33 C.F.R. § 133.3

Current through October 31, 2023
Section 133.3 - Definitions
(a) As used in this part, the following terms have the same meaning as set forth in section 1001 of the Act ( 33 U.S.C. 2701 ): "discharge", "exclusive economic zone", "Fund", "incident", "National Contingency Plan", "navigable waters", "oil", "remove", "removal", "removal costs", "responsible party", "State", and "United States".
(b) As used in this part-

Act means Title I of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 ( 33 U.S.C. 2701 through 2719 ).

Director, NPFC, means the person in charge of the U.S. Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center or that person's authorized representative.

NPFC means the Director National Pollution Funds Center, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7605, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593-7605.

On-Scene Coordinator or OSC means the Federal official predesignated by the Environmental Protection Agency or the U.S. Coast Guard to direct and coordinate all efforts for removal of a discharge, or the mitigation or the prevention of a substantial threat of a discharge, of oil.

Removal action means an incident-specific activity taken under this part to contain or remove a discharge, or to mitigate or prevent a substantial threat of a discharge, of oil.

33 C.F.R. § 133.3

CGD 92-014, 57 FR 53969, 11/13/1992, as amended by USCG-2009-0416, 74 FR 27440, 6/10/2009; USCG-2016-0498, 82 FR 35081, 7/28/2017