(a) This subpart applies to an operator of an onshore oil pipeline that, because of its location, could reasonably be expected to significantly or adversely affect the environment by discharging oil into or on the navigable waters of this territory and/or adjoining shorelines.

(b) Within 90 days from the effective date of these rules, an operator of a pipeline shall not handle, store, or transport oil in that pipeline unless the operator has prepared and submitted to the commission a response plan meeting the requirements of this subpart.

History: Rule 02-01, eff 30 Aug 01.