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      RS 30:2464     


§2464.  Response coordination

A.  In responding to actual or threatened unauthorized discharges of oil, the coordinator shall appoint a state-designated on-scene coordinator to act in the coordinator's absence in the event that the coordinator is unable to be physically present at the scene of the discharge.  

B.  If the unauthorized discharge of oil is subject to the national contingency plan, in responding to the discharge the coordinator or the state-designated on-scene coordinator shall act in accordance with the national contingency plan as is practicable under the circumstances and cooperate with the federal on-scene coordinator or other federal agency or official exercising authority under the national contingency plan.  

C.  The coordinator or the state-designated on-scene coordinator may act independently to the extent no federal on-scene coordinator or authorized agency or official of the federal government has assumed federal authority to oversee, coordinate, and direct response and cleanup operations.  

D.  The coordinator or the state-designated on-scene coordinator may act to protect any interests of the state that are not covered by the national contingency plan, and are consistent with the state or national contingency plans.  

Acts 1991, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §1, eff. April 23, 1991.  

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