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§ 740. Oil Sumps Hazardous to Wildlife.

14 CA ADC § 740Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission--Department of Fish and Game (Refs & Annos)
Subdivision 3. General Regulations
Chapter 3. Miscellaneous
14 CCR § 740
§ 740. Oil Sumps Hazardous to Wildlife.
(a) Definitions:
(1) (Reserved)
(2) “Oil sump” means any open depression or basin in the ground, whether manmade or natural, which contains oil or a combination of oil and water.
(3) “Hazardous” means a condition within an oil sump where over ten percent of the surface area, or over 100 square feet is covered with a coating of oil.
(b) Notification to State Oil and Gas Supervisor: Within five (5) days after finding an oil sump hazardous or of immediate and grave danger to wildlife, the department shall notify the State Oil and Gas Supervisor. The notification shall clearly specify one of the following:
(1) The oil sump is hazardous to wildlife but does not constitute an immediate or grave danger to wildlife.
(2) The oil sump constitutes an immediate and grave danger to wildlife.
(c) Exceptions:
(1) Oil sumps which are adequately screened or eliminated pursuant to Section 1016 of the Fish and Game Code and Sections 3780-3784 of the Public Resources Code are excepted from the provisions of this section.
(2) Oil sumps that are an integral part of refinery operations shall be excepted from subsection (a)(2) above.


Note: Authority cited: Section 1016, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Section 1016, Fish and Game Code.
1. New section filed 1-18-74 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 74, No. 3).
2. Certificate of Compliance filed 3-12-74 (Register 74, No. 11).
3. Amendment filed 11-4-74 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 74, No. 45).
4. Certificate of Compliance filed 2-19-75 (Register 75, No. 8).
5. Amendment filed 2-20-75 as an emergency; effective upon filing. Certificate of Compliance included (Register 75, No. 8).
6. Amendment of Note filed 7-16-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 29).
7. Order of Repeal of subsection (a)(1) filed 6-3-85 by OAL pursuant to Government Code Section 11349.7; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 26).
This database is current through 5/10/24 Register 2024, No. 19.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 740, 14 CA ADC § 740
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