(a) Each response plan must plan for resources for responding, to the maximum extent practicable, to a worst case discharge and to a substantial threat of such a discharge. For purposes of this subpart, a worst case discharge shall be the largest foreseeable discharge by volume in barrels which may be released along any segment of pipeline.
(b) Each response plan must be written in English and translated into Samoan.
(c) Each response plan must include:
(1) A core plan consisting of—
(A) An information summary;
(B) Immediate notification procedures;
(C) Spill detection and mitigation procedures;
(D) The name, address, and telephone number of the oil spill response organization(s);
(E) Response activities and response resources;
(F) Names and telephone numbers of federal and territorial agencies which the operator expects to have pollution control responsibilities and support;
(G) Training procedures;
(H) Equipment testing;
(I) Drill types, schedules and procedures; and
(J) Plan review and update procedures.
(d) Each response plan shall be written in a format which substantially complies with the provisions of 49 CFR 194, Appendix A, “Guidelines for the Preparation of Response Plans” which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(e) Each response plan shall be retained in the following locations;
(1) The operator’s headquarters;
(2) At each pump station; and
(3) At any other locations where response activities may be conducted.
(f) Response resources. 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.
(g) Training. Each operator shall conduct training for its employees and agents in accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR 194.117, which is hereby incorporated by reference in this chapter.History: Rule 02-01, eff 30 Aug 01.