(a) Each person conducting the transfer operation shall stop the transfer operation whenever oil or hazardous material from any source is discharged:
(1) In the transfer operation work area; or
(2) Into the water or upon the adjoining shoreline in the transfer area.
(b) Except as permitted under paragraph (c) of this section, no person may resume the transfer operation after it has been stopped under paragraph (a) of this section, unless:
(1) Oil or hazardous material discharged in the transfer operation work area is cleaned up; and
(2) Oil or hazardous material discharged into the water or upon the adjoining shoreline is cleaned up, or is contained and being cleaned up.
(c) The COTP may authorize resuming the transfer operation if it is deemed appropriate.