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DOI/BSEE RIN: 1014-AA44 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Oil-Spill Response Requirements for Facilities Located Seaward of the Coast Line 

The Oil Spill Response Requirements regulations in 30 CFR part 254 were last updated 22 years ago (62 FR 13996, Mar. 25, 1997) and need to be updated to address the latest spill response and preparedness advancements in policies and technologies, lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) incident and recommendations made by the Report to the President and other reviews of the DWH incident, and the recommendations made in the October 2018 report of the Department of Interior Office of the Inspector General, BSEE Has Opportunities to Help Industry Improve Oil Spill Preparedness.

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 254 (proposed rewrite of 254)   
Legal Authority: Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1321    Oil Pollution Act of 1990, 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.    Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 42 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Amy White
Acting Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
45600 Woodland Road,
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone:703 787-1665