Military Construction Appropriations for 1977: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, Part 1

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Page 173 - States other than submerged land ; (11) "offshore facility" means any facility of any kind located in, on, or under, any of the navigable waters of the United States...
Page 173 - For the purpose of this section, the term — (1) "oil" means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil; (2) "discharge" includes, but is not limited to.
Page 173 - Ultras talc lakes, rivers, and streams which are utilized by interstate travelers for recreational or other purposes; and (4) Intrastate lakes, rivers, and streams 'from which fish or shellfish are taken and sold in interstate commerce.
Page 173 - owner or operator" means (A) in the case of a vessel, any person owning, operating, or chartering by demise, such vessel, and (B) in the case of an onshore facility, and an offshore facility, any person owning or operating such onshore facility or offshore facility, and (C) in the case of any abandoned offshore facility, the person who owned or operated such facility immediately prior to such abandonment; (7) "person" includes an individual, firm, corporation, association, and a partnership. (8)...
Page 173 - ... discharge" includes, but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying or dumping; (3) "vessel" means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water other than a public vessel; (4) "public vessel...
Page 173 - Spill event" means a discharge of oil into or upon the navigable waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines in harmful quantities, as defined at 40 CFR Part 110. (j) "United States" means the States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. (k) The term "navigable waters...
Page 183 - ... terminal facility and which are not Intended to transport oil in interstate or Intrastate commerce or to transfer oil In bulk to or from a vessel. (D) Highway vehicles and railroad cars which are used for the transport of oil in Interstate or Intrastate commerce and the equipment and appurtenances related thereto, and equipment used for the fueling of locomotive units, as well as the rightsof-way on which they operate.
Page 172 - General applicability. (a) This part establishes procedures, methods and equipment and other requirements for equipment to prevent the discharge of oil from non-transportation-related onshore and offshore facilities into or upon the navigable waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines.
Page 177 - Drainage of rainwater from the diked area into a storm drain or an effluent discharge that empties into an open water course, lake, or pond, and bypassing the in-plant treatment system may be acceptable if : (A) The bypass valve is normally sealed closed. (B) Inspection of the run-off rain water ensures compliance with applicable water quality standards and will not cause a harmful discharge as defined in40CPR 110.
Page 3 - I would be pleased to respond to. any questions that you or the other Members of the Committee may have.