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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 101. Tank Vessel Oil Discharge Contingency Plan and Financial Responsibility Regulation

9VAC25-101-35. Oil discharge contingency plan and vessel response plan requirements for state waters.

No operator of a tank vessel shall cause or permit a tank vessel to transport or transfer oil in state waters unless an oil discharge contingency plan applicable to the tank vessel is filed with and approved by the department in accordance with 9VAC25-101-40 or a Vessel Response Plan applicable to the tank vessel has been approved by the United States Coast Guard pursuant to § 4202 of the federal Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-380, 33 USC § 1321(j).

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15, 62.1-34:16, and 62.1-44.34:21 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 2, eff. November 3, 2004; amended, Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

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