Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 1.djvu/566

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104 STAT. 532 PUBLIC LAW 101-380 —AUG. 18, 1990 (B) Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, each Area Committee established under that section shall submit to the President the Area Contingency Plan required under that section. (C) Not later than 24 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall— (i) promptly review each plan; (ii) require amendments to any plan that does not meet the requirements of section 3110')(4) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act; and (iii) approve each plan that meets the requirements of that section. Establishment. (2) NATIONAL RESPONSE UNIT. —Not later than One year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating shall establish a National Response Unit in accordance with section 311(j)(2) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act. Establishment. (3) COAST GUARD DISTRICT RESPONSE GROUPS. — Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating shall establish Coast Guard District Response Groups in accordance with section 311(j)(3) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act. President of U.S. (4) TANK VESSEL AND FACILITY RESPONSE PLANS; TRANSITION Regulations. PROVISION; EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROHIBITION.— (A) Not later than 24 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall issue regulations for tank vessel and facility response plans under section 311(j)(5) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act. (B) During the period beginning 30 months after the date of the enactment of this paragraph and ending 36 months after that date of enactment, a tank vessel or facility for which a response plan is required to be prepared under section 311(j)(5) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act, may not handle, store, or transport oil unless the owner or operator thereof has submitted such a plan to the President. (C) Subparagraph (E) of section 311(j)(5) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act, shall take effect 36 months after the date of the enactment of this Act. (c) STATE LAW NOT PREEMPTED. — Section 311(o)(2) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1321(o)(2)) is amended by inserting before the period the following: ", or with respect to any removal activities related to such discharge". 14 USC 92 note. SEC. 4203. COAST GUARD VESSEL DESIGN. The Secretary shall ensure that vessels designed and constructed to replace Coast Guard buoy tenders are equipped with oil skimming systems that are readily available and operable, and that complement the primary mission of servicing aids to navigation. SEC. 4204. DETERMINATION OF HARMFUL QUANTITIES OF OIL AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES. Section 311(b)(4) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1321(b)(4)) is amended by inserting "or the environment" after "the public health or welfare".