49 CFR 194.115 - Response resources.
(a) Each operator shall identify and ensure, by contract or other approved means, the resources necessary to remove, to the maximum extent practicable, a worst case discharge and to mitigate or prevent a substantial threat of a worst case discharge.
(b) An operator shall identify in the response plan the response resources which are available to respond within the time specified, after discovery of a worst case discharge, or to mitigate the substantial threat of such a discharge, as follows:
|Tier 1||Tier 2||Tier 3|
|High volume area||6 hrs||30 hrs||54 hrs.|
|All other areas||12 hrs||36 hrs||60 hrs.|