

(4) Provisions for coordinating Oregonís oil or hazardous material spill response procedures for coastal and interstate waters with the states of Washington and California. To the maximum extent practicable, interstate cooperation shall include but need not be limited to coordination of:

(a) Development of coastal and ocean information systems with those of adjacent states; and

(b) Oregonís oil or hazardous material spill response, damage assessment and cost recovery procedures for coastal or interstate waters with those developed by adjacent states. [Formerly 468.833]

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