33 CFR 153.305 - Methods and procedures for the removal of discharged oil.
(a) Use to the maximum extent possible mechanical methods and sorbents that:
(2) Minimize secondary pollution from the removal operations;
The Federal OSC is authorized by the provisions of the National Contingency Plan to require or deny the use of specific mechanical methods and sorbents. Sorbent selection considerations of the OSC include hydrographic and meteorological conditions, characteristics of the sorbent, and availability of a mechanical method for containment and recovery.
(d) Use chemical agents only in accordance with the provisions of Subpart H of the National Contingency Plan and with the prior approval of the Federal OSC; and