Contingency planning for oil industry
Oil-handling operations must have contingency plans describing how they would respond to oil spills.
Operations manual requirements
Operations manuals help prevent spills during the transfer, storage, and handling of oil.
Safe and effective threshold determination reports
Safe and effective reports establish conditions for protecting open water with oil containment boom.
Oil spill prevention plans for facilities
Oil spill prevention plans reduce the risk of oil spills at large refineries and marine terminals.
State Solid and Hazardous Waste Plan
Washington state’s management plan for solid waste and toxic materials.
Sulfur dioxide air quality designations
We’re deciding if parts of Washington don't meet national air quality standards for sulfur dioxide.
About the state waste plan
Learn what went into updating the State Solid and Hazardous Waste Plan.
Attainment State Implementation Plans
Learn about Washington's plans to ensure communities meet national air quality standards.
Infrastructure, rule, & program plans
Our plans and rules to improve air quality and meet national air quality standards.
Plans for maintaining air quality
View current plans to improve air quality and meet national air quality standards.
Geographic Response Plans (GRPs)
GRPs, a Northwest Area Contingency Plan tool, guide early, localized actions when oil spills happen.
Transportation implementation plans
Find out how we make sure transportation investments are consistent with air quality goals.
Spill response plans for Class 2 mobile facilities
We require Class 2 mobile oil-handling facilities in Washington to have a spill response plan.
Requirements for technical manuals for vessels with contingency plans.
Spills Program public comment documents
Industry oil spill prevention and preparedness planning documents currently open for public review and comment
Provisional community engagement plan
This draft community engagement plan was developed by the seven HEAL-covered agencies and provisionally adopted July 1, 2022 by the Department of Ecology in partial fulfillment of its obligations under the HEAL Act (RCW 70A.02.050).