Chapter 600 - OIL DISCHARGE PREVENTION AND POLLUTION CONTROL RULES FOR MARINE OIL TERMINALS, TRANSPORTATION PIPELINES AND VESSELS

  1. § 096-600-1 - Preamble
  2. § 096-600-2 - Definitions
  3. § 096-600-3 - Applicability
  4. § 096-600-4 - Oil Discharges
  5. § 096-600-5 - Vessel to Vessel Transfer Areas and Hussey Sound Limitation
  6. § 096-600-6 - Siting Requirements
  7. § 096-600-7 - New Land Based Oil Terminal Facility Minimum Design Standards, Construction Standards and Related Measures
  8. § 096-600-8 - Existing Land Based Oil Terminal Facility Minimum Design Standards, Construction Standards, and Related Measures
  9. § 096-600-9 - Standard Operating Procedures
  10. § 096-600-10 - Intrastate Pipelines
  11. § 096-600-11 - Land Based Oil Terminal Facility Staff Training
  12. § 096-600-12 - Non-Operating Tanks and Facilities
  13. § 096-600-13 - Licensing
  14. Appendix 096-600-A - SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR VERTICAL GROUND WATER MONITORING WELLS
  15. Appendix 096-600-B - OIL SAMPLING AND STORAGE PROCEDURE
  16. Appendix 096-600-C - LIST OF REFERENCE MATERIAL
  17. Appendix 096-600-D - NATURAL HAZARDS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND FLOOD RISK REFERENCE MATERIAL

SUMMARY: This Chapter sets forth minimum design and operating requirements for marine oil terminals and intrastate pipelines. Separate sections are included for vessel operation and navigation, siting requirements, design and construction standards for new and existing marine oil terminal facilities, staff training and safety, and closure of tanks and facilities.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
October 21, 1971
AMENDED:
July 12, 1973
January 15, 1974
October 1, 1974
December 21, 1977
February 8, 1978 (filed 8-10-79) - filing 79-396, Oil Prention and Pollution Control Regulations
November 7, 1999 - Except that the Effective dates for existing facilities must be as follows:
Section (7)(I) is effective February 5, 2000;
Sections (7)(E)(2), (7)(H), (7)(J)(2)(b); (8)(C)(3) (8)(C)(8) and (8)(C)(9) are effective November 7, 2000;
Section (9)(C)(1)(c) is effective November 7, 2001; and
Section (7)(E)(1), (7)(E)(5), (8)(F)(1) (8)(B)(5)(b), (8)(C)(2), (8)(C)(6), (8)(C)(7) and (8)(I) are effective November 7, 2004.
EFFECTIVE DATE (ELECTRONIC CONVERSION):
May 4, 1996
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
April 12, 1999 - filing C-99-81 (approval September 2, 1999, filing C-99-121)
AMENDED:
November 7, 1999 -filing 99-462
CORRECTIONS:
January 13, 2000 - filing C-00-3; approval February 1, 2000, filing C-00-18
AMENDED:
March 24, 2001 - filing 2001-89; approval April 3, 2001, filing C-01-119
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
March 16, 2004 - elimination of out-of-place underlines, filing C-04-24
AMENDED:
April 29, 2016 - definitions 2(AA, CC); changed M.R.S.A. to M.R.S., filing 2016-053
AMENDED:
6/6/2023- filing 2023- 079, except that the effective dates for the following existing facility requirements must be:
May 31, 2025 for that portion of Section (8)(H) relating to other requirements for existing oil terminal facilities that concerns the submission of a Natural Hazard Risk Assessment referenced in Section (7)(K);
December 31, 2025 for that portion of Section (9)(C)(2)(h)(i) relating to a 10 year internal inspection frequency; and
Five years from the date of the first submittal of the Natural Hazard Risk Assessment for that part of Section (8)(H) that relates to managing 100-year precipitation events referenced in Sections (7)(E)(1) and (7)(E)(5).

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 38 M.R.S. §546(4)

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