TITLE

Senate panel approves oil spill amendment

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/13/2013, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval by the U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee of an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA). The amendment is intended to revise the Oil Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) rule for farms and ranches. It also increases the exemption level to 2,500 gallons of aboveground storage capacity of containers. Farms are also permitted to self-certify their spill prevention plans under the amendment.
ACCESSION #
88033812

 

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