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DHS/USCG RIN: 1625-AA12 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Marine Transportation--Related Facility Response Plans for Hazardous Substances  

This project would implement provisions of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) that require an owner or operator of a marine transportation-related facility transferring bulk hazardous substances to develop and operate in accordance with an approved response plan. The regulations would apply to marine transportation-related facilities that, because of their location, could cause harm to the environment by discharging a hazardous substance into or on the navigable waters or adjoining shoreline. A separate rulemaking, under RIN 1625-AA13, was developed in tandem with this rulemaking and addresses hazardous substances response plan requirements for tank vessels. This project supports the Coast Guard's broad roles and responsibilities of maritime safety and maritime stewardship by reducing the consequence of pollution incidents.  In light of the time elapsed since the beginning of this project and since the last comment period, further review is required.  Accordingly, the Coast Guard is withdrawing this entry.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 154   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1321(j)    Pub. L. 101-380    Pub. L. 108-293   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010  04/15/2012 
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  05/03/1996  61 FR 20084   
Notice of Public Hearings  07/03/1996  61 FR 34775   
ANPRM Comment Period End  09/03/1996    
NPRM  03/31/2000  65 FR 17416   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/29/2000    
Notice To Reopen Comment Period  02/17/2011  76 FR 9276   
Comment Period Reopen End  05/18/2011 
Notice of Withdrawal  08/00/2018 
Additional Information: The docket number for this rulemaking is USCG-1999-5705. The docket can be found at The Old Docket Number is CGD 94-048. Public hearings regarding this rulemaking were held in Washington, DC, on July 30, 1996; Houston, TX, on August 5, 1996; and Houston, TX, on February 26 and 27, 1997. Public meetings for the notice of proposed rulemaking were held in New Orleans, LA, on May 10 and 11, 2000.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1625-AA13 
Agency Contact:
LCDR Kevin Boyd
Project Manager
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Coast Guard
Commandant (CG-MER-1), 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, STOP 7516,
Washington, DC 20593-7516
Phone:202 372-1226