When Spills Happen
The Department of Ecology is designated as Washington’s lead agency to oversee prevention, abatement, response, containment, and cleanup efforts with regard to an oil or hazardous substance spill to waters of the state. The State On Scene Coordinator acts as the principal state spokesperson in the incident command as an advocate for state and local interests.
Mutual Aid In the Event of Major Spills
Damage Assessments and Other Penalties
Mutual Aid Agreement (PDF)
Spill Response Information
Tools to manage a response
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